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

Parish Bulletin

Sunday August 29 2010

Board of Wardens

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

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


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.

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.

Rectory News

Fr. Stephen has returned from his vacation on Friday August 27th 2010. Let us all welcome him back as we get ready for the start up of our ministries.

As well, let us thank Fr. Jean for all his work during this past month and wish him good luck as he moves into his new job at Transfiguration of our Lord, at the beginning of September.

Kicking off a New School Year

In support of all of our students, as they return to school for another year, we will be holding the blessing of the school bags. This will take place on September 5th 2010 at the 10:30am Mass.

Each student, regardless of age, is invited to bring their school bag to the service to be blessed. Please feel free to invite your friends and neighbours.

Registration for Children’s Sacramental preparation has begun. You can find registration forms at the back of the church or if you prefer you can sign up online at our website at or call the rectory at 514-769-9678.

Is God Calling you?

Is God calling you to serve in one of the various church ministries? Our ministries will be starting up again in September and we are always happy to have an extra pair of hands. There are so many ways to help – At our Flea Markets, Soup Kitchens, preparing Food bags, Bazaar and much more. Call the rectory for details.

Bazaar 2010

Plans are well under way for Bazaar 2010. Keep watching the “Bazaar Central” Board in the foyer of the church for on-going information.

Flea Market

It’s a great time to gather your friends and support your parish at our monthly Flea Market. You won’t want to miss out on all the great deals. Drop by on Saturday September 4th 2010 between 9am-3pm. There’s something for everyone.

Reorganizing? Moving? Or just have more stuff than you know what to do with? Why not pack it up and sell it at our flea markets. Rent a table today!
Call the rectory at 514-769-9678 to reserve.

“Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God's will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will..” (Romans 12:2)

St. Patrick’s Basilica, Congress Hall

Young Adult Ministry (18-35 years old) – discussion on faith issues and Christian fellowship with facilitator Fr. Jessie Dimafilis, MCCJ, every second Sunday beginning Sunday, September 12 following the 5:00 p.m. Mass. Contact 514-866-7379 or

TheΩLog A : Book Ministry

A Christian Book Ministry serving Montreal and surrounding areas. Spiritual and theological books are obtainable at a reasonable cost. View


Villa Saint-Martin (9451 Gouin Blvd. W., Pierrefonds). Begins Wednesday, September 15 with animator Sr. Joan Foliot, CND. Registration at 9:15 a.m. Presentation on a scriptural theme, music, quiet reflection, prayer, small group sharing (optional). Please bring bag lunch; coffee provided. Donation $10. To register and further information contact 514-684-2311


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