Public Talk on Pope Paul VI & Humane Vitae July 27 at 7 pm.

Pope Paul VI & Humane Vitae: 50 Years Later.

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Church's encyclical on birth control, Humanae Vitae, and in recognition of the upcoming canonization of its author, Pope Paul VI, please join us for a public talk on these subjects by three UPEI professors, Dr. Robert Dennis, Dr. Ariana Patey, and Dr. Peter Koritansky. The event will take place in the basement of St. Dunstan's Basilica on Friday, July 27 at 7pm. There will be a Q&A afterwards.

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Cemetery Sunday

To be held at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Charlottetown, Sunday, July 29, with Mass beginning at 2 pm. The entrance from St. Peter’s Road will be blocked off. For the safety of all attending there will be no parking on the Mass site. Parking will be at the Kensington Road entrance and St. Pius X Church. In case of rain the Mass will be held at St. Pius X Church.

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Food Sunday

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 to support the needy in our parish community.
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“Abiding Together” Podcast for Women

OPEN INVITATION TO WOMEN OF THE PARISH:
We hope to begin a monthly group for women of all ages and backgrounds to
come together to listen to the Abiding Together podcast.
The podcast, as described by the women who host it, is
"where we desire to provide a place of connection, rest, and encouragement for those of you who
are on the journey with Jesus Christ as we are."
Our first meeting will be Monday, July 9 at 7 pm downstairs in the church. Please tell others, and join us!
All women are most welcome! For more information, contact Jodi Grant 902-218-8282.
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Fall Choral Workshop

St. Francis of Assisi Church in Cornwall and the Knights of Columbus Council #10808 will be hosting a
special weekend of choral workshops on the evening of Friday, September 21, and the morning of September 22.
Conducting the workshops will be vocal coach Paul Grambo (Elora Festival Singers, London, Ontario), accompanied by Leo Marchildon (St. Dunstan's Basilica).
Advance registration is required and is $15 per workshop or $25 for both sessions.
On Saturday evening, the 22nd.
a joint concert will be presented by Cape Breton's Coro Cantabile and the Workshop Choir.
Concert tickets are $15. For more information an to register contact Basil Favaro, program coordinator at
bfavaro@pei.sympatico.ca or call 902-569-8826. All proceeds support the Knights’ community charities.
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Youth Group The Crew meetings on Thursday evenings

The Island-wide youth group, The Crew, is accepting youth going into grade 9 next year. The Crew meets every Thursday from 7:30 - 9:00 in the basement of St Dunstan's Basilica, with youth coming from Souris to Summerside. All are welcome grade 9 -12. Contact jessica@w-i.ca for inquiries.

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Advertising in Weekly Church Bulletins

The bulletins with advertising are going to print late this coming week. The bulletins are free of charge to St. Dunstan's as the costs are covered by the advertisements. If you own a business and would like to get some information or are interested in advertising, please call 902-314-5307. The deadline is Wednesday May 9 at 5 pm. We are encouraging businesses to support our bulletins, and you, the parishioners to support our advertisers. Thank you!

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Our Father’s Adoration Chapel

OUR FATHER'S ADORATION CHAPEL is open daily from 6 am - 11 pm except for cleaning on Sunday, 9 am - 1 pm. You may request to have a candle burn in the Adoration Chapel during this time. The stipend is $7. Please contact the Parish Office. This week the candles in the Chapel burn for: Bobby; Special Intention (1). There are several hours available at the Adoration Chapel. Please contact Sharon Kelly - sharonkelly_03@hotmail.com - 902-892- 2494 or Cathy McCann - cmccann@smss.com - 629-4521.

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Upper Room PEI Tuesday July 10 at 7:30 pm

UPPER ROOM PEI: An evening of Adoration and fellowship for young adults seeking deeper relationship with Christ. During the summer months we will meet Tuesday, July 10 and Tuesday, August 14 at 7:30 pm in the Basement of St. Dunstan's Basilica and will resume weekly in September.

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Use of Scented Products at Mass

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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PEI Right to Life Association

Please show your support by becoming or renewing your membership with the PEI Right to Life Association. Membership forms are at the entrance to the church.

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Medical leave of absence for Fr. Floyd…Fr. Martin Carter current acting rector

Bishop Grecco has granted Father Floyd Gallant a medical leave of absence and he has appointed Father Martin Carter as acting rector of St. Dunstan’s Basilica. Please pray for Father Floyd’s peace and healing.

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Refugee Committee Online Fundraising Campaign: “Kakuma to Canada”

The St. Dunstan’s Basilica Parish refugee committee is in the final stages of a family reunification sponsorship of thirteen refugees from Somalia. Your much-needed tax-deductible donation to this fundraising campaign will bring stability and hope to a family that has suffered unimaginable adversity. To learn more about the Nuur family, and to donate online, click below.

https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/st-dunstans-basilica-parish/kakuma-to-canada/

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CWL Recruitment

St. Dunstan's Parish is looking for a "Few Good Women" to beef up the numbers in their Catholic Women's League. For more information please call Judy Donovan Whitty (CWL Secretary) at 902-569-3496, or Gaye Garvey (Chair) at 902-569-1911, or visit the National website http://www.cwl.ca

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