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

Parish Bulletin

Sunday May 12 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

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

Find us on ‘Facebook’ under “Willibrord Parish”)

CONFESSIONS will be heard 15 minutes before
each Mass ~ weekdays, as well as on weekends.

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 Pilgrimage to Notre-Dame de Bon Secours is scheduled for Wednesday May 29th at 7:00pm. A group of parishioners, including Fr. Stephen, is planning to walk to Bon Secours, leaving the rectory at 4:30pm and stopping to enjoy a light supper in Old Montreal before the mass. Please call the office for more details. Should you require transportation, we will do our best to find something. *Note that there will be no devotions or Mass here that evening.

Father Cameron – 50th Anniversary
50 years ago today, May 11, 1963, Joseph P. Cameron was ordained to the Priesthood. We had the privilege of knowing him as Pastor for 35 years. Now in his retirement we send him our best wishes, prayers and congratulations.
Please sign the card at the back of the church, which will be forwarded to him.
Happy Anniversary!

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.

First Communion – May 12th
Congratulations to:
Micah Berwga
Mary Kate Bunning
Trixie Casuga
Dylan Corpuz
Amelie Daniel
Marcello de Angelis
Myra Delmaire
John Arvic Gajo
Lisa Greasley
Jory Trabajada
And to their families as they celebrate this special day.

A Mother is one who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take”.

“She openeth her mouth with wisdom; and in her tongue is the law of kindness”.
Proverbs 31:36

Memorial Mass
The annual Memorial Mass for the English-speaking Diaconal Community of Montreal will be held at the Montreal Chinese Catholic Mission on Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. This Mass, presided by Auxiliary Bishop Tom Dowd, E.V., will be in remembrance of the English-speaking Deacons, Members of the Order of Service, those who were responsible for organizing the Christian Training Program and the husbands and wives who have died over the past twenty or so years.
Everyone is welcome to attend.

Evening Soup Kitchen - Grand Opening
Tuesday May 28th at 4:30-7:00pm

Weekly Collection
The collection for May 4-5 was 1409.00
including the 2nd collection


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