School openingsBENNINGTON--The School of Sacred Heart St. Francis de Sales located at 307 School St. has openings. For information about enrolling a student, call 442-2446.
Steubenville East Youth RetreatBRATTLEBORO—St. Michael Parish is planning a trip to the Steubenville Youth Retreat Weekend on July 14-16. This is a retreat for all current 8th-12th graders. If you are interested in attending or would like more information, contact Kerry at the rectory, 257-5101.
Basketball Free-Throw CompetitionLUDLOW—The local Knights of Columbus council is sponsoring a Basketball Free-Throw Competition. It is open to any student ages 9 through 14. There will be both a boys’ division and a girls’ division. It will take place at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 22, at the Ludlow Community Center. Winners here will move on to district and state championships. For registration and more information, call 228-7878.
Help for refugeesRUTLAND-- As the Rutland community prepares to welcome Syrian refugees,
St. Peter Parish hopes to provide 30 irons for the families. For more information, contact George Hooker.
Mount St. Joseph AcademyRUTLAND—Mount St. Joseph Academy has openings in all four years (freshmen, sophomore, junior, senior) and welcomes interested parents to call for a tour and meetings: 775-0151. The school’s mission: “Our mission is to provide a personal, Catholic school in the heart of Vermont. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph, Mount St. Joseph focuses on the education of the whole person by integrating spiritual development, academics, extra-curricular activities and community service into everyday life. Inspired by the Holy Spirit, Mount St. Joseph students are self-confident and resolute. Our mission is to create a just world.”
SPRINGFIELD—The rosary is recited on Sundays at 3 p.m. at Maternity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church.
Catholic Schools WeekBENNINGTON—Catholic Schools Week at The School of Sacred Heart St. Francis de Sales will kickoff with a 9:30 a.m. Mass on Sunday, Jan. 29, at Sacred Heart St. Francis de Sales Church.
Chapel of the SnowsSTRATTON MOUNTAIN—Artist Martha Stevenson has created a painting of the Chapel of the Snows with the ski mountains and the clock tower in the background. For more information, go to www.marthasfolkart.com. Masses there are Saturday at 4:30 p.m. Thanksgiving through Easter; 6 p.m. only on winter holiday weekends; and Sundays at 12:30 p.m.
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