Father Magellan Marcoquez receives a medal from the National Assembly

L’abbé Magella Marcoux reçoit la médaille de l’Assemblée nationale

To underline the 60-year-old priesthood of his father, Magellan Marcos, Eric Lefebvre, a member of the Artabasca Parliament and chief whip of the Quebec government, presented him with a medal from the National Assembly. He was awarded the medal in recognition of his achievements in ten communities over the past six decades.

Born in St. Ferdinand in 1936 and raised in a family of 12 siblings, Father Marcox was appointed in May 1961. Then Beauport, Thetford Mines, St-Basil-de-Port Nouveau, St-Malo, Loretteville, St-Adrian-de-Irlande, St-Jean-de-Viani than St. Ferdinand. Father Marcox has always acknowledged his closeness to young and old, but he has always valued continuing in this field to meet the needs of the people around him.

“He really is a ray of sunlight. He knows everyone in St. Ferdinand, and the whole people know him well. Father Magella pays attention to the smallest details and considers all human beings. That is why all the names of his parishioners and their telephone numbers are known one by one on their birthdays. Not forgetting that for 25 years, he went to the school’s entrance to wish all students a good day. It is indeed a great honor to present him with the Medal of the National Assembly, ”he said. Lefebvre explains.

Priest Magellan Marcos has always made it clear that he worked for the individual, not the system. Initially from 4e Rang de Saint-Ferdinand, he was always very active in this field, in addition to performing religious ceremonies, he went to the bedside of hospitalized parishioners, regularly visited the elderly and participated in the food drive before each Christmas. When distributing food received at all discretion.

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“Magella is a lifelong service to others, and the National Assembly deserves their recognition,” said Yves Chalbois, Mayor of St. Ferdinand.

“Every priest has his own personality and way of doing things. For my part, I did not, I am sensitive to the details or of friendship, brotherhood and hospitality, the love of the heart to stop the transfer of people and activities. I often say that my parish visits are my favorite pastime and have allowed me to make great friends. To this great honor which I have received today, Shri. I want to thank Lefebvre, ”Father Marcox concludes.

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