Parish Bulletin – 6th Sunday of Easter – May 21, 2017

Masses and Celebrations for the Week

Day Time and Place Celebration Intention
Monday     No Mass


10:00 AM


  Rodney Fleury

By:   Viola Fleury

Wednesday 10:00 AM


  Helen Cavey

By: St. Alphonsus C.W.L.

Thursday 10:00 AM

St. Joseph

  Intentions of Fr. Mac Rae

By: Maria DeSouza

Friday 10:00 AM

St. Joseph

  Special intention of Joanne Lepine & Fr. Tim Moyle

By: Gerard & Gilles Audet

Saturday 5:00 PM


  Missa Pro Populo
Sunday 9:00 AM

St. Joseph

  Glenn Lapierre

By: Jerry & Marie Paule Muldoon






10:30 AM


  Phillip St. Cyr

By: Chantal & Sean Montgomery

Rita O’Brien

By: Jack & Helen Hill

Howard Gagnon

By: The O’Brien Family


Parish Lectors Communion
Sheenboro Kaleigh Gleason Mary Edwards
St. Joseph Denzil Spence Rita Keogh
Chapeau Tom Carroll Mariette, Bernie

PLEASE PRAY FOR THE SICK: Fr. Costello, Cindy Chevalier, Joanne Souliere, J.P. Lariviere, Judy Bechamp, Billy Brennan, Lauretta Reid, Ashton Godin, Ida-Mae Turner, Herman Morin, Kerry Kelly, Paul Dennie, Judy Sullivan and Norma Ranger.

Parish Collection Counter Monday’s at 9:00 a.m.
Sheen $1210.00 Laetitia Tardiff Peacock, Tuesday, May 23rd
St. Joseph $1448.00  
Chapeau $1,873.00 Susan Lapierre, Monday, May 29th

ST.ALPHONSUS C.W.L: The St. Alphonsus CWL Dinner will be held at Harrington Community Centre on Tuesday, June 13th at 7 p.m. Father Tim will be our guest speaker and his topic will be Euthanasia Prevention. Several members will be receiving pins. Roast beef dinner will be catered by Cheryl Smith. Tickets are $20.00 per person contact Gail 819-689-2883), Joan 819-689-2523, or Janie 819-689-2736. Deadline for tickets is Friday, June 9th.

Marianhill has extended an invitation to interested persons in helping to provide additional services to their palliative residents in Marianhill’s Hospice Palliative Care Unit.  Training will be provided.  If interested call Wendy Biernaskie at 613-735-6839 ext. 479.

MARRIAGE BANNS: There is a promise of marriage between Samuel Vaillancourt son of Andre Vaillancourt and Mary Ann Keon and Kiersten Smith daughter of Robert Gerenser(deceased) and Leah Smith. The wedding will be celebrated at 3:00 PM on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at St. Alphonsus Church.

ST. JOSEPH PARISH “BABY BOTTLE BOOMERANG”: First Step Options is a charitable Christian agency designed to assist and give life-affirming information to those in a crisis pregnancy. It is not funded by the government so we are enlisting the aid of local area churches to help clients receive information, counsel, and support for their developing babies. We are inviting interested parishioners to take a baby bottle from the entrance of the church on Mother’s Day (May 14). You can fill it with change or make a donation and return the bottle (empty or full) to church on Father’s Day (June 18). Thank you for your interest in this endeavour. To answer any questions about this program or to learn more about First Step Options, please call Elaine at 689-2876 or Greta at 613-635-7440.

PUBLIC CONSULTATION: The Municipality of L’Isle-aux-Allumettes will be holding a Public Consultation on Wednesday, May 24th at 7 pm at Harrington Hall to discuss upcoming changes to the zoning by-laws regarding agricultural zones.  All residents are encouraged to attend.  For more information please contact the Municipal Office at 689-2266.

