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Tag: Evangelization and Catechesis

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Did Mary suffer from loneliness?
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Loving, forgiving on the way to holiness
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Candidates, catechumens prepare for sacraments at Easter Vigil
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Musings from Msgr. McDermott
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Works of mercy begin at home
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How to honor Valentine’s Day on Ash Wednesday
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‘Disciplines of Lent lead us to God’
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Chester parishioners ‘visit the imprisoned’
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Jesus’ power over the forces of the devil
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Outdoor Stations of the Cross an evangelization tool in Newport
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Listening is a valuable gift
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‘Through repentance, confession, and absolution, we grow in our discipleship’
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The Order of Christian Initiation of Adults
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Mercy around Vermont
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Our Lady of Fatima statue
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‘Come and See’
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Universal synod update
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‘Epiphany Homily’ by Msgr. McDermott
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The difference between almsgiving and tithing
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Massive attendance, enthusiasm at Fellowship of Catholic University Students conference
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Pope Francis began the new year by urging Catholics to entrust 2024 Mary
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Book review: ‘Gather the Fragments: My Year of Finding God’s Love’
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Christmas Eve & Christmas Day Masses around the diocese
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Jesus helps sinners by welcoming, not banishing them, papal preacher says
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Yes, Christmas Eve is a Sunday, but there’s no ‘double dipping’ for Catholics
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A good education
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Grateful, thankful, blessed
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How parents can nourish their children’s faith
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It’s worth it to the take time to pass on faith
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USCCB president calls for continued prayer in world where ‘peace seems so far away’
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‘That’s me’
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U.S. Catholics urged to promote, encourage, pray for vocations Nov. 5-11
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Feed my sheep
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The man of God is a man for others, says bishop in new pastoral letter
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The renewal of reverence
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Minnesota priest casts for souls as he leads men’s fly fishing retreat
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Popular catacomb tours at New York cathedral offer lessons in city’s Catholic history
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As synod winds down, members urged to sow patience
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World Mission Sunday called ‘even more important’ amid wars in Holy Land, Ukraine
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Catholic education: More than ‘a marvelous means of teaching justice, charity’
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Synodality must serve evangelization, archbishop says at synod Mass
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SoulCore engages whole person in sacred experience of rosary
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Interregnum and diocesan administrator
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Norway Catholics welcome Nobel Prize for writer-convert

Church leaders in Norway have welcomed the award of the Nobel Prize for Literature to Jon Fosse, a [...]

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Love, forgiveness liberate, break cycles of violence, pope says
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Committee to help parishes become more ‘vibrant’
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Synodal spirituality is at ‘heart of church’s renewal,’ cardinal says
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The Eucharist as sacrifice
‘Finding God as Companion in Navigating Life’s Final Journey’
Day of the Dead celebration

There will be a Day of the Dead celebration, including Mass, celebrated Nov. 2 at Assumption of the [...]

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‘Finding God as Companion in Navigating Life’s Final Journey’ to be topic of retreat at St. Anne’s Shrine
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Inside, outside: Synod to focus on the Church and its role in the world
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Founder of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Radio to address Vermont Catholic Professionals
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Adoration awakens love for the poor, commitment to justice, pope says
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For Derby maple syrup producers, church is a priority
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Pope tells lawyers he’s writing a new document on the environment
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‘They feed us, we feed them’
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Solidarity for Iraqi Christians expressed in prayer service in Beirut
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Knight of Columbus Supreme Knight: Our relationship with Jesus ‘will change everything’
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‘All good gifts around us are sent from heav’n above’
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The grace to witness
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Totus Tuus T-shirts
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Eucharist should inspire work for justice, Cardinal Gregory says
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Bring generations together this summer
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Pope visits summer camp for kids of Vatican employees
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The Real Presence of Jesus Christ
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Gardening is opportunity for spiritual reflection for Father Chittilappilly
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Bishop deGoësbriand’s apostolic heart
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Look to God with childlike wonder, pope says
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Feeding the mind and soul
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Pope institutes commission to share the stories of new martyrs
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Hear ye, one and all: the papal bull
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Supreme Court expands protections for workers seeking to observe holy days, Sunday rest
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Pope Francis Appoints the Most Reverend Christopher J. Coyne as Coadjutor Archbishop of Hartford to Succeed Archbishop Leonard P. Blair in 2024
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Fulfilled in your hearing: The importance of proclamation at Mass
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Pope plans to write document dedicated to St. Thérèse of Lisieux
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Pope asks Catholics to welcome everyone, create communion
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AI topic draws record number of participants to media ethics conference
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2023 Lay Formation Leadership Program Graduation Ceremony
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Pastor grateful for hand-crafted ambry donated to Shelburne church
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Today’s theme for the Mass is…
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The wisdom of night prayer
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Holy Year 2025 website to go live; registration opens in the fall
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Vermont State Knights of Columbus celebrate 125th anniversary
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Expressing gratitude for these parishioners
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May saint: St. Joseph the Worker
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Isaac Desranleau is new youth and young adult minister
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People wounded in life should find welcome in the Church, pope says
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‘Keyboard warriors’ don’t evangelize, pope says, they just argue
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Deacon RJ Dourney to be speaker at next Vermont Catholic Professionals meeting
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Share Easter joy with others, pope urges
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A tap on the shoulder is often a divine invitation
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Easter message from Bishop Coyne
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‘Essence of Catholic life is one of thanksgiving, gratitude’
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‘All you need to do is show up’
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Creating parish’s pascal candle helps eighth graders feel ‘closer to God’
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The Last Supper
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At Chrism Mass bishop acknowledges, thanks 5 priests celebrating golden jubilees
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Celebrating a creation-conscious Easter
Saint John’s Bible presentation

In 1998, St. John’s Abbey and University commissioned renowned calligrapher Donald Jackson to [...]

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Saint John’s Bible

In 1998, St. John’s Abbey and University commissioned renowned calligrapher Donald Jackson to [...]

