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