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Past bulletins


August 31 and September 1, 2013



Reading I                             Sirach 3.17-20, 28-29

Responsorial Psalm:             In your goodness, O God, you provided for the needy.

Reading II                            Hebrews 12.18-19, 22-24a

Gospel:                                Luke 14.1, 7-14


·         Jesus, how often my giving is corrupted by self-interest and the hope of favours in return.  You gave to me without hope of return.

·         I can do you no favours, but you taught me that love means giving without expectations, that there is more happiness in giving than in receiving.






            August 10                   $529                            Attendance:    45

            August 15                   $648.10                                               na

            August 24                   $525.75                                               35




      August 18                      $696.60                       Attendance:    55

          August 25                      $689.95                                               69

                                                Special: $122.61


Sat. Aug. 31          4:30 PM:       (St. Columban) For Margaret Murphy by Kathy and         Maurice Amyot

Sun. Sept. 1         11:00 AM:      (St. Aloysius) For the Parishioners of St. Aloysius and

                                                    St. Columban

                              4:00 PM:       Eucharistic Adoration

Fri. Sept. 6             9:00 AM:      For all parishioners of St. Aloysius and St. Columban

Sat. Sept. 7            4:30 PM:       (St. Columban) 12th Anniversary Mass for

                                                     Ena Prud’homme by Nora, Pat and Marlene

Sun. Sept. 8         11:00 AM:      (St. Aloysius) For Margaret Murphy by Theresa and Jack

                                                    For Henry and Ivka Zawadka by The Family

                             4:00 PM:        Eucharistic Adoration



            If you wish to have prayers said for yourself or loved ones, please join us at the front of the Church after Mass every Sunday where people will be available to pray with you.

            Please see Barbara Morey for more information.


St. Columban Cemetery Service will be held on Sunday, September 22nd, at 2 p.m. at the cemetery.  In case of rain, service will be held at the church.




To mark the beginning of the school year, all children are invited to bring their school bags to Sunday mass for a special blessing by Father Gyan.





St. Elizabeth – Cantley – Sept. 15 at 2 p.m.

Sainte-Antoine-de-Padoue – Sept. 15 at 9:45 a.m.

Notre-Dame Cemetery – 75 Fournier Blvd. – Sept. 8 at 3:00 p.m.

St-Alexandre Cemetery – chemin des Erables – Sept. 8 at 1:00 p.m.

St-Francois-de-Sales Cemetery – St-Louis blvd.. – Sept. 8 at 11 a.m.

St-Jean-Marie Vianney Cemetery – Labrosse – Sept 22 at 11 a.m.

St-Paul Cemetery – Aylmer Road – Sept 15 at 2 p.m.

Quinnville Cemetery – Sunday, Sept. 22 at 2p.m. (if rain, will be at the church)




Carol & Pierre Léonard – 1st (34 yrs)               Dan & Diane Ford – 5th (15th)

Amanda & Marty Burns – 6th (10yrs)                   Maurice Savage – 10th

Nancy & Moe Lambert – 8th (6 yrs)                 Susan Arnold – 9th

George Avon – 14th                                         Gaby & Mike McCann – 20th (44 yrs)

Pierre Léonard – 21st                                                    Irene Lalonde – 22nd                           

Art Cook – 26th                                                            William J. Murphy – 29th


Happy Birthday and/or Congratulations to all those celebrating this month. If you or someone you know has a birthday/anniversary coming up, please let Carol know so she can add them to the list.





            On Saturday, September 21st at 5:00 p.m. there will be a fund-raising Spaghetti Supper/Dance in St. Aloysius Parish.  If you are interested in helping out with this event, please contact Diane Joanisse at 819-775-8941."  Tickets are $10 per adult and $5 for children 6 to 12 and children 5 and under are free.  For your tickets, see Diane Joanisse, or call/see Carol at the office 819-663-5244.


ELECTION OF CHURCH WARDEN -  A short meeting of parishioners will be held at the end of the Mass on Sunday, September 8, 2013 for the purpose of electing a church warden to complete, until December 31, the term of Marie Desmarais who has been named Chairman of the Fabrique.  Two persons have accepted to be nominated; they are Diane Ford and Shannon Lortie.   The two candidates will be presented to the assembly on Sunday, September 1.  A secret ballot vote will be held on Sunday, Sept. 8.


Launch of the Pastoral Year: “The Jubilee Year: Evaluation and future directions”

            You are cordially invited to the Launching of the 2012-2013 Pastoral Year that will be held in the Hall of  St-Maria-Goretti Church, 664 Duberger St. in Gatineau from 8:30 am to 4 pm on Friday, September 13th 2013.

            Our meeting on that date will be like a baseball double header:

            Before lunch, we will concentrate on the events that took place during the Diocesan 50th  anniversary year. This will be done individually and in small groups. Attached, you will find Bishop Durocher’s report on his parish visits and an evaluation questionnaire.

            Bishop Durocher proposes that Catholics of this Diocese sign and share a Covenant Pledge at the end of this Jubilee Year. The text of this Pledge is also attached.

            Lunch will be served on the premises; please advise Mme Dorina Beausoleil ( at 771-8391 ext. 221 of your presence at lunch. Cost: 15.00$ to cover for lunch.

            After lunch, Bishop Albert Rouet, Bishop emeritus of the French Diocese of Poitiers, will give a lecture in French on the new avenues of co-responsibility in the Church’s Mission.

            I look forward  to share this unique experience with you on September 13th,

                                                                        Philippe Gendron,

                                                                        Vicar General



and a stop at the Shrine of St-Kateri Tekakwitha

Sunday, October 13, 2013.


Our Pilgrimage Spiritual Guide is Bishop Marcel Damphousse, Bishop of the Diocese of Alexandria/Cornwall.

For information :

Buckingham – Papineauville region :

Huguette Gagnon au 819 427-6998

All other cities:

Mike Budge 613 224-8110.