Parish Bulletin – Pentecost – 9 June 2019

Masses and Celebrations for the Week

Day Time and Place Celebration Intention
Monday Chapeau   No Mass
Tuesday Chapeau

10:00 A.M

  For a favour received

By: A Parishioner

Wednesday Chapeau

10:00 A.M.

  Souls in Purgatory

By: A Parishioner

Thursday St. Joseph

10:00 A.M.

  Special intention of Lisa Lariviere & Jacqueline Mainville

By: Gerard & Gilles Audet

Friday St. Joseph

10:00 A.M

  Raymond & Leona Audet

By: Gerard & Gilles Audet

Saturday Sheenboro

5:00 P.M.

  Percy & Carmelita Gleason

By: Jean & Emile Lebel

Lorne & Val Gagnon

By: Wilma & Neil Meehan & Lila & Bruce Furgoch

Sunday St. Joseph

9:00 A.M

Missa Pro Populo
Sunday Chapeau

10:30 A.M.

  Howard Gagnon

By: Carl, Cathy, Donna & Pat

Merrill Allard

By: Adele & Rob Varner & Family

Parish Lectors Communion
Sheenboro Patty Hansen Peter Gleason
St. Joseph Sam McGuire Paul, Ron
Chapeau Nicole Bertrand Nicole, Meril

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 $ 965.00
St. Joseph $ 1553.00 Sharon Gribbon, Monday, June 10th
Chapeau $ 1623.00  

St. Alphonsus C.W.L: Don’t forget the C.W.L. Dinner this Tuesday, June 11th (7 p.m.) at Harrington Community Centre!!

Office will be closed this Wednesday and Thursday afternoon. Thank you!

MARRIAGE BANNS:   There is a promise of marriage between Andrew Joseph Swan, son of Adrien Swan and Patricia Buckle and Desiree Norah Chartrand, daughter of Thomas Chartrand and Catherine Lawlor. The wedding will be celebrated at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 6th at St. Alphonsus.

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, and please be there no later than 1:30 p.m. so the games can start at 2:00 p.m.

 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

Karl’s Bakery is now opened on Sunday’s for the summer. Yum!!!!

In recognition of the many deceased members of the former Holy Spirit Church Mission, a sign will be erected outside the cemetery later this year. We are asking for your input as to the design and wording. Please email your suggestions to the parish at or to Peter at or by phone 819-689-2505.

Feast Corpus Christi: Please join us as we celebrate the Feast of Corpus Christi at St. Columbkille Cathedral, 188 Renfrew Street Pembroke on Sunday, June 23, 2019. Eucharistic Celebration at 10:30 a.m. Hymns and Adoration with a short procession through the streets of Pembroke. Please contact Deacon Adrien Chaput at 613 732-7933 ext. 206 or for more information.

Meilleur Memorial Golf Tournament, Friday, June 28, 2019 in support of the Upper Pontiac Sports Complex and Résidence Meilleur du Haut Pontiac. The Tournament will be held at the Island Brae [ shotgun start at 10:00am] and Pontefract [ shotgun start at 9am] Golf Clubs. 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 6:30pm in the Chapeau Arena. Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. To register contact Charlotte Sunstrum at 819-689-5084. All welcome!

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.

Chapeau Gallery: Will be opened on Saturday, June 15th from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and Sunday, June 16th from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Donations towards the Garage Sale would be greatly appreciated. Thank you for your support. New summer hours starting June 24th. Check our Facebook page at Chapeau Regionale Gallerie. Leave a message.

Canada Day Silent Auction: Coming up soon is our 22nd Silent Auction as part of the Canada Day celebrations. Once again we are asking for your donations in the form of whatever you want. It could be services such as babysitting, gardening and yard work, painting, dinners or brunches. Preserves and home baking are always popular. Gently used items are good too. We will have a “grab table” for a dollar or two and books also. Use your imagination. We have had some very innovative services in the past. The hall in Sheen will be open Saturday evening June 29 from 5:45 until 8:30 to receive your items. If you want your name as a donor on the item please attach a piece of masking tape or paper with your name on it. Call Janet at 689-5640 or Angie at 689-2486.

Knights of Columbus council 1531 will hold it’s closing dinner on Tuesday, June 11 at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Ellis Avenue in Pembroke. Social hour is at 6 p.m. with dinner to follow. This event is open to all members and their spouses. Tickets are available at Town and Country Men’s store in downtown Pembroke or by contacting members of the executive. Cost is $20 per person.

Parish Suppers

St. Francis Xavier, Renfrew, ON: This 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)

Tickets for Stonefence Theatre’s production of ‘Up at Fred’s-Allons-y’ are selling out fast and there are only a limited number left. Don’t delay in calling the Office or going online via Facebook to purchase yours. There will only be one showing of the play and once the tickets for it are sold, it will be too late. Don’t miss out on this new Canadian production about one of our most famous local characters – Fred Meilleur.

Fr. Tim Notes:
1) Congratulations to the sixteen young men and women who received the Sacrament of Confirmation last weekend during the Mass in Chapeau. It was a true honor to be able to confer the sacrament since our diocese is currently without a bishop. Which reminds me. Have you picked up a prayer card to pray for the appointment of our new bishop yet? They are available in all of the churches.

2) I regret to inform you of the death of Mr. Kevin Harrington, husband of Monique Harrington who passed away on Thursday. His funeral arrangements are not yet set with Hayes Funeral Home. The details will be posted on the parish blog at

3) Do you regularly check out our parish blog? I often post interesting articles as well as the weekly bulletin there. Make certain to add it to your list of bookmarks and visit often!

4) This weekend we celebrate the great feast of Pentecost when the Church received the gift of the Holy Spirit. You too received the same gift when you were baptized and then again when you were confirmed. So, I guess the question to be asked is: Are you listening to it in your daily life? Put another way, do you ask its guidance whenever you need to make an important decision?

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