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April saint: St. Benedict the African
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Chrism Mass
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Book review: ‘A Hill of Beans: The Grace of Everyday Troubles’
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True Devotion to Jesus through Mary
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‘Tune in’ to blessings and they show up everywhere
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Memorial to modern Christian martyrs opens in Rome
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A ‘nation of immigrants’ should identify with migrants’ plight and human dignity, says Boston cardinal
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Pope asks Catholics to renew consecration of world to Mary every March 25
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‘A life of sacrificial charity’
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Joy stems from a grateful heart
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He has ‘changed our lives,’ say those in need about Francis, the ‘pope of the poor’
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Visits to the Blessed Sacrament in the tabernacle
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March saint: St. Frances of Rome
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Newly discovered ancient galaxies put spotlight on ‘Big Bang Theory,’ God’s act of creation
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Film stars, genocide survivor, podcasting priest kick off Hallow ‘Pray40 challenge’
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Professor sees religious tapestry woven across the millennia in Lent’s history, traditions
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Pope Francis has brought ‘new life, fresh air’ to Muslim-Catholic relations, say experts
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Church leaders upbeat after key synodal assembly for Europe
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The Order of Christian Initiation of Adults
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‘Criteria for Vibrant Parishes’ assists parishes in becoming life-giving
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Through CRS Rice Bowl, a call for new era of peace during Lent
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Pope brings message of hope to Congolese people, Burlington parishioner says
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Pope arrives in Congo after praying on flight for migrants
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Catholic Migrant Ministry of Addison County hosts Masses in Spanish
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Diocesan formation opportunities information sessions
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Mass media needs more kindness, truth spoken with charity, pope says
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Show and Tell: The Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy
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‘A storm to remember’
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How can the elderly help the young?
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‘God loves a cheerful giver’
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Prison ministry a work of mercy for 2 parishes
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‘Retooling’ parish ministries
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Opening our hearts, homes and churches to those in need
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Children can do ‘small things with great love’
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Continental stage of the synod: ‘Enlarge the space of your tent’ (Is 54:2)
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‘Reading the bible in stained glass’ at St. Augustine Church
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Book review: ‘Forgive Everyone Everything’
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Funeral of Pope Benedict XVI to be Jan. 5 in St. Peter’s Square
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Listen to the cries of the newborn Prince of Peace, pope says
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‘I wonder as I wander’
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Global Church seeing how pope’s vision of synodality involves everyone
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‘All the leaves are brown’
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Archbishop: Virgin of Guadalupe ‘leads us to Jesus,’ who shows way to peace
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Poll: ‘O Holy Night’ tops all hymns used in churches in December
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Keep the creche in Christmas, pope urges
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Give the gift of Totus Tuus
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First deaf priest in U.S. visits Minnesota parish, inspires Jesuit novice
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‘The Most Blessed Sacrament’
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A new Thanksgiving meaning
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Why do you participate in Eucharistic Adoration?
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Blessed Miguel Pro
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The Real Presence of Christ is the heart of Catholic faith
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A Thanksgiving message from Bishop Coyne
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In the face of division, turn to the Eucharist
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Homeschool program shares Catholic culture, builds community
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A comprehensive framework for human happiness
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Vatican opens clinic in St. Peter’s Square for World Day of the Poor
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Are you prepared to receive communion?
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‘Come follow me’
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New catechetical leader
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Religious leaders must build community, unity, peace, pope says
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‘We are a people of the Mass, a people of the Eucharist’
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‘The greatest of all love stories’
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Praying the rosary can ‘stir up and deepen our love for God,’ priest says
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‘Rabbi, Teacher’
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Bishop deGoësbriand’s fervent love for the Eucharist
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Teaching children the Real Presence
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Unmasking Proposal 5/Article 22
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Carefully prepared for the Eucharist
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Back from the Dead Cemetery Walk
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October saint: St. Isaac Jogues
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‘The Challenge of Peace’ 40 years later: Durable principles, changed world
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‘I knew I couldn’t see the beauty of the Catholic Church and turn back’
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Archbishop Etienne: Putin’s threats to use nuclear weapons ‘are of grave concern’
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The power of an invitation
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Bishop ordains 7 permanent deacons
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Remembering what it means to be a eucharistic people
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Diocesan Lay Formation Program
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U.S. bishops release national synthesis outlining common themes in synod listening sessions
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September saint: St. Cyprian
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Eucharistic Adoration: A time to ‘make contact with the very wellspring of grace’
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Totus Tuus 2022 totally successful
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Where does God show up on your calendar?
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Laudato Si’ message gets added attention as Season of Creation opens
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‘Steward of the Year’
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By the numbers: Consistory keeps expanding variety in College of Cardinals
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Service is a calling for all, not a select few, pope says
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St. Mark’s Culture Day
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New course aims to instruct new Catholics, reenergize lifelong Catholics
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Better to go to church or be kind?/Tradition of lighting candles
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Louisiana boat procession to highlight saints known for love of Eucharist
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Social justice, The Creed and worship
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Don’t be afraid to make mistakes, pope tells young people
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For John McMahon, work for the Church is ‘wonderful, storybook blessing’
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Pilgrimage to Canada
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Book review: “One Disciple at a Time: How to Lead Others to Dynamic, Engaged, Life-changing Faith”

“One Disciple at a Time: How to Lead Others to Dynamic, Engaged, Life-changing Faith.” By Everett [...]

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The gift of worship
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Pastor of St. Peter’s Basilica: Friar helps tourists become pilgrims
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Made and loved in His image
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Father Naples explains parts of the Mass
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Pope: Listening to God’s word comes first, activity next
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Pope: Young people called to look beyond ‘shortsighted’ ideologies
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Hearts of the faithful
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Vermont Catholic, communications/development team earn 10 Catholic Media Awards
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Summer Reflection Series at St. Anne’s Shrine
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Catholic ministry for New Americans from Africa
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Communion of faith, unity realized and renewed in every Mass
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Annual family Mass, picnic at St. Anne’s Shrine planned for July 10
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Elder/deacon works to translate Mass parts for Squamish Nation
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Eucharistic miracles display
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Love transforms the world, one encounter at a time
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Pope calls for united efforts in care for creation during Laudato Si’ Week
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Catholics with disabilities share their vision of a synodal Church
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‘Windows into heaven’
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Cardinal Parolin launches Catholic app for military personnel
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The Body of Christ
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Footnote leads to rediscovering future pope’s ’62 retreat for artists
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Totus Tuus: Vermont’s largest Catholic summer program
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The Fatima Message: Now is the Time to do Our Part
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Peace be with you
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Exhibit of eucharistic miracles seeks to bolster faith in Real Presence
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‘Journeying together’ is at heart of Church’s synods, synodal preparations
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‘Happiness Engineer’ Michael Hagan to address Vermont Catholic Professionals
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He is risen!
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Christ’s resurrection brings hope amid ‘Easter of war,’ pope says
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‘I believe’
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Chrism Mass
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Consistency vs. contradictions
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How do you share your faith?
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Victory is not raising a flag on pile of rubble, pope says on Palm Sunday
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Mary revered as mother of God, mother of Jesus, mother of Church
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Divine Mercy Sunday, April 24
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Diocesan Men’s, Women’s Retreats well attended
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Sharing what we believe
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Giving life to a statement of faith through religious art
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Religious studies instructor answers questions on Church history
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Book review: ‘Creation: A Catholic’s Guide to God and the Universe’
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People of all faiths share common concerns
Category: Vermont
Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion
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Questions addressed about The Creed
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‘Every word weighs a ton’
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Jesuitical marks five years; ‘young, hip and lay’ podcast has global reach
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‘The art of spiritual accompaniment’
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Pope promulgates Curia reform, emphasizing Church’s missionary nature
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Small things this Lent
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‘Celebrating communion within our Church’
Category: Vatican
Lent is a time to wake up, pray more, care for others, pope says
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Novena for World Peace March 14-22
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A Just War?
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My Heart’s Treasure
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The gift of presence: Taking the opportunity to invest in young people who are present
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Looking forward to the Lenten journey 2022
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Bennington Lenten prayer
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Plans for participation in the synod
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God first loved us
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A Life of Sacrifice
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Rosary Thursday
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St. Martin and the beggar
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Message from Bishop Christopher Coyne to all priests/deacons regarding Covid-19 policy
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Answering God’s call to purity of spirit
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Christmas is about coming together’ even in an ongoing pandemic
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Religious education update
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Maryknoll has ‘sending ceremony’ for largest lay missioner class since 2005
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Moving forward in faith, one brick at a time
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What Jesus learned from St. Joseph
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Prepare for Christmas by serving others, pope says
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Mass marks end of diocesan phase of inquiry for Dorothy Day’s sainthood cause
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Totus Tuus 2021
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Christmas Eve & Christmas Day Masses around the Diocese

In addition to in-person Masses for Christmas, Masses can be streamed online or viewed on [...]

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Catholic Daughters of the Americas seeks new members
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Universal Synod
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Synodality described as an opportunity to hear God’s call to the Church
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‘The Mystery of the Eucharist in the Life of the Church’
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Bishop deGoesbriand: The Age of Inspiration
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Long-time religious educator loves, cherishes Catholic faith and wants to share it
Category: Nation
U.S. bishops vote to accept Eucharist document
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Church’s evangelizing mission can heal division, archbishop tells assembly
Category: Vermont
Parish catechetical leaders ‘feeling hopeful’ for religious education year ahead
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Women’s Retreat
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Cathedral Pilgrimage Retreat
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Lay formation program strengthens personal, communal faith
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Next generation of givers formed in faith
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Pope plans Dec. 2-6 visit to Cyprus and Greece

Pope Francis' planned trip to the eastern Mediterranean in December will focus on migration, [...]

