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IMPORTANT NOTICE - AVIS IMPORTANT - AVVISO IMPORTANTE
2021-04-29


PASTORAL PLANNING

A de-confinement committee meeting was held by Zoom on April 29, 2021, for the pastoral planning of our church community.

1. The month of May is dedicated to our Blessed Mother Mary. We will continue to celebrate Mass every morning at 8:30 am. The Mass is always preceded by the recitation of the rosary in church by our Marian group.
2. Mother’s Day: is May 9th this year, because of the pandemic we will not sell roses on this day in order to avoid the spreading of the infection of corona virus and its variants or mutations.
3. The Feast of Mary Mother of Christians, venerated in our church, will have the following program:

The novena will start on May 20th and it will consist of special prayers said after the morning Mass, for 9 consecutive days.

The feast will be held on Sunday May 30th with the celebration of the Mass in Italian at 8:30 am and 10:00 am; in English at 11:30 am; and in Spanish at 01:00 pm. No Mass in the evening.

A virtual concert will be held at 3:00 pm from our church and broadcast by live streaming. Tania D’Alessandro and the New Generation Group of our church will organize this special initiative virtually. The selling of raffle tickets for $5.00 each available from our church website. Click the button below to purchase your raffle ticket(s).

Adoration of the blessed sacrament. Every Friday, during the month of May, starting next Friday, May 7th, we will have an hour of adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in church, from 9:00 to 10:00 am. The days of the novena we will have the rosary before the morning Mass, then the celebration of the Mass followed by the novena.

4. Confessions, First Communion and Confirmation

Confessions of the children will be held during the month of June. First Communion and Confirmation will be held during the month of August starting with the last Saturday of July 2021. The schedule will be as follows: (subject to change depending on restrictions)

Confessions:
Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at 7:00 pm: grades 2 and 3 (2 groups)
Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at 7:00 pm - grade 5 (2 groups)
Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at 7:00 pm - grade 6 (2 groups)

First communion:
Saturday, July 31, 2021:
10:00 am - group 1
01:00 pm - group 2

Saturday, August 7, 2021:
10:00 am - group 3
02:00 pm - group 4

Confirmation:
Saturday, August 14, 2021:
10:00 am - group 1
02:00 pm - group 2

Saturday, August 21, 2021:
10:00 am - group 3
02:00 pm - group 4

5. Special donations to our church. Since we cannot have any collections during the pandemic, we are asking all our parishioners to contribute generously by :

a) Placing their donations in the boxes placed at the entrance of the church. You can use your regular envelopes or the proper envelopes for our Feast of the Madonna.
b) You may also donate electronically anytime on our website by clicking the yellow "Donate Now" button at the top menu and after completing the online form, you will automatically receive an income tax receipt to you, by email.

Thank-you for your support !




MADRE DEI CRISTIANI CATHOLIC CHURCH

We are the Pastoral Unit for the two Italian Missions in the southwest of Montreal. The same priests are ministering to the following two Italian Missions and to the Latino Community at Madre dei Cristiani Church:

1) “Madre dei Cristiani” – 7935 rue Lefebvre, Lasalle QC H8N 2A9
Telephone : 514-365-2830

2) “Annunziata” – 4360 rue Broadway, Lachine QC H8T 1V2
Telephone : 514 634-2174
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Our priests:

Reverend Joseph Fugolo, c.s. – Pastor

Reverend Jairo Alfonso Avila – Associate Pastor
(Special pastoral care to the Latino Community in LaSalle)

Office secretary:
Telephone : 514 365-2830
Fax : 514 365-5719

Office Hours: from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
By appointment only. Please call the office at 514-365-2830.