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

Parish Bulletin

Sunday June 13 2010

Board of Wardens
Marie Lafleche Steve Pine
Patrick Pellerin Dan Ormsby
Ed Muchantef Susan McCann

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


CELEBRATION OF EUCHARIST

Saturday: 5.00 p.m.
Sunday: 10.30 a.m.
Tuesday 4.30 p.m.
Wednesday: 7.30 p.m.
Thursday & Friday: 8:00 a.m.

CONFESSIONS will be heard 15 minutes before each Mass ~ weekdays and weekends.

BAPTISM INFORMATION
Baptisms will take place on the fourth Sunday of the month at 12:00 noon. 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.


The spirit of compassion is the one means of touching the hearts of people. If we fight the devil in a spirit of pride and complacency we shall never vanquish him, for his pride and complacency are greater than ours; but if we work against him in humility we shall overcome him, for he has none of these weapons, and he is unable to defend himself against them

SUMMER CAMPS!

St. Willibrord’s Bible Camp

Join the summer fun at this year’s Bible Camp! It will be held from June 28th to July 2nd, 2010. The hours are from 9am-3pm. Lunch will be provided every day. There will be arts and crafts, drama, games, a day trip, and lots more! Registration forms are available at the back of the church or call 514-769-9678 for more info. Sign up today!

Calling all volunteers. The camp needs your help! Please contact the church office or Helene Dilallo as soon as possible.

Diocesan Family Camp 2010
A week (July 11-17) for you and your family in the country setting of Camp Kinkora. View www.DFC-KINKORA.ca. For further information call Catriona 514-943-3937 or Tara 514-817-1089.

Visions Camp
For teens aged 14-18 – Outdoor recreation, music, dance, drama, hiking, Eucharistic celebration and spirited group discussions from August 8-14 in the Laurentians. View www.visionscamp.ca and register soon

St. Thomas a Becket Parish
(4320 Ste-Anne St., Pierrefonds) “West Island Rock 4 Cancer” benefit
concert on parish grounds in support of the Cedars Cancer Institute and the West Island Wellness Centre ($4,000 in
prizes). Advance tickets $10; at the door $15: contact tickets@westislandrock-4cancer.com.
June 24th at 3:00pm.

White Elephant Sale
Everyone is invited to join in and help support the Parish at our White Elephant Sale. Saturday June 19th 2010 from 9am-1pm. Lots of new Clothing, books, Toys and Jewelry.
Tell all your friends!

Booster Club
20/20 tickets will be available after Mass on Sunday from Cathy Desautels. The draw is coming up on Sunday, June 20th so get your tickets before it’s too late!

St. Monica’s Parish: Seeking a pastoral associate to work in collaboration with the pastoral team and report to the pastor.
See details of the work position on www.diocesemontreal.org and scroll down to “Job Opportunities and
Other Offers”. May also contact
514-481-0267 ext. 23 or fr.raymond@videotron.ca.
Applications accepted until June 21, 2010.


YEAR OF THE PRIEST
Only Christ is the true priest.
Yet through our baptism, we all share in His priesthood. There are 2 ways to participate in Christ’s priesthood:
• the common (or baptismal) priesthood of the faithful
• the ministerial priesthood of bishops and priests.
The ministerial priesthood is at the service of the common priesthood. Priests’ lives are literally spent in service to us. The Church states that the priest’s office “is in the strict sense of the term a service.” Priests exercise their service to us in 3 ways: by teaching, divine worship, & pastoral governance. The ministerial priesthood is one way Christ builds up and leads His Church ... thus every priest is a GIFT to us from God!

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