Parish Bulletin for Sunday June 14, 2015 – 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Masses and Celebrations for the Week

Day Time and Place Celebration Intention
Monday     No Mass
Tuesday   10:00 AM Chapeau   John, Peter & David Giroux & Jack, Jim & Gerald Tallon By: Marilyn Crozon
Wednesday   10:00 AM Chapeau   Leo Lamarche By: Dr. Foohey
Thursday 10:00 AM St. Joseph   Marie Rochon By: Maureen & Helen Morris
Friday 10:00 AM St. Joseph   Leona Audet By: Pauline Gagnon
Saturday 5:00 PM Sheenboro   Matthew Mercier By: Viola, Bobby Romain & Family Joyce Mercier By: Verna & Pat Mercier & Family
Sunday 11:00 AM St. Joseph   Missa Pro Populo
Sunday 10:30 AM Chapeau   Mike Vickers & Deceased Family Members By: Nollie Vickers Edmond Vaillancourt By: Terese et la famille
Parish Lectors Communion
Chapeau Bernie Hendry Bernie, Janie
St. Joseph Lawrence Duff Rita Keogh-Cortolezzis
Sheenboro Karen Shea Doris Ranger


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

Parish     Collection Counter
Sheen $580.00   Janet Retty (Monday, June 15th)
St. Joseph $1,139.00    
Chapeau $1,395.00   Anne Gagnon ( Monday, June 22nd )


      We are having our Father’s Day Brunch, Sunday June 21


      12:00 in St. Joseph’s Municipal Hall. Mass will be at 11:00 o’clock. Price $10 per adult. Children under ten $5. Thank you. We hope to see you there.

MEMBERS OF THE YOUNG AT HEART CLUB: June 17 our picnic will take place at Carmel and Edmond Chartrand’s Cottage River Road at 1 pm. Food and beverages provided. Just bring your lawn chair.

Silent Auction: Our 18th year of “auctioning” on Canada Day is fast approaching. We again will be depending on the ingenuity and generosity of parishioners, cottagers and many others from Chapeau and St Joseph’s to donate items or services. The money raised is shared by our Recreation Association and the parish. Please be generous. This is one of our larger fundraisers. We thank you and the Lord thanks you.

TEACHER’S REUNION LUNCHEON AT NORTHFORK: there will be a mass at 10:30 a.m., followed by the luncheon at 11:30 a.m. on June 26th. Please be advised that the cost is $35 for each graduate & $30 for each companion. For further info call or email Lorna Venasse Roel(class of 59) (819-689-2129) or Bernadette Matte Hendry 819-689-5223 (class of 53). This reunion is for all the graduates of St. Mary’s Teacher’s college or École Normal Chapeau.

FIFTH ANNUAL WOJTYLA SUMMER INSTITUE AT OLSWA: Calling all teachers! On July 23-26, 2015 Our Lady Seat of Wisdom Academy will be hosting its fifth annual Wojtyla Summer Institute for Teacher’s This year’s theme is Understanding the Past, Shaping the Future: The Catholic Church in Time. For more information and to register, please go to the or call 1-877-369-6520.

Sheenboro Irish Heritage Festival, July 24-26, 2015, Advance Tickets Available There will be a festival this summer and we promise a fun-filled weekend with good local music and dance, a tearoom and local arts and crafts. The festival kicks off on Friday night with local fiddlers, square dancing and musicians playing at the Hotel Pontiac. On Saturday, the festival runs in Sheenboro all day under a big tent with Dominic D’Arcy kicking off the event, Louis Schryer, Gail Gavan, the Ramblin Valley Band, Erin and Siobheann Leahy and many other talented musicians and dancers. There will be a Jam session from 6:00 to 7:30 pm under the tent and all musicians and dancers are welcome. The entertainment continues into the evening with the Ryan Bros. playing from 8 pm till midnight. On Sunday, the festival will end with a mass followed by a cold lunch in the hall. We need your help as the past festival did contribute to the parish purchasing two new stoves for the hall and we made a significant contribution to the parish funds.   If everyone donates an hour to our festival, we will lighten the load on our small group of energetic volunteers.  To volunteer, please contact Lorna Agnesi, Volunteer Coordinator at 819-689-2317 or  Keep watching our Sheenboro Heritage Festival Facebook page for updates on performers and you can see the draw prizes there too. For full day and evening admission, advance Tickets are $20 for adults and free to those under the age of 15 years old. At the gate, they are $25 so please contact any of the committee members to purchase advance tickets.

