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

Parish Bulletin

Sunday September 25 2011

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

Staff: Yvonne Pelling Secretary
Helene Di Lallo Coordinator.
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.

Confirmation Students

Please keep in your prayers, our young confirmation students as they are finishing their preparation classes. They will be confirmed Sunday November 6th by our newly ordained Bishop Thomas Dowd, here at St. Willibrord during the 10:30am Mass.

Thank you!

New Translation of the Roman Missal
For those who are interested in understanding the changes and the reason behind these changes, we will be holding 4 short information sessions.

Sunday October 9th Intro to the new texts and why.
Sunday October 16th A biblical look at the mass

Sunday November 13th Intro to the new music and responses (Gloria, Sanctus, Agnus Dei)

Sunday November 20th Music Practice of responses

These will be right after Mass.


This Sunday, September 25. we are called to support the annual collection that finances the Canadian
Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), which works on issues such as World Youth Day; family and life, evangelization, ecumenical & interfaith relations and
emergency relief for disasters. Your support helps the CCCB to continue to serve the Church.
To learn more, see 26 Days to Bazaar 2011
We have not heard from our previous supporters and suppliers, thus, we have very few prizes for our raffles and goods to sell. To have a successful Bazaar we look to you for support!

Club des petits déjeuners du Québec
Is looking for volunteers to help prepare and serve breakfast for kids before school. Please contact Claire Maryniak at

Workshop on the Eucharist and Eco-Justice
Cry of the Earth….Cry of the Poor: Led by author Sr. Margaret Scott ACI at St. Edward the Confessor Mission 98 Aurora Ave. Pointe Claire, on Saturday October 15, 9:30am-3pm. Registration fee is $10 [light lunch included]. To register contact Sharon Di Fruscia at 514-481-2981 or Fr. Ernie Schibli at 514-695-2117 or

RCIA Class
Classes began this past Tuesday. There is still time to register and join the class. Next class will be October 4th. Open to all who wish to deepen their knowledge of the faith. Please call the rectory for information. Fr. Stephen – Away on Retreat
From October 10-14th he will be away on a spiritual retreat. Please prayer for his safety.

Gather Hymn Books
Want to Honour a loved one?
We still have some gather books that can be dedicated to family or friends. If you’re interested in doing so, please call Yvonne for more information.

Book club
In the coming weeks, we will be starting up our bi-weekly book club again. Please call the office for more information.

Flea Market
Come join us at the sale next weekend, Saturday October 1st (9am-3pm). Volunteers are always welcome!


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