SANKT BONIFATIUS
90th Anniversary 1930 - 2020

We are still with the continued restrictions of 25 people attending Masses.  

Please call the rectory office @ 514-849-8574 when you would like to attend Mass, or click on Contact Form, on the menu line. 

Die Heilige Messe um 10:00 Uhr Sonntags.

Holy Mass on Sundays at 10:00 a.m.

Christmas Masses Dec. 24: 8 pm

Dec. 25: 9 am & 10 am

December 6, 2nd Sunday in ADVENT 

(Liturgical colour purple: preparation & repentance.)

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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.

 

Advent: "The Lord is Coming."

29. November-Prophecy Candle - Hope

06. Dezember-Bethlehem Candle - Faith/Love

13. Dezember-Shepherd's Candle - Joy

20. Dezember-Angel's Candle - Peace

25. Dezember-Christ Candle - Purity

„Christus, Licht der Welt“

"During Advent, we’re invited to enter more frequently into silence, into prayer and reflection, into Scripture, and into the sacramental life of the Church, all to prepare for celebrating Christmas."

Source: catholicnewsagency

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Advent is also a time of year when so many need our help, and it is also very accentuated in this pandemic year.

Sankt Bonifatius, in this giving season as always, has provided for donations to our various communities in need.

Gegen Ende des Jahres...ebenfalls

Bitte denken Sie daran, der diesjährige Jahresbeitrag muß spätestens bis zum 27.Dez. eingezahlt sein, damit die Quittung noch für 2020 ausgestellt werden kann. Herzlichen Dank für ihre finanzielle Unterstützung, die notwendig ist um die Pfarrei zu erhalten. Danke.

(Unsere Einnahmen sind stark reduziert.)

As the year end approaches... also

Kindly remember to send in your annual giving contributions by December 27, to have them included on you 2020 tax receipts for charities. Thank you kindly for this financial support, which is needed to keep the Parish going. Thank you.

(Our revenues are greatly reduced.)

Our current ways of Giving through our Sunday parishioners' envelopes, other envelopes, or by mail-in cheques will continue.  We also have the option for online contributions as well.

(For these online contributions: Instantaneous tax receipts will be issued by CanadaHelps for one-time donations, and yearly tax receipts will be issued by CanadaHelps when monthly donations are chosen.)

Click below.

 

Father Westphal's homily messages 

 

Father W's message from his homily of November 22nd... a chosen excerpt from...

ENCYCLICAL LETTER
FRATELLI  TUTTI
OF THE HOLY FATHER
FRANCIS
ON FRATERNITY AND SOCIAL FRIENDSHIP

A Prayer to the Creator

Lord, Father of our human family,
you created all human beings equal in dignity:
pour forth into our hearts a fraternal spirit
and inspire in us a dream of renewed encounter, 
dialogue, justice and peace.
Move us to create healthier societies
and a more dignified world,
a world without hunger, poverty, violence and war.

May our hearts be open
to all the peoples and nations of the earth.
May we recognize the goodness and beauty
that you have sown in each of us,
and thus forge bonds of unity, common projects,
and shared dreams. Amen

 An Ecumenical Christian Prayer

O God, Trinity of love,
from the profound communion of your divine life,
pour out upon us a torrent of fraternal love.
Grant us the love reflected in the actions of Jesus,
in his family of Nazareth, 
and in the early Christian community.

Grant that we Christians may live the Gospel,
discovering Christ in each human being,
recognizing him crucified
in the sufferings of the abandoned
and forgotten of our world,
and risen in each brother or sister
who makes a new start.

Come, Holy Spirit, show us your beauty,
reflected in all the peoples of the earth,
so that we may discover anew 
that all are important and all are necessary,
different faces of the one humanity 
that God so loves. Amen.

Given in Assisi, at the tomb of Saint Francis, on 3 October, Vigil of the Feast of the Saint, in the year 2020, the eighth of my Pontificate.

 

Franciscus

 

Click here to read Pope Francis' encyclical, in part or in its entirety, and in your preferred language. 

 

Father W's message from his homily of October 25th

Mark 12:29-31

 “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” 



As Father W says: "This says it all!"

 
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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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