Parish Bulletin – February 25, 2018 – 2nd Sunday of Lent

Masses and Celebrations for the Week

Day Time and Place Celebration Intention
Monday     No Mass
Tuesday 10:00 AM


  Howard Gagnon

By: Chapeau Choir

Wednesday 10:00 AM


  Shelby Sullivan

By: Pat & Verna Mercier

Thursday 10:00 AM

St. Joseph

  Hughette (Angie) Groulx

By: Teresa Morglan

Friday 10:00 AM

St. Joseph

  Carmelita Doyle

By: Helen & Maureen Morris

Friday 7:00 PM


  Stations of the Cross
Saturday 5:00 PM


  Carmelita Gleason

By: Joseph & Sharon McDonald

Sunday 9:00 AM

St. Joseph

  Glenn Lapierre

By: Linda Lapierre & Family

Sunday 10:30 AM


  Missa Pro Populo


Parish Lectors Communion
Sheenboro Patty Hansen Doris Ranger
St. Joseph Eulalia Ryan Margaret Tallon
Chapeau Peter Smith Peter, Meril


Parish Collection Counter
Sheen $ 625.00  
St. Joseph $1324.00 Sharon Fitzpatrick, Monday, March 5th
Chapeau $1537.00 Donna Gagnon, Monday, February 26th

PLEASE PRAY FOR THE SICK: Merrill Allard, Jim McGuire, Earl Lepine, Annie Gaudette, Sandra Fletcher McGuire, Aspyn Carroll, Roseanne Gagnon, Viola Fleury, Joanne Souliere, J.P. Lariviere, Ida-Mae Turner, Kerry Kelly, Paul Dennie, Judy Sullivan and Norma Ranger.

CHAPEAU LION’S CLUB: Will be having a pancake, sausage & homemade bean breakfast on Sunday, March 25th. Everyone Welcome!

2017 INCOME TAX RECEIPTS: Your 2017 income tax receipts are ready and are available at the back of the churches. If by chance your receipt is not there. Please call the office (689-5757) and we will issue you one. If you would like to become a new envelope user just take a blank box of envelopes at the back of the church and put your name on the first couple so we can put your name in the system. So you can be issued an income tax receipt next year. Thank you!

ST. ALPHONSUS C.W.L: Thank you to all the CWL members who have already sent in their membership fees ($20.00). We would appreciate receiving the others ASAP as it makes it much easier for all concerned when they call all be sent in at one time.

PERMANENT DIACONATE – INFORMATION SESSIONS: Is the Lord calling you to the Permanent Diaconate? Come discover what the diaconate is all about. All men in the diocese are invited; married men are encouraged to come with their wives. If you wish to attend a session or get more information, contact Deacon Seath (613-324-0007) or  There will be 3 sessions: Monday, February 26th, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Parish, 20 Grant St. Ottawa; Wednesday, March 7th, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Holy Cross Parish, 685 Walkley Rd. Ottawa; Saturday, March 10th, 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at Annunciation of the Lord Parish, 2414 Ogilvie Rd., Ottawa.

Chrism Mass: Bishop Mulhall will preside at the celebration of the Chrism Mass to be held on Tuesday of Holy Week, March 27th, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Columbkille Cathedral. Everyone is invited to participate at this Mass during which the Bishop will bless the Oil of Catechumens, the Oil of the Sick and will consecrate the Holy Chrism.

WESTERN QUEBEC LITERACY COUNCIL: Volunteer Tutors Needed. We are looking for patient and friendly tutors who can devote 2 hours a week to helping an adult learner. No previous experience is needed. An interest in education is an asset. Make a positive impact in someone’s life. Help a learner gain skills and self-confidence. Free training, teaching material, and continuous support. Contact us today! 1-888-647-3112 or 819-648-2150, Email:, Website:

 YOUNG AT HEART NEWS: On March 14 there will be an Irish Stew Dinner. Secondly, as we host the Euchre games on Monday nights until the end of March, we are asking our members to please contribute 1 door prize as we need 5 gifts for Monday nights. Thank you very much.

Upper Pontiac Sports Complex: If you are interested in sponsoring Friday night skating, please contact Dave Vaillancourt at (613) 401-6953.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS: Council 1531 of the Knights of Columbus will host the board of Columbus House at its Feb. 27 meetings. Led by executive director Tina Belanger, members of the board will give an update on Columbus House. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. in the Knights of Columbus Hall and is open to members, their families and the community.

ST. PAUL THE HERMIT PARISH: On Sunday, March 4, 2018, Sheenboro Parish Hall at 4:00 p.m. the parish will have a fundraiser and social event: Jim Beattie’s Musical and Visual Tour of the Ottawa Valley with a 2nd tour of Ireland as well. A meal will be served of Irish stew. Tickets are $15.00 per person and will be available for purchase at the mass on January 20, 2018 from members of your parish council. Everyone is welcome and if you wish to purchase a ticket, please contact Joann McCann at 819-689-2229 or email at Tickets will be available at the door.

ST. JOSEPH: If anyone would like to get rid of their plastic shopping bags, Helen McGuire’s daughter, Beverly Chaput, is making some mats out of them for the needy and could use some more. Your bags can be dropped off at St. Joseph’s Church. Thank you for your help.

The Ottawa Mission: If you would like to donate warm clothing or other items for the homeless frequenting the Ottawa Mission, call Roger at 613-732-1148, Bruce at 613-584-3951 or Ron at 819-689-5440. Volunteers will ensure that all items are delivered.

Medjugorje – Children’s clothing (ages 3 to 12 yrs.) is needed in Medjugorje for children of impoverished and needy families. Since 1993, Pat Duggan of Combermere has been involved in a small but diversified mission making a difference in Medjugorje. For information please refer to or call Pat at 613-756-2655, Roger at 613-732-1148, Bruce at 613-584-3951 or Ron at 819-689-5440. Clothing will be delivered in mid-May and end of Sept. 2018.

Notes from Fr. Tim:
1) Please pray for the repose of soul for Rita Kelly Morin who died this past week. She was the sister of Lorna Conway of St. Joseph’s Parish.

2) Our Bible Study group has finished its latest epistle and will be starting to study a new one next week. This is a perfect opportunity to join the group! We meet each Thursday evening at 7 pm in St. Joseph’s.

3) The Stations of the Cross will be celebrated in Chapeau sacristy chapel this Friday at 7 pm. Please enter via the office door if you wish to join in this Lenten prayer activity. Next Friday it will be in Sheenboro.

4) Someone gave me a list of pithy Christian sayings this past week. I appreciate receiving such items as they can be used in a multitude of different situations. For example, I was struck by these two today: “No God… no peace. Know God… know peace.” and “The tongue weighs practically nothing, but few can hold it.” Words to live by for all of us!

5) The Pivotal Players video series continues this Friday in St. Joseph’s following the 10 am Mass.

6) Bought your ticket for the Sheenboro fundraiser featuring Jim Beattie yet? I believe there are a few still available. Contact Jerry Muldoon if you want some. It promises to be a fun evening’s entertainment!

7) Due to the upcoming School Spring break, the next Catechism class for all grades will be held on Sunday, March 11th.

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