Friday, October 26, 2007

Father Jean-Louis BOURBON (1916-2007)

Born 1916-11-02, the son of J. A. Camille BOURDON and Albertine DUPUY, died 2007-10-21 at Charles-Lemoyne Hospital in Longueuil, QC. Funeral presided by Msgr. Jacques BERTHELET, C.S.V. at the Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in LaPrairie on October 26, 2007.
Father BOURDON was ordained to the Roman Catholic priesthood in 1941-03-09 by Msgr. Atanase FORGET at Nativity parish in LaPrairie, QC. He was the oldest priest in the Saint-Jean-Longueuil diocese.
Among other activities, he taught at the Seminary in St-Jean from 1941-1953. He also served as assistant pastor at Ste-Famille parish in Boucherville, QC (1959) & was pastor of Ste-Louise-de-Marillac parish in Longueui, QC (1960) & of St-Edmond parish in St-Jean, QC (1966), pastor of Très-St-Coeur-de-Marie parish in Chambly, QC (1978), as well as assistant pastor at St-Joseph-de-Chambly parish (1985).
Father BOURDON leaves behind his grieving sisters, Camille, Louise, Françoise, Thérèse and Andrée as well as his brother, Gilles.Burial will be at Côte-des-Neiges Cemetery in Montréal, QC

Saturday, October 20, 2007

Saint-Georges-de-Beauce, QC

The history of the Roman Catholic Church in Saint-Georges-de-Beauce, QC is explored through beautifu pictures in the October 2007(Vol. 135, No. 9) issue of the Revue Saint-Anne monthly publication. The first chapel dates back to 1820. The architect, Denis OUELLET, drew the plans for the present-day church building in 1900. The Church was blessed in 1902 by Cardinal BÉGIN. Seven photographs grace the article.
For more information
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that will bring you to the official site of
Sainte-Anne Shrine.

Saturday, October 06, 2007

Délia TÉTREAULT (1865-1941)

b. 1865-02-05
Marieville, Rouville County, QC
d. 1941-10-09
Montréal, QC
She was the foundress of the Québec Roman Catholic religious community of the
Missionaries of the Immaculate Conception
Known in religious life as
Soeur Marie du Saint-Esprit, MIC
For more information about Délia TÉTREALT
and the Sisters,
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to be brought to their official ENGLISH site