Cameron: Father Bernard Cameron

 

Father Bernard Cameron is a Roman Catholic priest, Diocese of Alexandria-Cornwall, Ontario.  Ordained 39 May 1958 by Bishop Rosario Brodeur.

Sex abuse allegations by Ron Leroux.   Allegations that he was seen at the home of probation officer Ken Seguin and cottage of former Crown attorney Malcolm MacDonald

Father Cameron Sues

Father Bernard Cameron was one one of six priests from the Diocese of Alexandria-Cornwall who, along with Bishop Eugene Larocque, in the Fall of 2000 initiated legal action  against 8 persons or businesses.  The lawsuit did not proceed to discovery never mind trial.See the Statement of Claim and further details regarding the lawsuit here:

The Lawsuit

15 October 2017:   Father Bernie Cameron Obituary

18 October 2017:  Long serving priest, Bernie Cameron, has died

15 April 1933:  Born and raised in St. Andrew’s West (on the outskirts of Cornwall Ontario)

– attended St. Andrew’s Private School (M)

– attended Scarboro’s Nazareth House in St. Mary’s Ontario (M)

– attained Bachelor of Theology at le Grand Séminaire de Saint Sulpice in Montreal (M)

30 May1958:  ORDAINED at St St. Andrew’s Roman Catholic Church by Bishop Rosario Brodeur

1958-1961:  assisting at St. Columban’s Roman Catholic Church, Ottawa (M)

1961:  Pastor, St. Catherine of Sienna in Greenfield

1967: Diocesan Vocations Committee (with Monsignor Cyrille R. Contant, Fathers Thomas Villeneuve and Lucien Lussier, and Chairman Bishop Joseph Aurele Plourde)

1974-1998:  St. Finnan’s Cathedral, Alexandria, Ontario

1988:  Rector at St. Finnan’s Cathedral, Alexandria, Ontario

1991:  appointed Spiritual Director for diocesan Catholic Women’s League

1999, 2000:  Pastor. St. Anthony in Apple Hill, Ontario with mission in Saint Michael in Monkland

2001 – 2013:  Pastor at St. Andrew’s Roman Catholic Church, St. Andrew’s West, Ontario

December 2012:  honoured with a Diamond Jubilee medal(scroll down for article)

2002 –   Pastor St. Andrew’s Roman Catholic Church, St. Andrew’s West (CCCD)

15 October 2017:  DIED

19 October 2017:  2 pm, Funeral at St. Andrew’s Roman Catholic Church, St. Andrews West, Ontario – Archbishop Terrence Prendergast officiating

Lauzon to honour community leaders

Cornwall Standard Freeholder

CORNWALL – Thirty prominent community members will be honoured with Diamond Jubilee medals next month.

Stormont, Dundas and South Glengarry MP Guy Lauzon announced his recipients on Tuesday, with Sean Adams, Jim Brownell, Gerald Samson, and Gilles Latour among them.

“We were overwhelmed with the response to nominations and the number of worthy candidates for the medals,” said Lauzon in a press release. “We are so blessed to live in such a great community and country.”

The medal was created this year to mark the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth’s reign. Politicians at both the federal and provincial level were given the opportunity to honour worthy residents in their communities.

In this riding, Lauzon also named Bill Bresee, Pastor Thurland Brown, Wayne Burns, Father Bernard Cameron, Shirley Coons, Mamie David, Rose Desnoyers, Joan Farlinger, Barbara Ann Glaude, Doug Grenkie, Dr. Graham Houze, Ernie Filiion, Ken Heagle, Sandy Lalonde, Rachelle Lamond, Rick Marvell, Dr. Mary Randlett, Josee Sauve, Rick Shaver, Sue Tarle, Theresa Taylor, Trevor Tolley, Karen Torrie-Racine, Helen Tupper, Sandy Weagan and Mariam Wheeler.

“These individuals have truly made a difference and are excellent examples of leaders and Canadians who make us proud,” said Lauzon.

