Confirmation will be celebrated Saturday, May 22 at the 4 pm Mass and Sunday, May 23 at the 9 am Mass. Please keep the confirmandi, their families, and their catechists in your prayer.
The Knights of Columbus will hold their regular monthly council meeting Thursday, May 13at 7 pm in the council chambers.
We would like to thank the members of Our Lady of Fatima Knights of Columbus Council 824 St. Dunstan’s Basilica and the Catholic Women’s League for providing Rosary beads and beautiful prayer cards to children in the Grade 2 class that recently celebrated the Sacrament of First Communion during the 4 pm Mass on Saturday, May 1st. We are very appreciative of these gifts that will help the children and their families remember this sacred occasion.
Envelopes for May have been attached to this week’s bulletin. Sincere thank you to those who have contributed thus far. For your information, our average annual fuel consumption, over the past five years, amounts to 53,351.96 liters, at an average yearly cost of $40,221.09. In addition to other conservation measures that have been taken, the Committee is currently investigating the enhancement of the church’s insulation. It is realized that this is a time of financial challenge for many. We are sensitive to that. Any consideration you are able to give is much appreciated. Thank you for your support!
We have received a donation of four google play gift cards valued at $200 each. They are good for movies, games, books, music at the Google Play Store. We are looking to sell these cards to raise money for our charitable work. If you are interested in purchasing one, please call 902-316-2015
Available at our parish website: www.stdunstanspei.com
For those who would like someone to register for you, please telephone one of the following (902-367-7829, 902-892-9387 or 902-621-1988).
Please note: Effective immediately preregistration is not necessary for weekday Masses. Names and contact information will be taken upon arrival. Preregistration remains a requirement for weekend Masses.
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. Public Health protocols are followed. Thank you
As our catechetics year comes to a close, a sincere word of thanks to our catechetics families for their faith-formation participation in their homes, as we adapted together to the realities in which our world is living over these past months. Thanks to the organizers/catechists: Mary Beaulac, Isaac Bourque, Tasha MacDonald, Stephanie MacLean, Joanne Mawhinney. And, of course, a particular word of recognition and gratitude to Sandra Bourque for her dedication in coordinating our faith formation outreach, and the weekly communication she so capably composed, compiled and sent to our catechetics families. Blessings upon ALL!!
Please contact Jodi or Brady Grant ( firstname.lastname@example.org or (902-218-8282). You may request to have a candle burn in the Adoration Chapel. ($7 Mon –Sun). Please contact the Parish Office. This week the candles in the Chapel burn for: Souls in Purgatory(1).
Children at Mass should be accompanied to the washroom downstairs by a parent rather than going on their own. In the interest of safety, this is a prudent practice to follow. If your child has such a need, please go with them.
The Martha Spirituality Centre will remain closed for in-person programs until September 2021. However, the good news is that we have organized many programs to go forward on Zoom, so we will be zooming into 2021. To access a program, you must have downloaded Zoom on your computer (it’s free). When you register for a program, your facilitator will send you a link to access the program on that day. Please note the following: (A) There is no telephone access at the Martha Spirituality Centre. (B) All registrations have to be done on-line with the facilitator of each program. She/he will let you know the process of payment for each program. (C) Any inquiries by phone will be to Sr. Gemma Dunn at 902-892-3179. (D) Our brochure can be viewed through the diocese of Charlottetown website www.dioceseofcharlottetown.com and through the Sisters of St. Martha website www.peimarthas.com/programs
If you have been using envelopes, and did not receive a new set for 2021, please contact the Parish Office. Extra sets of envelopes, for those who would like to begin using them, are available at the entrance to the church from the greeters. No need to sign up. Simply put your name and address on the first few envelopes you use in the new year. Automatic debit and E-transfer options are also available. Please contact the Parish Office for info. Thanks so very much for your ongoing financial support in this trying time.
If you haven’t yet received yours, please contact the Parish Office. They can be picked up there during regular Office Hours, mailed to you, or sent electronically. Thank you for your regular financial support.
Tuesday and Thursday, 11-11:45 am;
Saturday, 2:15 to 3:15 pm.
All downstairs in Glasonbury Hall. Use Dorchester St. Entrance.
PEI PUBLIC HEALTH requires everyone in public spaces, including places of worship, to wear a mask. Wear your mask in church and at all parish functions. Thank you for helping to guard against the spread of COVID-19, and for protecting each other, especially our vulnerable brothers and sisters