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Past bulletins


August 2 to 31, 2014


            July 12             $410                            28 people

            July 19             $560.50                       48

            July 26             $290.50                       38



          June 29:                         $595.25

          July 6:                            $968.50

          July 13:                          $659.20

          July 20:                          $772.95

          July 27:                          $672.75

Sat. Aug. 2            4:30 PM:       (St. Columban) For Ron Cyr by his cousin, Marilyn Brown

                                                    And Family from Maine, USA

Sun. Aug. 3         11:00 AM:      (St. Aloysius) For Doreen Patterson by Bob and Family

Sat. Aug. 9            4:30 PM:       (St. Columban) 11th Anniversary Mass for Michael           Prud’homme by Nora, Marlene and Pat

Sun. Aug. 10       11:00 AM:      (St. Aloysius) For all parishioners of St. Aloysius and

                                                    St. Columban.

Sat. Aug. 16          4:30 PM:       (St. Columban) For Mr & Mrs. Angus Cameron by

                                                    The Cameron Family

Sun. Aug. 17       11:00 AM:      (St. Aloysius) For Louise Burke by The Family

Sat. Aug. 23          4:30 PM:       (St. Columban) For Ron Cyr by his friends, Carol &

                                                    Carolyn Roy and Family.

Sun. Aug. 24       11:00 AM:      (St. Aloysius) For All parishioners of St. Aloysius and

                                                    St. Columban

Sat. Aug. 30          4:30 PM:       (St. Columban) For all parishioners of St. Columban

                                                    and St. Aloysius

Sun. Aug. 31       11:00 AM:      (St. Aloysius) For all parishioners of St. Aloysius and

                                                    St. Columban.


August 2014: "Refugees and seasonal workers"

For refugees, forced to leave their homes because of violence, and seasonal workers: that they be welcomed with generosity and that their rights are respected.

Social conscience:

From early spring to late September every year, Quebec receives about 4,500 workers from Mexico and Guatemala to work on 350 farm, on a temporary basis. They work mainly in Montérégie and Centre du Québec. They often come to do the labour that by Quebeckers workers shun. Although laws govern the work of seasonal immigrants, employers do not always provide the best working conditions. How as Christian men and women can we educate ourselves about immigrant workers’ fate?

Our faith response:

 As believers, we are called to ask ourselves if farm workers who come to us during spring and summer have decent working conditions. The social doctrine of the Church proposes: "The institutions of the host country must carefully resist the temptation to exploit foreign labor, depriving people of the rights guaranteed to nationals which must be provided to all without discrimination. Immigration can be a resource rather than an obstacle to development." As Christian communities do we instinctively think of unity in diversity and consider our immigrants as different yet complementary when we welcome them? How can we show more care in welcoming migrants and seasonal workers?



Sunday, August 3, 2014: I will pay attention to the media to see what is said about seasonal immigrant workers. I will inquire if we have seasonal workers in our community.

Sunday, August 10, 2014: I will grow in my awareness of the working conditions and living standards of seasonal immigrant workers.

Sunday, August 17, 2014: Do I welcome the seasonal worker as a brother or sister who wants to build the Kingdom of God with me?

Sunday, August 24, 2014: I will endeavour to see immigrant seasonal workers as a resource, allowing me to access local products.

Sunday, August 31, 2014: I pray for seasonal workers who are away from their families and their country.



St. Columban Cemetery Service will be held on Sunday, September 21st , at 2 p.m. at the cemetery.  In case of rain, service will be held at the church.



St. Columban will be holding their annual corn roast on Saturday, August 16th after the 4:30 Mass.  Hamburgers, Hot Dogs and Corn will be served.  Come join us!






SPECIAL THANK YOU – POLISSAGE THIBODEAU - St. Columban would like to thank Polissage Thibodeau, (Phil Thibodeau) for their superior cleaning/power wash of the outside of the church.  We are pleased to support local business within our community.

Special thanks for Val Gagnon (Phil's Grandfather) for pitching in on the project. 




            Will be held on Sunday, August 17 at St. Malachy’s Church in Mayo, Quebec.    For more information, check the bulletin board or website.





Shirley Quinn                                      6th      

Paul and Diana Paiement                     6th  (married 26 yrs)

Clare Chamaillard                               11th

Gail Burns                                           13th

Cassandra Burns                                 22nd     

Christopher McMackin                       21st

Rita Savoie                                          25th

Cole Dumaresz                                    26th

Charlie and Hilary Long                     27th (married 37 yrs)

Hilary Long                                         29th     

Dick Pickering                                    29th

Emily Vachon                                     30th

Erma Avon                                          31st





St-Redempteur Cemetery – 25 Cité des Jeunes Blvd. – Sept 14 at 1p.m.

Notre-Dame Cemetery – 75 Fournier Blvd. – Sept. 14 at 3:00 p.m.

St-Alexandre Cemetery – chemin des Erables – Sept. 7 at 1:00 p.m.

St-Francois-de-Sales Cemetery – Archambault Blvd. – Sept. 14 at 11 a.m.

St-Jean-Marie Vianney Cemetery – Labrosse – Sept 21 at 11 a.m.

St-Paul Cemetery – Aylmer Road – Sept 21 at 2 p.m.

Quinnville Cemetery – Sunday, Sept. 21 at 2p.m. (if rain, will be at the church)


50/50 DRAW

   Winner of the 50/50 draw for July was Jennifer Ferrone.  Jennifer and the church both received $52.50.  Thank you for your support.