CALENDAR

Sep
20
Sun
2020
Outdoor Mass
Sep 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Outdoor Mass in the back lawn of the rectory celebrated by Fr. Charlie

Emmaus Retreat: A Hiking Confirmation Retreat
Sep 20 @ 1:00 pm – 6:15 pm

General Schedule
Teens should bring:  a journal, pen, Bible, jacket, walking shoes and an optional change of clothes.
1 p.m.  – 1:15 p.m. – Arrive, introductions, opening prayer – parking lot (note, there are two parking lots for the trail – one at the trailhead and another 3/10 of a mile down the road on the left (heading toward Waterbury)
1:15 – 1:30 – Short hike to first set of waterfalls
1:30-4:30 – Series of talks, journal time, opportunity for confession, quiet reflection, more hiking, etc.
4:30 – Depart for Waterbury
5:00 p.m. – Closing Mass with Father Matthew Rensch (who plans on joining us for the day)
Dinner provided afterwards – likely sandwich, bag of chips, cookie, etc.
 
COVID-19 Protocols
In accordance with the Vermont State Mandate, one does not need to wear a mask when outside on the hike, provided that one keeps a distance from others of at least 6 feet. Anyone who chooses to wear a mask while on the hike is welcome to do so.
In accordance with Diocesan Protocols, masks must be worn during Mass at St. Andrew’s.
 
Registration
Space is limited! Please register by September 13th

Notify rlavallee@vermontcatholic.org or wgavin@vermontcatholic.org that your parish will be attending
Please submit one registration/release form for each attendee, found here.

By September 13th, parish leaders may either:

collect all forms, scan and e-mail to: rlavallee@vermontcatholic.org
or, collect all forms and mail to:

Office of Youth Ministry
55 Joy Drive
South Burlington, VT 05403
 
Payment
Cost is $10 per attendee. Parish leaders may checks out to the Office of Youth Ministry and mail to:
Office of Youth Ministry
55 Joy Drive
South Burlington, VT 05403
 

40 Days for Life Kick Off @ VT
Sep 20 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Washington Street, Barre. Come join us in prayer for the unborn. (Social distancing in practice- unless with family, signs provided)

Sep
22
Tue
2020
The Apostles Creed: Reflection Group
Sep 22 @ 7:45 pm – 8:45 pm

The Apostle’s Creed is the oldest of the official creeds of the Church and is still used today as our baptismal creed. Why does the Apostle’s Creed matter? What does this creed actually say? Why is it important for us today? What does it tell us about our faith and how we ought to live?
Join Seminarian Greg Caldwell for a series of reflections followed by discussion upon the Apostle’s Creed. Email gcaldwell@saintmeinrad.edu to get Zoom information to join.

Sep
23
Wed
2020
Birthright Informational
Sep 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Do you know Birthright of Burlington? How Birthright helps pregnant women in difficult situations? Their partners as well? Birthright is conducting two Informationals for potential volunteers. Kathleen King, Birthright Regional Consultant, will present the philosophy behind the Birthright service and how we offer support. All interested individuals are welcome. Wednesday, Sept. 23, 6:30-8:00 p.m. and Thursday, Sept. 24, 9:30-11:00 a.m.; St. John Vianney Parish Center, 150 Hinesburg Rd., South Burlington. Masks are required and social distancing will be observed. Attendance by virtual media is available for those who wish to attend from home. Preregistration is advisable. For more information, and to register for either session, please email us at birthrightbvt@gmail.com. Visit our website at www.birthright.org. Come and find out more about who we are and how you can help.

Sep
24
Thu
2020
Birthright Informational
Sep 24 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Do you know Birthright of Burlington? How Birthright helps pregnant women in difficult situations? Their partners as well? Birthright is conducting two Informationals for potential volunteers. Kathleen King, Birthright Regional Consultant, will present the philosophy behind the Birthright service and how we offer support. All interested individuals are welcome. Wednesday, Sept. 23, 6:30-8:00 p.m. and Thursday, Sept. 24, 9:30-11:00 a.m.; St. John Vianney Parish Center, 150 Hinesburg Rd., South Burlington. Masks are required and social distancing will be observed. Attendance by virtual media is available for those who wish to attend from home. Preregistration is advisable. For more information, and to register for either session, please email us at birthrightbvt@gmail.com. Visit our website at www.birthright.org. Come and find out more about who we are and how you can help.

Sep
26
Sat
2020
Ordination to the Permanent Diaconate
Sep 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

The Diocese of Burlington celebrates with great joy the Ordination of the Permanent Diaconate of five men to serve the Catholic Church in Vermont. More information will be posted here in the coming week

Sep
27
Sun
2020
ALL SAINTS PARISH CHICKEN BBQ DRIVE-THRU @ VT
Sep 27 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

ALL SAINTS PARISH CHICKEN BBQ DRIVE-THRU
When: Sunday, September 27th, 11:00 am till all are served
Where: All Saints Parish Hall, Main Street, Richford
Menu: BBQ Chicken, coleslaw, roll, chips and cookies
Cost: $10 per box
Master Barbecuer: Peanut Mercure
We will also have a lawn/bake sale and bottle redemption.

Sep
29
Tue
2020
Life is a Balancing Act! – Parent Cafe (ONLINE)
Sep 29 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Join other Catholic parents in Vermont for these virtual discussions about life and faith. Each session includes a brief prayer and presentation, setting the stage for
open and honest conversation on that week’s topic. Join us for any or all sessions!
Register here!

The Apostles Creed: Reflection Group
Sep 29 @ 7:45 pm – 8:45 pm

The Apostle’s Creed is the oldest of the official creeds of the Church and is still used today as our baptismal creed. Why does the Apostle’s Creed matter? What does this creed actually say? Why is it important for us today? What does it tell us about our faith and how we ought to live?
Join Seminarian Greg Caldwell for a series of reflections followed by discussion upon the Apostle’s Creed. Email gcaldwell@saintmeinrad.edu to get Zoom information to join.

Oct
1
Thu
2020
Theology on Tap with Sr. Paul Mary Dreger, FSE @ VT
Oct 1 @ 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm

 
Come to Mass at the UVM Catholic Center at 6:00pm!
Following, at roughly 6:45pm, we’ll meet at Switchback Brewing Company on Flynn Avenue for good beer, and a discussion with
Sr. Paul Mary Dreger, FSE
Bring a blanket or lawn chair- we will be outside, weather permitting.
All young adults ages 18-39 are welcome to attend.

Book Club: Frankenstein @ VT
Oct 1 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

This October, join us as we read Mary Shelley’s famous Frankenstein. We will meet four times to discuss this chilling tale and some of the deeper moral themes at play. All meetings will be online, Wednesday evenings from 7:30-8:30pm. Bring a friend!
We will be using the Ignatius Critical Edition of Frankenstein, which can be purchased HERE.
Please contact Michael Hagan at mhagan@vermontcatholic.org with any questions!