250th Year of Assumption Parish in Windsor

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Assumption Parish Celebrates its 250th year!

Before Windsor, before Ontario and before Canada there was already Our Lady of Assumption parish, which has been recognized as the nations’ oldest west of Montreal.

One of the most beautiful historical landmarks in West Canada – Assumption Parish celebrates its 250-th Anniversary as the parish dates back to Oct. 3, 1767 when its first pastor was named and assigned to care for Huron and French settlers on what is now Windsor’s west end near the shores of the Detroit River.

On Sunday, Oct. 1, Holy Name Of Mary will host the primary celebration for the actual Oct. 3 founding anniversary. Mass is scheduled at 11 a.m. with Bishop Ronald Fabbro and Bishop Joseph Dabrowski in attendance followed by a gala luncheon at 2:00 pm, Caboto Club – Canada Room. Tickets – $35 per person available at the Parish Office 350 Huron Church, ph.: (519) 253-2493

For more information check the Assumption Parish website: assumption.dol.ca/250th/

 

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Logo  Image – Assumption 250th Anniversary  Organizing Committee

Text: Maria Wojewnik