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

Parish Bulletin

Sunday May 26 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.

Sunday June 9 – “Sunday Fun-day”
After the 10:30am Mass, dedication of the
100th Anniversary plaque, generously donated by Lakeview Memorial Gardens.
After which, there will be a family day including lunch, treats, activities and a special guest.

Please check out our Kiosk at the sidewalk sale on Wellington St. An opportunity to purchase your raffle tickets for the Fall Fair, from our dedicated volunteers Joe Brisindi and Altrice Weekes.

Weekly Collection
The collection for May 18-19 was $1516.00
Includes the 2nd collection.

Saturday June 8th - Cocktail Reception
Only 2 Weeks left!
Please pick up your tickets as there are very few remaining.
If you have tickets and are unable to attend, please return them to the office to give someone else the opportunity as there will be,

Hoppers Wanted
Saturday June 8 – 5pm Mass
We are looking for volunteers* to participate in the “Hopping Procession” during our 100th Anniversary Mass which will be celebrated by
Archbishop Christian Lépine
and other visiting celebrants.
This procession is an ancient tradition that is done in honour of St. Willibrord and was brought here to Verdun by a group of parishioners who travelled to Echternach, Luxembourg while on pilgrimage in 1998.
*Please contact the office to leave your
Details about the rehearsal will be in the next bulletin.

Annual Pilgrimage*
Our annual Pilgrimage to
Notre-Dame de Bon Secours
is scheduled for Wednesday May 29th at 7:00pm. Some are planning to walk to Bon Secours, leaving the rectory at 4:30pm, stopping to enjoy a light supper in Old Montreal before the mass. Please call the office for more details.
*Note that there will be no devotions or Mass here that evening.

Diocesan Celebration of Corpus Christi
Thursday May 30, 2013

Will begin with a Solemn Mass at
Notre-Dame Basilica* at 7:30pm.
Afterwards, everyone will be invited to join the candlelight Eucharistic procession to
St. Patrick’s Basilica for
Solemn Benediction. Doors of Notre Dame Basilica will be open at 6:30pm. Priest will be available for confessions.
*Notre-Dame Basilica is accessible by Metro
Place d’Armes and we can leave St. Patrick’s Basilica by Metro Place-des-Arts or Bonaventure. Congratulations to

Glen Joannette
Anne Mofford

Who celebrated their wedding here on
Saturday May 25, 2013.

Flea Market – Saturday June 1st
Next Saturday will be our monthly flea market. An opportunity to find bargains, donate some of your gently used items, volunteer a few hours of your time or even just enjoy lunch. All proceeds help to pay the parish bills. An enjoyable time for all!

Ps. We are looking to purchase new tables to replace our splintered and damaged ones. Please see Tony Di Lallo for details on how you can help.

Soup Kitchen – Not too late to volunteer!
We’re opening this Tuesday May 28
and also Thursday May 30, 2013
for new evening services
Room for everyone, please join us!


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