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Diocesan Evangelization Committee fosters, implements Diocesan Synod’s call for evangelization
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‘Not just heartbreaks and honky-tonk’
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Book review: ‘The Forty Parables of Jesus’
Category: World
Vatican conference convenes experts to study early Christian history
Category: Vermont
Serve Our Neighbor Day
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Waiting for His answer
Category: Saints
New shrine statue has a special meaning
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Servant of God Dorothy Day to be subject of film screening, panel
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Children learn importance of faith from parents
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St. John Henry Newman conference
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Blessings of pets
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Vergennes Fiesta offers tastes of migrant workers’ homelands
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St. Joseph the Educator
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Care for life includes creation
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Msgr. Lavalley — a priest for 57 years: ‘I love it’
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Synodal process looks to hear from voices on the margins of the Church
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‘We all can do something’ to foster culture of life, love, says archbishop
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Parish picnic in Essex
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Greatness is measured by service, pope says
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2022: ‘The Year of Communion: Unity in Creed, Worship and Life’
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‘Has anything good ever come from Nazareth?’
Category: Nation
New global initiative seeks to ‘unlock’ Catechism of the Catholic Church
Category: World
Make the brave choice to lead a simpler, eco-friendly life, pope says
Category: Vermont
Religious education update
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The rewards of retreats
Category: Vermont
Totus Tuus 2021
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Courage needed to place needs of others first, cardinal says
Category: World
Vaccination is an act of love, pope says in ad campaign
Category: Vermont
Diocesan Lay Formation Leadership Program graduates
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Rosary Thursday

On the last Thursday of each month, Marion Mulhall, founder of Worldpriest Global Apostolate, [...]

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‘The Resurrection Trial: Did Jesus Rise from the Dead?’
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World Apostolate of Fatima USA — Our Lady’s Blue Army will sponsor a Prayer Day at St. Anne’s Shrine
Category: Vermont
Renovations at St. Mark Church in Burlington put Jesus at the heart of the church
Category: Reviews
Book review: ‘5 Things with Father Bill: Hope, Humor and Help for the Soul’
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St. Joseph: A saint for chaotic times
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A ‘great’ day in Island Pond: St. James the Greater community marks 150th anniversary
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Communications update
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What might Jesus have remembered about St. Joseph?
Category: Vermont
Parishes ready for Totu Tuus summer program

With summer on the horizon, a dozen parishes are gearing up for Totus Tuus, a week-long summer [...]

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Catechist appreciation
Category: Nation
Institute aims to overcome modern challenges to effective catechesis
Category: Vermont
Our Lady of Fatima Statue
Category: Vermont
Director of worship takes on responsibilities in 2 parishes
Category: Saints
‘To rest in the Lord …’
Category: Vatican
Hope comes from noticing God at work even in small things, pope says
Category: Vermont
Covid-19 restrictions lifted
Category: Vermont
Bishop’s Annual Appeal
Category: Nation
Carinal Gregory: Catholic media’s task is to wed the facts to ‘truth of the Gospel’
Category: Vatican
Eucharist is bread of sinners, not reward of saints, pope says
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Bread: Sign of God’s love for humankind
Category: Vermont
All aboard! Essex Catholic Community Meal Train Ministry
Category: Vermont
Worldpriest annual Global Rosary Relay

It has been a full year of praying the rosary online and Valerie Parzyck is even more energized to [...]

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Petition launched to show Catholic support for healthy planet, people

With global leaders meeting in the fall for two critical U.N. conferences — one on climate change [...]

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Category: Vermont
Immigration issues force 2 more priests to leave Vermont
Category: Vermont
Operation Fill Our Sanctuaries
Category: Vermont
Year of St. Joseph: Diocese of Burlington
Category: Nation
Getting Sunday right: Family rediscovers the power of the Sabbath
Category: Nation
Knights’ young adult council leader brings new perspective
Category: Vermont
Understanding St. Joseph through song
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‘Trust in St. Joseph’s loving care’

The Solemnity of St. Joseph ranks as a high holiday for Catholics on March 19. The Scripture [...]

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Totus Tuus summer program is back
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St. Pierre Toussaint

It is fitting that a man who was once denied entrance to a great cathedral because of his race [...]

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Deaf Catholics applaud Vatican’s sign language service on YouTube
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Diocesan opportunities for adult formation
Category: World
Pope calls for monthlong global prayer marathon for end of pandemic
Category: Vermont
A Catholic Covid update
Category: World
Pope prays newly beatified martyrs inspire greater fidelity to God
Category: Vermont
Diocesan opportunities for adult formation
Category: Vermont
‘Sincerely’ devoted to St. Joseph
Category: Vermont
Walk to Mary
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What I learned from the cherry blossoms
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Deepening the interior life requires silence and listening
Category: World
Pope calls all Catholics to be missionaries of God’s mercy
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The hidden, devoted presence of St. Joseph is honored through tradition
Category: Vermont
Easter Message from Msgr. McDermott
Category: Vatican
Good Friday message: Catholic Church called to be force for unity
Category: Vermont
Building St. Joseph Church: French-Canadians in Burlington
Category: Vermont
St. Catherine of Siena Parish food initiatives
Category: Saints
St. Teresa of the Andes

Juanita Fernandez Solar, who would become St. Teresa of the Andes, exemplified in her short life [...]

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Category: Vermont
St. Joseph has special meaning to Father Joseph Sanderson
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Chrism Mass
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What is the Paschal Triduum?
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Work as a ‘positive good’
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‘Our words are to be at the service of the Divine Word’
Category: Vermont
Chrism Mass
Category: Vermont
Sisters of St. Joseph have strong devotion to their patron saint
Category: Vermont
St. Joseph the Provider Feed the Hungry Initiative
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From Msgr. McDermott
Category: World
Living the beatitudes can change the world, pope says in Iraq
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Msgr. McDermott on Sacrament of Reconciliation
Category: World
For Lent, ask if one’s life is centered on God or oneself, pope says
Category: Nation
Retire? At age 102, California deacon says he’s not ready
Category: Vermont
Bethel’s St. Joseph display
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From Msgr. McDermott
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St. Joseph of Arimathea

The only definitive information we have concerning Joseph of Arimathea comes to us from the four [...]

