Parish Bulletin – Sunday October 4th, 2015 – 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Masses and Celebrations for the Week

Day Time and Place Celebration Intention
Monday     No Mass


10:00 AM


  George Payne

By:   Mary Lapierre & Family



10:00 AM


  Andre Lafleur

By: Mado Keon

Thursday 10:00 AM

St. Joseph

  Frances Giroux

By: Maureen & Helen Morris

Friday 10:00 AM St. Joseph   Norma & Mike Sullivan

By: Maureen & Helen Morris

Saturday 5:00 PM


28th Sunday in Ordinary Time Norma Sullivan

By: Gail & Greg Sullivan & their Families

Sunday 9:00 AM

St. Joseph

28th Sunday in Ordinary Time Missa Pro Populo
Sunday 10:30 AM


28th Sunday in Ordinary Time Francis Lepine

By: Pauline & Family

Andrew Keon

By: Mado & Family

Parish Lectors Communion
Chapeau Marlene Adam Meril, Andre
St. Joseph Sam McGuire Rita Keogh-Cortolezzis
Sheen Karen Shea Doris Ranger

PLEASE PRAY FOR THE SICK: Dean Fitzpatrick, Kerry Kelly, Alexis Lepine, Freija Lorraine Thomas, Alvin Lepine, Paul Dennie, Judy Sullivan, Teresa Gaston, Norma Ranger and Shirley Bissonnette.

Parish     Collection Counter
Sheen $805.00    
St. Joseph $1296.00   Sharon Fitzpatrick (Monday, October 5th)
Chapeau $1479.00    

ST.ALPHONSUS PARISH SUPPER-OCTOBER 4, FROM 12 PM TO 6 PM AT CHAPEAU ARENA: Cost is Adults $13.00 and Children 10 and under $6.00. Hope to see you there!

FOUND: a set of wooden beads in the Chapeau Sacristy. Please contact Marilyn 819-689-5035.

ATTENTION!! ATTENTION!! The Annual St. Alphonsus CWL Craft Sale and Chicken Pot Pie Luncheon will be held on Sunday, November 1st at Harrington Community Centre. More info will follow. Call Joan (819-689-2523) to book your table.

YOUNG AT HEART NEWS: activities will start again for a new year. Cards start date will be Wednesday, October 14th at 1 pm. Pot Luck at noon on Wednesday, October 21st followed by a General Meeting. Reminder that this is a good time to renew your membership and we welcome new members.

 THE LADIES COFFEE CLUB: will be meeting at the River Club every Thursday at 11:30. We share lunch and friendship, lend each other books. New members are welcome. Call Hélène 819-689-5455 or Bernie 819-689-5223.

YOUNG AT HEART CLUB: sponsored Tuesday Social Club at Harrington Community Centre from 1pm to 3 pm. Activities include knitting, crochet, (lessons available) board games and socializing. Other suggestions welcome as well as new members. For further info call Sharon Fitzpatrick 689-2907, Angie Retty 689-2486, and Bernie Hendry 689-5223.

 S.U.P: Seniors Walking Club-Every Friday beginning at 10:30 am at the PPJ Trail(Riverclub). Call 819-689-2878 for more info.

FLU SHOTS: will be available to everyone on Monday, November 16 from 10 am to 6:30 pm and on Monday, November 30th from 1:00 pm to 6:30 p.m. Please bring your medical card.

FORMATION DAY FOR CATECHISTS AND OTHER INTERESTED PERSONS: A formation day for catechists will be held on Saturday, November 21st, 2015 at the Most Holy Name of Jesus Parish Hall, 284 Trafalgar Road,Pembroke from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Our guest speaker for the day will be Dr. Jason Dedo, with lunch and refreshments provided. There is no registration fee but registration is necessary. This formation day is open to all catechists, those interested in the ministry of catechesis, pastors, deacons and pastoral assistants. To register, please contact Deacon Adrien Chaput at the Diocesan Faith Formation Office at 613-732-7933 ext. 206 or dcadrienchaput@pembrokediocese. com by November 17, 2015.

