Friday, May 17, 2024

SOUL HEALTH CLXXXIII

 

SOUL HEALTH CLXXXIII

Pentecost Sunday

Saturday, May 18h 2024 - 4:30pm
Offered for William Warren, Sr., by Bill & Denise 

A warm welcome and thank you to Father Garrick Huang, our new parochial administrator, for celebrating Mass this weekend!

This week our Sanctuary Lamp is burning for
Gerald C. Gummersell by His Sister Allanna

 
Garage Sale
We will be holding a Garage Sale on the lawns of the Church on Saturday, May 18th from 9:30am-2:30pm (if the weather is bad, we will move to the Hall, accessible by the door at 978 Moffat). There will be a variety of items including new toys, collectibles, and white elephant items.

Corpus Christi with St Willibrord's Parish - Sunday, June 2nd 
Parishioners are invited to join St Willibrord's Parish on Sunday, June 2nd, for Mass at 10:30am followed by a street procession in Verdun.

Diocesan Corpus Christi Celebration - Thursday, May 30th
All the faithful of our archdiocese of Montreal are cordially invited to a special bilingual Mass presided by Archbishop Christian Lepine, followed by a Eucharistic procession through the streets of downtown on Thursday evening, May 30th beginning at 7:30pm.

Mass will be celebrated at and the procession will begin from Mary Queen of the World Cathedral (Bonaventure or Peel Metro) the procession will be via Ste. Catherine St. The evening concludes as always, with Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament at St. Patrick’s Basilica (Place des Arts Metro).

Priests will be available for Confessions at the Cathedral from 7pm. Candles will be available for the procession, at a nominal cost, as you enter the Cathedral. For more info: Fr. Peter Sabbath by calling 514-626-4111 or by emailing psabbath@gmail.com

 

Office Hours
Regular Office Hours are Monday-Tuesday and Thursday-Friday, 9:00am-3:30pm.
The office is closed on Wednesday.
 

Sanctuary Lamp & Vigil Lights
Every week, the candle above the tabernacle is lit, and can be lit in memory of a loved one or for special intentions for a suggested offering of $20.  For more information and to book a specific week please contact the office.

The cost of the Vigil Lights are 50 cents for the small ones and $5.00 for the large. We ask you to please put your offering in the boxes or in a collection envelope indicating the amount for candles.


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Friday, May 3, 2024

SOUL HEALTH CLXXXI

 

SOUL HEALTH CLXXXI

Sixth Sunday of Easter

Saturday, May 4th 2024 - 4:30pm
Offered for the Anniversary of Kenneth Warren by Bill & Denise

Thank you to Father Jude for presiding today!
Father Jude is also available for Confessions starting at 4:00pm.

This week our Sanctuary Lamp is burning for
Jimmy Hanson by Roseanne Law

 
We are pleased to announce that as of May 1st 2024, Father Garrick Huang has been appointed as the Parochial Administrator for Saint Thomas More, replacing Father Raymond Lafontaine, EV.  

Father Garrick will join Father Jude at Mass on May 11th 2024, at which time he will provide parishioners with an update on the status of the parish.  He will then be our regular celebrant for our 4:30pm Mass on Saturdays.  

After Mass on May 11th we invite all parishioners to share coffee, tea, and treats at the back of the church to thank Father Jude for his dedication and service to our parish over the last several months.  
 

Receipts & Expenses for April 2024
Receipts: $6,110.80 (includes Notre Dame de la Garde - $1000.00 - Rent)
Disbursements: $15,517.01 (includes Insurance - $3,623.00 - Church & Rectory)
The deficit for the month was: $9,406.21

 
Maintenance Collection
This Saturday, May 4th, is the first Saturday of the month. A second collection will be taken up after communion for maintenance.

Mother's Day Mass
Once again this year we will remember all our Mothers at the 4:30pm Mass on Saturday, May 11th. Envelopes will be available next weekend for your donation towards the Mass.

Garage Sale
We will be holding a Garage Sale on the lawns of the Church on Saturday, May 18th from 9:30am-2:30pm (if the weather is bad, we will move to the Hall). There will be a variety of items including new toys. More information to come next week!

