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 can continue to give generously to support the needy in our parish community.
Automatic debit is an option for those who would like to contribute using that means. Please contact the Parish Office for information.
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 fire in 1913. This year marks the 100th Anniversary of the dedication of our present St. Dunstan's Basilica, the fourth cathedral of the Diocese of Charlottetown. As a way of marking the 100th Anniversary of our Basilica, Confirmation and other catechetics classes from across the Diocese will be invited for tours of our Diocesan Cathedral. Our thanks to the organizers, Charlene Peters and Fr. Art O'Shea.
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.
THE-HEART-OF-THE-MATTER: A Marriage Preparation Course for Modern Couples in the Catholic Church: Contact Pat Wiedemer at 902-393-6047 email@example.com
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 - firstname.lastname@example.org - 902-892- 2494 or Cathy McCann - email@example.com - 629-4521.
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