Parish Bulletin – 21 August, 2016 – 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time

Masses and Celebrations for the Week

Day Time and Place Celebration Intention
Monday     No Mass


    No Mass


    No Mass
Thursday     No Mass
Friday     No Mass
Saturday 5:00 PM


  Edwin Doyle

By: Betty Morris

Sunday 9:00 AM

St. Joseph

  Welland Charkavi

By: Merle & Patsy Allard

Linda Culleton

By: The Family

Sunday 10:30 AM


  Missa Pro Populo


Parish Lectors Communion
Sheenboro Patty Hansen Mary Edwards
St. Joseph Eulalia Ryan Ron Price
Chapeau Marlene Adam Michael, Gail

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

Parish Collection Counter
Sheen $815.00 Laetitia Tardiff Peacock, Monday, August 29th
St. Joseph $1,271.00  
Chapeau $1,678.00 Mariette Sallafranque, Monday, August 22nd

WASHROOM: If anyone needs to use the washroom before church or during mass in Chapeau feel free to go over to the Rectory and use the one there. Thank you!

PARISH SECRETARY: Will be taking some Holidays so for the next while she will not be in the office on Fridays. Thank you!

 Looking for 10 young people to carry the provincial flags for the Chapeau Festival parade on August 27th. We will meet at Harrington Community Centre at 11:00am. If interested contact Helen Davis 819-689-5271.

LOOKING FOR WORK?: West Pontiac Connects/ Pontiac Ouest se Branche: Job offer for Office Administrator Contract for 6 months 11.25 per hr / 35 hrs per week. Please send resume to Position to start approx September 1, 2016. Details at Emploi Quebec position #5200375.

CHAPEAU FESTIVAL: Chapeau Festival will take place this year on Saturday August 27th from 11 am to Midnight. Activities will include Bicycle Tours(By Yantha Cycle)10:30 a.m., Pontiac Farmers Market 11 a.m., Festival Chapeau Parade- 12 p.m., The Lion’s Club Duck Race 1:00 p.m., Live Music – 1:00 p.m. to midnight, Rib Dinner – 5:00 p.m.-$20 (in advance), Street Dance from 9 p.m. to midnight, Kids activities all day, Fun for the whole family!

ST. TERESA OF THE LITTLE FLOWER CHURCH (FORT WILLIAM): There will be a mass held there on Sunday, September 4th, 2016 at 11:00 a.m.

FRIENDS OF PERU: This is a short reminder to those friends of Peru that want to help. One way is to collect bottles and cans & cash them in during the celebrations & donate them to Peru. May we all enjoy ourselves as we also help others. This year we really want to put into practice the corporal works of mercy.   Love Jim and Ali Keogh 819-689-5105.

CHAPEAU REGIONALE GALLERIE NEWS: Today, the members have their garage sale after Mass.  Visit our Art Gallery, Museum and Bridal Salon.   Drop by the Gallery.

Special Hydro Electric Advocacy Committee – Complaints/Claims Forms: It is still very critical that all Hydro Quebec customers fill out a complaint/claims form. A paper trail is extremely important and will enable the Advocacy Committee to be effective. Everyone can complain about the frequent outages. Others can claim damages from the surges.

Our target is between 500 to 1,000 forms by the Special Council Meeting on August 25, 7pm, Harrington Community Center.

Forms can be dropped off, or blank forms picked up at Dubeau’s, D.C., or the municipal office in Chapeau. Thank you for any effort you can make.

FALL PILGRIMAGE TO MEDJUGORIE: The Jubilee Year of Mercy Fall 2016 Pilgrimage to Medjugorje, including a visit to the Holy Door at St. Anthony Monastery near Medjugorje, will be held from September 27 to October 7, 2016. Price $2,190, airport taxes included. For registration and/or further information, contact Patricia Duggan at 613-756-2655 or


-ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST PARISH – CAMPBELL’S BAY: Sunday, September 11, 2016 from 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm. at the Parish Centre. Turkey, Ham and trimmings, homemade pies. Adults $15 and Children 12 & under $6, Toddlers free. Welcome to all!   Fr. Ghislain & Parishioners.

OUR LADY OF MT. CARMEL – LAPASSE: Sunday, September 11, 2016 from 2:30 pm to 6 pm. In Parish Hall. Turkey and Ham Supper. Adults: $15 and Children under 12 are $6.

-ST. ALPHONSUS PARISH – CHAPEAU: Sunday, September 11th, 2016 from noon to 6 pm. in the Chapeau Arena. Turkey with all the trimmings and homemade pies. Adults: $13 and Children  (10 yrs and under) : $6.

BANNS:   There is a promise of marriage between Elizabeth Adam daughter of Peter Adam and Christine Keon and Steve Bauer son of Ralph Bauer and Elizabeth Bauer. The wedding will be celebrated at 3:00 PM on Saturday, August 27th, 2016 at St. Theresa’s Church at Fort William.

BANNS: There is a promise of marriage between Jennifer St.Cyr daughter of Lilliane Demers and Donald St. and Kelsey Anderson son of Elias Anderson and Helen Anderson. The wedding will be celebrated at 3 p.m. on September 3rd, 2016 at St. Alphonsus Church.

BANNS: There is a promise of marriage between Naomi Belland daughter of Joan Bechamp and Darrell Belland and Joshua Hojberg son of Jens Hojberg and Martha Sullivan. The wedding will be celebrated at 3:00 PM on Saturday, September 10th at St. Alphonsus Church.

SILENT AUCTION: Anyone wishing to donate an item for the Chapeau supper auction can contact Helen 819-689-5271 or Gene 819-689-2410. Thank you for your help.

ENVELOPES FOR MEAT DONATIONS: Our parish supper is fast approaching ( Sunday, September 11th). Envelopes are provided should you wish to help with the cost of the turkey. Your donation is greatly appreciated.

ST. ALPHONSUS-PARISH SUPPER RAFFLE TICKETS: Tickets for the Chapeau parish draw are available to be picked up at the entrances of the Church. We ask & strongly encourage each family to try to sell a minimum of 10 books as this is an important component of our profit generated by the parish supper. There is a sign-up sheet to put your name down and the amount of books you take. Your help is appreciated with this Fundraiser. There are 5 books of tickets in each elastic. Our Parish Supper will be held this year on Sunday, September 11th, 2016.

CHAPEAU & DISTRICT LION’S CLUB DUCK RACE:  2nd annual will be held on Saturday,Aug 27th at 1pm.  Prizes 1st  1000.00  2nd  700.00 3rd 400.00 4th 250.00  5th  150.00, only 10.00 per ticket   ONLY 750  tickets sold.   Contact  yogi 689-5508, Henri  689-2033, &  Steve 689-1129.

Notes from Fr. Tim
1) There will be a meeting of the Parish Finance Committee this Tuesday at 7 pm at the office in St. Joseph.

2) Next weekend starts a stretch of six Saturday’s with wedding ceremonies! Congratulations to all the couples.

3) Congratulations to Charlotte Tierney (Robert & Abby Tierney), Charlotte Gaudette  (JasonGaudette/Bethany Lapierre), and Westyn Fleming (Scott Fleming/Tabitha Denault) who were all recently baptised in our churches. This weekend we welcome Amelia Pasanen (Natalie Lariviere/Shane Pasanen), McKinley Lepine (Jeremy Lepine/Chantal Lariviere) and Emmett Burnison (Sarah Adam/Derek Burnison). Please keep these infants and their families in your prayers.

4) Our sympathy and prayers go out to Sharon and Helen Fitzpatrick upon the death of their sister, Diane McCann in Pembroke.

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