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On temptation
Category: Nation
Winter storm’s grip doesn’t stop ministries, outreach in Dallas Diocese
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Lent as a spiritual joy
Category: Vermont
How do you define a successful marriage?
Category: World
Lent is time to grow in faith, hope, love and to share them, pope says
Category: World
Media guidance from a pope and a saint, both named Francis
Category: Vermont
Year of St. Joseph
Category: Vermont
Administering Sacraments during Covid
Category: Nation
Pastoral aims to ‘reinspire’ Catholics to have deeper love of God in Eucharist
Category: Vermont
Women’s groups help parish, civic communities
Category: Reviews
Book Review: ‘Thus Sayeth the Lord: A Fresh Take on the Prophets’
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Catholic charity flows from Eucharist
Category: Vermont
‘Postcard Project’
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From Msgr. McDermott
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Charity begins at home
Category: Vermont
Mater Dei Parish church coordinators
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A lesson of an Oreo cookie
Category: World
In message for World Sick Day, pope calls for health care for all
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A Father’s Heart: A Year Long Mission for the Year of St. Joseph
Category: Vermont
9 Days for Life, National Prayer Vigil for Life
Category: Vermont
Continuing to celebrate the gift of Jesus Christ
Category: World
Pope Francis proclaims Year of St. Joseph
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The silence of social justice
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You are loved; you are not alone
Category: Vermont
Brattleboro pastor oversees busy parish that does many charitable works
Category: Vermont
Loving kindness
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‘God is with us’
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Peace is the gift God invites us to open
Category: Vermont
Migrant Outreach Team’s ministry reaches from Vermont to Mexico
Category: Vermont
South Burlington ‘Mercy Corps’ to offer online book study of ‘Just Mercy’
Category: Vermont
From Msgr. McDermott
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‘Concept of social justice is a Catholic one’
Category: Uncategorized
Holy Cross Family Ministries suggests 6 steps to foster more family prayer
Category: World
‘Fratelli tutti:’ An encyclical for all brothers and sisters
Category: Nation
Bishops: Getting Covid-19 vaccine is ‘act of charity,’ supports the common good
Category: Uncategorized
Catholic communities continue outreach during pandemic
Category: Vermont
‘The Journey’ of Sierra Longmoore
Category: Vermont
Swanton Christmas project
Category: World
Pope Francis proclaims Year of St. Joseph
Category: World
Say ‘no’ to sin, ‘yes’ to grace, pope says on Immaculate Conception feast
Category: Vermont
West Rutland parish continues Polish Christmas tradition
Category: World
Bethlehem at Christmas: Unemployment can mean choosing food or medicine
Category: Vermont
Advent message from Msgr. McDermott
Category: Vermont
A Thanksgiving message from Bishop Coyne
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Giving thanks for Thanksgiving
Category: Uncategorized
Find strength in letting go of ‘littleness’
Category: Saints
Saint facts
Category: Uncategorized
Message from Msgr. McDermott
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A thin place
Category: Vermont
Religious education initiatives

Just as schools have faced pandemic-related challenges as they prepared to open for the 2020-21 [...]

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Category: Vermont
Fellowship in a pandemic
Category: Vermont
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults thriving in Rutland despite pandemic
Category: Nation
Archbishop Etienne, religious groups urge unity, peace at polls and afterward
Category: Vermont
New multi-year agreement
Category: Nation
Archbishop Lori says Blessed McGivney, as parish priest, embodied beatitudes
Category: Vermont
Diocese announces pastoral associates program
Category: Reviews
Book review: ‘Listening for God in Everyday Life’
Category: Uncategorized
Saintly scholar or scholarly saint?
Category: World
Counting cardinals: Congregations, continents represented increase

With Pope Francis' new picks for the College of Cardinals, the body will be more religious than [...]

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A smile, an approachability and a conversion
Category: Vermont
Taking children to Mass
Category: Vermont
Covid-19 prompts creation of Daily Rosary Apostolate and Language Ministry
Category: Vermont
Bishop Coyne comments on Pope Francis interview
Category: Vatican
True prayer, like true faith, leads to care for others, pope says
Category: Uncategorized
‘Open Wide Our Hearts: The Enduring Call to Love’
Category: World
Vatican Museums’ patrons offer online, inside look at collections
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Unforgettable lessons
Category: World
New U.N. nuncio addresses economic inequities made worse by Covid-19
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What Father Tolton might say about today’s racial injustices
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From Msgr. McDermott
Category: Reviews
Pray: The Story of Patrick Peyton
Category: Nation
Virtual rosary event

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops will host a virtual rosary event on Oct. 7, the Memorial of [...]

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Category: Reviews
Book review: ‘Let Go: Seven Stumbling Blocks to Christian Discipleship’
Category: Uncategorized
Insights from a Jewish philosopher and a koi pond
Category: Vermont
Bishop Coyne ordains 4 permanent deacons
Category: Vermont
4 to be ordained to permanent diaconate
Category: Vatican
Saying ‘thank you’ to God is a beautiful prayer, pope tells children
Category: Uncategorized
‘Suffer the little children to come unto me’
Category: Vermont
A seminary education
Category: Vermont
Don’t ‘waste these difficult days’
Category: Nation
Catholic bishops of California launch yearlong anti-racism initiative
Category: Vermont
From Msgr. McDermott
Category: Nation
Panelists say Father Tolton’s example offers path to racial justice

Father Augustus Tolton, who in 1886 became the first identified Black priest ordained for the [...]

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Category: Saints
St. Francis of Assisi: Eyes to heaven and feet on Earth
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From Msgr. McDermott
Category: Vatican
Charity is path to perfection when done for Jesus, pope says
Category: Uncategorized
Life lessons on hospitality
Category: Saints
Saints of the Earth
Category: Uncategorized
‘It never rains…’
Category: Vermont
Ministries continue despite pandemic
Category: Nation
Survey shows wide support among Americans for Covid-19 worship restrictions
Category: Nation
Knights pilgrimage center will focus on founder’s spirituality, charity
Category: Uncategorized
The joy of rediscovery
Category: Uncategorized
Finding God in the pandemic
Category: Vermont
Toward priesthood
Category: Vermont
Family Summer Challenge
Category: Saints
Every saint is courageous
Category: World
Hunger high on list of battles that aid agency CRS faces amid pandemic
Category: Uncategorized
The gift of wisdom is fit for a king and the rest of us
Category: Vermont
Online book club debuts with ‘The Screwtape Letters’
Category: Nation
Praying in sacred spaces
Category: Vatican
Pope makes surprise visit to summer camp for kids of Vatican employees
Category: Uncategorized
Re-Entering the Mystery of the Mass
Category: Vermont
Edmundites reflect on racism, service in South
Category: Vermont
Overcoming challenges to build a vibrant Church
Category: Uncategorized
Times of trauma: Old Testament is a go-to guide for coping
Category: Vermont
Msgr. Bourgeois and online programming
Category: Vermont
Thoughts from Msgr. McDermott
Category: Saints
Saint facts
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Walking in a Good Way: Abenaki Catholicism in Ndakinna
Category: World
Virtually visit shrines, sanctuaries
Category: Saints
St. Kateri: Valor in Vermont
Category: Uncategorized
Titles of Mary
Category: Vermont
Walking with the saints
Category: Saints
United in a state of grace
Category: Vermont
St. John the Baptist
Category: World
Msgr. Ratzinger, retired pope’s brother, dies at 96
Category: Vermont
Holy oils blessed at Chrism Mass
Category: Uncategorized
Windows to the divine life
Category: Vermont
Chrism Mass 2020
Category: Uncategorized
Finding reason to sing in the midst of despair
Category: Vermont
Witness of saints: Prayer, devotion at St. Anne’s Shrine
Category: Vermont
Year with the Saints continues during pandemic
Category: Vermont
Future Bishop de Goësbriand was example of ‘good shepherd who never abandons his sheep’
Category: Vermont
Chrism Mass
Category: Vermont
Father Rensch’s online series ‘Symbols and Saints’
Category: World
‘Outpouring’ of support helps Knights aid disabled adults in Jamaica
Category: World
Death cannot keep people from God, says bishop recovering from Covid-19
Category: Vermont
A message from Msgr. John McDermott
Category: Vermont
A message from Msgr. John McDermott
Category: World
New Marian shrine set to welcome Rocky Mountain visitors
Category: Vermont
Theology on Tap

About five years ago Celine Thouin began attending in-person Theology on Tap gatherings at the [...]

