Advent penance serviceNEWPORT—There will be an Advent Penance Service on Sunday, Dec. 18, at 3:30 p.m. at St. Mary Star of the Sea Church.
Advent Penance ServiceLYNDONVILLE—There will be an Advent Penance Service on Sunday, Dec. 18, at 4 p.m. at St. Elizabeth, Church.
Perpetual AdorationST. JOHNSBURY--Many hours remain open when Jesus is alone in the Adoration
Chapel at St. John the Evangelist Church. Call 473-0261 to sign up for a time slot.
Live NativityLYNDONVILLE-- "The Live Nativity" will be performed at the Chapel of the Holy
Family on Friday, Dec. 23, at 7 p.m. For more information, call 626-8314.
120th anniversaryBARTON—St. Paul School is celebrating its 120th anniversary and seeking to raise $120 from each of 120 donors. For more information, call the school at 525-6578.
First Saturday MassST. JOHNSBURY--“First Saturday” Mass will be celebrated at St. John the
Evangelist Church at 8:30 a.m. on the first Saturday of every month The “First
Five Saturday” devotion has been popular for many years. It originates with a message received from Our Lady by Sister Lucia dos Santos, one of the three children of Fatima. The practice includes Mass, Confession and Holy Communion with a promise from Our Lady for assistance at the hour of death. The First Saturday of January is Jan. 7.
Parish cookbookTROY-- The Ladies of Sacred Heart are preparing a custom cookbook featuring favorite recipes from the tri-parish community as a fundraiser for youth activities within the church.
Your favorite holiday recipes as well as your family favorites could be great additions to this project.
This will be an ongoing project throughout the winter, and organizers plan to have the cookbook ready in time for the parish retreat in June. Please submit recipes no later than March 31.
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