CHAPEAU R.A. ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING: Tuesday, October 6th, 7pm. at Harrington Community Centre. Everyone Welcome!

BISHOP SMITH – PARENT/TEACHER INTERVIEWS: will be held on Thursday, October 15th from 4 pm – 7:30 pm.

FRIENDS OF PERU: We want to thank you for the support of our friends in Peru. We will be returning to Peru in November and anyone who wants to give a donation we will see that 100% of it is given to a needy family.   We will not have a 50/50 draw this year but if you can collect refundable bottles or cans from your neighbors and cash them in for this work , it would be and added bonus. Donations can be placed in a separate envelope, marked Friends of Peru and placed in the Sunday collection. If you give us your email address we will try to keep in touch from Peru. James and Alicia Keogh email:

 VISIONING SESSIONS: What will Isle-aux-Allumette and Chichester look like in 2025? Wednesday, October 7th at 7 pm at St. Joseph Hall. Thursday, October 8th at 7 pm at Harrington Community Centre 64 Pembroke Rd. Come share your ideas and future growth and development. Everyone is welcome at either of these sessions!

ST. JOSEPH PARISH: It’s that time again! The raffle tickets are available at the back of the Church. Please sign your name and number on the bag. $20 a bag. Thank you. Please give your return tickets and money to either Sharon or Donna. Again, thank you. Your support is greatly appreciated.

ST. JOSEPH SUPPER TICKETS: are now available for the Parish Supper on Sunday, October 18th, 2015. Please contact Sharon Fitzpatrick 819-689-2907, Hazel Chassie 819-689-2609 and Donna Tierney 819-689-2558. Tickets are $15 and children under 12 $7.00.JOSEPH ENVELOPES FOR MEAT DONATIONS: are available at the back of the church to help out with the expenses of the Roast Beef. I wish to thank you for all your support in the past and present, so greatly appreciated.

PENCIL DRAWING CLASSES ON TUESDAY OCTOBER 13, 20, 27 AND NOVEMBER 3: Maurice will also be teaching pencil drawing, the class will entail the basic drawing skills you should learn in order to do a great painting. Classes have a maximum number of students. Cost $40.00 for 4 classes from 6-8 pm. Contact Maurice at 819-689-5407.

INFORMAL PAINTING GROUP GATHERING: hosted by Peggy Shannon of the Chapeau Rectory Gallery. Dates and times to be determined upon interest. Contact Peggy at 819-689-5141.

Bishop N.Z. Lorrain Council 1531 of the Knights of Columbus will sponsor its annual cemetery service on Oct. 4 at 2 p.m at St. Columba’s Cemetery.  Those attending will be permitted to place flowers on grave sites. You are encouraged to bring your own chairs for this event.

The next meeting of Bishop N.Z. Lorrain council 1531 of the Knights of Columbus will be held Tuesday, Oct. 13 at the K of C hall on Ellis Avenue, Pembroke at 7:30 p.m. Any Catholic man wishing to become a Knight can start the process by calling Grand Knight Maurice Levesque at 613-638-3375.

Notes from Fr: Tim
Parish Happenings:

1) Sunday October 4th: Annual Pro-Life “Life Chain” – corner of Pembroke St. W. & Christie Streets from 2 – 3 pm. Come and give silent witness to the sanctity of life as we pray for the souls of children whose lives are terminated in abortion and for pregnant mothers considering having an abortion.

2) Sunday November 1st: Catechism Classes (DWKS) – Chapeau at 9:15 am. Books are $10 for the workbook. Grade 6 students will meet with Fr. Tim after Mass.

3) Sunday Masses: Our children’s liturgy is about to restart in Chapeau. Please note that this year it is for children between the ages of 3 to 10 only. Thanks!

4) Bible Study: Thursdays at 7 pm at the parish rectory in St. Joseph’s. New members welcome!

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