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Category: Nation
Catechist has special message for children waiting for First Communion
Category: World
‘Ut Unum Sint’ at 25: Learning to recognize, welcome others’ gifts
Category: Vatican
Wonder at gift of creation opens human hearts to prayer, pope says
Category: Uncategorized
A message from Msgr. John McDermott, vicar general of the Diocese of Burlington
Category: World
Vatican announces Laudato Si’ anniversary year
Category: Nation
National shrine in Washington celebrates two 100-year milestones this year
Category: Vermont
Thoughts on May snow
Category: Reviews
Review: ‘Walking the Good Red Road,’ ABC
Category: Vatican
Pope advances sainthood cause of Italian millennial
Category: World
During pandemic, film, books will commemorate St. John Paul’s legacy
Category: Nation
Polls show faith is getting Americans through the coronavirus crisis
Category: Vermont
Online book club debuts with The Screwtape Letters
Category: Vermont
Online resources: Diocese, Catholic Professionals, Knights, Alo
Category: Vermont
Bennington, North Bennington parishes working together to implement synod directives
Category: Vatican
Pope composes prayers for end of pandemic to be recited after rosary
Category: Vermont
Submit your photos of your ‘domestic church’
Category: Vermont
Reflections on the Eucharist in time of pandemic

There’s something simple that I’d like for us to consider when we think about the Mass. Christ is [...]

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Successful Catholic app adds features to help people cope in pandemic

In 2018, Alessandro DiSanto quit a promising job in finance to join friends in starting an app for [...]

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Category: Nation
Longing for Eucharist can be exercise in spiritual growth, Jesuit says
Category: Uncategorized
Msgr. McDermott: Faith in the risen Christ strengthens our hope
Category: Vermont
Essex Catholic Community implements 3-year plan for increased engagement
Category: World
Divine Mercy Sunday seen as chance to receive Christ’s mercy ‘anew’
Category: Vermont
Prayer helps Milton parish implement synod recommendations
Category: Vermont
For Montpelier parish, synod makes clear role of laity in parish life
Category: Vermont
Diocesan Synod helps parish unite communities
Category: Vatican
At Mass, pope prays for unity, fidelity in difficult time
Category: Saints
Saints ‘dared to dream’ of ‘vibrant missionary Church’
Category: Vermont
Easter message from Bishop Christopher Coyne

“So Peter and the other disciple [John] went out and came to the tomb. They both ran, but the [...]

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Category: Vermont
Catholics united digitally for Holy Week
Category: Vermont
In a moment
Category: Uncategorized
Author offers ideas for a meaningful Triduum
Category: Nation
Catholic publisher, Thomistic Institute offer RCIA program free online
Category: Nation
Let Christ lead you through ‘this holiest of weeks,’ archbishop advises
Category: Vermont
Confirmation saints
Category: Vatican
Pope on Palm Sunday: Life, measured by love, is meant to serve others
Category: Vermont
God desires for us to become saints
Category: Uncategorized
Holy Week digital celebrations

For Catholics, Holy Week is the culmination of the liturgical year. It contains the three holiest [...]

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Category: Vermont
How are you doing during the pandemic?
Category: Vermont
Breton’s Daily Hymn Music Ministry
Category: Uncategorized
Be not afraid
Category: Nation
Catholic nurses often only spiritual connection to hospitalized patients
Category: Uncategorized
God’s word is meant to transform our hearts and minds
Category: Vermont
World Apostolate of Fatima USA — Our Lady’s Blue Army
Category: Uncategorized
Staying Faithful During the Pandemic
Category: Vatican
Statement of U.S. Bishops’ President on Pope Francis’ Urbi et Orbi Message
Category: Vermont
2020 Year with the Saints
Category: Uncategorized
Annunciation
Category: World
What is a plenary indulgence?
Category: Vermont
‘Grace and consolation in being in community, even if it is online’
Category: Uncategorized
On Salt and Evangelization
Category: Vermont
Pastoral ministries conference webinar
Category: Vermont
Father Jordan live streaming Masses during pandemic
Category: Uncategorized
Reflections on Lent
Category: Vermont
What saints have significance to you and why?
Category: Vermont
Third annual Vermont Catholic Men’s Conference
Category: Nation
Priests working to reverse decline in confession in novel ways
Category: World
Pope asks Catholics to join week of climate reflection, action in May
Category: Vermont
Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion
Category: World
Knights of Columbus releases videos to help men grow in their faith
Category: Vermont
Retreat day for all parish ministers
Category: Uncategorized
Lent as a time for embraces

Over time, certain passages of scripture reach beyond the realm of the sacred to find a place [...]

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Category: Uncategorized
Recording artist Dana headlines Lenten program on Great Catholic Music

Great Catholic Music, a free Catholic music platform with more than 16,000 downloads, is partnering [...]

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Category: Nation
Feeling superior is obstacle to evangelization, archbishop says
Category: World
Pope says there is no quick fix for priest shortage in Amazon region
Category: Vermont
Peace, hope and faith: Our Lady’s Blue Army in Vermont
Category: Uncategorized
Even before airing, Dorothy Day film tops Amazon documentary chart
Category: Nation
Videos are new component to bishops’ ‘Faithful Citizenship’ guide

A series of long-planned videos that supplement the U.S. bishops' quadrennial "Faithful [...]

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Category: Nation
Inviting neighbors to say rosary together leads to community of prayer
Category: Uncategorized
3 tips for effective parish communication
Category: Uncategorized
Prayers for the sick
Category: Nation
2020 March for Life theme: Life Empowers: Pro-Life is Pro-Woman
Category: World
Official logo for the Sunday of the Word of God unveiled at Vatican

An icon of the encounter with Jesus on the road to Emmaus was chosen as the official logo for the [...]

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Category: Nation
USCCB’s ‘9 Days for Life’ prayer, action campaign takes place Jan. 21-29
Category: Vatican
Vatican wartime archives ready for new batch of scholars
Category: World
Quebec to take ethics, religious culture out of school curriculum
Category: Vermont
Joseph’s House staff walk with those they serve
Category: Vermont
Identifying opportunities to serve
Category: Uncategorized
After the words, transformation bears fruit in change
Category: Vatican
God is at work in the world, pope says at prayer service closing 2019
Category: Vermont
Driven to drive
Category: Uncategorized
Celebrating the Epiphany of the Lord at home
Category: Uncategorized
Finding hope and peace in Christ
Category: Uncategorized
A Christmas like no other
Category: Uncategorized
Reflection on Mass: The real presence
Category: Vatican
Pope asks Catholics to set up, be enchanted by a Nativity scene
Category: Uncategorized
Advent activities for the family
Category: Vermont
Thanksgiving Day Outreach
Category: Nation
Panelists say from day one, pope showed world he’d be a pastor
Category: Vermont
Blessing of cathedral’s rebuilt stairs, steeple
Category: Nation
Bishop Barron urges bishops to help bring people back to the Church
Category: Uncategorized
Learning to listen and listening to learn
Category: Vermont
8th Annual Vermont Catholic Women’s Retreat
Category: Vermont
Brattleboro TV Mass
Category: Uncategorized
Hearing God’s voice
Category: Vermont
The ministry of listening
Category: Nation
March theme pays tribute to pro-life view of early feminists
Category: Vermont
Archives month
Category: Vermont
Youth pilgrimages to St. Joseph Cathedral
Category: Vermont
Faith formation for the whole family
Category: World
Vatican releases lineup for Christmas concert supporting the Amazon

Proceeds from a Christmas concert at the Vatican starring Lionel Richie, Bonnie Tyler and Susan [...]

