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.
On the first Saturday of every month, beginning October 6, 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 asked for special observances on first Saturdays. There will be a presentation about Mary, her apparitions and her important messages, followed by Rosary, discussion, coffee, and fellowship. Enter via the Adoration Chapel or side entrance (Dorchester Street). For information contact Ray & Marilyn Yu at 902-628- 2397, firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Choir rehearsals take place on Thursday evenings from 6:30 - 8 pm in the SDU Boardroon across the road from the church.
THE-HEART-OF-THE-MATTER: A Marriage Preparation Course for Modern Couples in the Catholic Church: Contact Pat Wiedemer at 902-393-6047 firstname.lastname@example.org
R.C.I.A.: The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults, a journey of faith into the Roman Catholic Church, begins Sunday, September 30 at 6:30 pm in the Parish office boardroom (entrance opposite Basilica, Dorchester St.). For more information please email Fr. Martin Carter at email@example.com or phone the Parish office at 902-894-3486.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for inquiries.
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!
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 - email@example.com - 902-892- 2494 or Cathy McCann - firstname.lastname@example.org - 629-4521.
2019 ENVELOPES are available for pick-up on the table at the back of the church. Thanks to those who have taken theirs. If you have not yet done so, this is a friendly reminder. Many thanks for your on-going financial support. It is deeply appreciated and necessary. If you are currently not using envelopes and would like to begin, there are a number of new sets available on a table on the Sydney St. side at the back. Please provide the requested info on the sheet you'll find there.
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.
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