Parish Bulletin: May 3, 2015 – 5th Sunday of Easter

Masses and Celebrations for the Week

Day Time and Place Celebration Intention
Monday     No Mass


10:00 AM


  In Thanksgiving

By: A parishioner



10:00 AM


  Michel Demers

By: Pat & Judy Keon

Thursday 10:00 AM

St. Joseph

  Denis McGuire

By: Eulalia Ryan

Friday 10:00 AM

St. Joseph

  Leona Audet & Doreen Dubeau

By: Gerard & Gilles Audet

Saturday 5:00 PM


  Missa Pro Populo
Sunday 9:00 AM

St. Joseph

  Lawrence Chaput

By: St. Joseph Choir

Doreen Dubeau & Leon Audet

By: Lorraine & Daniel Demers & Family

Sunday 10:30 AM


  Andrew Keon

By: Mado & Family

Robert Godin

By: Pauline & Family

Parish Lectors Communion
Sheen Karen Shea Doris Ranger
St. Joseph Sam McGuire Margaret Tallon
Chapeau Tom Carroll Joan, Andre

PLEASE PRAY FOR THE SICK: Henri (Biff) Beaulieu, Claire Gleason, Alexis Lepine, Alvin Lepine, Michael Dunn, Paul Dennie, Frances Giroux (St. Joseph) Chris Gardner, Teresa Gaston, Norma Ranger, Dick Cavey, Shirley Bissonnette, & John Lapierre.

Parish April 12th   Collection Counter
Sheen $750.00   Laetitia Tardiff Peacock (Monday, May 11)
St. Joseph $1385.00    
Chapeau $2220.00   Donna Gagnon (Monday, May 4)

Congratulations to the children making their First Communion this weekend: Leah Lemay, Mistral Fortin-Chaput, Annabelle St. Cyr, Paige Allard, Evan Brisbois, Julia Kaiser, Brent Labre, Avery Lemay, Isabelle Lepine, Brooke Mainville, Carson Michaud, Destiny Miller, Dylan Pittuck, Tanner Pilon, Summer Turcotte, Gracie Duff, Georjah Bastien.

THANK YOU: I would like to thank everyone whom expressed their condolences to me on the occasion of my brother Gerald’s death. I greatly appreciated it.     Frances Giroux

Student Job at the Culbute Museum in Chichester. Employment begins on the 29th of June for a period of 240 hrs. The job will require 5 days a week for 6hrs per day which will include working weekends The museum will be closed on Monday and Tuesday’s .The students going to college or entering college will take priority. All students will be considered. Students have until May 12th at 4 pm to submit their applications and your social insurance number to the Chichester Municipality located at 75 Notre Dame Street Chapeau, Quebec.

SUMMER JOB: The municipality of Sheenboro is looking for a student to work for the municipality during the summer. Under the supervision of the town foreman the student will work 35 hours a week at $10.55 per hour for 9 weeks. The job involves working weekends. All interested candidates please send your resume to the following address before June 1st 2015 for an interview. (Municipality of Sheenboro 59 Sheen Rd, Sheenboro, QC, J0X 2Z0).

MARK YOUR CALENDARS NOW and enter The Secret Garden! Dr. Wilbert Keon School’s Drama Club proudly presents The Secret Garden Wednesday May 6 and Thursday, May 7 at 7:00 p.m. This adaptation of the classic novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett traces the life of a young orphan girl who is brought to a stately English manor. There she meets a young boy with a feisty temper. Together they discover a secret that ultimately changes their lives forever. This play celebrates family and the power of friendship. The performances are free and open to the public. Donations are gratefully accepted. Director: Colleen Fleming; Co-Director: Kerissa Kidd

SPRING CELEBRATION OF LEARNING: Dr. Wilbert Keon School invites you to our third annual Spring Celebration of Learning Thursday, May 7, beginning at 4:00. Children K-11 will share special projects and new learnings including musical and dramatic performances. This year`s theme of `Literacy“ will extend to a Book Fair. Join us for a Barbeque from 5:00-6:30 with play to follow at 7:00. All community members are welcome to attend. For more information please call 819-689-2488.

