Northwest VT News
Events at St. Anne’s Shrine
ISLE LAMOTTE—Upcoming events at St. Anne’s Shrine include:
Sept. 28: The last 11:15 a.m. daily Mass for the season will be celebrated.
Sept. 29: The Vermont Gregorian Chant Schola from St. Michael’s College, 7 p.m. Mass.
Sept. 5: The last 7 p.m. Mass for the season will be celebrated.
Sept. 6: The last 9 a.m. Mass for the season will be celebrated.
Anchor Award to be presented
WINOOSKI—Msgr. Richard G. Lavalley is this year’s recipient of the Anchor Award given by the Vermont Council of the Knights of Columbus.
The Winooski Council seeks to honor him by hosting a dinner on Sept. 19, at St. John Vianney Parish Hall on Hinesburg Road in South Burlington.
There will be a social hour from 6-7 p.m., with a buffet dinner to follow.
Gifts for the Kingdom
BURLINGTON—Gifts For The Kingdom, an adult catechetical and enrichment conference, will take place Saturday, Sept. 19, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at Hilton Burlington, 60 Battery St.
The theme is “The New Evangelization in the Modern World.”
The keynote presentation “Spreading the Gospel Using Social Media and Modern Technology,” will be given by Burlington Bishop Christopher J. Coyne, a member of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Evangelization and Catechesis, a member and the incoming chairman of the USCCB Committee on Communications, the Subcommittee on Certification for Ecclesial Ministry and Service and the Subcommittee for the Catholic Communications Campaign.
Afternoon speakers will be Jon Leonetti, an international Catholic speaker, author of two books (Mission Of The Family and Your God Is Too Boring) and radio host who conveys a message of lasting fulfillment in Jesus Christ; and Sister Clare Fitzergald, SSND, who served for nine years as chair of the American Studies Department at Fairfield University and for 12 years as the founding director of the Catholic Leadership Program, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, at Boston