CALENDAR

Feb
5
Sun
2023
Eucharistic Healing Service
Feb 5 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Benediction and Exposition of the Most Blessed Sacrament at 3:00 pm on the first Sunday of every month with Fr. Lance Harlow at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 49 Winter Street St. Johnsbury, VT 05819.

Let the Good Times Bowl!
Feb 5 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

If bowling is right up your alley join us on Sunday, February 5th. St. Mark’s Parish is hosting our next deanery-wide event! This event is open to middle and high school students and their families.
If winter blues have you feeling down in the gutter, shake ‘em off with a fun-filled afternoon at St. Mark’s Bowling and Entertainment Center 1251 North Avenue in Burlington at 3:00 pm.

Feb
7
Tue
2023
Our Lady’s Kitchen – Bethel
Feb 7 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Free meal provided at St. Anthony Church, Bethel on Tuesday, February 7th, from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. Come one, come all!

Walking With Families @ Vermont
Feb 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Tackling the Tough Topics Around Human Sexuality
This series of discussions will share the beauty of the Catholic Church’s teachings on Theology of the Body as well as offer practical tips and suggestions from local professionals, clergy, religious and lay persons about how to talk about the gift of our sexuality, respond to gender identity issues, and more with our youth, our parents, our family, and friends.
Chastity Today: Bringing Hope to the Wounded    –    Tuesday, February 7
Sexual Integrity for Today’s Youth    –   Thursday, February 9
Presenters:
Daniel Lacourrege, Diocesan Catechetical Leader
Sister Paul Mary Dreger, FSE, Campus Ministry,
Marie Antunes, Administrative Secretary Waterbury, Moretown, Waitsfield          
Register HERE  You can choose to attend any and all presentations.
Presenters include:  Father Jon Schnobrich, Jessica Whelan, ND,FCPI,MCI, Sharon Trani, MSN, MAFT, APRN/Nurse Practitioner, Marriage and Family Therapist, Daniel Lacourrege, Diocesan Catechetical Leader, Sister Paul Mary Dreger, FSE, Campus Ministry, Marie Antunes, Administrative Secretary Waterbury, Moretown, Waitsfield

Feb
8
Wed
2023
Good News Bootcamp
Feb 8 @ 6:45 pm – 8:30 pm

Has the Holy Spirit been nudging you lately to reignite your joy and dig a little deeper into our Catholic faith? Good News! Wednesdays from 6:45PM to 8:30PM beginning January 11, St John Vianney Parish will investigate expanding-on-the-basics topics including Jesus, the Trinity, prayer, Mary & the saints, the sacraments, the Mass, moral living, social justice, and more. Please join us in discussing how we as Catholics can bring healing, transformation, virtue, and enthusiasm to our world. If you enjoyed our viewing of “The Search” videos this past fall, Good News Bootcamp will take many of those elements to the next level. Check out our website at https://stjohnvianneyvt.org/good-news-bootcamp to discover what each week’s topics will be. Join us for the sessions that interest you or join us for all of them! Questions? Contact Connie at SJVGoodNews@gmail.com.

Feb
9
Thu
2023
“Surviving Divorce” Support Group
Feb 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

For the newly separated and divorced, as well as for those still struggling with issues many years later, we invite you to join us for Surviving Divorce. Together we will help each other answer questions, restore hope, and begin authentic healing from the pain and loneliness of a broken marriage.
The twelve-week program will begin Thursday, January 12, at 6:00pm in the Parish Center at St. John Vianney Church, 160 Hinesburg Rd. in South Burlington.
A $25 materials fee is requested to help with the cost. Accommodations are possible if the fee is a hardship at the time of reregistration.
For more information, contact Deacon Josh McDonald at jmcdonald@vermontcatholic.org.

