CALENDAR

Apr
4
Sat
2020
Our Lady of Fatima Devotions
Apr 4 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am

First Saturday of every month, come to Our Lady of Fatima Devotions. Rosary and reconciliation begin at 8 a.m. and Mass at 8:30.

Lenten Day of Recollection
Apr 4 @ 8:45 am – 2:00 pm

Juventutem Burlington is hosting a “mini-retreat” for young adults from age 18 to 35 led by Fr. Kevin Chalifoux. We will start with Mass at 9am, followed by talks given by Fr., and Exposition and Benediction with time in between for silent prayer before the Blessed Sacrament and confessions. We will have some light refreshments available after Mass (coffee, bagels, fruit, etc.)
The location for this retreat is the “Francis Center” at St. Mark’s, 1251 North Avenue, Burlington (in the back of the building behind the church, enter by the front door and follow the signs to the retreat location.) Please send an RSVP to juventutemburlington@yahoo.com if you plan on joining us.

Blood Drive
Apr 4 @ 9:00 am – 1:30 pm

Blood Drive at St. Isidore parish hall on Saturday, April 4th from 9:00am to 1:30pm

Apr
5
Sun
2020
Palm Sunday Mass Online
Apr 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join Bishop Coyne via live-stream as he celebrates the Mass for Palm Sunday. Note: Palms that are blessed on Palm Sunday will be available for distribution after the pandemic passes and assembly gatherings are permitted.
 
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Apr
6
Mon
2020
Ageless in the Lord
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Are you aging well?

Does aging feel like a thief in the night?
Do you think that your age is not the best age to be?
Would you like to have more meaning and purpose in your life?

The Ageless in the Lord Lenten Retreat has nothing to do with age, but everything to do with attitude!  This retreat will challenge those who are past their mid-life, or are living in their senior years.
For more information, contact:
Terri McCormack at tmccormack@vermontcatholic.org
Susan Roland at rwcatholic@gmail.com  attn: S.Roland
Registration due 2/28/2020: Christ the King Rectory, 66 S. Main Street, Rutland  at 773-6820 or rwcatholic@gmail.com
Cost: $10 includes materials and light refreshments
 

Praying with the Scriptures
Apr 6 @ 7:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Join Michael Hagan as he guides you in immersing yourself more fully in reading of the scriptures using Lectio Divina (divine reading). Bring a prayerful end to your day by reading, reflecting on and responding to what God is saying in the day’s reading.
 
Join here
 

Apr
7
Tue
2020
Encountering Jesus Bible Study
Apr 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Many of us have said we would like to learn more about the scriptures and join a Bible Study. What better time than now when we are all home with room in our schedule. Dcn. Phil Lawson helps us strengthen our faith with his intriguing and thought-provoking insights into the scriptures. Take this time to encounter Jesus, learn more about your faith and deepen your prayer life in this Bible Study. This session is offered in the morning and evening.
 
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Encountering Jesus Bible Study
Apr 7 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Many of us have said we would like to learn more about the scriptures and join a Bible Study. What better time than now when we are all home with room in our schedule. Dcn. Phil Lawson helps us strengthen our faith with his intriguing and thought-provoking insights into the scriptures. Take this time to encounter Jesus, learn more about your faith and deepen your prayer life in this Bible Study. This session is offered in the morning and evening.
 
Register Here
 

Apr
8
Wed
2020
Saintliness of Aging (Online)
Apr 8 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Join Terri McCormack and explore  your call to holiness, relating the lives of saints and the wonder years of aging.
Register below – this will allow you to add it to your calendar and allow us to remind you to join us!
 
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Book Study, Part 1: C.S.Lewis’ The Screwtape Letters
Apr 8 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Looking to do some reading? Might I recommend The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis? This short, sometimes comical, and deeply spiritual read will entertain you and possibly change the way you see your spiritual life – it did for me!
We’ll be doing a 4-part study of the book. I’m not sure who will be interested in this study yet, so the exact format of the study will be determined once people are signed up.
Buy the book and join us for this online book study!
 
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Apr
9
Thu
2020
Holy Thursday: Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper
Apr 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This evening, we celebrate the first liturgy during the Paschal Triduum. Join Bishop Coyne via live-stream as he celebrates the Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper from the Cathedral of St. Joseph. A worship aid is available for download on the live-stream page.
 
