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

Parish Bulletin

Sunday April 04 2010

Board of Wardens
Marie Lafleche Steve Pine
Patrick Pellerin Mary Furlong
Ed Muchantef Dan Ormsby
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 CELEBRATION OF EUCHARIST

Saturday: 5.00 p.m.
Sunday: 10.30 a.m.
Tuesday & Wednesday: 7.30 p.m.
Thursday & Friday: 8.00 a.m.
CONFESSIONS will be heard 15 minutes before each Mass ~ weekdays, as well as on weekends.

BAPTISM INFORMATION
Baptisms will take place on the fourth Sunday of the month at 1.00 p.m. Parents wishing to have their children baptized are asked to contact the Parish Office,
514-769-9678,for details.
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.
R.I.P.
Please remember in your prayers
the soul of former parishioner,
RITA HYNES COLLINS, who
passed away on March 27th.
Funeral Mass to take place here
in the Parish in May – date to be
announced later.

Please note: the next Flea
Market will take place on:
Saturday, April 10th from 9.00 a.m.
to 3.00 p.m.
Everybody welcome!

THANK YOU!
To all the Volunteers who worked tirelessly over the past week to make the events of Holy Week so meaningful. To those who set up the altar(s), placed flowers, arranged the vestments, coordinated the Lectors, prepared the Liturgy, provided the music (both organ & choir), served as Readers, prepared the Children in their understanding of the week’s events, helped with the Walk of Mercy and all the behind-the-scenes workers who played such an important role in ensuring that our Easter celebration was meaningful and festive, my sincere thanks. As well, I would like to thank all those Parishioners who supported the events of Holy Week by their attendance at the various services ~ your participation was truly appreciated! Finally, a sincere Thank You for your generosity in the various Holy Week collections – your donations to the Parish, the Montreal Diocese and the Churches in the Holy Land are gratefully acknowledged.
“May the beauty of this Easter Season and the joy of the Risen Christ remain in your hearts forever”.

Fr. Stephen.







Please note:
The Parish Office will be closed Easter Monday and there will be no Mass on either Monday, April 5th nor Tuesday, April 6th.
Regular Mass schedule will resume on Wednesday,
April 7th.


Camera Buff Needed
Looking for parishioner with a digital camera to take photos of Parish events.
If you would like to help, please call
one of the members of the Parish Council or the Parish Office at (514) 769-9678 to volunteer your services.


SILENT DIRECTED RETREAT
c/o Villa Marguerite, Gouin Blvd. West, Pierrefonds. Begins Friday evening, April 9th and ends Sunday afternoon. Registration/Info:
(514) 626-9462 - or -
(514) 697-6684.

THANK YOU to Mrs. Janie Anderson,
a true friend of St.Willibrord’s
who is currently a member of St. Luke’s Parish in Dollard des Ormeaux
and has generously donated her time and talent to refurbish the Directory of Former Pastors that graces the back wall of the Church. Mrs. Anderson’s gift of beautiful calligraphy is very much appreciated and will long be enjoyed by the Parishioners and visitors to St.Willibrord’s. Thank you, Mrs. Anderson, for graciously sharing your talent with us!



YEAR OF THE PRIEST
During this sacred weekend of Lent
in the Year of the Priest, let us keep
in mind the words of St. John Eudes:

“The greatest effect of God's mercy,
the most precious grace He bestows
upon Mankind, is to send worthy Priests,
men after His own heart, seeking only His
glory and the salvation of souls.”

Let us pray for our Clergy this Easter weekend that they may also experience
the joy of the season.


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