Parish Bulletin – Trinity Sunday – May 22, 2016

Masses and Celebrations for the Week

Day Time and Place Celebration Intention
Monday     No Mass


10:00 AM


  No Mass


10:00 AM


  Joseph Duquette

By: Mike & Rosa Mainville

Thursday 10:00 AM

St. Joseph

  Souls in Purgatory

By: A Parishioner

Friday 10:00 AM

St. Joseph

  For Special intentions of Dean Fitzpatrick & Eddie O’Brien

By: Gerard & Gilles Audet

Saturday 5:00 PM


Corpus Christi For Special intentions of Jerome & Franҫoise Sallafranque on their 55th Wedding Anniversary
Sunday 9:00 AM

St. Joseph

Corpus Christi Missa Pro Populo
Sunday 10:30 AM


Corpus Christi Philip St. Cyr

By: Chantal & Sean Montgomery & Family

Sylvester & Joan O’Brien

By: Yvonne O’Brien & Family


Parish Lectors Communion
Sheenboro Francis Downey Mary Edwards
St. Joseph Frank Trzebiatoswki Elaine McGuire
Chapeau Julia Dyke Peter, Meril

PLEASE PRAY FOR THE SICK: Shane Sullivan, Herman Morin, Viola Fleury, Dean Fitzpatrick, Kerry Kelly, Alexis Lepine, Paul Dennie, Judy Sullivan, Teresa Gaston, Norma Ranger.

Parish Collection Counter
Sheen $  965 Janet Retty (Monday, May 30th)
St. Joseph $ 1390 Donna Gagnon (Tuesday, May 24th)
Chapeau $ 1305

BANNS:   There is a promise of marriage between Cassandra Gagnon daughter of Ronald Gagnon and Angela Sullivan and Joshua Carter son of William Carter and Bonita Watson. The wedding will be celebrated at 3:00 PM on Saturday, May 28, 2016 at St. Alphonsus Church.

MEMORIAL SERVICE: Please join us on Monday, May 30th, 2016 for the Memorial Service of Roy Jensen (Mary Sallafranque) at 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. at Hayes Funeral Home Chapeau. Graveside will be at 12:30 p.m. at Hayes Funeral Home Chapeau. Graveside will be at 12:30 p.m. for Roy & Mary. Luncheon to follow at Harrington Community Centre at 1:00 p.m. Thank you         The Jensen Family

WEST PONTIAC CONNECTS: is hiring a student this summer. If there is anyone interested in applying please drop resume off at West Pontiac Connects by Thursday, May 26th.

MAITC: is hiring a summer student this summer. If there is anyone interested in applying please drop off your resume at Municipal Office by Thursday May 26th.

CHAPEAU RECREATION ASSOCIATION :  is hiring 4 students 1) Camp Coordinator (1 position) must be over 18 yrs, of age, CPR/first aid certified, 40 hrs a week, 8 weeks, $15/hr, must be returning to school in the fall. 2) Camp Councillors (2 positions) must be over 16 yrs of age, 40 hrs a week, for 8 weeks, minimum wage, must be returning to school in the fall. 3) There is also 1 Act-Leader position available in collaboration with Pontiac en Forme. Please forward resume to: For more information contact Mariette at: (819) 689-2448. Deadline is Monday, May 23rd.

REAL ESTATE SHOW: As part of their revitalization process, Pontiac Ouest (the municipalities of Chichester, L’Isle-aux-Allumettes & Sheenboro) will be having a Real Estate and Home Reno Show on Saturday May 28th 2016 from 10am to 3pm at the Upper Pontiac Sports Complex, 64 ch. Pembroke, L’Isle-aux-Allumettes. This event will showcase local property for sale, a live property auction as well as local contractors, businesses, and much more. For more information, visit our website at or our Pontiac Ouest Facebook page. You may also contact Andrew Jones at 819-689-2266 or by email at Note: Auction of Desjardinsville property!

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS: will be selling roses this weekend after church for the Arthritis Society. Your support is appreciated.

The Knights of Columbus final session in the speaker series sponsored by Council 1531 of the Knights of Columbus will be held May 24 in the Knights of Columbus Hall on Ellis Avenue. It starts at 7 p.m. and the speaker will be Lyn Smith of the Child Poverty Action Network. This session is open to member knights, their families, all parishes and the community at large.

