e-News Report   Week of January 15, 2016
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Women’s retreat

BURLINGTON—The Sisters of Mercy are offering to any interested woman the opportunity to spend a day in retreat at Mount St. Mary Convent.

Retreat director is Sister of Mercy Ann Duhaime, and the theme of the retreat is “Living In God’s Mercy.”

The retreat day is on Saturday, Jan. 30. It will begin at 9 a.m. and end at 3:15 p.m.

The retreat costs $25, which includes breakfast items and snacks.

Retreatants bring their own bag lunch.

For more information, contact Sister Ruth Ravey for a registration form: e-mail or call (802) 658-5494.

School rental

BURLINGTON — Mater Christi School in Burlington has space for rent in the evenings and on weekends. Spaces that are available are the gym, dining room, computer lab and library.

These are particularly popular for, but not limited to, retreats, prayer gatherings, CYO basketball and classes.

There is a church group that meets every Sunday morning in

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Diocesan World Marriage Day Mass

BURLINGTON — The annual Diocesan World Marriage Day Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Burlington will take place on Sunday, February 7, at 10 a.m. Couples celebrating milestone anniversaries will be honored, and all are invited to attend.

Jubilee Year of Mercy celebration recognizing Lay Ministries

BURLINGTON — There will be a Jubilee Year of Mercy celebration recognizing Lay Ministries (lectors, Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion, etc.) in the Diocese of Burlington at St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral on Jan. 17 at 3 p.m.

This celebration will include Solemn Vespers (evening prayer) and Eucharistic Exposition. (Please note, this is not a Mass).

Confessions will be made available for those people desiring to receive the Holy Year indulgence.

Light refreshments will be served after.

The Holy Door is now blessed and is open for group and individual pilgrimages throughout the year.

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