Parish Bulletin – 6th Sunday of Easter – 25 May 2019

Masses and Celebrations for the Week

Day Time and Place Intention
Monday Chapeau   No Mass
Tuesday Chapeau
10:00 A.M
  Frances Giroux
By:  Sheila Stacey
Wednesday Chapeau
10:00 A.M.
  Grace Allard
By:  Rosa & Michael Mainville
Thursday St. Joseph
10:00 A.M.
  Patricia McGuire
By:  Claudette Morris
Friday St. Joseph
10:00 A.M
  Mary Spence
By:  Zita Donnelly
Saturday Sheenboro
5:00 P.M.
  Missa Pro Populo
Sunday St. Joseph
9:00 A.M
  Lucienne & Cecile
By:  Dale & Sharon
Sunday Chapeau
10:30 A.M.
  Omer Fortin
By:  Norman & Pauline
Chaput & Family

Alvin Lepine
By:  Lori Collin
Parish Lectors E.M.E.
Chapeau Mariette

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 $ 1830.00   Martin Flood, Monday June 3rd
St. Joseph $ 1295.00  Sharon Fitzpatrick, Monday, May 27th
Chapeau $ 1379.00  

St. Alphonsus C.W.L:  The C.W.L. June Dinner will be held on Tuesday, June 11th at Harrington Community Centre.  Yves Lafontaine will be our guest speaker and will recount some of his experiences while volunteering in Peru this past winter.  Remember his efforts raising funds with vegetables, berries, etc. last summer!  Roast beef dinner will be catered by Cheryl Smith.  Tickets ($25.00) are now available.  Contact Joan (689-2523) Gail (689-2883) or Janie (689-2736) for tickets.  Deadline for tickets is Wednesday, June 5th.  P.S. One does not need to be a CWL member to attend.  All are welcome

Young at Heart News:    Please take note of the changes of dates.  1) There will be cards on Wednesday afternoons until June 12th. 2) The picnic will take place in the Hall on Wednesday, June 19th with games, prizes, food and drinks.  It is free for all members.

Madonna House Apostolate presents: I Will Be Love! – Summer Program 2019 for young adults between the ages of 19 and 35 from July 7th – August 10th. Week 1 (July 7-13): Receive from the Father – Week 2 (July 14-20): Prayer transforms – Week 3 (July 21-27): Forgiveness that heals – Week 4 (July 28-August 3): Today – here and now – Week 5 (August 4-10): Behold your Mother. For more info or to register please call 613 756-3713 or email (men) or (women). More information also available at

PRO-LIFE ROSE SUNDAY:  They will be selling roses at the Mass this Saturday in Sheenboro, May 25th.  Thank you.

St. Joseph Cemetery Clean-up:  Will be held on Monday, May 27th at 6:30. we will be gathering for the annual graveyard clean-up. Please bring your rakes and shovels for the spreading of topsoil. All strong able bodies are welcome.  “Remember this will be your permanent home someday.” Thank you! Denzil

Sheenboro Spaghetti Dinner :  Our parish fundraiser dinner in support of our hall account was a great success raising $3000.  Many thanks to our generous sponsors – Mark Jennings of IG Private Wealth, the Vermitte family of Eagle Marine Service Centre and Trevor Miller of Hotel Pontiac. Thanks to Jennifer Jennings for organizing the event and to all our volunteers for chopping veggies, cleaning salad greens, cooking, serving, selling tickets and those dishwashers!  We also thank our diners to support the event.

Upper Pontiac Summer Camp- Job postings- applicants between the  ages of 18-30: 

1)  Summer camp counsellor for 8 weeks, for 35 hrs at $15.00 per hour.

2)  Summer daycamp leader for 8 weeks, for $35 hrs at $13.00 per hour.

3)  Summer daycamp assistant for 8 weeks, for 8 weeks, for 35 hrs at $12.00 per hour

Preference will be given to applicants with first-aid/CPR and 18 years old.  Please forward your resumes to  francosucre77@hotmail.comDeadline for the applications have been extended!!!!!  So get your resume in A.S.A.P.       Thank you!

Job Opportunity – Summer Student- Municipality of Chichester:   This summer position will start on or around June 24th, 2019, for 30 to 40 hours a week and for a period of 8 to 9 weeks, including weekends.  The hourly rate is $12.50.  Applicants must have been in school full time this year and retuning to school in the fall Secondary or Post-Secondary.  Preference will be given to students residing within the Municipality of Chichester, if possible.  Bilingualism would be an asset.  Task and responsibilities will include:  Reception and welcoming of guests, Giving tours of the Museum, Promoting the area and providing information, Maintenance of grounds, Assist with all other museum duties, as required.  Applications will be accepted until 4:00 pm on Friday, May 31st, 2019 and can be sent in the following manner:  By email:, By fax:  1-819-689-5619 or By mail/In person:  Culbute Museum c/o Municipality of Chichester 75 Notre Dame Street, L’Isle-aux-Allumette, QC, J0X1M0.

Walk The Opeongo Line, July 25-28, 2019 – Join pilgrims from ages 7-77 in this life-changing, 4-day journey from Our Lady of Fatima, Renfrew to St. Anne Shrine, Cormac. This will be our 4th year making the 67km walk! It’s an experience that merits many blessings and many wonderful memories. For more information and to register, visit:

Diocesan Pilgrimage – Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré. Fr. Réal Ouellette and Fr. Justin Bertrand:   are organizing a pilgrimage to the shrines of Notre-Dame-du-Cap, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré (entire day) and St. Joseph’s Oratory from Tuesday, August 20th to Thursday, August 22nd. Spiritual Directors will be Fr. Réal Ouellette and Fr. Justin Bertrand. Departure at 8 a.m. on Tuesday. Prices will be determined by May 30th. Complete payment due by July 25th.  For further information please contact the website at, email, or telephone 819 683-2056.

Parish Suppers

Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Braeside, ON:  On Sunday, May 26th, 2019 will be serving Barbecued Chicken from 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.  Cost is Adults $15.00 and Children (under 12) $5.00 – Children (under 6) Free.  Take-outs available!  (Air Conditioned -Hall)                                           Pastor and Parishioners Welcome You!

St. Francis Xavier, Renfrew, ON:  On Sunday, June 9th.  Hot Roast Beef Dinner, fresh home baking from 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.  Adults:  $15.00, Children 12 & under $5.00, Children under 5 free.  Take out & delivery available (613-432-5825)

Fr. Tim Notes:
1) We welcomed Hazel Louise Fleury, daughter of Mila Schryer and Cory
Fleury, who was baptized into our Catholic faith last weekend in Chapeau.
Please keep her and her family in your prayers.
2) CONGRATULATIONS to the students who received the sacraments of Confession and Communion for the 1st time this weekend. This is an
important step in their lives and it is a true honor to have the opportunity to share it with them.
3) Next weekend we will celebrate the Sacrament of Confirmation in
Chapeau at the 10:30 am. Mass. We will gather for a practice on Saturday in the Church at 11 am. I thank the candidates in advance for ensuring that
they arrive for the practice on time with their parents and/or sponsor.  

4) Tickets for ‘Up at Fred’s – Allons-y’, a musical production by The
Stonefence Players are almost half sold out already and they’ve only been
available for a little more than a week! Don’t wait to purchase yours or it
may be too late!! Tickets are selling for $50 each and they can be purchased online via Facebook, from the Parish Office, West Pontiac Connects, Belle
Harrington, or Mariette Sallafranque-Fleury. Profits from this
ONE-TIME ONLY showing on Saturday August 10th at the arena will be
shared between Residence Meilleur, Chapeau R.A., and St. Alphonsus
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