The recipients will be formally presented with the medals on Sunday, Dec. 9, at a ceremony at St. Andrews Catholic Church at 1:30 p.m. The event is open to the public.

Priest comes full circle in St. Andrews

Cornwall Standard Freeholder
02 June 2008

Posted By KATHLEEN HAY

A half century of the priesthood has come full circle for Rev. Bernard Cameron.

Fifty years to the day that he said his first mass Sunday, June 1, 1958, the village native was at the pulpit Sunday rejoicing in the occasion with his St. Andrews West parish.

“The weather was exactly the same today as it was 50 years ago,” he joked after the service. “It was cloudy and humid. My ancestors came here in 1884, I went to school here across the road, I was a former altar boy here at the church.

“I’ve made it full circle and come right back.”

During his mass Sunday, Cameron encouraged his congregation not to lose hope, even if things seem difficult. Likening it to a boat tossed in stormy waters, the priest said Jesus Christ is always there in times of trouble or sadness.

“Be still and know that I am God,” he said, reciting Psalm 46:10.

In particular, he later chatted about how the passing of Rev. Gary Ostler this past week has shocked and saddened the community.

“I used to visit him on Mondays to have lunch,” he said. “He was a good cook, and always had a lot to talk about.

“His death still hasn’t sunk in yet, even to me.”

“It shows that when times are tough, Christ is still there.” said Cameron. “He quiets the waters and the boats.

“Be still and don’t worry. We always survive and we get through.”

For his own part, Cameron, now 75, isn’t planning on retiring anytime soon.

“I’m here as long as my health is good,” he stated.

He decided upon the vocation mostly due to the example of older priests.

“The preaching of the gospel in those days was so direct,” said Cameron. “It was the good news of the gospel as the older generation would say.

“Vocation comes from the home and community, and today we don’t have it.”

Bernard Cameron

Bernie Camerion

Father Bernie Cameron

Father Bernard Cameron was a Roman Catholic priest, Diocese of Alexandria-Cornwall, Ontario.  Ordained 39 May 1958 by Bishop Rosario Brodeur.

Sex abuse allegations by Ron Leroux.   Allegations that he was seen at the home of probation officer Ken Seguin and cottage of former Crown attorney Malcolm MacDonald

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Father Cameron Sues

Father Bernard Cameron was one one of six priests from the Diocese of Alexandria-Cornwall who, along with Bishop Eugene Larocque, in the Fall of 2000 initiated legal action  against 8 persons or businesses.  The lawsuit did not proceed to discovery never mind trial.See the Statement of Claim and further details regarding the lawsuit here:

The Lawsuit

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15 October 2017:   Father Bernie Cameron Obituary

18 October 2017:  Long serving priest, Bernie Cameron, has died

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Unless otherwise indicated the following information is drawn from issues of the Canadian Catholic Church Directory which I happen to have on hand (CCCD), media (M) and personal (P)

19 October 2017:  2 pm, Funeral at St. Andrew’s Roman Catholic Church, St. Andrews West, Ontario – Archbishop Terrence Prendergast officiating (M)

15 October 2017:  DIED (M)

2001 – 2013:  Pastor at St. Andrew’s Roman Catholic Church, St. Andrew’s West, Ontario (M)

December 2012:  honoured with a Diamond Jubilee medal(M – scroll down for article)

2002 –   Pastor St. Andrew’s Roman Catholic Church, St. Andrew’s West (CCCD)

1999, 2000:  Pastor, St. Anthony in Apple Hill, Ontario with mission in Saint Michael in Monkland (CCCD)

1974-1998:  St. Finnan’s Cathedral, Alexandria, Ontario

1991:  appointed Spiritual Director for diocesan Catholic Women’s League (M)

1988:  Rector at St. Finnan’s Cathedral, Alexandria, Ontario

1967: Diocesan Vocations Committee (with Monsignor Cyrille R. Contant, Fathers Thomas Villeneuve and Lucien Lussier, and Chairman Bishop Joseph Aurele Plourde)  (CCCD)

