Parish Bulletin – March 3, 2019 – Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Masses and Celebrations for the Week

Day Time and Place Celebration Intention
Monday Chapeau
No Mass
Tuesday Chapeau
No Mass
Wednesday Sheenboro
9:00 AM

Ash Wednesday
Service by
Bishop Mulhall
Wednesday St. Joseph
11:00 AM 

Ash Wednesday Service by
Bishop Mulhall
Wednesday Chapeau
7:00 PM

Ash Wednesday Service by
Bishop Mulhall

No Mass
  No Mass
Saturday Sheenboro 4:00 PM
Cyril, Patrick & Brian Ranger
By:  Lois Ranger & Family
Sunday St. Joseph 9:00 AM
Missa Pro
Sunday Chapeau 10:30 AM
Judy Bechamp:By:  Poncho, Andre, Naomi, Josh & Nathan
Jim McGuire
By:Perry, Noella, Adrianne &
Parish Lectors Communion
Sheenboro Patty Hansen Peter Gleason
St. Joseph Sam McGuire Ron, Margaret
Chapeau Nicole
André, Nicole

PLEASE PRAY FOR THE SICK:  Barbara Coventry, Leonard Duff, Fran Flavelle, Sandy LaRose-Dutton, Anchie Bechamp, Earl Lepine, Annie Gaudette, Sandra Fletcher- McGuire, Aspyn Carroll, Roseanne Gagnon, Viola Fleury, Joanne Souliere, J.P. Lariviere, Patsy Lariviere, Ida-Mae Turner, Kerry Kelly, Paul Dennie, Judy Sullivan and Norma Ranger.

Parish Collection  Counter
Sheen $761.00 Martin Flood, Monday, March 4th 
St. Joseph $840.00 Sharon Fitzpatrick, Monday, March 11th 
Chapeau $720.00

HARRINGTON COMMUNITY CENTRE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING:  Will be held on Wednesday, March 20th at 7:00 p.m.  Everyone Welcome!

YOUNG AT HEART NEWS:  On Wednesday March 13th Irish Stew will be served to all our members at noon.  Welcome to all!

RHYTHM & GRACE MUSICAL BY A FAMILY OF SEVEN-( Amazing Violinist):  Will be performing at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Waltham on Sunday, March 10th at 2 p.m.  Good will offering only.

West Pontiac Connects:   If any seniors in the community would like to schedule volunteer work in the spring please contact West Pontiac Connects to schedule a day and time.  Contact Marielle Lair at (819)689-2878 for more information or inquiries about the upcoming session.

There will be four performances of the annual Irish play this year. March 10 and 17 at 1:30 p.m. and March 15 and 16 at 7:30 p.m. All will be at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Ellis Street in Pembroke. Tickets are available at the three Mulvihill pharmacies, the CNIB ticket outlet at Walmart, O’Grady’s in Eganville and the North Algona/Wilberforce municipal hall. Tickets are $15 in advance and $18 at the door. 

The Knights of Columbus is hosting their annual Shrove Tuesday pancake supper again this year at the K of C Hall on March 5th.  Our lead organizer, Henry, is looking for volunteers to make this another success supper.  5-6 volunteers are required in the afternoon between 2:00 – 3:00 pm and another 4-6 volunteers around supper time.  If you can assist, please phone Henry Sallafranque directly at 819-689-2523.

 If you cannot attend but can donate some dessert, it can be dropped off at the hall anytime in the afternoon on March 5th.   Desserts seem to be the first thing that go on this day so the more the better as it will save the Council from going out and buying it!

The next regular meeting of Bishop N.Z. Lorrain Council 1531 of the Knights of Columbus will be held Tuesday, March 12. It starts at 7:30 p.m.

SAINT PATRICK’S DAY PARTY:  Will be held at George’s Regal Beagle on Sunday, March 17th Entertainment by Andrew Jones and Friends.  Homemade Irish Stew $8.00.  Everyone Welcome!

Marriage Preparation Program.:The next marriage Preparation program is coming up on March 30 and April 13, 2019 in Pembroke at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish. Deadline to register is March 23, 2019. Registration is available online at or a form can be obtained from any parish and mailed in. Inquires can be directed to Yvette Bourque at 613 732-7933 ext. 208 or

ST. ALPHONSUS CWL:  Thank you to all the CWL members who have already sent in their membership fees ($20).  We would appreciate receiving the others ASAP as it makes it much easier for all concerned when they can all be sent in at one time.

The CHAPEAU CWL will meet at Joan Sallafranque’s on Wednesday, March 6th at 1:30 p.m.

ST. JOSEPH’S C.W.L:  Thank you for being so prompt with the fees.  Much appreciated!  Here’s a break down of our fees:  per person.  National Per Capita Fee$13.00, Provincial $3.00, Diocesan (Pembroke) $3.50 a total of $19.50.  As you can see not much left from our $20.00.

Tuesday Social Club:  we are collecting warm clothing for men and women for the Shepherd’s of Good Hope. Please label packages as Men, Women or Either. Deliver to Harrington hall early Tuesday afternoons until 3 p.m. or leave in box provided at the back of the churches. Work socks are especially needed. We will be doing this until the last weekend of February. We guarantee all clothing will be used.

Shepherd’s of Good Hope:  The TUESDAY SOCIAL CLUB is collecting warm clothing for men and women to be sent to the Shepherd’s in Ottawa. Please label etc. 

KITCHEN PARTY-CWL PAROISSE ST. ANNE PARISH FUNDRAISER:  Music by Local Musicians on Saturday, March 9th from 3 to 7 pm at the Municipal Hall upstairs- 8 Monseigneur Martel, Calumet Island.  Irish Stew & home-made bread, poor man’s pudding, Tea & Coffee.  Adults $10 and Children 10 and under $5 and children 5 and under Free.  Tickets pre-sold or at the door.  There will be 50/50 draw and a variety of draws.  Bring your own wine/beer.  Do you wish to make a cash donation or promotional item?  Info:  Joan Derouin 819-648-2445.  Everyone Welcome.  CWL 2016 Cookbook will be on sale as well.  Please bring a non-perishable item for the food bank.

 Fr. Tim Sabbatical Notes:
1) Life continues to go well for me on my sabbatical. Having studied the works of Aristotle and St. Augustine on the subject of friendship my academic advisor is now guiding me through the writings of St. Thomas Aquinas. For someone like me who revels in academic
challenges , it’s been quite a rush! I appreciate your continued
prayers as I promise to offer mine for you each and every day that I’m down here.

2) Did you know that most of the ancient authors like Plato and Aristotle believed that friendship wasn’t possible between men and women? It’s not because of concupiscence would inevitably lead to an intimate relationship. Rather they held that women were incapable of discussing and debating concepts on as high a level as men. Good thing for them that they aren’t alive today. They’d no doubt discover just how wrong they were in that belief!!

3) We welcome Fr. Tanguay for the Sunday Masses of March. Thanks Fr. Basil for your generosity in helping cover during my absence. I’m counting on the parishioners in St. Joseph’s and Chapeau to make
you feel right at home in their midst.
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