Friday, April 26, 2024

SOUL HEALTH CLXXX

 

SOUL HEALTH CLXXX

Fifth Sunday of Easter

Saturday, April 28th 2024 - 4:30pm
Offered for the Anniversary of Dave Watson by Bill & Denise

Thank you to Father Jude for presiding today!
Father Jude is also available for Confessions starting at 4:00pm.

This week our Sanctuary Lamp is burning for
Doreen Romandini by Her Sister Clare

 
Thank you to the Wardens and parishioners of Saint Thomas More who were able to attend the Hear & Now event at Saint Willibrord's last Sunday.  We hope to provide an update soon. 
 
 
Maintenanance Collection
Next Saturday May 4 th is the first Saturday of the month. A second collection will be taken up after communion for maintenance.

Mother's Day Mass
Once again this year we will remember all our Mothers at the 4:30pm Mass on Saturday, May 11th. Envelopes will be available next weekend for your donation towards the Mass.
 

 
Office Hours
Regular Office Hours are Monday-Tuesday and Thursday-Friday, 9:00am-3:30pm.
The office is closed on Wednesday.

 
Sanctuary Lamp & Vigil Lights
Every week, the candle above the tabernacle is lit, and can be lit in memory of a loved one or for special intentions for a suggested offering of $20.  For more information and to book a specific week please contact the office.

The cost of the Vigil Lights are 50 cents for the small ones and $5.00 for the large. We ask you to please put your offering in the boxes or in a collection envelope indicating the amount for candles.

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Friday, April 12, 2024

SOUL HEALTH CLXXVIII

 

SOUL HEALTH CLXXVIII

Third Sunday of Easter

Saturday, April 13th - 4:30pm
Offered for Mary Cameron by Bill & Denise

Thank you to Father Jude for presiding today!
Father Jude is also available for Confessions starting at 4:00pm.

This week our Sanctuary Lamp is burning for
The Deceased Members of the McGlynn Family by The Family 

 
 
Office Hours
Regular Office Hours are Monday-Tuesday and Thursday-Friday, 9:00am-3:30pm.
The office is closed on Wednesday.

 
Sanctuary Lamp & Vigil Lights
Every week, the candle above the tabernacle is lit, and can be lit in memory of a loved one or for special intentions for a suggested offering of $20.  For more information and to book a specific week please contact the office.

The cost of the Vigil Lights are 50 cents for the small ones and $5.00 for the large. We ask you to please put your offering in the boxes or in a collection envelope indicating the amount for candles.

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Saturday, April 6, 2024

SOUL HEALTH CLXXVII

 

SOUL HEALTH CLXXVII

Second Sunday of Easter

Saturday, April 6th - 4:30pm
Offered for Vincenzo Nudo by His Family

Thank you to Father Jude for presiding today!
Father Jude is also available for Confessions starting at 4:00pm.

This week our Sanctuary Lamp is burning for
The Intentions of Gail Grant by Allanna Gummersell


***

A special thank you to everyone who contributed to our Holy Week Liturgies, particularly our Easter Sunday Mass with Notre Dame de la Garde!

***

Requiescat In Pace 
There will be a funeral mass for Pierre Sevigny
on Wednesday, April 10th 2024 at 2:00pm.

Receipts & Expenses - March 2024
Receipts:  $7.218.40
Included in Receipts:
- Easter Sunday - $1,053.00
- Special Collections $663.00 (Good Friday and Development & Peace)
- Notre Dame de la Garde:  $1000.00 (Rent)

Disbursements:  $14,275.32

The deficit for the month was:  $7,056.92


Second Collection 
This Saturday, April 6th is the first Saturday of the new month!  We will have a second collection for maintenance following Communion.
 
 
Office Hours
Regular Office Hours are Monday-Tuesday and Thursday-Friday, 9:00am-3:30pm.
The office is closed on Wednesday.

 
Sanctuary Lamp & Vigil Lights
Every week, the candle above the tabernacle is lit, and can be lit in memory of a loved one or for special intentions for a suggested offering of $20.  For more information and to book a specific week please contact the office.

The cost of the Vigil Lights are 50 cents for the small ones and $5.00 for the large. We ask you to please put your offering in the boxes or in a collection envelope indicating the amount for candles.