The final regular meeting of Bishop N.Z. Lorrain council 1531 of the Knights of Columbus will be held in the Knights of Columbus Hall on Tuesday, June 14th starting at 7:30 p.m.

Knights of Columbus N.Z. Lorrain council 1531 will be hold its closing dinner on Friday, June 17th at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Ellis Avenue. Social hour is at 6 p.m., followed by dinner. This event is open to members and their spouses. Tickets are available from Grand Knight Maurice Levesque, at the bar in the hall or Town and Country Men’s Shop. Tickets are $20 each. Thank you to everyone for their help and co-operation this past year.

ANNUAL PARISH SUPPER – OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP PARISH – BRAESIDE, ON: Barbecued Chicken Supper this Sunday, May 29, 2016 from 2:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M., Rainbow Draw – 50/50. Adults – $15, Children (under 12) $5.00 – Children (under 6) Free. Everyone Welcome!

 L’ASSOCIATION DE PLEIN AIR DE PONTIAC: are having their Annual General Meeting on Sunday, May 29th at 7 p.m. at the Waltham Town Hall. Everyone Welcome!

ST. ALPHONSUS C.W.L: The St. Alphonsus C.W.L Dinner will be held on Tuesday, June 14th at (7 p.m.) at Harrington Community Centre. Father Peter Proulx will join us as guest speaker. Several members will be receiving pins. Roast beef dinner will be catered by Cheryl Smith. Tickets are $20.00 per person. Contact Gail (819-6892883) Joan (819-689-2523) Janie (819-689-2736).   Deadline for tickets is June 10th.

142nd ANNUAL PILGRIMAGE: to Sainte-Anne-de Beaupré and Cap-de-la Madeleine will be on August 13-14, 2015, 2015. Our weekend celebrant is Archbishop Paul-André Durocher, Archdiocese of Gatineau. Pope Francis has encouraged all of us to make a pilgrimage during the Year of Mercy. What an opportunity to participate in this 142nd Annual Pilgrimage. The Archdiocese of Québec designated to a Door of Mercy at the Shrine of Ste. Anne-de-Beaupré. Ste-Anne in a “Stations of Mercy. Information: Sylvia Soucie at 819-683-2537 or in Ottawa at Mike Budge 613-224-8110

ST. JOSEPH’S CEMETERY ANNUAL SPRING CLEAN-UP: The St. Joseph cemetery clean-up will be held on Monday, May 30, 2016 at 6:30 pm. If that date is rained out, we will meet the following Monday, June 6, 2016 at 6:30pm. Please bring a rake or a shovel. Mosquito repellant will be provided.  Thanks, Denzil.

SHEENBORO FUNDRAISER: Lisa Marie on Sunday May 22, 2016 from 2-4 PM in the Sheenboro Parish Hall. Tickets: $20.00 per person at the door. Advance Tickets: $15.00 per person and can be purchased from Betty Morris or Doris Ranger. All proceeds will be donated towards the repairs of the church. For more info check out posters on the Bulletin Boards or online at

 Résidence Meilleur – 2nd Annual Capital Campaign Event: – Saturday, June 4, 8pm to 12 midnight at the Chapeau Arena – Outstanding music and dance by the Nichabeau Neighbours, the Rambling Valley Band and Eli & the Scramblers! Light lunch. Admission – $20. Tickets available at various businesses and from the Directors. Come out and support this worthwhile project!

Notes from Fr. Tim
1) Our sympathy and prayers go out to the families of John Delaney and Howard Gagnon upon the death of their loved ones. Their funerals will be celebrated in Chapeau this coming week. Please remember them in your prayers.

2) We welcome Xavier Chaput and Finley Brennan, infant sons of Martin and Annick Chaput and Richard and Jessica Brennan who are to be baptized this weekend. May God grant them a long and happy life as members of our Catholic faith community.

3) Congratulations to Gisele Chartrand and Ryan O’Neill who were married in St. Alphonsus Parish this week! May they enjoy many years of happiness together.

4) The office will be closed this Monday and Tuesday to allow Pauline and I to each enjoy a long weekend too. (yippee!) The office will re-open on Wednesday morning at 9:00 am. Thank you for your understanding.

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