Walking With Families @ Vermont
Feb 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Tackling the Tough Topics Around Human Sexuality
This series of discussions will share the beauty of the Catholic Church’s teachings on Theology of the Body as well as offer practical tips and suggestions from local professionals, clergy, religious and lay persons about how to talk about the gift of our sexuality, respond to gender identity issues, and more with our youth, our parents, our family, and friends.
Chastity Today: Bringing Hope to the Wounded    –    Tuesday, February 7
Sexual Integrity for Today’s Youth    –   Thursday, February 9
Presenters:
Daniel Lacourrege, Diocesan Catechetical Leader
Sister Paul Mary Dreger, FSE, Campus Ministry,
Marie Antunes, Administrative Secretary Waterbury, Moretown, Waitsfield          
Register HERE  You can choose to attend any and all presentations.
Presenters include:  Father Jon Schnobrich, Jessica Whelan, ND,FCPI,MCI, Sharon Trani, MSN, MAFT, APRN/Nurse Practitioner, Marriage and Family Therapist, Daniel Lacourrege, Diocesan Catechetical Leader, Sister Paul Mary Dreger, FSE, Campus Ministry, Marie Antunes, Administrative Secretary Waterbury, Moretown, Waitsfield

Feb
10
Fri
2023
ESSEX COMMUNITY DINNER followed by VALENTINE DANCE
Feb 10 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Our next Essex Community Meal on Friday, February10th
will include a special feature to celebrate Valentine’s Day.
Lasagna Dinner will be served from 5:30 – 6:30 pm followed by an evening of Dancing and Fun beginning at 7:00pm.
Dinner: 5:30 – 6:30pm Includes Soup, Salad, Lasagna (Veggie & Meat), Dessert
Entertainment: 7:00 – 9:30pm by Digital DJ Entertainment
Dessert and Snack items will be available throughout the evening
Location: Holy Family Parish Center
Cost: To help cover the cost of the event, donations will be accepted at the door.
Reservations Suggested: Sign up by calling the Holy Family Parish office: 802-878-5331 or email holyfamilysecretary@comcast.net
All are welcome. Feel free to invite your friends and neighbors. Some people may come just for the dinner, some might come just for the entertainment, but everyone is invited to join us for the entire evening.

Saint Francis Xavier School Calcutta
Feb 10 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

St. Francis Xavier School’s Home & School Association is thrilled to announce the return of its in person Calcutta and Silent Auction on Friday, February 10 at the Hampton Inn in Colchester. Tickets are $100. This includes one calcutta ball, two delicious dinners and the chance to bid on some fantastic auction items including a 55″ Samsung TV, a kayak and tons of gift cards to area restaurants. Tickets are sold online and are available by going to: sfxhomeandschool.org/calcutta-balls“

Father/Daughter Dance @ Vermont
Feb 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

– Open to the Public
– Friday, February 10, 2023 7- 9 p.m. at Good Sheperd Catholic School, St. Johnsbury, VT
– $10 per person includes raffle prizes, refreshments, DJ
– Tickets are available in St. J at Boxcar & Caboose; Good Shepherd School
– Lyndonville: Shear Sensations
– Littleton: Little Red Wagon

Feb
11
Sat
2023
Padre Pio Devotions
Feb 11 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 pm

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.

St Peter’s Cemetery Committee–Bingo
Feb 11 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Please join us for Bingo at St. Peter’s Parish Hall, 85 South Maple Street. Doors open at 5:00 PM, Bingo starts at 6:00 PM. This is a family friendly event. All cash prizes, 50/50 raffle. Refreshments sold. This event is sponsored by St. Peter’s Cemetery Committee to benefit the on-going efforts for cemetery improvements.

Valentine’s Day – Prime Rib Dinner
Feb 11 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The Randolph Knights of Columbus, Charles Phillips Council #14351 will be hosting a Valentines Dinner at Our Lady of the Angels Parish Hall on Saturday, February 11, at 5:30 pm. Come enjoy an incredibly scrumptious (and huge!) prime rib dinner with mashed potatoes, green beans, & dessert!!! This event is open to the first 100 people who reserve a spot.
Tickets are $20.00 per person and can be reserved by calling the parish office at 802-728-5251

