On July 17, 2016 over 400 people celebrated their Catholic faith and families at the Year of Mercy Jubilee for Families at St. Anne's Shrine in Isle La Motte. Bishop Coyne celebrated Mass followed by a procession to St. Anne's Shrine. Families enjoyed a fun packed day filled with sunshine, bbq, lawn games and swimming. A special thank you to the Society of Saint Edmund for hosting this event.
Please enjoy the two video features below, documenting the day's celebration. One showcases the complete Mass from the Shrine, while the other offers Bishop Coyne's homily from the Jubilee, and interviews from those in attendance.
Jubilee for Families Photos
Annual Family Day Announced
Save the Date!
Due to the overwhelming attendance and enjoyment of the July 2016, Jubilee for Families, the Diocese of Burlington and St. Anne's Shrine have determined that a yearly Family Day Mass and summer celebration will be held at St. Anne's Shrine, Isle la Motte, to celebrate and encourage families in the diocese, during these fair summer months, when these beautiful and holy grounds can be best enjoyed.
Please save the date July 16, 2017, for your family to pilgrimage to St. Anne's Shrine for a fun and prayerful summer adventure.
More details to follow in the coming year!
About St. Anne's Shrine, Isle La Motte
About St. Anne's Shrine:
Saint Anne's Shrine is a peaceful, spiritual, and historical attraction, which has been developed and maintained for the past 100 years by the Society of Saint Edmund in Vermont's scenic Champlain Islands. Each season, thousands of religious pilgrims, vacationers and tourists visit the popular waterfront site in Isle LaMotte for devotion and recreation.
The Shrine is situated on thirty-two acres, touching the shores of Lake Champlain, and overlooking the Adirondack Mountains. Visitors can reflect among the pine trees in the Way of the Cross. Many rustic grottos, dedicated to the Saints, dot the grounds providing areas for peace and prayer.
An all purpose building is open daily to visitors providing space in inclement weather. Picnic facilities are plentiful for families and groups of all types. Our café is open Sundays in July and August for a delicious and bountiful Breakfast Buffet. Meals are available for organizations and groups by reservation while beverages, snacks and ice cream are served daily. The Gift Shop is open daily for visitors wishing to purchase books, religious articles, souvenirs and Vermont gifts.
Saint Anne’s Shrine
92 St. Anne’s Road
Isle La Motte, VT 05463