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Friday, March 29, 2024

SOUL HEALTH CLXXVI

 

SOUL HEALTH CLXXVI

Easter Liturgies

Good Friday Service with Stations of the Cross - March 29th at 3:00pm
Thank you to Father Jude for presiding at our Good Friday Service today and leading Stations of the Cross.

**No Mass on Saturday, March 30th** 
Parishioners who would like to attend Easter Vigil are warmly invited to St Willibrord's at 7:30pm

Easter Sunday Mass with Notre Dame de la Garde - March 31st at 10:30
Offered for the Intentions of Our Parishioners
A warm welcome and many thanks to Father Raymond Lafontaine, EV, and Father Francois Charette for concelebrating our bilingual Easter Mass.

All parishioners are invited to stay after the Easter Sunday Mass for coffee and cookies.



This week our Sanctuary Lamp is burning for
Hugh McGlynn by His Family 
 
Annual Good Friday Collection
The Annual Good Friday Collection was first taken up at Pope Paul VI’s request fifty years ago. It is the only yearly request asked by the Holy See of diocese and parishioners throughout the world to assist the Church in the Holy Land. The monies collected support its pastoral educational and social works and help to maintain the Holy Places so important for the faith of Christians everywhere.  For the sake of our brothers and sisters enduring hardships, please give generously during our parish’s Good Friday celebration.

Second Collection 
Next Saturday, April 6th is the first Saturday of the new month!  We will have a second collection for maintenance following Communion.
 
 
Office Hours
Regular Office Hours are Monday-Tuesday and Thursday-Friday, 9:00am-3:30pm.
The office is closed on Wednesday.

 
Sanctuary Lamp & Vigil Lights
Every week, the candle above the tabernacle is lit, and can be lit in memory of a loved one or for special intentions for a suggested offering of $20.  For more information and to book a specific week please contact the office.

The cost of the Vigil Lights are 50 cents for the small ones and $5.00 for the large. We ask you to please put your offering in the boxes or in a collection envelope indicating the amount for candles.

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Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Holy Week 2024

 

SOUL HEALTH

Special Edition

Holy Week 2024

Good Friday 
March 29th @ 3:00pm
Good Friday Service followed by Stations of the Cross with Father Jude

Easter Sunday
March 31st @ 10:30am
Bilingual Mass with Notre Dame de la Garde
Father Francois Charette and Father Raymond Lafontaine, EV 


Hoping to celebrate the entire Triduum? 
Saint Willibrord's welcomes you! 


Holy Thursday 
March 28th @ 7:30pm 
Mass of the Lord's Supper followed by an opportunity
to pray in vigil at the Altar of Repose until 12:00am

Easter Vigil
Saturday, March 30th @ 7:30pm 

 

Friday, March 22, 2024

SOUL HEALTH CLXXV

 

SOUL HEALTH CLXXV

Palm Sunday

4:30pm - Saturday, March 24th 2024
Anniversary of Father Robert Assaly by The Parish 

We wish to welcome and thank Father Jude Nixon for celebrating Mass this weekend! Fr Jude will be available for Confessions before Mass for anyone who wishes to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

This week, our Sanctuary Lamp is burning for
Serge Menard by His Family 
Palms
Palms are available at the back of the church along with baskets for free-will donations, which will help offset the cost of palms for the parish. 

Anniversary Masses for Father Robert Assaly
St Thomas More - Saturday, March 24th 2024 at 4:30pm
St Willibrord - Monday, March 26th 2024 at 6:00pm followed by a reception in the Assaly Bistro (please RSVP here or by calling the St Willibrord Office at 
514-769-9678)

Holy Week Schedule
Palm Sunday - Saturday, March 23rdat 4:30pm
Good Friday - March 29th at 3:00pm
Easter Sunday - March 31st at 10:30am (Bilingual Joint Mass with Notre Dame de la Garde) 
**There will be no Mass at 4:30pm on Saturday, March 30th**

Parishioners are invited to celebrate the Holy Week with St Willibrord's as well! 
Palm Sunday - March 24th at 10:30am
Holy Thursday - March 28th at 7:30pm
Good Friday - March 29th at 3:00pm 
Easter Vigil - March 30th at 7:30pm
Easter Sunday - March 31st at 10:30am


Alpha
Explore the Christian faith in an open, friendly environment at Alpha, hosted by St Willibrord's every Tuesday night at 7:00pm. You're invited matter your background or beliefs, plus it's free!  Give it a try -- it might even change your life.

