Dear Parishioners and Friends,
As Our Lord enters the Holy City, let us enter with him and journey through Holy Week to the foot of the Cross. Our full Holy Week schedule is below, so you can plan a fruitful and grace-filled week!
Tonight at Saint Willibrord Parish: Reconcile yourself to God through Confession, and follow Christ into the tomb through Tenebrae
351 Willibrord, Verdun - 7:30pm
You can learn more about Tenebrae by reading this article: https://bit.ly/3O6bXS4 -- but why stop there? After the Reconciliation Liturgy at 7:30pm, join fellow parishioners of the English Roman
Catholic Parishes of Verdun tonight to experience Tenebrae yourself, where all will be led in prayer by Professor Brian Butcher through this ancient and beautiful liturgy.
To help prepare for Confession before Easter, the USCCB has a selection of Examinations of Conscience available here: https://bit.ly/35tOaKe
Listen to a parishioner’s testimony of the impact the Sacrament of Reconciliation on the St Willibrord homepage (scroll down to the section “Why go to Confession?” and hit play): https://www.stwillibrordparish.org/
Tonight: Religious Roots of the War in Ukraine, by our very own Professor Brian Butcher
This free event at the McGill School of Religious Studies focuses on East Slavic history with special attention given to the determinative role that the Orthodox and Byzantine-Rite Catholic communities have played therein. All are welcome to join Dr Brian Butcher and Rev Dr Ihor Sutash to pray, learn and discuss. A collection will be taken to support relief efforts in the war zone.
Yours in Christ,
Father Robert Assaly +