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DERBY LINE—Students in grades seven through 12 and their parents are invited to a Youth Rally on Saturday, Oct. 14, at St. Edward Church. The event will run from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and is designed for families; it will include sessions for parents as well as teens. The rally will feature Judy McDonald and Ben Walther, and it will include fun activities, inspiration, food and Sunday Vigil Mass. The cost is $10 per person or $20 per family.
MONTPELIER--The Capital Deanery will host a vocations evening at St. Augustine Parish on Sunday, Oct. 15, from 5 to7 p.m. The Confirmation students and parents are specifically invited to attend, but everyone is welcome and encouraged to participate. Burlington Bishop Christopher Coyne will attend, and there will be a panel to discuss what “vocation” is and what are different types of vocations. The evening will include adoration, silence, evening prayer and benediction, dinner, a presentation and a questions-and-answer session with the bishop and Father Jon Schnobrich, vocations director for the Diocese of Burlington.
Mass with Healing Service
NEWPORT—There will be a Mass with a healing service on Oct. 18 at 5:15 p.m. at St. Mary Star of the Sea Church. Father Lance Harlow, rector of Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception and St. Joseph Co-Cathedral parishes in Burlington, will celebrate Mass as part of his Masses of Thanksgiving for 25 years of priestly ordination. Eucharistic Adoration and the healing service will follow Mass. All are invited.
CDA pill bottle donations
HARDWICK--Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court St. Veronica #1273 is collecting empty plastic pill bottles for medical care in developing countries until Oct. 22. Bottles must be clean and dry, have all plastic lids and labels removed and no glue residue. Bottles may be left in the CDA collection boxes at the churches of Mary Queen of All Saints Parish or contact any Catholic Daughter. For more information call 586-2899.
GREENSBORO BEND--On Sunday, Oct. 15, there will be a special Mass and brunch in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the ground-breaking ceremony and building of the new St. Michael Church 1967. All are welcome to attend.
DANVILLE—There will be a harvest dinner with Burlington Bishop Christopher Coyne at Queen of Peace Church on Oct. 14 at 6 p.m. to benefit the poor in the area through the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Corpus Christi Conference. The menu includes maple-glazed ham, roasted root vegetables, autumn spiced squash, corn muffins, coleslaw and apple crisp. Tickets are $15 per person; children under six years old are admitted for free. Only 80 tickets will be sold after Masses and at the rectory. Bishop Coyne will celebrate the 4 p.m. Mass at St. John the Evangelist Church on Oct. 14.
LYNDONVILLE--On Oct. 22 after the 10:30 a.m. Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, Knights of Columbus Council #13574 will host a brunch featuring eggs, pancakes, bacon, corned beef hash and home fries.