Parish Bulletin – Sunday October 25, 2015 – 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Masses and Celebrations for the Week

Day Time and Place Celebration Intention
Monday     No Mass


7:00 PM


NOTE MASS TIME! Andrew Gribbon

By:   Colleen & Family



10:00 AM


  Deceased Parent, Brothers & Sisters of Franҫoise Vaillancourt
Thursday 10:00 AM

St. Joseph

  Helen Hynes

By: Sandy & Linda Kiviaho

Friday 10:00 AM St. Joseph   Frances Giroux

By: Chapeau Rectory Artists

Saturday 5:00 PM


All Saints Missa Pro Populo
Sunday 9:00 AM

St. Joseph

All Saints Frances Giroux, Helen Hynes & Doreen Dubeau

By: St. Joseph C.W.L

Sunday 10:30 AM


All Saints Rose & Cyprien Chartrand

By: La Famille

Sinai & Louisa Chaput

By: Jacqueline & Réal Mainville

Parish Lectors Communion
Chapeau Monique Fleury Bernie, André
St. Joseph Denzil Spence Ron Price
Sheen Patty Hansen 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 $ 585    
St. Joseph $ 1257    
Chapeau $ 1395   Monday, October 26th –   Suzanne Lapierre

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. There will be a tote for grocery items which will be used for the Dice prize. Any grocery items will help fill the tote and are most welcomed. Call Joan (819-689-2523) or Gail (819-689-2883) to book your table. Please plan to attend this important fundraiser for the CWL.

ST. ALPHONSUS CWL : We will be sponsoring card parties for the next three months. Your donations of sandwiches and squares are always appreciated. Prize donations are also greatly appreciated.

CHILDREN’S CATECHISM CLASS: Will be starting on Sunday November 1st, 2015 at Dr. Wilbert Keon School at 9:15 am.

SENIORS FAIR(Age 50 +) – November 6, 2015, 9 am to 3 pm The Pontiac’s Organization of Seniors and Retiree’s are having a day of information and activities for Seniors at the Sieur-de-Coulonge High School in Mansfield. Please confirm your attendance and transport needs by contacting Rachel Plamondon at 819-665-3604 (transport and lunch are free)

FAMILY ROOTS AND COMMUNITY HISTORY:EXPLORING OUR UNIQUE PEOPLE/PLACE CONNECTION: Come join us at the West Pontiac Connects Centre for an introductory course that combines family genealogies, local history and modern technology as we explore our very unique local history with distinct aboriginal content, facilitated by local artist and social researcher Paula LaPierre. This introduction equips adults to continue on with their own personal examination of our social history in a very special local context. There is room for attendees for the 4 week course. Available Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Thursday 6 – 8 pm evening courses beginning Oct. 15 until Nov. 5, 2015, Tuesday 6 – 8 pm evening courses beginning October 20 until Nov. 10, 2015. Seat for 4 participants, for each 2 hr. session, offered once a week for 4 weeks.

CHAPEAU RECTORY GALLERY: Culinary Art- Danish Pastry – Friday, October 30, 6-8 PM, Saturday, October 31st, 10 am – Noon. Oil Painting Classes – Tuesday, October 27, 1 – 4 pm, Wednesday October 28th , 1 – 4 pm. For more information contact Betty Ryan 819-689-2299.

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 an 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:

Donation envelopes for this worthy cause will be distributed after mass this weekend at the back of the parish churches. Please take one.

 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.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS: The annual memorial mass for deceased 3rd and 4th degree members of the Knights of Columbus will be celebrated at St. Alphonsus Church in Chapeau on Nov. 24 at 7 p.m.  It is open to all member knights, their families and the parishes. Sponsored by Council 1531.

The next regular meeting of Bishop N.Z. Lorrain council 1531 will be on Tuesday, Nov. 10 at the K of C Hall on Ellis Avenue at 7:30 p.m.

ST. JOSEPH PARISH: Thank you all so very much for all your hard work in making our Parish Supper a Great Success. It was wonderful.

PRIZE WINNERS: Quilt-Atje Duff, $500-Jessica Brennan, $300-Paul Kelly, $150-Leonard Duff, $100-Gerry Keogh, Bowl-Dot Thomas, 50/50 $350-Abby Tierney. Other prize winners-Kurt Goebel, Claire Spears, & Donna Tierney.

 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. The TSC has yarn, has needles, and needs some more helpful hands to knit 8 inch squares, to make into blankets for mission and refugees. 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). Walk at your own pace. Call 819-689-2878 for more info.

CHICHESTER-SHEEN FIRE DEPARTMENT: Saturday, October 31st, Sheenboro Hall 8 PM – 1 AM Prizes – Disco – Lunch $10.00/person – You must be 18 years & over. Tickets: Glynn Fleury: 689-2398, Donny Gagnon: 819-689-2033 or George Picard: 689-2715.

SHEENBORO: Remembrance Day ceremonies will be held on November 8th. Mass will be celebrated at 11am and after mass the ceremonies will take place at the Cenotaph weather permitting. Those wishing to place wreaths are asked to call Billy Brennan at  819-689-5022 or email  no later than November 3rd.

CHAPEAU DISTRICT LION’S CLUB-PANCAKE BREAKFAST will be held on Sunday October 25 at Harrington Community Centre. Everyone Welcome!

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.

L’ISLE-AUX-ALLUMETTES REMEMBERS & HONOURS : The Municipality of L’Isle-aux-Allumettes invites you to join us as we pay tribute to our “Fallen Soldiers” at this year’s Remembrance Day Ceremony (Service & Laying of Wreaths) to be held on: Sunday, November 8th, 2015 at 10:15 a.m. St-Joseph Church grounds, Village of St-Joseph. Reception and light lunch following at St-Joseph Hall.

Notes from Fr: Tim
1) Please note the change of the weekend mass in Sheenboro on Sunday, November 8th at 11 am followed immediately by the Remembrance Day Service. Fr. Howard Chabot has accepted our invitation to be the celebrant at both services.

2) The Bishop has confirmed that he will celebrate the Sacrament of Confirmation on Saturday, December 5th at the 5 pm mass in St. Paul the Hermit Church in Sheenboro.

3) Thanks to Donna Tierney and all her team for putting on another great St. Joseph’s Parish supper last weekend. Everything was a great success.

4) Don’t forget to set your clocks back an hour next weekend.

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