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Category: Vermont
Bishop Louis deGoesbriand’s Catholic memoirs of Vermont and New Hampshire
Category: Vermont
Disciple Maker Index survey results
Category: World
Synod members call for greater role of women, laity in ministry
Category: Vermont
Catholic Schools Faith Formation Day
Category: Vermont
FOCUS missionaries guide college students in faith
Category: World
Pope opens Missionary Month with call to share joy, hope, talents
Category: Vermont
Accompanying young disciples in your parish
Category: World
Pope declares special Sunday each year dedicated to word of God
Category: Nation
Busy working mom promotes praying rosary daily ‘One Hail Mary at a Time’
Category: Reviews
Book review: ‘MicroShifts: Transforming Your Life One Step at a Time’

“MicroShifts: Transforming Your Life One Step at a Time.” By Gary Jansen. Chicago: Loyola Press, [...]

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Category: Vermont
Youth ministry fostered priestly vocation for Father Forman
Category: Vermont
Bishop Coyne’s message for the Season of Creation
Category: Vermont
Mater Dei ‘Young Apostles’ share, serve, shine
Category: Uncategorized
‘Let’s Build One’
Category: Vermont
Catechesis of the Good Shepherd
Category: Nation
Massachusetts bishops urge ‘substantial’ steps to protect environment
Category: Vermont
Diocesan Pastoral Ministries Conference
Category: Uncategorized
Reflections on Mass: Giving and getting
Category: Saints
St. Brother André Bessette presentation
Category: Nation
Indianapolis Colts’ chaplain focuses on players’ lives, faith
Category: Vermont
Dynamic Catholic event in Barre

A Find Your Greatness program last month at St. Monica Parish in Barre focused on four habits to [...]

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Category: Nation
Catholic missionaries bring Jesus to Baltimore streets
Category: World
English bishop finds concrete ways to encourage eco-friendly practices
Category: Vatican
Pope: Proclaim God’s love through care for needy
Category: Vermont
Eucharistic Adoration in Burlington
Category: World
Syriac Catholic Church reestablishes Diocese in northern Iraq
Category: Vermont
Move-in Day at UVM
Category: World
The Real Presence: What do Catholics believe and how Church can respond
Category: Saints
August saint: Louis IX of France
Category: Nation
Institute offers free online video series on thought of St. Thomas Aquinas

The Thomistic Institute in Washington has launched "Aquinas 101," a free online video course that [...]

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Category: World
Christ’s love gives hope to forgotten ones, cardinal says
Category: World
Assumption feast invites people to look to heaven with hope, pope says
Category: Vermont
Edmundite brother hooked on fly tying, fly fishing; helps veterans heal
Category: Nation
Washington a city of religious sites, not just monuments to government
Category: Reviews
Book review: ‘On Faith: Lessons from an American Believer’

“On Faith: Lessons from an American Believer.” By Antonin Scalia. New York: Crown Forum, 2019. 227 [...]

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Category: Vermont
Building community as digital disciples
Category: Vermont
Online presence a powerful tool for parishes
Category: Vermont
Corpus Christi Parish brings ‘Light of the World’ to parishioners

Parishioners of Corpus Christi Parish in St. Johnsbury, Lyndonville and Danville are hoping to [...]

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Category: World
Africa needs courageous Catholics to tackle its challenges, speakers say
Category: Vermont
Natural Family Planning Awareness Week: July 21–27
Category: Vermont
Hearing God’s word in scripture and prayer
Category: Vermont
Lectoring helps youth feel connected to Mass, community
Category: Vermont
Go out and spread the Good News

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, The “call to discipleship” is a universal call to love, one [...]

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Category: World
Young people’s activism is sign of hope for Earth, says Cardinal Turkson
Category: Vatican
Vatican Museums loan da Vinci work for special anniversary
Category: Saints
Mother Cabrini’s ministry to immigrants called ‘more essential’ than ever
Category: Vermont
New youth ministry guidelines

The Diocese of Burlington is in the process of moving reception of the Sacrament of Confirmation to [...]

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Category: Vermont
New parish catechetical leader certification
Category: Nation
All hymns, all the time: ‘Great Catholic Music’ makes streaming debut

Catholics hear hymns in church, but hardly ever on the radio. Now they can augment their weekly [...]

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Category: Vermont
Parishes ‘richer’ because of Lay Formation Leadership Program graduates
Category: Vermont
New respect life coordinator

Maggie Eisenbarth always has been pro-life because she always has loved babies and things that were [...]

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Category: World
South America’s Amazon: culturally diverse, globally important
Category: Vermont
Reimagining religious education
Category: Uncategorized
Two sides of one coin
Category: Vermont
Father Kevin Chalifoux
Category: Uncategorized
For God’s children, it all begins with an invitation
Category: Saints
With miracle confirmed in Sheen cause, plans for beatification can begin
Category: Saints
July saint: Elizabeth of Portugal

If the beatitude “Blessed are the peacemakers” could be applied to anyone, it would be Elizabeth of [...]

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Category: Vermont
Providing welcoming spaces in worship places
Category: Uncategorized
Striving for Spirit-led youth and young adult ministry
Category: Vermont
Family Day at St. Anne’s Shrine
Category: Uncategorized
United in Christ by the Holy Spirit
Category: Vermont
Desecration in Richford
Category: Vatican
Christian community a place of welcome, solidarity, pope says
Category: Vermont
Family Day Retreat in Troy focuses on ‘Love, Live in Me’
Category: Vermont
Catholic Leadership Institute Update
Category: Vermont
Laity’s faith, gifts shine through parish faith enrichment offerings
Category: Reviews
Movie review: ‘Emanuel’
Category: Vermont
Embracing the laity as the ‘hands’ and ‘feet’ of the Church
Category: Nation
Data on young people leaving the Church
Category: Reviews
Book review: ‘Three Rules for Living a Good Life: A Game Plan for after Graduation’

“Three Rules for Living a Good Life: A Game Plan for after Graduation.” By Lou Holtz. Indiana: Ave [...]

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Category: Uncategorized
The ‘Divine Artist’
Category: Uncategorized
‘Veni Sancte Spiritus’
Category: Uncategorized
United in Christ by the Holy Spirit
Category: World
Walking together, Christians experience unity in diversity, pope says
Category: Nation
The seal of confession
Category: World
U.N. declares special day to remember victims of violence against religion
Category: Vermont
Ordinations to the priesthood
Category: Nation
Painting portraits of modern saints ‘has changed’ artist’s spiritual life
Category: Nation
Catholic Communication Campaign helps Church evangelize, inform Catholics

Catholic communications in all forms — print, digital, broadcast, social media — are essential to [...]

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Category: World
Montreal archbishop, religious leaders oppose Quebec’s secularism bill
Category: Vatican
Jesus is always ready to help free people from evil, pope says
Category: World
Not ruling on apparitions, pope allows official pilgrimages to Medjugorje
Category: Reviews
Movie review: ‘Tolkien’

By turns lyrical and moving, "Tolkien" (Fox Searchlight) is a sophisticated profile of the future [...]

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Category: Vatican
Pope issues new norms on mandatory abuse reporting, bishop accountability
Category: Vermont
Stronger together: Family faith formation
Category: Vermont
Holy Land pilgrimage
Category: World
Quebec considering Canada’s strictest law governing religious symbols
Category: Saints
May Saints: Sts. Philip and James

In the month of May, the Church celebrates two more of Jesus' Apostles — Philip and James. While we [...]

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Category: Uncategorized
Being Catholic online: Is there a theology of social media?
Category: Vatican
God never tricks, traps or tempts people to sin, Pope Francis says
Category: Vermont
What role can social media play in evangelization?
Category: Reviews
Book review: ‘101 Surprising Facts About the Bible’
Category: Vermont
A call to relationship
Category: Uncategorized
Following in his footsteps
Category: Nation
Discipleship in a collapsing world
Category: Vermont
Discipleship: Bob Begley serves at Martha’s Community Kitchen
Category: Saints
April Saint: St. Anselm

Anyone who knew St. Anselm as a typical pleasure loving youth might have been surprised at just how [...]