Annual Good Friday Collection
The Annual Good Friday Collection was first taken up at Pope Paul VI’s request fifty years ago. It is the only yearly request asked by the Holy See of diocese and parishioners throughout the world to assist the Church in the Holy Land. The monies collected support its pastoral educational and social works and help to maintain the Holy Places so important for the faith of Christians everywhere.  For the sake of our brothers and sisters enduring hardships, please give generously during our parish’s Good Friday celebration.
  
 
Office Hours
Regular Office Hours are Monday-Tuesday and Thursday-Friday, 9:00am-3:30pm.
The office is closed on Wednesday.


Sanctuary Lamp & Vigil Lights
Every week, the candle above the tabernacle is lit, and can be lit in memory of a loved one or for special intentions for a suggested offering of $20.  For more information and to book a specific week please contact the office.

The cost of the Vigil Lights are 50 cents for the small ones and $5.00 for the large. We ask you to please put your offering in the boxes or in a collection envelope indicating the amount for candles.

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Friday, March 15, 2024

SOUL HEALTH CLXXIV

SOUL HEALTH CLXXIV

Fifth Sunday of Lent

4:30pm - Saturday, March 16th 2024
Anniversary of Rita Warren by Bill & Denise

We wish to welcome and thank Father Jude Nixon for celebrating Mass this weekend! Fr Jude will be available for Confessions before Mass for anyone who wishes to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

This week, our Sanctuary Lamp is burning for
Gerald & Eileen Gummersell by Their Daughter Allanna
Anniversary Masses for Father Robert Assaly
St Thomas More - Saturday, March 24th 2024 at 4:30pm
St Willibrord - Monday, March 26th 2024 at 6:00pm followed by a reception in the Assaly Bistro (please RSVP here or by calling the St Willibrord Office at 
514-769-9678)

Holy Week Schedule
Palm Sunday - Saturday, March 23rdat 4:30pm
Good Friday - March 29th at 3:00pm
Easter Sunday - March 31st at 10:30am (Bilingual Joint Mass with Notre Dame de la Garde) 
**There will be no Mass at 4:30pm on Saturday, March 30th**

Parishioners are invited to celebrate the Holy Week with St Willibrord's as well! 
Palm Sunday - March 24th at 10:30am
Holy Thursday - March 28th at 7:30pm
Good Friday - March 29th at 3:00pm 
Easter Vigil - March 30th at 7:30pm
Easter Sunday - March 31st at 10:30am


Alpha Returns to Verdun - Tuesday, March 19th at St Willibrord's
Explore the Christian faith in an open, friendly environment at Alpha, hosted by St Willibrord's every Tuesday night at 7:00pm starting March 19th.  You're invited matter your background or beliefs, plus it's free, so why not give it a try?  It might change your life! 

Second Collection
A second collection for Development & Peace will take place on Saturday, March 16th after Communion. There is an envelope for Development & Peace in your set of church offering envelopes or you can use one of the white envelopes available on the shelves at the back of the church.

Vigil Lights
We remind parishioners the cost of the Vigil Lights are 50 cents for the small ones and $5.00 for the large. We ask you to please put your offering in the boxes. Parishioners may
also put the offering in their collection envelope indicating the amount for candles.
  

 
Office Hours
Regular Office Hours are Monday-Tuesday and Thursday-Friday, 9:00am-3:30pm.
The office is closed on Wednesday.


Sanctuary Lamp
Every week, the candle above the tabernacle is lit, and can be lit in memory of a loved one or for special intentions for a suggested offering of $20.  For more information and to book a specific week please contact the office.