ST. JOSEPH CEMETERY CLEAN-UP: Could you please announce in the bulletin that we will be having a “Graveyard Cleanup” on Wednesday, May 24/17 at6:30 pm. If it is rained out it will be Thursday, May 25 at 6:30 pm. Please bring your rakes and shovels. Thanks

SHEENBORO: The municipality of Sheenboro is looking for a seasonal grass cutter and whipper-snipper for the intergenerational park from May 2017 to October 2017. The person hired will need to supply their own equipment and gas.  This is the park west of the small bridge closest to Perrault Road.  All interested candidates should submit their application and bid to the municipal office by May 29th at 4:00 P.M.  Municipality of Sheenboro, 59 Sheen Road. Sheenboro, QC J0X 2Z0

PARISH SUPPER-ST FRANCIS XAVIER HOT ROAST BEEF DINNER-RENFREW ONTARIO (331 Plaunt Street South): On Sunday, June 11th from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Fress Home Baking, Take-out & Delivery Available – (613)432-5825. Adults $15.00, Children 12 7 Under $5.00 and Children Under 5 Free.

RICK’S DRIVING SCHOOL-120 KING STREET, CHAPEAU, QC: I am offering class (5 driving lessons) in the Pontiac Connects building on Saturday mornings at 11 a.m as of May 20th 2017. For more information contact Rick at: 514-886-5461 or at

STUDENT JOB – CULBUTE MUSEUM: 320 hours Wage: $11.25 per hr. Must be Grade 10 and up and returning to school & also able to work weekends. Apply to the Municipal Office in Chapeau, Qc. Deadline is Monday, May 22, 2017.

YOUNG AT HEART NEWS: Please take note that on June 14th at 1 pm, we will have our picnic at Edmond and Carmel’s cottage. For more info please call Jeannette 819-689-2856.

FRED MEILLEUR GOLF TOURNAMENT: Friday, June 30th, 2017 in support of the Upper Pontiac Sports Complex and Residence Meilleur du Haut Pontiac. The tournament will be held at the Island Brae (shotgun start at 9:30 a.m.) and Pontefract Golf Clubs(shotgun at 9 a.m.) Cost is $60 for golf and supper. $40 for golf only and $30 for supper only. Golf Cart Rentals are extra. Call the Island Brae (613-732-9022) and the Pontefract (819-683-3308) to reserve. A catered supper begins at 7 pm in the Chapeau Arena. All are welcome! Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Registration forms are available at D.C. Bar & Grocery, L’Ancienne Banque, George’s Regal Beagle or Dave Vaillancourt (613-401-6953). Registration and payment by June 17th will be much appreciated!

CELEBRATING MARRIAGE BANQUET – THURSDAY, MAY 25TH, 2017: The Family Life and Youth Ministry Office and the Office of Faith Formation would like to celebrate and highlight the importance of the Sacrament of Marriage. All married couples are invited to attend our first annual dinner banquet at Our Lady of Lourdes parish hall from 6 pm – 9 pm with guest speaker Patrick Sullivan, Catholic Lay Evangelist. There will be time for adoration and recognition of couples celebrating special anniversaries by Bishop Mulhall. Tickets ($40/couple) musty be purchased by May 18th. Contact Yvette Bourque (613)732-7933 x208 or

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL 1531: Will hold a meeting on Tuesday, May 23 at 7:30 p.m. The main purpose of the meeting is to elect a new slate of officers for the coming year. Should any member wish to let his name stand for election or wish to nominate someone please contact Keith Martin. Any Catholic man wishing to become a member can contact Grand Knight Noel Leclaire.

PANCAKE BREAKFAST( PEMBROKE & AREA PARISHES): The Salvation Army Red Shield Pancake Breakfast will be held on Friday, May 26th, 2017 from 7-9 a.m. at the Kiwanis Field House, 961 Pembroke St. West. Cost is $5.

PARISH SUPPER-BRAESIDE, ONTARIO:  Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish will be holding its Annual Parish Supper on Sunday, May 28, 2017. Barbecued Chicken from 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Rainbow draw & 50/50. Adults $15.00 and Children (under 12) $5.00 – Children (under 6) Free. Everyone Welcome!

Notes from Fr. Tim
1) Our condolences and prayers go out to the family of Mr. Florian Allard who died this past week. His funeral was celebrated in Chapeau on Friday. May God grant peace and comfort to his family and friends who grieve his passing.

2) Notice to the children making their 1st confession and communion next weekend. Students are asked to come to the Chapeau church on Saturday at10 am. First Communion will be celebrated at the 10:30 am mass in Chapeau on the following day.

3) Bible Study is canceled for this week. We have two more sessions to follow to complete our study of 1 Peter before we take our summer break.

4) Have you ever checked out our parish blog? Not only will you find the bulletin there, but we also publish other items as well. You can find it at Make sure to add it to your bookmarks.

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