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Category: Vatican
On Good Friday, papal preacher says cross brings hope to the oppressed
Category: Vermont
Discipleship is for everyone
Category: Vermont
‘A new method of fishing:’ Parish social media
Category: Vatican
Pope to priests: Best place to be is among the people
Category: Vermont
Bishop Coyne’s Chrism Mass homily
Category: Vermont
Cause for celebration: Bishop deGoesbriand to be recommended for sainthood
Category: Vermont
Hundreds gather for Chrism Mass at cathedral
Category: Vermont
Chrism Mass
Category: Schools
Digital academy accepting registrations

The Diocese of Burlington’s St. Therese of Lisieux Digital Academy is an online diocesan Catholic [...]

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Category: Vatican
Embrace the cross, trust God will triumph, pope says on Palm Sunday
Category: Vermont
Catholic medical association forming

A Catholic medical association is forming in Burlington and will have its first event, evening [...]

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Category: Vatican
All are debtors before God’s love, forgiveness, pope says
Category: Nation
New York Giants coach gives pointers on prayer, faith to Catholic men
Category: Vermont
Beauty in the liturgy
Category: Vermont
Bennington-area churches notify their ‘flock’ via Flocknotes
Category: Nation
Bishop to New Jersey convocation: It’s ‘opening day’ for missionary discipleship
Category: Vermont
Bishop Marshall School plans to expand

Bishop John A. Marshall School in Morrisville has announced plans to expand its current building to [...]

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Category: Vermont
‘Really joyful work’
Category: World
USCCB leaders say apostolic exhortation a call to invest in young people
Category: Vermont
Spreading ‘Good News’ beyond the pews
Category: World
Spread mercy, build fraternity, pope urges Morocco’s Christian minority
Category: Vermont
Catholic Leadership Institute
Category: Vermont
Lay Formation Leadership Program taking applications
Category: Vermont
Essex parishes enjoying benefits of merger
Category: Vermont
Parish catechetical leader grateful for ‘amazing journey’
Category: World
National Trust: One-third of Canada’s churches to close within 10 years
Category: Vermont
High school retreat at St. Anne’s Shrine
Category: Schools
Schooled in social media

Of the two biggest marketing tools used by Jennifer Nordenson, vice principal/director of [...]

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Category: Uncategorized
So you want to be a disciple?
Category: Uncategorized
The meaning of discipleship
Category: Vermont
RCIA: A time of formation, joy
Category: Vermont
What makes a parish vibrant?
Category: Vermont
Latin Mass
Category: Uncategorized
A journey through Lent
Category: World
For Lent, Irish Catholics urged to abandon ‘weapons of mass distraction’
Category: Vermont
Disciples and saints
Category: Vermont
Montpelier warming shelter
Category: Vermont
Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion
Category: Vermont
Biblical reflection on a ‘vibrant’ parish
Category: World
Major makeover of Montreal oratory to give visitors ‘a new experience’
Category: Saints
March saints: Sts. Felicity and Perpetua

Though their names may not be as familiar to us today, the story of Sts. Perpetua and Felicity and [...]

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Category: Vatican
Lent begins with reminder of all that fades away, pope says
Category: Vermont
Diocesan Synod overview
Category: Uncategorized
Disciples Make Disciples
Category: Vermont
Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion
Category: Vermont
How do you live as a disciple?
Category: Nation
Bishop ‘touched emotionally’ by film on Father Tolton’s boyhood, family
Category: World
Death penalty a ‘grave’ violation of human right to life, pope says
Category: Vermont
Discipleship, feasibility surveys to help Diocese establish plan
Category: Nation
Poll: Big majorities of Democrats, young people reject late-term abortion
Category: World
Summit emphasizes global nature of abuse crisis, need to put victims first
Category: Vermont
Vermont Catholic Men’s Conference
Category: Vermont
Obituary: Father Leonidas Bernard Laroche
Category: Vermont
Parish youth groups

As the Diocese of Burlington begins transitioning to sixth grade confirmation, many parishes are [...]

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Category: Vatican
To know God is to know love, pope says
Category: Vatican
Sainthood causes of Blessed Newman, Cardinal Mindszenty advance
Category: Uncategorized
Live ‘Laudato Si’’ this Lent
Category: World
Caritas reps from Latin America look for ways to build on ‘Laudato Si”
Category: Vermont
Bishop Coyne to have ‘office hours’ for Vermont Catholics
Category: Vermont
Orleans and Rutland Catholic Town Meetings
Category: Reviews
Apologists outline helpful responses to criticisms of Catholic faith
Category: World
Witness to Christ with love, pope tells Catholics on Arabian Peninsula
Category: Vermont
And I Will Give You Shepherds
Category: Vermont
South Burlington Catholic Town Meeting
Category: Vermont
Statement of the Most Reverend Christopher J. Coyne regarding H.57
Category: Vermont
Catholic Schools: Learn, Serve, Lead, Succeed
Category: Vermont
Respect Life Rally in Montpelier
Category: Vermont
Extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion
Category: Vermont
Diocesan Synod final session
Category: Vermont
March for Life 2019
Category: Vermont
Total surrender to Jesus
Category: Vermont
Rally for Life in Montpelier
Category: Nation
Archbishop: ‘Let’s pray we can be effective witnesses’ for life, love, mercy
Category: Vermont
Ministry to French-speaking New Americans strengthens faith, community
Category: Vermont
Love for God and neighbor
Category: Nation
Shutdown won’t deter crowds from marching for life in nation’s capital
Category: Vermont
St. Albans Catholic Town Meeting
Category: Vermont
The mission of the laity
Category: Uncategorized
Epiphany
Category: Vermont
‘The Holy Spirit is at work’ at the Catholic Center at the University of Vermont
Category: Vermont
The spiritual law of causality
Category: Vermont
Permanent Diaconate Formation classes to begin
Category: Vermont
Hospitality ministry nurtures welcoming parish community
Category: Vermont
Catholic Town Meetings
Category: Uncategorized
Love is at the heart of the Church’s social mission
Category: World
In Christmas message, pope prays for peace
Category: World
Pope at Christmas: Come to the manger with love, charity, simplicity
Category: Vermont
The Radiant Light of Christ
Category: Nation
Woman hopes exhibit of her creches will help all focus on gifts of Jesus
Category: Vermont
Vermont Cursillo ‘dormant’
Category: Nation
Annual ‘9 Days for Life’ prayer, action campaign Jan. 14-22

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has announced the annual "9 Days for Life" prayer and [...]

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Category: Uncategorized
CatholicTV to Air Christmas Masses
Category: Vermont
Call to discipleship
Category: Nation
Father Thomas Merton still has impact on people of all faiths, priest says
Category: Vermont
How do you help others?
Category: Vermont
Final Mass at Immaculate Conception Church
Category: Vermont
Year of the Family recap

The Diocese of Burlington’s Year of the Family was a year filled with family-friendly activities, [...]

