Church bells to ring
The Wedgeport Legion Branch 155 has invited the nine churches in its catchment area to ring their bells simultaneously 100 times at 5-second intervals on Remembrance Day on Sunday, Nov. 11 at sunset – more precisely beginning at 5:02 pm.
Of the nine churches, the Quinan church bell does not work. The Comeau’s Hill-Little River Harbour church is closed. However, the bell will be brought at the war memorial in front and rung 100 times. Church bells in Melbourne, Wedgeport, Pleasant Lake (to be confirmed at our press deadline), Tusket, SAR, Amirault’s Hill and Surette’s Island will ring.
Church bells rang 100 years ago to celebrate the end of World War One and the Armistice.
In 1945 Leslie Muise was a young lad living not far from Sainte-Anne Church. He heard the church bell ring. He went to find out why. He was told it was to announce and celebrate the end of WW 2.