PILGRIMAGE TO THE SHRINE OF ST. ANN-CORMAC ONTARIO: on Sunday, July 26th, 2015 with Bishop Michael Mulhall and Father Scott McCaig, CC General Superior Companions of the Cross. Eucharistic Amazement! Begins on Thursday, July 23, 7 pm-The Mass as Sacrifice, Friday, July 24th , 7 pm – Banquet of the Lamb, Saturday, July 25th, 7 pm The power of Adoration Mass and Homily given each evening by Father McCaig, Sunday, July 26 Celebrations 11:00 am. – Outdoor Mass at the Shrine 2:00 pm – Mass for the Sick and Annointing with St. Ann’s Oil. Religious articles will be on sale and there will be Food & Refreshments will be available. For information call 613-628-2020.

WELCOME TO A CONCERT OF GREAT MUSIC-SALUTE TO EUROPE: “Great Music from France, Poland, Austria, Hungary, Italy, Ireland..including selections from “Phantom of the Opera, The Gypsy Princess, Gigi, My Fair Lady, and more…Artisits: Kinga Mitrowska(Soprano), Jean-Paul Reymond(Emcee), Ryan Wang (Concert Pianist), Carmen Lasceski (Solo Violinist). Concert will be held at St. Mary’s Church Hall, Wilno, Ontario east of Barry’s Bay on Sunday, July 12, 2015 – 2:30 pm. Admission $20 Seniors and Students $15. For Tickets call (613) 756-9800.

CWL ANNOUNCEMENT: Thank you to all who joined us for our June Dinner. Congratulations to the recipients of special pins. Mrs Noella Lapierre and Mrs Yvonne O’Brien(70 years). Irene Venasse (60), Jane Carroll, Bernie Hendry (50), Frances Girous, Mado Keon, Earla Picard(40) Claudette Lawlor(25), Liz Adam, Hélène Cavey, Sharon Picard(10). Happy Summer to all!

BANNS: There is a promise of marriage between Trevor Irving son of John Irving and Judy Turner, and Jessica Payne daughter of George Payne and Rita Marchildon. The wedding will be celebrated at 2:00 PM on June 20, 2015 at St. Alphonsus Church.

ST.FRANCIS XAVIER HOT ROAST BEEF DINNER-RENFREW, ON: will be held on Sunday, June 14th from 2 pm to 6 pm. Check Bulletin Boards for more information. Everyone Welcome!

ST. PIERRE PARISH-FORT COULONGE: Sea Pie Supper, Baked Beans, Homemade pies will be held on Saturday & Sunday, June 13& Sunday, June 14 at St. Peter’s Parish Hall, Bingo and Draws . Meals starting at 4 pm. Meals for take-out starting at 5:30 pm. Cost is $15 adult and $5.00 12 and under. Everyone Welcome.

Fred Meilleur Memorial Golf Tournament, Friday, June 26, 2015 in support of the Upper Pontiac Sports Complex, Harrington Community Center and the Waltham Municipal Hall. The Tournament will be held at the Island Brae [ shot gun start at 10:00am] and Pontefract [ shot gun start at 9:30am] Golf Clubs. Cost is $50.00 for golf and supper, $35.00 for golf only, and $25.00 for supper only. Golf cart rentals are extra. Call the Island Brae ( 613-732-9022) and the Pontefract [ 819-683-3308] to reserve. A roast beef supper, catered by L’Ancienne Banque, begins at 7pm in the Chapeau Arena. All are welcome! To register, contact Charlotte Sunstrum ( 819-689-5084). Registration and payment by June 15 will be much appreciated!

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS: closing dinner on Wednesday, June 24 at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Ellis Avenue in Pembroke. Happy hour is at 5:30 p.m. and dinner is at 6:30 p.m. Wives are invited and tickets can be purchased  from Town and Country Men’s Shop , Grand Knight Maurice Levesque or at the next meeting of the council. $20 per ticket.

WEST PONTIAC CONNECTS: As of Monday June 15th 2015 the centre will be open Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 3:00pm and closed from 11:30am to 12:00 (noon)

CHAPEAU R.A: June 14th ribbon cutting for the new play structure at 12p.m. barbecue hot-dogs and free cake. Everyone welcome!

NOTES FROM FR. TIM 1) Our sympathy and condolences to Vince Agnesi on the occasion of his mother’s death. Vida Agnesi died in Gaspé, Qc. this past Monday.
2) Sheenboro lost an important member of its parish as we celebrated the funeral of Claire Gleason on Wednesday. Please remember to keep her family in your prayers during their time of bereavement. 3) How goes your 40 Hrs for the Kingdom efforts? To date, we’ve received notes totally more than 500 hrs of volunteer and spiritual work by various parishioners. Keep going with these good works!!
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