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Category: Vatican
Pope: Prepare for Christ’s birth by recognizing mistakes, sowing peace
Category: Vermont
Diocesan Synod December update
Category: Vermont
Salt, light, coffee
Category: Vermont
Advent
Category: Vermont
Corpus Christi Conference of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul USA
Category: World
Canadian Church to begin using new French translation of Our Father Dec. 2
Category: World
Catholics in region devastated by Boko Haram have ‘unshakable faith’
Category: World
Catholic groups pledge to make Church’s voice heard at climate conference
Category: World
Kingdom based on love, not power, brings true peace, pope says
Category: Nation
Prayer, Eucharist and Thanksgiving
Category: World
Helping the poor is not a papal fad, but a duty, pope says
Category: Vatican
Pope makes surprise visit to mobile clinic in St. Peter’s Square
Category: Vermont
Second session of the Diocesan Synod
Category: Vermont
Bishops give go-ahead to Sister Thea Bowman sainthood effort
Category: Nation
Bishops approve pastoral against racism
Category: Nation
Rosary maker grows own beads
Category: Vermont
Third session of Diocesan Synod focuses on communications
Category: Vermont
Father Christopher Micale: Returning to the Eucharist
Category: World
Equestrian order supports Holy Land Catholics
Category: Vermont
Cultivating a mature friendship with Christ
Category: World
Pope focuses on ‘good politics’ for 2019 World Peace Day message
Category: Nation
Audio, large-print resources can help elderly parishioners
Category: Vatican
Bible has power to transform lives, pope says
Category: Uncategorized
Month of Remembering
Category: Vermont
Beauty’s witness
Category: Vermont
Program for Catholics who are separated or divorced
Category: Vermont
Obituary: Msgr. Wendell Searles
Category: Nation
Response to sexual abuse crisis tops agenda for USCCB fall assembly
Category: Nation
March for Life in January will emphasize ‘pro-life is pro-science’

Next year's March for Life plans to fortify its pro-life message with science that proves life [...]

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Category: Vermont
Witnessing his faith
Category: World
Women’s voice needed to fight clericalism, cardinal says

The Church needs to further integrate women into ecclesial life to confront the problems of [...]

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Category: Vermont
Catholic Faith Formation Day
Category: Vermont
Vermont Catholic Women’s Retreat
Category: Saints
7 new saints
Category: Vermont
Coverage of Diocesan Synod
Category: Vermont
Beautiful Milton church windows
Category: World
Rise of secularization
Category: Nation
Supreme Court examines dementia, health issues in death penalty cases
Category: Vermont
Benedictine Brothers and Pure Water for the World
Category: Vermont
Religious education and catechesis
Category: World
Abuse crisis, role of women recurring themes at synod, members say
Category: Vatican
Mercy, love can heal wounded marriages, pope says
Category: Vermont
Bishop’s letter on upcoming Diocesan Synod
Category: Vermont
Diocesan Synod to begin in Vermont
Category: Vatican
Synod of Bishops in Rome
Category: Vermont
Survey: How do you witness the Catholic faith?
Category: Vermont
Embracing Catholicism
Category: Vermont
Choosing Catholicism
Category: Vatican
Guardian angels are life’s traveling companions, pope says
Category: Vermont
More than a Year of Creation
Category: Saints
Simple Saints
Category: World
Conversion of heart
Category: World
Mary shows way to unity in Church, bishop of Lourdes says in Jordan
Category: Vermont
Montpelier Catholic Daughters help Kurn Hattin students
Category: Nation
#WhyImCatholic
Category: Vermont
Having faith
Category: Vermont
Pursuing holiness
Category: Vermont
A journey back to faith after divorce
Category: Vermont
Beyond the statistics
Category: Vermont
Totus Tuus: vacation bible school with value
Category: Vermont
Synod update
Category: Vermont
Finding Christ in the check-out line
Category: Vermont
Holy Land pilgrimage with Father Jon Schnobrich
Category: Vermont
The parish that facilitates conversion
Category: World
Pope praises evangelization through prayer, care for creation, welcome
Category: Saints
Humble service and merciful love
Category: World
Shining a light on St. Paul: Archaeological site renovated
Category: Vermont
Deacon Garrow ‘Prays it Forward’
Category: World
Pope: Pray, act to protect clean water, guarantee access to it
Category: Vermont
Encountering beauty in the liturgy
Category: Vermont
November workshop to support divorced, separated Catholics

In response to Pope Francis’ appeal for “a ministry to care for those whose marital relationship [...]

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Category: World
At Knock shrine, pope again begs forgiveness for betrayal of abuse
Category: Vermont
Work of the Holy Spirit
Category: Nation
‘A moral catastrophe’
Category: Saints
August saint: St. Cajetan
Category: Vermont
Year of the Family Conference

Reflecting Pope Francis’ call to share the Gospel of the good news of the family, the premier event [...]

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Category: Vermont
Nigerian archbishop hopes relic of saint with Vermont connection will help heal violence-stricken country
Category: World
50th anniversary of ‘Humanae Vitae’
Category: Vermont
Society for the Propagation of the Faith
Category: Nation
Simple act of providing jugs of water in desert prevents migrant deaths
Category: Nation
Jesuit aims to stem decline of faith with launch of catechetical website
Category: Vermont
Bill Gavin to provide music at ‘SoulFest: Music, Love, Action’ in New Hampshire

A chance encounter at a diocesan event led to an exciting first-time invitation for William Gavin, [...]

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Category: Vermont
Transforming our evangelization strategies
Category: Vermont
Society of St. Edmund 175th anniversary Mass
Category: Nation
Bishops end border visit, call reunification of children urgent
Category: Nation
Another busy year ends for Supreme Court with all eyes on next term
Category: Vatican
Young Catholics need Church that listens
Category: Vermont
Bishop Coyne at USCCB meeting: ‘Our Catholic people need to be not just inspired, but informed’
Category: Vermont
Bishop Coyne signs U.S. Catholic Climate Declaration
Category: World
Veterans found ‘life-changing,’ ‘healing’ experience at Lourdes
Category: Vermont
Lives of love
Category: Vermont
Adult confirmations
Category: Vermont
Sharing smiles and sandwiches
Category: Reviews
Movie Review: ‘Pope Francis: A Man of His Word’
Category: Nation
Sometimes it takes a death to reveal greatness
Category: World
Pope: Catholic media must not fall behind in digital age

In an age when technology is ever-evolving, Catholic news organizations must be willing to adapt to [...]

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Category: Nation
Laetare Living: Joy in Ministry
Category: Vermont
Dwelling with Christ
Category: Vermont
Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist at UVM
Category: Vermont
Restoration, renovation at Our Lady of Seven Dolors Church
Category: Vermont
Diocesan synod update
Category: Uncategorized
With God, self-knowledge enables service in the world
Category: Vermont
Extraordinary minister workshops
Category: Vermont
A Game Changing Moment for the Church in the United States?
Category: Nation
USCCB president praises pope for ‘powerful words’ calling all to holiness
Category: Vermont
A vocation of mercy

By Sister Constance Veit, LSP   I grew up Catholic without ever hearing about the Divine [...]

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Category: World
Upcoming apostolic exhortation: ‘Rejoice and Be Glad’
Category: Vermont
Companions of the Cross priest brings relics to Montpelier
Category: Nation
Maryknoll marks centennial of first ‘sending’ of missioners
Category: Saints
Living Easter: Help others carry crosses
Category: Vermont
Easter Vigil: ‘Mother of all Vigils’
Category: Vermont
God’s persistent call
Category: World
‘Cry out,’ pope tells young people at Palm Sunday Mass
Category: Vermont
Taize Prayer in Bennington
Category: Vermont
Recipe: Resurrection Rolls
Category: Vermont
New diocesan website launched
Category: World
Liberating commitment
Category: Uncategorized
Sacrificial ministry is incomplete without the cross

Caution: This article concerns working with the poor, the homeless, the mentally ill and addicts. [...]

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Category: Vermont
Giving up Facebook for Lent

Responding to editors' requests for a regular sampling of current commentary from around the [...]

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Category: Vermont
‘Array of Hope’ brings message of hope to Vermont

A ray of hope for the future of the Catholic Church was shining bright at St. Michael School in [...]

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