SCHOOL CHOICE—Attending the National School Choice event in Montpelier in January are Emma Locke-McAllister (left to right), Lauren Mead and Morgan Perry, students at St. Paul School in Barton. The Jan. 24 event included a rally, speakers and legislative visits. The goal of the event was to spotlight the importance of school choice to Vermont students and families. The celebration was timed to coincide with National School Choice Week (Jan. 21-27), which featured more than 32,000 events throughout the country. —Submitted photo
Italian Dinner NightDERBY LINE--Italian Dinner Night will be Feb. 10 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at St. Edward Parish Family Center. Enjoy an authentic Italian dinner with live entertainment and support Mater Dei Parish maintenance needs. Advance tickets are $10 for adults and $30 per family. The event is sponsored by K of C Council #2285. For more information call 802-334-7250 or 802-334-5066.
Ministry trainingDERBY LINE--There will be an important meeting at St. Edward Parish Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 6, at 6 p.m. for those who have expressed an interest in, or asked about, becoming an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion at Mater Dei Parish. An overview and training will take place at this meeting. Contact Deacon Ward Nolan at the rectory to RSVP if interested or for more information or call 802-624-4964.
The Sacramental Gift ShopST. JOHNSBURY--The Sacramental Gift Shop at St. John Rectory is open during rectory hours. It offers a selection of religious articles such as rosaries made of glass, plastic or wood beads; medals on a chain for each division of the military and saints; olive wood crucifixes from the Holy Land and many other religious items.
- Written by Cori Fugere Urban
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