|1) Please pray for the soul of Victor Chaput, formerly of our parish who died in Pembroke on 15 September 2014. His funeral service will be at Paroisse St. Jean Baptiste on Thursday 25 September at 11:30 a.m. Our sympathy to his family and friends.2) Please pray for Mrs. Helen McCool(nee Donnelly) who died last week in Pembroke. Her funeral was held at the Cathedral this past Tuesday. Again our sympathy and prayers to her family and friends.3) Correction regarding the Children’s Catechism Classes. They will begin on Sunday, October 19th at 9:15 am. This will repeat on the 1st Sunday of each month from that date forward unless it is a long weekend when they will be held on the 2nd Sunday of the month. My apologies for the error in last week’s bulletin.
4) Bible Study Classes start this Thursday, September 25th at 7 p.m. in the St. Joseph’s Rectory.
5) Confirmation will be on Thursday, November 27th at 7:00 pm in St. Joseph.
6) Parish Supper Dates: Chapeau – October 5th; St. Joseph’s – October 19th. Remember that tickets for the St. Joseph’s Supper must be purchased in advance. Please consider volunteering your time to help with these two important fundraising events for these parishes.
7) An obituary notice that explains why it’s up to each of us to build the Kingdom of God:
Our church was saddened to learn this week of the death of one of our most valued members, Someone Else.
Someone’s passing creates a vacancy that will be difficult to fill. Else has been with us for many years and for every one of those years, Someone did far more than a normal person’s share of the work. Whenever there was a job to do, a class to teach, or a meeting to attend, one name was on everyone’s list, “Let Someone Else do it.” Whenever leadership was mentioned, this wonderful person was looked to for inspiration as well as results; “Someone Else can work with that group.”
It was common knowledge that Someone Else was among the most liberal givers in our church. Whenever there was a financial need, everyone just assumed Someone Else would make up the difference.
Someone Else was a wonderful person; sometimes appearing superhuman. Were the truth known, everybody expected too much of Someone Else. Now Someone Else is gone! We wonder what we are going to do.
Someone Else left a wonderful example to follow, but who is going to follow it? Who is going to do the things Someone Else did?
When you are asked to help this year, remember — we can’t depend on Someone Else anymore.
JOSEPH’S PARISH SUPPER—OCTOBER 19TH: Supper Tickets are available. Please call Sharon 819-689-2907, Hazel 819-689-2609 And Donna 819-689-2558. Cost is $12 Adults & Children under 10 $5.00 Thank you.
Résidence Meilleur Du Haut Pontiac: has now received its Charitable Donation Status. For families who wish, “in memoriam” donations can be directed to Résidence Meilleur Du Haut Pontiac and receipts for income tax purposes will be issued.
CHAPEAU R.A. UPCOMING EVENTS:
Kids Dance Western Theme – Friday, October 3rd, 2014 from 7-9pm $2.00 per Child. Refreshments Available.
Haunted Halloween Walk- Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 starting at 7 pm at 3 Chemin Linus Hearty, Chichester (Shelley Conroy’s Place) $3.00 per persons Refreshments are also available.
Christmas Parade & Visit of Santa- Sunday, November 30th, 2014(TBD) More information to be provided shortly.
TUESDAY SOCIAL CLUB: Our group will get together on Tuesdays from 1 to 3 pm at Harrington Community Centre on a weekly basis. Everyone welcome and bring along any portable project you’re working on or a favourite board or card game. Bring along some friends too. NOTE: We are no longer in need of milk bags but would love pillowcases to make Sundresses for Africa. Leave them at your respective churches or, better yet, bring them to us on a Tuesday.
PARISH SUPPER – SAINT MARY’S QUYON QUEBEC: Roast Beef Dinner will be held on Sunday September 21st at the Quyon Lions Hall 2 Ferry Rd, Quyon, Quebec from 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Adults: $13.00, Children 10 and under: $6.00. Welcome to All!
COLUMBKILLE, CATHEDRAL PARISH (Pembroke) ANNUAL-SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21ST : from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Roast Beef, Ham & Bake Beans Dinner, Salads & Homemade Pies & Bazaar. Everyone Welcome!
JEAN BAPTISTE – PEMBROKE, ON: Sunday, September 28, 2014 at St. Jean Baptiste Hall, 500 rue Isabella, Pembroke. Turkey & Ham Supper from 12 noon to 7 p.m. Cost is $12 Adults & Children 12 & Under $5.00. Take -out available 500 Isabella Street. Handicapped accessible. Everyone Welcome!
MOUNT ST. PATRICK-TURKEY SUPPER: Sunday September 28th from 1:00 to 6:00 pm. Adults $12 and Children $5.
Branches Catholic Ministries, who recently sponsored film screenings of the new epic motion picture Mary of Nazareth in Southwestern Ontario. It will be hosting a fall conference on September 27-28, 2014 will feature dynamic talks from renowned Catholic speakers including Jeff Cavins, Michael Coren,Matthew Leonard, Father Mitch Pacwa, and Ken Yasinski, as well as musical performances by Marian Grace and the Glory Collective. Early Bird Registration and Group Discounts available. Register online at www.go2branches.com Come. Live the Story.
FRIENDS OF PERU: James and Alicia Keogh will be returning to Peru in November and those wanting to send donations there can give them to Fr. Tim Moyle and James Keogh.
Those that have refundable bottles or cans can donate them also for this cause. We will later have a 50/50 draw to raise funds. Thank you all for your collaboration.
LIVING THE DREAM: An awareness raising/fundraising event highlighting the 15 year mission of Susan and Richard Schmaltz’s work with the poor of Guatemala and their Planting Seeds Educational Project will be held on Saturday, September 27th, 2014 (7:00 – 9:30 pm) in the auditorium of Miramichi Lodge, 725 Pembroke St. W. Tickets ($20.00) to be purchased in advance are available at Goldstream Jewellers in downtown Pembroke. Dessert tea/Coffee will be served. More info available: firstname.lastname@example.org or 613-735-8137.
FRENCH CLASSES: Are you an entrepreneur, employee or employer who would like to learn French? This is your opportunity to sign-up for classes today! This course will offer participants the tools needed to better serve their clients by facilitating verbal communication in French. Perfect for beginners or intermediates. Classes will take place one night a week (either Monday or Tuesday) in Chapeau from 6:30 to 8:30 pm for a total of ten sessions beginning October 21. The cost is 165$. For more information on the classes and subsidizing, contact Ginger at email@example.com, or 819-647-2312.