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Past bulletins


May 1/2, 2010



Reading I                             Acts 14.21b-27

Responsorial Psalm:             I will bless your name forever, my king and my God.

Reading II                            Revelation 21.1-5a

Gospel:                                John 13.1, 31-33a, 34-35++


·         “Love one another.” This was not an easy, sentimental invitation. Jesus had just seen his friend Judas go out into the night, with a view to betraying him. He had loved Judas with an unselfish love, but had lost him.

·         Lord, you know me, you know that I could act as Judas did. You know that I do not want to go that way, but rather to live in such a way that everyone would know me as your disciple.




April 25:             $1,006.54                    Attendance                  108




          April 17 & 24:                unavailable


Fri. Apr. 30            9:00 AM:       For Lucien Maisonneuve by Rick, Paul,

                                                  Michael, and Paulette Maisonneuve

Sat. May 1              4:30 PM:        (St. Columban) For Anne Burke by Gail Burns

Sun. May 2          11:00 AM:       (St. Aloysius) For Doris Lemieux by Pat Nicholas

                              1:30 PM:        Baptisms

                              4:00 PM:        Baptisms

                              5:00 PM:        Eucharistic Adoration

Fri. May 7              9:00 AM:        For Doris Lemieux by Carol and Pierre Léonard

Sat. May 8              4:30 PM:        (St. Columban) For Lucien Maisonneuve by

                                                    Karen Foley

Sun. May 9          11:00 AM:         (St. Aloysius) For Julie and Diane by their

                                                    Mom, Barbara

                              4:00 PM:        Eucharistic Adoration




            Today at St. Aloysius there will be the baptism of five of our youngest parishioners, Ashlyn, daughter of Ian Dufton and Julie Piché, Shynna, daughter of Paul Valotaire and Venessa Bantugan, Brayden, son of Cheryl Tighe and Chad Crack; Leeann, daughter of Sarah Grisé and Reece, son of Sarah Milko and Robbie Miller.  May the Lord keep them safe in the palm of his hand.



            Roger Séguin (effective immediately) and Rita Lacelle (effective July 1) have resigned from the Wardens’ Board for personal reasons.  We thank both of them for the excellent work they have done during their time on the Board. 

            According to the Quebec law governing Wardens’ Boards, vacant positions must be filled within 60 days.  Should the Board not be able to find anyone to take on the positions, the Bishop may appoint persons, parishioners or non-parishioners, or St-Aloysius may lose its' status as a parish. The Maintenance warden is responsible for the upkeep of the church building, the rectory and the property and delegates duties to the caretaker.  He or she forms and presides over a committee to help in these tasks.  The Hall warden is responsible for the leasing of the church hall and the coordination of the use of the hall for parish functions. The Wardens' Board meets once a month for approximately one hour. The Board may have an additional ad hoc meeting for urgent matters or special circumstances.
If you would like more information, to nominate someone for these positions or to submit your own name, please contact Mike McCann at 819-669-1687 or leave a message for him with the parish secretary before the end of April. 



Please keep our candidates in your prayers as they prepare for their Sacraments of First Communion and  First Reconciliation.





Michelle Lemieux – 2nd           Moe Lambert – 2nd

David MacMillan – 10th           Ivka Zawadka – 11th

Barbara Morey – 12th               Michelle Lemieux & Luc Laurin – 12th

Moe Amyot – 13th                   Shirley Daly – 14th      

Pauline Leduc – 16th                Edwin Murphy – 17th  

Gail Nadeau – 17th                   Pauline Leduc & Mike Groulx – 18th

Robert & Irene Lalonde – 21st        Frank Powers – 23rd

Pat Prud’homme – 27th             John O’Farrell – 28th

Paul Paiement Jr. – 28th                David & Lorraine Whitworth – 28th




            Our deepest sympathy to the Foley Family on the passing away of Jessie.  Her funeral was held at St. Columban’s on Friday. 

            Also our sympathy to Shirley & Norbert Daly on the passing away of Shirley’s brother, Daly Brennan.  His funeral was held last week in Ottawa. May they both rest in peace. 



            It is with many thanks to the Gatineau Friendship Club, that they were able to raise $1,120.00 for our parish. Also, thank you to all the people who attended.  It was a fun filled evening.





Friday, May 14 and Saturday May, 15

Friday, May 21 and Saturday May, 22


This Seminar takes place over the course of two weekends, which are designed to help participants establish and deepen their relationship with Jesus Christ. The teachings, discussions, praise and worship, and prayer lead participants to experience an awakening of the gifts and fruits of the Holy Spirit, bestowed at Baptism and Confirmation.

Fridays will be 7:30 to 9:30 pm (in the hall)

Saturdays will be 9 am to 4 pm (in the hall)


Please consider this invitation to join us and share it with your friends - everyone is welcome. Once you have decided, you will need to register with Carol Léonard by calling the office.


Thank you and God bless.


SUNDAY COLLECTION – It has been suggested to the Wardens’ Board that we look into the possibility of automatic withdrawal from bank accounts for the Sunday collection.  This obviously has its advantages, (you don’t have to remember to keep the right amount of cash for your envelope every Sunday; when you are away, your donation goes in anyway; the parish collection goes up....)  But apparently, persons who accept to do this have to pay a certain fee to their bank.  If there is sufficient interest expressed, we will pursue the matter and come back to you with full details.  Could you respond to the following survey, cut it out and put it in the collection basket before the end of April.

Name :  _______________________________________________________________

I would be interested in contributing to the Sunday collection through automatic withdrawal from my bank account.