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

Parish Bulletin

Sunday June 19 2011

Board of Wardens
Marie Lafleche Steve Pine
Patrick Pellerin Dan Ormsby
Nicholas Pinto Susan McCann

Staff: Yvonne Pelling Secretary
Helene Di Lallo P.C.L.
Chris Ramdhanie Custodian

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: 5:00pm
Sunday: 10:30am
Tuesday 4:30pm
Wednesday: 7:30pm
Thursday & Friday: 8:00am
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 child 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.

Don’t forget to join us at our BBQ right after the 10:30am Mass on Sunday June 19th .
You will find us in the backyard of the Rectory. Come and see our new fruit and vegetable garden.

Msgr. Sean Harty, Episcopal Vicar:
for the English-speaking faithful and Director of the Office for English Pastoral Services, has recently taken a sick leave for an indefinite period of time, let us pray for Msgr. Harty’s speedy recovery.

Summer reading List
I was asked by many, what books would be good to read this summer, so here is my suggested list:

1.Searching and Maintaining Peace:
A Small Treatise on Peace of Heart
118 pages, By Jacque Philippe.

2. Jesus of Nazareth
Vol: 1: 400 pages and vol: 2: 384 pages,
Pope Benedict’s personal search for the face of Jesus. By Pope Benedict XVI.

3. The Love that satisfies 157 pages
A look at the real meaning of love through Catholic teachings of JP II and Benedict XVI
By Christopher West

4. Keeping the Feast 259 pages
One couple’s story of love, food and healing in Italy. By Paula Butturini

5. Can I confess by E-mail? 212 pages
A sometimes humorous look at what Catholics may and may not do. By Claire Mary Smith

6. Loving the Holy Mass
A short 59 page book on renewing our understanding and devotion to the mass and the Holy Eucharist. By Fr Edward g. Maristany

Soup Kitchen!
We would like to thank all our volunteers and supporters for another successful year of outreach. We are so blessed to have such wonderful people who give up their time and talents to the people in our community.
Let us all recognize:
Tess Allonar
Dan Boyer
Michael Campolieto
Richard Davis
Tim Kerwin
Steve Kuzak
Dorothy Ormsby
Rene Simoneau
Sterling Smith
Ester Weibel
Gerry Westphal
Agathe White
Peter Nols
Elizabeth Kiguta
Jim Watts
Denise Fox
Donna & Percy Burke
Newman Center
The Challenge Group
Ugo Raso and staff – Inter Marché (de la Concorde, Laval)
Nader Azrak and staff – Tim Horton’s

Bible Camp
It’s less than 10 days away. This weekend and the next weekend you will have a chance to purchase St. Willibrord’s tote bags. All proceeds go toward the camp, this will help defray the cost for some families. Please help support our young people

Corpus Christi
Please note that there will be no Mass on Wednesday June 22nd, as we will be attending the Diocesan Celebration of Corpus Christi. Please feel free to join us at Notre-Dame Basilica at 7:30pm followed by procession with the Blessed Sacrament to St. Patrick’s Basilica. See the posters at the back of church for more info.

Office Closure
Please note that the office will be closed on Friday June 24th for St. Jean Baptiste Day, and will re-open on Monday June 27th with regular business hours.

Diocesan Award of Merit for Altar Servers
On Sunday, June 19, 3 pm at Mary Queen of the World Cathedral. Bishop André Gazaille will preside the annual celebration and award deserving youth with the “Bishop’s Medal”. We would like to acknowledge Andrew and Joseph Folco, Nicholas and Sascha Pinto, for continuing to serve and helping to mentor our newer altar servers, Steve Dube and Kaylen Croos.


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