Parish Bulletin: Sunday January 11, 2015

Masses and Celebrations for the Week

Day Time and Place Celebration Intention
Monday     No Mass


10:00 AM


  Deceased Family Members of the Bisson Family

By: Claire Gagnon



10:00 AM


  In Thanksgiving for favour received

By: Marilyn



10:00 AM

St. Joseph

  Souls in Purgatory

By: A parishioner

Friday 7:00 PM

St. Joseph

  Matthew Schreader

By: The Family

Saturday 5:00 PM


  Carmen, Lorna, Billy & Andrew Keon

By: Lois & Barry

Sunday 9:00 AM

St. Joseph

Daryl England & Andrew Gribbon

By: Lois Barry & Family

Sunday 10:30 AM


Missa Pro Populo


Parish Lectors Communion
Sheen Francis Downey Peter Gleason
St. Joseph Denzil Spence Elaine McGuire
Chapeau Julia Dyke Andre, Nicole
Parish Offertory


December 28th Collection Counter for Monday January 19th, 2015
Sheen $2077.00 $398.00 Laetitia Tardiff Peacock
St. Joseph $1240.00 $1321.00
Chapeau $3737.00 $1673.00  

PLEASE PRAY FOR THE SICK: Alexis Lepine, Alvin Lepine, Amelia Swann, Peter Breekyk, Frances Giroux (St. Joseph) Chris Gardner, Teresa Gaston, Norma Ranger ,Doreen Dubeau, Jacqueline Lepine, John Lapierre, and Judy Sullivan.

ALPHONSUS C.W.L: Please continue to bring in your used stamps.

ENVELOPE BOXES:  If you are new to the Parish or if your name is not on any of the boxes. Please feel free to take a blank box and put your name and address on your first couple of envelopes so we can put you into the system. Thank you so much.

ALPHONSUS CWL: will sponsor a CARD PARTY for our Peruvian Child at Harrington Community Centre today Sunday, January 11th. Registration at 1 p.m. and cards begin at 1:30 p.m. Light lunch will be served.

CWL membership fees ($20.00) are due anytime now. Kindly use the envelope in your box or a regular one marked “CWL Fees” with your name on it. It can be dropped in the collection basket or given to a member.

The new schedule for lectors and EOMC is ready and can be picked up in the vestry.

MARRIAGE BANNS: There is a promise of marriage between: Molly Bridget McGuire, daughter of Charlie McGuire and Nancy Bimm of St. Joseph’s, QC; and Joshua John Pasch, son of John Pasch and Sandy Taylor of Ladysmith, QC. The wedding is scheduled to be celebrated on 21 February 2015 in St. Joseph’s Parish.

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Sister Muriel O’Connor(sister of Iveagh Duff & Aunt of Leonard & Lawrence Duff) Who passed away on Wednesday, January 7th.

THANK YOU: Cammie & Tim Doyle would like to thank friends, neighbours, and family for their kindness and support at the time of Edwin’s death. Thank you for the expressions of sympathy as well as donations to charities in Edwin’s memory and the memorial masses to be said. As well thank you to those who donated food and provided flowers. Thank you to Father Moyle and the Sheen choir as well as those who helped with the grave. It is all truly appreciated and will never be forgotten.

YOUNG AT HEART: At their meeting January 7th, they passed a motion that their members are to play cards on Wednesday afternoons from 1-3 pm until June.

-Wednesday January 21st there will be a potluck dinner at 12 noon. Hope to see a lot of members attend.

-Young at Heart is sponsoring Monday night Euchre games until March 30th. We hope members will contribute to gifts for door prizes.

FUNDRAISING: I am raising money for a volunteer trip to the Dominican Republic for Community Development. As a fundraiser I will be lending a helping hand to those interested for a donation. (if you have any lingering tasks you wish to have me do) Between December 21st and January 9th. There will be 4 hour increments of service provided. Please contact Olivia Jennings at (613) 639-0136 or (819) 689-2300– as spaces will fill up quickly. However if you wish to only make a donation please visit and select fundraising payments as payment type, or by mail to me at 483 river road Chapeau Qc J0X 1M0.

LOOKING FOR A BABYSITTER???: I am very interested. I have an infant CPR certificate & the Babysitter’s course and I am great with children. I am available on weekends. Please call Presha Donohue 819-689-5576. References are available on request.

Yoga with Jason. Thursdays January 8-Feb 12 from 12:30-1:30 at St. Joseph’s Centre for Families and Seniors. Cost is $65 for 6 sessions or $14 drop-in fee. **Minimum 10 people need to be pre-registered to offer the class** Contact the municipality of L’Isle-aux-Allumettes  to register or 819-689-2266.

Zumba. Mondays January 12-February 23 except February 9 (6 classes). Minimum 15 people required to offer the course. **You must pre-register and pre-pay**$36 for 6 weeks or $7 drop-in fee. Contact the municipality of L’Isle-aux-Allumettes to register or 819-689-2266.

CHOSEN: Once we enter in the New Year, Our Lady of Lourdes in Pembroke will begin a youth ministry program called “Chosen.” Youth from other parishes are most welcome. Who? Youth from Grades 9-12,

What ? Dynamic Faith formation. When? on Sundays from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Where? at Our Lady of Lourdes Hall Why? This is an awesome program and our faith is worth it! Questions? Contact Fr. Michael 613-735-6392.

UPPER PONTIAC SPORTS COMPLEX:   is open for public skating Wednesdays and Fridays 6:30 to 7:50.  The cost is $2 for adults, $1 for children and free when we have a sponsor.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS: Bishop N.Z. Lorrain council of the Knights of Columbus will host a night with Milton Fraser of the Pembroke office of the Alzheimer’s society of Ottawa and Renfrew County. The topic will be Alzheimer’s Awareness Month and will be on Tuesday, Jan. 27 at the K of C Hall on Ellis Avenue, Pembroke starting at 7 p.m. This event is open to council members, their families and the community at large.

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