THANK YOU: The Rochon Family would like to thank everyone for their masses, donations of food, flowers, gifts, phone calls, prayer & support during our mother’s passing. To the choirs from Waltham, Cathedral, Bristol, St. Joseph’s and Sheenboro for the beautiful singing. A special Thank you to Betty Morris for accompanying Elaine while she played the violin. Bentley Horne for the beautiful choir booklets. Fr. Rheal for celebrating the funeral mass, Deacon Adrian for the heartfelt homily and to Msgr. Bridge, Fr. Chabot, Fr. Fitzpatrick, Fr. Proulx and Fr. Kenny for concelebrating. Thank you also to Fr. Chris Shalla, Fr. Costello and Fr. Mike for their visitation & prayers at the funeral home. Fr. Beanish for his quick response in coming to Mirimachi to administer the Sacrament of the Sick, his prayers, and comforting words. The Cathedral C.W.L. for the prayer service at the wake and a special thank you to the town of Waltham for the delicious lunch and all the kindness shown to our family. Thank you   The Rochon Family

1. March for Life: The annual Ottawa March for Life will be held on Thursday, May 14th. A bus provided by the Diocese of Pembroke and the Renfrew County Right to Life will leave Moncion Grocers East End at 6:45 a.m. Drop-off will be at St. Patrick Basilica on Kent St. and pick-up on Parliament Hill at 3:00 p.m. Free will offering will be collected. To reserve seats, call Shane at 613-635-1809 or Barb at 613-735-6265.

2. FUND RAISER – POT-LUCK SUPPER – ST. PAUL THE HERMIT PARISH HALL ON SATURDAY, MAY 16, 2015. TIME: after the 5:00 o’clock Mass – PRICE -$5.00 IF YOU BRING A DISH – IF NOT $10.00. CHILDREN UNDER 12 – $5.00. – 50/50 Draw – TO RAISE FUNDS FOR REPAIRS TO SHEEN PARISH HALL -tickets are $2.00 each or 3/ for $5.00. Draw will take place after the potluck dinner on May 16th.

3. Bible Study classes continue on Thursday evenings at 7 pm. All you need to participate is a bible and a desire to learn what’s in it!

CHAPEAU R.A. –STUDENT JOB: The Chapeau R.A. is looking to hire a student for 9 weeks for various activities, day camp, cutting grass etc. If interested please drop off resume to Pontiac Connects no later than May 15th. Thank you.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS: The next meeting of Bishop N.Z. Lorrain council 1531 of the Knights of Columbus will be held on Tuesday, May 12th in the K of C hall on Ellis Avenue, Pembroke starting at 7:30 p.m.

Rhodina Gardner will be the feature speaker at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Ellis Avenue, Pembroke on May 26 at 7 p.m. Her topic will be the Boys and Girls Club. This event is open to all Knights, their families and the community at large.

Sheenboro Council – Family Senior Municipal Policy: The Municipality of Sheenboro is committed to improving the lives of seniors and families. An action plan was developed by the Family-Senior Municipal Policy Committee and has been approved by council. A public consultation will be held on April 27th 2015 at the Municipal building between the hours of 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm.

Adult Faith Retreat: The Diocesan Faith Formation Office is sponsoring an Adult Faith Retreat on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Hall in Pembroke from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This retreat is open to all the faithful of the diocese. The theme will be ‘’Living God’s Plan for Our Lives’’ and the guest speaker will be Damon Owens from the Theology of the Body Institute. Please join us on this special day as we hear about the teachings of Saint John Paul II. To register or for more information, contact Deacon Adrien Chaput at or call 613-732-7933 ext. 206. Registration deadline is Thursday, May 21, 2015.

Theology of the Body for Teens – Training for adults – Friday, May 22 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Hall, Pembroke. If you are a parent, catechist, youth leader/coordinator, principal, teacher, deacon, priest or anyone who works with teens, you are invited to attend a training session on one of the most important topics that relates to youth. You will learn how to answer questions like: ‘’Why did God give us sexual desires? What is the purpose of the TOB? What is the difference between love and lust? How far is too far? What if I’ve already ‘messed up’? How can I discover my vocation? How can teens remain pure in our oversexed culture? No cost for anyone from the diocese. Pre-registration by calling Yvette at 613-732-7933s208 or is required before May 15.

Used Book Fair: DWKS is holding a used book fair this week (May 5th – 7th). We are open to the public on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings from 6:00- 8:00 and during our Spring Celebration of Learning on Thursday afternoon and evening. Please come out and support this event.

St. Paul the Hermit Church (Sheenboro) is looking for parishioners interested in joining the choir. Please contact Jean Gleason at (819) 689-2119.

CodyMobile is looking for part-time help. 16 to 24 hours a week. Must be physically fit and able to lift 50 lbs. Candidates must be able to handle a fast paced environment. Excellent customer service skills a must. Contact Corey Spence if you are interested or know someone who is.

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