1961: appointed  Pastor, St. Catherine of Sienna in Greenfield (M)

1958-1961:  assisting at St. Columban’s Roman Catholic Church, Ottawa (M)

30 May 1958:  ORDAINED at St St. Andrew’s Roman Catholic Church by Bishop Rosario Brodeur (M)

– attained Bachelor of Theology at le Grand Séminaire de Saint Sulpice in Montreal (M)

– attended Scarboro’s Nazareth House in St. Mary’s Ontario (M)

– attended St. Andrew’s Private School (M)

 

 

 

 

 

15 April 1933:  Born and raised in St. Andrew’s West (on the outskirts of Cornwall Ontario)

 

 

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Lauzon to honour community leaders

Cornwall Standard Freeholder

CORNWALL – Thirty prominent community members will be honoured with Diamond Jubilee medals next month.

Stormont, Dundas and South Glengarry MP Guy Lauzon announced his recipients on Tuesday, with Sean Adams, Jim Brownell, Gerald Samson, and Gilles Latour among them.

“We were overwhelmed with the response to nominations and the number of worthy candidates for the medals,” said Lauzon in a press release. “We are so blessed to live in such a great community and country.”

The medal was created this year to mark the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth’s reign. Politicians at both the federal and provincial level were given the opportunity to honour worthy residents in their communities.

In this riding, Lauzon also named Bill Bresee, Pastor Thurland Brown, Wayne Burns, Father Bernard Cameron, Shirley Coons, Mamie David, Rose Desnoyers, Joan Farlinger, Barbara Ann Glaude, Doug Grenkie, Dr. Graham Houze, Ernie Filiion, Ken Heagle, Sandy Lalonde, Rachelle Lamond, Rick Marvell, Dr. Mary Randlett, Josee Sauve, Rick Shaver, Sue Tarle, Theresa Taylor, Trevor Tolley, Karen Torrie-Racine, Helen Tupper, Sandy Weagan and Mariam Wheeler.

“These individuals have truly made a difference and are excellent examples of leaders and Canadians who make us proud,” said Lauzon.

The recipients will be formally presented with the medals on Sunday, Dec. 9, at a ceremony at St. Andrews Catholic Church at 1:30 p.m. The event is open to the public.

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Priest comes full circle in St. Andrews

Cornwall Standard Freeholder
02 June 2008

Posted By KATHLEEN HAY

A half century of the priesthood has come full circle for Rev. Bernard Cameron.

Fifty years to the day that he said his first mass Sunday, June 1, 1958, the village native was at the pulpit Sunday rejoicing in the occasion with his St. Andrews West parish.

“The weather was exactly the same today as it was 50 years ago,” he joked after the service. “It was cloudy and humid. My ancestors came here in 1884, I went to school here across the road, I was a former altar boy here at the church.

“I’ve made it full circle and come right back.”

During his mass Sunday, Cameron encouraged his congregation not to lose hope, even if things seem difficult. Likening it to a boat tossed in stormy waters, the priest said Jesus Christ is always there in times of trouble or sadness.

“Be still and know that I am God,” he said, reciting Psalm 46:10.

In particular, he later chatted about how the passing of Rev. Gary Ostler this past week has shocked and saddened the community.

“I used to visit him on Mondays to have lunch,” he said. “He was a good cook, and always had a lot to talk about.

“His death still hasn’t sunk in yet, even to me.”

“It shows that when times are tough, Christ is still there.” said Cameron. “He quiets the waters and the boats.

“Be still and don’t worry. We always survive and we get through.”

For his own part, Cameron, now 75, isn’t planning on retiring anytime soon.

“I’m here as long as my health is good,” he stated.

He decided upon the vocation mostly due to the example of older priests.

“The preaching of the gospel in those days was so direct,” said Cameron. “It was the good news of the gospel as the older generation would say.

“Vocation comes from the home and community, and today we don’t have it.”