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351 Willibrord Avenue, Verdun, Québec H4G 2T7 - Tel: (514) 769-9678 - Fax: (514) 761-1717

Parish Bulletin

Sunday May 05 2013

Board of Wardens

Joseph Brisindi Angèle LaFlêche
Dan Ormsby Nicholas Pinto
Paul Moreau Jonathan Trabajada

Administrative Assistant: Yvonne Pelling
PCL, Coordinator: Helene Di Lallo


ST. WILLIBRORD PARISH
351 Willibrord Avenue, Verdun, H4G 2T7
Tel : (514) 769-9678 Fax : (514) 761-1717
Email ~ stwillibrordparish @videotron.ca
Parish website ~ www. stwillibrord parish.org
PASTOR ~ Rev. Father Stephen Otvos



BAPTISM INFORMATION
Baptisms will take place on the fourth Sunday of the month at 12.00 noon. Parents wishing to have their child baptized are asked to contact the Parish Office at, 514-769-9678.
A meeting with Parents and Godparents* is a pre-requisite. *Please note: Godparents must be baptized and confirmed in the Catholic Faith to be eligible to serve as sponsors.


100th Anniversary
Saturday June 8th – Cocktail Reception
Cameron Hall – 325 Willibrord
Invited guests, archival display, refreshments and more!
Ticket required – No Charge

Sunday June 9th – Block Party
After the 10:30am Mass we will open our doors to the community by hosting
“Sunday Fun-day”.
Hot dogs, popcorn, surprise treats, activities for the kids, tours of the Church. Bring your family and friends and help us to celebrate this special occasion.



Annual Pilgrimage*
Our annual Mass at Notre-Dame de Bon Secours is scheduled for Wednesday May 29th at 7:00pm. Should you require transportation please call the office and we will make arrangements.
*Note that there will be no devotions or Mass here that evening.

Look for…..
A special card to sign at the back of the church for Father Cameron.
We will be forwarding him all your best wishes as he celebrates
50 years of ordination
next Saturday, May 11, 2013.


Festive Dinner Dance
Our Filipino Community is working hard to organize a dinner-dance fundraiser.
Sat. May 25th at 6pm.
Tickets: $20/adult or $50/Family.

Invite your family and friends for a special culinary experience. Tickets are available after all masses at the back of the church, or simply call the office.
Summer Bible Camp

June 24- July 5
9am-3pm
Sign-up sheets are available at the back of the church. Start telling your family, neighbours and friends.

Reflection
A sage once said, “Peace begins in the silence of one’s heart.” Consider exploring the silence of your family’s heart. Turn off the TV and radio and loud lights. Light only a candle and gather around it, holding hands, for a moment in silence. See what happens. Peace be with you.

First Communion – May 12th
Next Sunday, Mother’s Day, 10 of our young parishioners will receive communion for the first time.
This Sunday morning, this same group, experienced their first
Sacrament of Reconciliation.
Please continue to pray for them and their families.



Warden’s Election
It is with great pleasure that we introduce Jonathan Trabajada to our Board of Wardens. We thank Jonathan for offering to serve his parish in this way.

Thank-you – Flea Market
Once again, after a lot of hard work, the parish is thankful for the funds generated by the sale. All extra monies plus the collections help to keep our parish a float.

Announcement
It is with regret that we announce the departure of Christendath Ramdhanie. Due to budgetary cutbacks Fr Otvos and the wardens made the difficult decision to no longer have a custodian. Chris has been a longtime employee who has served the parish for 25 years often going beyond his duty to be available to the needs of the parish community. We wish Chris & Leyla well in their future projects and we know that many will miss them.
“May God’s blessing go with Chris and Leyla!”


Weekly Collection
The collection for April 27-28 was 1068.00



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