e-News Report   Week of October 14, 2014
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Stunt Nite

BURLINGTON—Rice Memorial High School in South Burlington will present its annual Stunt Nite with four unique musical comedies featuring the talents of Rice students on Tuesday, Nov. 25. The event is a Rice tradition celebrating 85 years.

There will be two shows: a 4 p.m. matinee with tickets for $15 and an 8 p.m. performance with tickets at $17.

The show will take place at the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main St., Burlington.

Go to or call 86-FLYNN for tickets. Go to for more information.

Canned Goods Sale

BURLINGTON—The Sisters of Mercy will have a canned goods sale on Saturday, Nov. 15, from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. in the Mater Christi School elementary building. It will be the largest canned goods sale ever offered by the sisters and will include many varieties of homemade pickles, relish, jam, jelly, and horseradish. The produce used was grown by the sisters.

Mater Christi School is located at 50 Mansfield Ave. in Burlington, and there is plenty of parking in the school’s parking lot.

Mater Christi open house

BURLINGTON—Mater Christi School will host an open house on Wednesday, Oct. 22, from 8:30-11:00 a.m. All

News Around the Diocese

Marriage Encounter

There will be a Worldwide Marriage Encounter, a weekend of discovery for married couples, priests and religious as a way of deepening their commitment to their sacrament. It will take place at St. Anne’s Shrine in Isle Lamotte beginning at 7 p.m. on Oct. 24. For more information, contact Dave and Jennie Erkson at 800-434 4218 or at

One in Christ Weekend

The One in Christ Weekend, Oct. 31-Nov. 2, is sponsored by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Burlington and is open to any couple preparing for marriage in the Catholic Church. For more information, contact the Office of Catholic Formation at 802-658-6110 or

Vermont Catholic Conference 2014

The Vermont Catholic Conference will take place Saturday, Nov. 1, from 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. at St. Monica Church in Barre. The keynote presenter will be Father Mitch Pacwa, S.J. To register, visit

Immaculee Ilibagiza talk

On Tuesday, Nov. 11, from 8-10 p.m., Immaculee Ilibagiza will be giving a presentation at the Davis Center (Grand Maple Ballroom) at the University of Vermont in Burlington. She is the author of many books, including “The Boy Who Met Jesus.” The room can hold up to 700 people, there will also be an adjacent room for live streaming to any overflow