Feb
12
Sun
2023
Pancake Breakfast
Feb 12 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Pancake Breakfast
Sunday, February 12th
8am – Noon or until all are served
St. John the Baptist Church
222 Missisquoi Street
Enosburg Falls, VT 05450
Pancakes (gluten free upon request),
French Toast, Sausage,
Ham, Eggs & Home Fries,
Milk, Juice, & Coffee
$10 – Adults / $5 – Children 5 – 12 yrs / 4 & Under Free
Proceeds to benefit St. John the Baptist Youth Programs
50/50 Raffle, Chocolate & 4ft Teddy Bear Raffle
Questions call Karoline @ 802-933-9691

Vergennes Council Knights of Columbus Breakfast Buffet
Feb 12 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Breakfast Buffet–St Peter’s Parish Hall
8:00-10:00 AM (2nd Sunday of the month)
Omelets to order, scrambled eggs, French Toast, Bacon, Sausage, Fruit, Plain & Blueberry Pancakes, Maple Syrup, Sausage Gravy on Biscuits, Corn Bread, Home Fries, Mini Muffins, Juice, Milk & coffee
$10/adults $6 Children 8-12 ($32 immediate family maximum)
Come join us!

DeGoesbriand Council 279 Burlington Pancake Breakfast
Feb 12 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am

Knights of Columbus Council 279 serves a monthly old-fashioned all-you-care-to-eat pancake Breakfast on the 2nd Sunday of upcoming months of February 12th, March 12th, April 16th, and May 14th. From 9:00 A.m. to 11:30 A.m. in the parish center of ST. JOSEPH’s CATHEDRAL is located at 29 Allen Street in the heart of the Old North End. The cost is $10 and $25.00 for a family of four, pancakes – plain & blueberry, French toast, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, coffee, juice, and move with real Vermont maple syrup are included. Come and join us all are welcome to come.

Bible Study
Feb 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

The Bible Study on the Parables of Matthew will begin Sunday, February 5, at 1:00 in the Father Lively Center. Jesus told His disciples that these teachings were given to them in particular, setting them apart from those who were not His followers.
Deacon Tom will begin this study with a brief overview of Matthew and then a closer look at parables concerning the Kingdom of Heaven in Chapter 13. On the next two Sundays, we will study the parables of mercy and justice in chapters18 and 20 (February 12) and parables on being ready for Christ’s return in chapters 21 and 24 (February 19).
Come join your brothers and sisters in this lead up to Lent as we deepen our knowledge of Scripture and understanding of the Lord’s teaching!

Feb
15
Wed
2023
Franklin Deanery Holy Hour — Enosburg Falls
Feb 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Come pray with our deanery priests and extended faith community. Priests will be available for Reconciliation.

Good News Bootcamp
Feb 15 @ 6:45 pm – 8:30 pm

Has the Holy Spirit been nudging you lately to reignite your joy and dig a little deeper into our Catholic faith? Good News! Wednesdays from 6:45PM to 8:30PM beginning January 11, St John Vianney Parish will investigate expanding-on-the-basics topics including Jesus, the Trinity, prayer, Mary & the saints, the sacraments, the Mass, moral living, social justice, and more. Please join us in discussing how we as Catholics can bring healing, transformation, virtue, and enthusiasm to our world. If you enjoyed our viewing of “The Search” videos this past fall, Good News Bootcamp will take many of those elements to the next level. Check out our website at https://stjohnvianneyvt.org/good-news-bootcamp to discover what each week’s topics will be. Join us for the sessions that interest you or join us for all of them! Questions? Contact Connie at SJVGoodNews@gmail.com.

Feb
16
Thu
2023
“Surviving Divorce” Support Group
Feb 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

For the newly separated and divorced, as well as for those still struggling with issues many years later, we invite you to join us for Surviving Divorce. Together we will help each other answer questions, restore hope, and begin authentic healing from the pain and loneliness of a broken marriage.
The twelve-week program will begin Thursday, January 12, at 6:00pm in the Parish Center at St. John Vianney Church, 160 Hinesburg Rd. in South Burlington.
A $25 materials fee is requested to help with the cost. Accommodations are possible if the fee is a hardship at the time of reregistration.
For more information, contact Deacon Josh McDonald at jmcdonald@vermontcatholic.org.