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Apr
10
Fri
2020
Good Friday: Solemn Celebration of the Lord’s Passion
Apr 10 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Today, we continue our celebration of the Easter Triduum. Join Bishop Coyne via live-stream for the Solemn Celebration of the Lord’s Passion. The Liturgy will include a time of Adoration of the Holy Cross. A worship aid is available for download on the live-stream page.
 
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Stations of the Cross
Apr 10 @ 7:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us in meditating on the Stations of the Cross as we accompany our Lord in His final hours leading up to his death on Calvary. Stations will be aired on Zoom as well as on Facebook live.
 
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Apr
11
Sat
2020
Padre Pio Devotions
Apr 11 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

The Padre Pio Prayer Group meets the second Saturday of each month at Holy Family Church. Rosary starts at 8:00am followed by Mass, Special Intentions for the intercession of Saint Padre Pio and then learning about Padre Pio’s life, ministry and spiritual gifts will follow in the Holy Family Parish Hall after Mass.

Easter Vigil in the Holy Night
Apr 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Our celebration of the Easter Triduum culminates with the Easter Vigil in the Holy Night. Join Bishop Coyne via live-stream for this most solemn liturgy of the year. During the Liturgy, you will have an opportunity to renew your baptismal promises. A worship aid is available for download on the live-stream page.
 
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Apr
12
Sun
2020
Easter Sunday Mass with Bishop Coyne
Apr 12 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 am

Our celebration of Easter continues with the Easter Mass of the Lord’s Resurrection. Join Bishop Coyne via live-stream for this Mass celebrated from the Cathedral of Saint Joseph. During this Liturgy, you will have an opportunity to renew your baptismal promises. A worship aid is available for download on the live-stream page.
 
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Easter Sunday Vespers
Apr 12 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

The celebration of the Paschal Triduum traditionally concludes with Easter Vespers (Evening Prayer). The Church wraps her Easter joy in the Psalms from Scripture. Join us on Zoom or on Facebook live for this short celebration. A worship aid to help your participation will be available for download and will be visible online during Evening Prayer
 
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Apr
18
Sat
2020
Morning of Catechist Formation: Scripture & Catechesis in St. Johnsbury
Apr 18 @ 9:15 am – 11:15 am

Corpus Christ Parish is hosting a morning of catechist formation on Saturday, April 18th at the Father Lively Center from 9:15am-11:15am. The theme will be “Scripture & Catechesis” and will be led by Michael Hagan, diocesan manager of religious education and catechesis. Participants will learn how to pray with Scripture as well as effectively use it in the classroom. This event is free and open to all catechists or leaders of religious education – come and join us for this evening of prayer and formation!
If you are able, please join us for the 8:30am Mass at St. John the Evangelist (walking distance), which immediately precedes our workshop.
If you plan to attend, please let Michael Hagan know – mhagan@vermontcatholic.org

Changing Climate: Solutions for Believers
Apr 18 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Convinced that climate change is real, it is our obligation to preserve God’s Creation. We’ll explore practical ways we can reduce our carbon footprint.
This workshop is designed to prayerfully create a pathway to a flourishing future in your home, your church, organization, and within the broader society.
Goals for this workshop:
Knowing that climate change is real we will plunge right into solutions, creating a plan for you, your household and your community. We will also spend time on national and state policy issues.
Co-led by Tim and Sue Morse, who are hoping for a better world for their grandchildren. Tim, Professor Emeritus in Occupational and Environmental Health at UConn Health, has extensive experience in worker and community training and advocacy. Sue is a Nurse, a Spiritual Director, and a Lay Associate with the Passionist community.
Place: Mercy Ecospirituality Center, 56 Howard Hill Road, Benson, VT
April 18, 2020
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
$20.00 (lunch included)
Registration: mercyfarm@mercyecology.org or 802-537-4531 by April 7

Apr
19
Sun
2020
Traditional Latin Mass
Apr 19 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Celebrate the Traditional Latin form of the Holy Mass every 3rd Sunday of the month with the NEK community. The Traditional Latin Mass is also known as the Mass of Ages, Tridentine or Extraordinary Form. The Mass will be offered by Father Brian O’Donnell, chaplain to the St. Philip Neri Latin Mass Chaplaincy in Burlington, VT.