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

Parish Bulletin

Sunday June 02 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.

We want to give a great big thank you to our Filipino community for their very successful Dinner/Dance Fundraiser. Raising almost $5000, we want to thank all those who spent their time organizing, preparing, serving, cleaning or donating. How wonderful it was to meet new friends. We can’t wait for the next one!!!!

Weekly Collection
The collection for May 25-26 was $975.00

100th Anniversary Celebrations
It’s our Birthday!
We’re having a PARTY!
We will begin with a very special Mass on Saturday June 8 at 5pm.
Celebrated by Archbishop Lepine, and other visiting celebrants.
Please make every effort to be with us.
Then for those with tickets, please join us in Cameron Hall for our cocktail reception, where you will enjoy refreshments, presentations, and entertainment.

Sunday “Fun-Day”
After Mass a family day for all to enjoy!
Children’s area, Pat the Pet Guy, Hot Dogs, Popcorn and more!!

“If angles could be jealous of men, they would be so for one reason:
Holy Communion”.~St. Maximilian Kolbe

Hoppers Wanted
Saturday June 8 – 5pm Mass
We are looking for volunteers to participate in the “hopping procession” during the special 100th Anniversary Mass.
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.

Summer Movie Nights
Fr. Stephen, our in house movie expert, invites you to the Rectory on Friday evenings starting June 14, to enjoy classic films of every genre.
He’ll provide the popcorn
you bring a friend.
His first showing will be
“A Shot in the Dark”
starring Peter Sellers.
Hope to see you there! Soup Kitchen – Not too late to volunteer
We’ve opened this past Tuesday May 28
and also Thursday May 30, 2013
for new evening services
Room for everyone, please join us!
Green Tip: Save your empty plastic containers and deposit them at the back of the church. The soup kitchen can use them as they send patrons home with food!

Feast of St. Josemaria Escriva
Founder of Opus Dei (
All are cordially invited to a Solemn Mass presided by Archbishop Christian Lépine on Thursday June 20 at 7:30 pm. at
Mary Queen of the World Cathédral.

Welcome to
Cristian Charles Smith-Berardi
Son of
Marco Berardi & Megan Smith
who was baptized here last Sunday May 26.
May we keep Cristian and his family in our prayers.


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