BULLETIN HEBDOMADAIRE – le 1 september 2020

Je sais qui tu es: tu es le Saint de Dieu.

(Luc 4, 31-37)


Jour du travail

On vous avise que les bureaux diocésains seront fermés le Jour du travail, le lundi 7 septembre.


The deadline for submissions for the next issue of Ecclesia is September 8th. All submissions are welcome. Only those submissions that are approved will be published. Submissions can be forwarded to Heather Coughlin at heather@pappin.com.

L’inauguration de Mgr Guy Desrochers, c.ss.r

Le vidéo de l’inauguration de Mgr Guy Desrochers comme évêque de Pembroke est maintenant disponible ici.

Ordination de diacre Michael Coyne

C’est avec joie que le diocèse de Pembroke annonce que Mgr Guy Desrochers, c.ss.r., ordonnera le diacre Michael Coyne à la prêtrise en l’église St. Francis Xavier de Renfrew, le mardi 8 septembre, en la fête de la Nativité de la Bienheureuse Vierge Marie, à 14 h. La première messe d’action de grâces aura lieu à l’église St. Francis Xavier de Renfrew le mercredi 9 septembre à 11h00. Veuillez noter que, en raison de la COVID-19, l’ordination se fait uniquement sur invitation. Portons Michael Coyne dans notre prière alors qu’il se prépare à l’ordination.


Pope’s Prayer Intention for September 2020: Respect for the Planet’s Resources

We pray that the planet’s resources will not be plundered, but shared in a just and respectful manner.


2020 National Day of Prayer in Solidarity with Indigenous Peoples

On 12 December, the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the Church in Canada celebrates the National Day of Prayer in Solidarity with Indigenous Peoples. This project, with the approval of the Bishops of Canada, has been coordinated since 2002 by the Canadian Catholic Indigenous Council. This year, the reflection by the Council centres … Read more.

Bureau du mariage, de la famille, de la jeunesse, et des jeunes adultes

Marriage Preparation Program

The Fall Diocesan Marriage Preparation Program is coming up on Saturday, October 3 and Saturday, October 17, 2020 at St. James the Less Parish, Eganville. Deadline to register is September 28, 2020. Registration is available online at www.pembrokediocese.com, or a form can be obtained from any parish and mailed in. Inquiries can be directed to Yvette Bourque at 613 732-7933 ext. 208, or yvettebourque@pembrokediocese.com.


Parish Supper Cancellations

The following Parish Suppers are cancelled due to the current COVID-19 pandemic:

  • Souper paroissial annulé – Paroisse St-Jean-Baptiste: À cause de la pandémie, le souper à la dinde et jambon le 20 septembre à la Paroisse St-Jean-Baptiste, Pembroke, est annulé ;
  • Souper paroissial annulé – Paroisse St-Alphonse: À cause de la pandémie, le souper de  dinde le 27 septembre à la Paroisse St-Alphonse, Chapeau, est annulé ;
  • St. Mary Parish Supper, Wilno, scheduled for Sunday, September 6th;
  • St. Ignatius Martyr Parish Supper, Maynooth, scheduled for Sunday, September 6th;
  • Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish Supper, LaPasse, scheduled for Sunday, September 13th;
  • Lady of Mercy Parish Supper, Bancroft, scheduled for Sunday, September 13th.


11th Annual Catholic Women’s Fall Retreat

Women of any age are invited to join us for our 11th annual Catholic Women’s Fall Retreat! We are offering a more condensed and virtual version this year via Zoom due to COVID-19 restrictions. This one day event on September 19th will be sure to speak to your soul, as you reflect on our theme « Come, and rest a while. » There will be 3 short talks, singing and prayer throughout the day. Guest speaker: Kathy McVady, Madonna House Apostolate member (Combermere, ON). Please go to https://womensfallretreatvirtualedition.eventbrite.ca to register or for more info.

CNEWA CANADA – Emergency Relief – Lebanon in Crisis

CNEWA has launched an emergency relief fund to provide food, health care and shelter to thousands after the massive August 4th explosion at Beirut’s waterfront. Link for details on the emergency relief: https://cnewa.org/ca/campaigns/lebanoncrisis/.

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