e-News Report   Week of June 14, 2016
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Silent Day-Retreat

There will be a silent day-retreat in the "Take Time for God" series on June 18 at Our Lady of Life Institute.

It will take place in St. Paul d’Abbotsford, Quebec, about an hour and 40 minutes from the Burlington area. Car-pooling is organized and leaving Winooski at 8 a.m. and returning about 9 p.m.

The $30 fee includes lunch, supper and refreshments.

A passport or enhanced Vermont travel document is required to

News Around the Diocese

Conscience: its meaning and operation

By Father Thomas V. Mattison, pastor of Christ our Savior Parish in Manchester Center and Arlington

If we take my thoughts on conscience as an unending conversation about how we should live together, how do we ever know what we should do? This is exactly the problem that provoked me to start thinking about conscience and its meaning and operation.

You see, we know what’s wrong and why it’s wrong – or at