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Friday, March 8, 2024

SOUL HEALTH CLXXIII

 

SOUL HEALTH CLXXIII

Fourth Sunday of Lent

4:30pm - Saturday, March 9th 2024
Mrs. Carmela Nudo by Her Family

We wish to welcome and thank Father Jude Nixon for celebrating Mass this weekend! Fr Jude will be available for Confessions before Mass for anyone who wishes to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

This week, our Sanctuary Lamp is burning for
The Intentions of Our Parishioners
Anniversary Masses for Father Robert Assaly
St Thomas More - Saturday, March 24th 2024 at 4:30pm
St Willibrord - Monday, March 26th 2024 at 6:00pm

Holy Week Schedule
Palm Sunday - Saturday, March 24th at 4:30pm
Good Friday - March 29th at 3:00pm
Easter Sunday - March 31st at 10:30am (Bilingual Joint Mass with Notre Dame de la Garde) 

**There will be no Mass at 4:30pm on Saturday, March 30th** 

Second Collection
A second collection for Development & Peace will take place on Saturday, March 16th after Communion. There is an envelope for Development &Peace in your set of church offering envelopes or you can use one of the white envelopes available on the shelves at the back of the church.

Vigil Lights
We remind parishioners the cost of the Vigil Lights are 50 cents for the small ones and $5.00 for the large. We ask you to please put your offering in the boxes. Parishioners may
also put the offering in their collection envelope indicating the amount for candles.
  

 
Office Hours
Regular Office Hours are Monday-Tuesday and Thursday-Friday, 9:00am-3:30pm.
The office is closed on Wednesday.


Sanctuary Lamp
Every week, the candle above the tabernacle is lit, and can be lit in memory of a loved one or for special intentions for a suggested offering of $20.  For more information and to book a specific week please contact the office.

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Friday, March 1, 2024

SOUL HEALTH CLXXII

SOUL HEALTH CLXXII

Third Sunday of Lent

4:30pm - Saturday, March 2nd 2024
Anniversary of Mrs. Evelyn Warren by Bill & Denise

We wish to welcome and thank Father Raymond Lafontaine, EV,
for celebrating Mass this weekend!

This week, our Sanctuary Lamp is burning for
Eileen Ford by Her Friends
Save the Date!
On Monday, March 25th at 6:00pm Saint Willibrord's will be hosting a memorial Mass for the 1st anniversary of Father Robert's passing.  More details to come.

Second Collections
This Saturday, March 2nd, there will be a second collection for maintenance.

A second collection for Development & Peace will take place on Saturday, March 16th after Communion. There is an envelope for Development &Peace in your set of church offering envelopes or you can use one of the white envelopes available on the shelves at the back of the church.

Finances - February 2024
Receipts:  $5,451.05
Disbursements:  $11,615.70
Deficit for February 2024: $6,164.65

Donation from Notre Dame de la Garde Parish for Heating $2,000.00

Vigil Lights
We remind parishioners the cost of the Vigil Lights are 50 cents for the small ones and $5.00 for the large. We ask you to please put your offering in the boxes. Parishioners may
also put the offering in their collection envelope indicating the amount for candles.
  

 
Office Hours
Regular Office Hours are Monday-Tuesday and Thursday-Friday, 9:00am-3:30pm.
The office is closed on Wednesday.


Sanctuary Lamp
Every week, the candle above the tabernacle is lit, and can be lit in memory of a loved one or for special intentions for a suggested offering of $20.  For more information and to book a specific week please contact the office.

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Friday, February 23, 2024

SOUL HEALTH CLXXI

 

SOUL HEALTH CLXXI

Second Sunday of Lent

4:30pm - Saturday, February 24th 2024
Debbie Hughes by Her Mother

This week, our Sanctuary Lamp is burning for
The Repose of the Soul of Victor Olaguera by His Family
Maintenance Collection
Next Saturday, March 2nd, there will be a second collection for maintenance.

Income Tax Receipts
Income Tax Receipts are available on the shelves at the back of the church. Receipts are
distributed in alphabetical order.

Vigil Lights
We remind parishioners the cost of the Vigil Lights are 50 cents for the small ones and
$5.00 for the large. We ask you to please put your offering in the boxes. Parishioners may
also put the offering in their collection envelope indicating the amount for candles.
  

 
Office Hours
Regular Office Hours are Monday-Tuesday and Thursday-Friday, 9:00am-3:30pm.
The office is closed on Wednesday.


Sanctuary Lamp
Every week, the candle above the tabernacle is lit, and can be lit in memory of a loved one or for special intentions for a suggested offering of $20.  For more information and to book a specific week please contact the office.

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