Gagne-Bellavance Family Association

Annual Gathering September 8-10, 2017

at St-Eustache, Quebec

Below are photos taken at our annual gathering for 2017.

Officers of the Association at the annual meeting on Saturday September 9.

Members of the Association at the meeting.

A turtle crosses the road that leads to the town of St. Eustache.

One of many restored historic houses in the town.

Another restored house.

The Legare Mill was on the tour. Our group got a lecture and a tour inside the mill.

A descriptive outdoor plaque near the street.

Entrance to the Legare Mill.

On many buildings were large paintings (frescos) of historic events in the town.

This one is “The Fresco of the Lords.”

In this scene, the original resident notary in the town,

Pierre-Remy Gagnier

witnesses a contract between two parties.

This is the descriptive plaque of the “Fresco of the Lords.”

          An outdoor piano is available for anyone to play.


This fresco shows the local farmers’ market.

The pregnant woman in modern dress on the left is a part of the picture as well.

This fresco shows the original general store. A “customer” in modern dress is at the right.

At Sunday Mass on September 10, Father John Gagnier concelebrated with the local pastor,

Father Luc Bouchard, at the church of Saint Eustache.

Some of group posed in front of the church after Mass. Others went ahead to the brunch.

The Sunday brunch was after the Mass.

Group photo after the Brunch.

On January 29, 2018 Father Gagnier posed in Las Vegas with a street sign.

He will celebrate 40 years as a priest on April 28, 2018 during a trip to the Vatican.