Author Archives: Leo Marchildon

Grade 6 Lenten Food Drive

The Grade 6 Catechism class would like to thank parishioners for their kindness and generosity during our 1st Lenten Food Drive project. During the weeks of Lent you donated over 365 items of food and personal care products that will be given to very deserving charities. We also want to … Continue reading

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Easter Flowers in memoriam

2019 EASTER FLOWERS IN MEMORY OF: Frank & Delima Richard & DFM, Harry Nabuurs, Ambrose & Lena Doyle, Andrew Coady, Hubert & Anne Murphy, Roy & Viola Hood, Mercier Mullin, Owen & Mary Kelly, Bernie & Joe Kelly, Eleanor Doucette, Fr. Floyd Gallant, Michael McGrath, Mike & Kay Robison, Bernadine … Continue reading

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St. Vincent de Paul Monthly Meeting

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL Monthly Meeting: Thursday, April 25 at 7:30 pm in the K of C Room. Please use Dorchester side entrance.

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Refurbished Front Doors

The refurbished front doors have been installed at the church. We acknowledge with gratitude the commitment and skill of the staff and students of the Holland College Heritage Retrofit Carpentry Program. The remaining two doors are scheduled for the same treatment as space becomes available in the upcoming Holland College … Continue reading

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Church Steps

As we well know, the front steps to the church are in dire need of repair. Arrangements have been made to begin work once the weather is suitable. In the meantime, please exercise caution when using the steps.

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Spring Liturgical Conference

“Nourish us with Sacred Story”. A day of reflection, prayer, teaching, and discussion on the Liturgy of the Word in the Eucharist. Saturday, May 11, 10 am – 3 pm, St. Francis of Assisi church, Cornwall. Facilitator is Fr. Keith Kennific. No charge. Please take your own lunch. Coffee and … Continue reading

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Basilica Centenary Concert

Thursday, May 23 at 7 pm in the church. This special concert will include an overview of St. Dunstan’s life, as well as a sketch of the Basilica’s hundred-year history. Throughout, led by the Basilica Choir and director, Leo Marchildon, will be heard a sampling of liturgical music and hymnody … Continue reading

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Healing Mass

Wednesday April 24, 7 pm in the basement of St. Dunstan’s Basilica, Dorchester St. entrance. Fr. Brian MacDougall is the celebrant. All are welcome.

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A Word of Thanks!

Thank you to all who helped to prepare and celebrate our Holy Week liturgies. To those involved in music ministry, altar servers, lectors, Eucharistic ministers, Paddy, our sacristans, ushers, those who donated flowers for the Sanctuary, and all who have helped in any way: a heart-felt prayer of thanks for … Continue reading

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Divine Mercy Sunday

Sunday, April 28, 2:30 pm, Holy Hour at St. Dunstan’s. During this celebration, we will solemnly bless and venerate the Image of Divine Mercy. All are encouraged to take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to receive an outpouring of our Lord’s grace on this great Feast of Mercy.

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Earth Day Musical Evening

Easter Monday, April 22 at St. Pius X Church at 7 pm. This is an evening of music and song to celebrate the beauties of our common home, the Earth. Organized by The Martha Spirituality Centre. Involved will be Leo Marchildon, our music director. Admission is by donation to support … Continue reading

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Stations of the Cross in Silhouette

THE CREW – A diocesan-wide youth group, will be presenting the “Stations of the Cross in Silhouette” with meditations and prayers from the diary of St. Faustina. Please join us at at St. Dunstan’s Basilica Good Friday, April 19 at 7:30 pm. This prayerful event is a fundraiser for members … Continue reading

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2018 Financial Statement

You will recall from last week’s Property and Finance Committee address that our Sunday Collection amount was down last year by approximately $25,000.00 from 2017. Your response to this reality in whatever way you are able is appreciated. Further, to help offset rising fuel consumption and costs, it was announced … Continue reading

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100 Years – St. Dunstan’s

As a way of marking the centennial of our present Basilica, we will be providing some historical sketches over the course of this year. Our thanks to Fr. Art O’Shea for these. Today, we’ll start way back… Two hundred years ago the Diocese of Quebec was the only Roman Catholic … Continue reading

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Automatic Debit

Automatic debit is an option for those who would like to contribute using that means. Please contact the Parish Office for information.

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