SANKT BONIFATIUS
90th Anniversary 1930 - 2020

At Sankt Bonifatius, we continue to remain closed, until further notice. 

(Even though a ministerial order issued by the Government of Quebec is now allowing places of worship to open with a maximum of 10 participants.)


Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.

"Wer in mir bleibt und ich in ihm, der bringt viel Frucht." Johannes 15,1-8

"Abide in My love...you shall bear much fruit."

John 15: 1-17

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NOT APPLICABLE AT THIS TIME, AS WE CONTINUE TO REMAIN CLOSED.

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WE WELCOME YOU.

However, STAY AT HOME IF:

1. You or someone you live with is feeling ill.

2. You or someone you live with is self-isolating.

3. You or someone you live with has travelled outside of the country in the last 14 days.

On your arrival please follow these Health and Safety Rules.  

1. Arrive wearing a face mask.

2. Sanitize your hands at the top landing before you proceed to the pews.

3. We will tick off your name on arrival, to allow for your protection, if needed for contact tracing.

4. Proceed to those pews that are OPEN for your use. 

5. Continue to wear your face mask AT ALL TIMES (except when receiving Communion.)

6. For the receiving of Communion, Father will come to you, at your pew. Refrain from saying "Amen" out loud.

7. Please REFRAIN from singing. 

8. Please DO NOT congregate after Mass and keep your distancing, of 2 meters, AT ALL TIMES.

God bless us and keep us safe always.

 

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Johannes 15,1-8

Ich bin der wahre Weinstock und mein Vater der Weingärtner.
Bleibt in mir und ich in euch.
Wie die Rebe keine Frucht bringen kann aus sich selbst, wenn sie nicht am Weinstock bleibt, so auch ihr nicht, wenn ihr nicht an mir bleibt.
Ich bin der Weinstock, ihr seid die Reben. Wer in mir bleibt und ich in ihm, der bringt viel Frucht; denn ohne mich könnt ihr nichts tun. Amen

John 15:1-17

I am the true vine, and my Father is the vine grower. He removes every branch in me that bears no fruit. Every branch that bears fruit he prunes to make it bear more fruit. You have already been cleansed by the word that I have spoken to you.

Abide in me as I abide in you.

Just as the branch cannot bear fruit by itself unless it abides in the vine, neither can you unless you abide in me. I am the vine, you are the branches. Those who abide in me and I in them bear much fruit, because apart from me you can do nothing. Whoever does not abide in me is thrown away like a branch and withers; such branches are gathered, thrown into the fire, and burned. If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask for whatever you wish, and it will be done for you. My Father is glorified by this, that you bear

much fruit and become my disciples. As the Father has loved me, so I have loved you; abide in my love. If you keep my commandments, you will abide in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commandments and abide in his love. I have said these things to you so that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be complete. This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. You are my friends if you do what I command you. I do not call you servants any longer, because the servant does not know what the master is doing; but I have called you friends, because I have made known to you everything that I have heard from my Father. You did not choose me but I chose you. And I appointed you to go and bear fruit, fruit that will last, so that the Father will give you whatever you ask him in my name. I am giving you these commands so that you may love one another.

New Revised Standard Version

 
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Father Westphal's homily messages: January 3, 2021.

 

Father W's message from his homily of January 3, 2021

Epiphany means "awakening"; such, it summarizes our spiritual journey... it was the “star” at Bethlehem that revealed the fact of the Saviour’s birth. Keep your eyes on the "star", the "star" within you. Once you meet Christ, you will never go back again. Our lives will change forever.

Want to reach humanity?

Be open to God's grace in your life.

We are to live here on earth as travelers bound for a better place.

Heaven is our destination and home.

“I will guide you along the best pathway for your life. I will advise you and watch over you."

Psalm 32:8

 

          Danke sehr / Thank you very much

Vielen Dank für Ihre finanzielle Unterstützung für das Jahr 2020. Und bitte unterstützen Sie uns auch in diesem neuen Jahr 2021. In dieser Zeit der Pandemie vermissen wir viele unserer Gemeindemitglieder. Wir freuen uns darauf, euch bald zu sehen.

Thank you kindly for your financial support for the year 2020. And please do continue to support us in this year of 2021. We are missing many of our parishioners during this restrained period of the pandemic. We look forward to seeing you soon.

Please note: We are no longer ordering nor providing Parishioners' envelopes for our Sunday collections. Please use any older envelopes you may have left over, or envelopes to be found at the back of the church, or simply your own plain envelopes. Please ensure that you write your name or parishioner number on the envelope. Perhaps you may be more open to monthly contributions instead, either in the Sunday collection basket at the back of the church, or even through the mail. 

More parishioners have started to use the online giving option. Please Click below, if this option interests you. 

(For these online contributions: Instantaneous tax receipts will be 

issued by CanadaHelps for one-time contributions/donations, and yearly tax receipts will be issued by CanadaHelps when monthly contributions/donations are chosen.)

 
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PASTORALE DIENSTE 

TAUFEN: Rufen Sie bitte an zur Vorbereitung.

HOCHZEITEN: Rufen Sie bitte an bevor Sie ein Hochzeitsdatum festlegen.

KRANKENBESUCHE: Rufen Sie bitte an, wenn jemand einen Besuch wünscht, die Krankensalbung oder die Kommunion. 

BEICHTEN: Es besteht immer die Gelegenheit vor der heiligen Messe zu beichten.



PASTORAL SERVICES


BAPTISM: Please call the parish to arrange for preparation.

MARRIAGE: Please call the parish before setting a wedding date.

VISITING the SICK: Please call the parish if a sick family member would like a visit to receive the sacraments of Anointing of the Sick or Communion.

CONFESSION: There is always the opportunity for Confession before Holy Mass.

  

 
 

Parochial Administrator
Father Gerald Westphal

SECRETARY: Katie Gufler

WARDENS: 

Frieda Flisar

Trudis Goldsmith

Tom Kroll

Theresa Schlesak

Tony Schoonen

Contact Form &
Update Your Info / or Comments

Please note: You may use this form, using the Comments box, to reserve a seat or seats for any given Sunday Mass, during this pandemic period of restrictions for Mass attendance.

Please send us your latest contact information, or perhaps you have some positive input.

 

Contact:

Church: 3751 Avenue de-l'Hôtel-de-Ville, Montréal, QC H2W 2G4

Mailing Address (Rectory):   St. Boniface Parish, 3760 Avenue de l'Hôtel-de-Ville, Montréal, QC  H2W 2G4

stbonifacemtl@bellnet.ca   (secretary & pastoral)

stbonifacemtl@gmail.com  (wardens & 90th anniversary)

514-849-8574

 

P a r k I n g  M a p

We have attempted to highlight, in orange on this map, where there are potential free parking spots for our Sunday Masses. 

We continue to suggest that a good option is to park in front of the meters around us, which are free until 1 pm, or one can purchase a $12 day sticker from the corner store. 

Public Parking Lots: St. Dominque between Pine & Sherbrooke $10 per day. Cherrier & St. Denis $8 on Sundays. ***LAVAL ST & ROY ST are now OPEN for PARKING again.***

 
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