Author Archives: Leo Marchildon

100 Years – St. Dunstan’s

As a way of marking the centennial of our present Basilica, we will be providing some historical sketches over the course of this year. Our thanks to Fr. Art O’Shea for these. Today, we’ll start way back… Two hundred years ago the Diocese of Quebec was the only Roman Catholic … Continue reading

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St. Dunstan’s CWL Information Meeting

Thursday, February 7 at 7 pm in the Knights of Columbus Room. “Are you a woman who feels called to serve her Church and community? Are you searching and dedicated to living a life of truth and of deepening faith? Do you see the need for strong Catholic women role-models … Continue reading

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Automatic Debit

Automatic debit is an option for those who would like to contribute using that means. Please contact the Parish Office for information.

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Food Sunday

1ST SUNDAY OF EACH MONTH: Parishioners who are able to donate non perishable food items, please bring them to the weekend masses for the St. Vincent de Paul food pantry. Donations may be left near the angel holy water fonts at the entrance to the church. We hope that you … Continue reading

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Presentation on Or Lady of Medjugorje

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2: There will be a gathering after the 5 pm mass in the Knights of Columbus room, downstairs at St. Dunstan’s Basilica, honouring the request of our spiritual Mother, the Blessed Virgin Mary who asks for special observances. There will be a light lunch, fellowship, a presentation on … Continue reading

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Church Doors

The Parish is partnering with the Holland College Heritage Carpentry program to repair/rebuild the three sets of front doors. The center doors have been removed and once they are reinstalled, the other two sets will be removed in sequence for the same treatment. We are pleased with the cooperation of … Continue reading

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Centenary!

The church building, which was to become the first cathedral of the newly-formed Diocese of Charlottetown in 1829, was erected on the site of the present church in 1816. It was replaced by a larger wooden building in 1843, which itself gave way to a magnificent stone structure, destroyed by … Continue reading

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PEI Catholic Girls Bursary Application

This bursary is administered by the Provincial Catholic Women’s League of Canada (CWL) and is available to returning students, NOT first year students. Deadline for applications is January 31, 2019. Application form may be picked up at the parish office. For further information, phone Gay Garvey, 902-569-1911.

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2019 Calendars for Canadian Missions Now Available

Knights of Columbus Council #824 are once again pleased to offer these beautiful calendars. Knights will have them available following weekend masses for a suggested donation of $15. All proceeds are returned to Catholic Missions to support their work with First Nations, Inuit and Metis communities.

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The Parish Welcomes Fr. Keith Kennific

Fr. KEITH KENNIFIC has been appointed Rector of St. Dunstan’s Basilica and will begin January 8. Fr. Martin Carter will remain at St. Dunstan’s as Associate Priest.

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New book on Addiction and Recovery now available.

A new book entitled “Understanding The Impact of the Addicted Person: A layperson’s guide to recovery” has recently been published by Jim Good, retired family addictions counsellor. Available for purchase at the St. Dunstan’s parish office for $20. For more info call Jim at 902 963-2794.

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Food Sunday

Parishioners who are able to donate non perishable food items, please bring them to the weekend masses for the St. Vincent de Paul food pantry. Donations may be left near the angel holy water fonts at the entrance to the church. We hope that you can continue to give generously … Continue reading

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Weekday Masses held in church basement until Spring

The 12:05 weekday Mass will be held in the church basement until spring

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Upper Room PEI

An evening of Adoration and fellowship, Upper Room is a weekly gathering for young adults seeking deeper relationship with Christ. Tuesdays at 7:30 pm in the Basement of St. Dunstan’s Basilica.

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Multiple Chemical Sensitivity

Scented products such as perfume and cologne can aggravate health problems for some people. Please refrain from wearing scented products at Mass. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.

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