1 Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time February 4, 2017. LITURGY SCHEDULE PARISH EVENT. SAT 2/3 8:30 AM Mass-No Intention SUN 2/4 9:00 AM No St. E. Rel. Ed. 3:00 PM Sacrament of Reconciliation 9:15 AM St. J. Rel. Ed. & 11 AM Enrollment 3:30 PM Sacrament of Reconciliation (St. E.) 9:30 AM QP Rel. Ed. 4:00 PM Claude & Mary Jane Donna by their estate 4:30 PM Mass-No Intention (St. E.) MON 2/5 6:30 PM Parish Council Meeting SUN 2/4 8:00 AM Roland Heon by his estate WED 2/7 5:30 PM Rosary/St. Leo's in Lunenburg 8:30 AM Mass for the Parishioners (QP) 7:00 PM St. John's Choir Practice 10:30 AM Jacqui Clark by the family (St. E.). 11:00 AM Marie Wigton by M/M Rod Wells SAT 2/10 5:30 PM K. of C. Bingo MON 2/5 8:30 AM Mass-No Intention ( ). SUN 2/11 9:00 AM No St. E. Rel. Ed. 2:15 PM Mass/Rehab. 9:15 AM St. J. Rel. Ed. 5:15 PM Mass-No Intention 9:30 AM QP Rel. Ed. 10:30 AM Youth Rally TUE 2/6 8:30 AM Mass-No Intention Meetings are held at the Fr.
2 Lively Ctr unless otherwise indicated 5:15 PM Special Intention by Deacon/Mrs. Pete Gummere CONFIRMATION CLASSES. WED 2/7 8:30 AM Intentions of Kenneth Wigton by the family St. Elizabeth (9am) & St. John's: (9:15am) Feb. 4, and , 18. th 5:15 PM James & Gloria Carlton by the family Feb. 11 - Youth Rally at the Fr. Lively Center 10:30 am-3:30 pm THUR 2/8 8:30 AM Mass-No Intention 5:15 PM Mass-No Intention Parish Contacts: FRI 2/9 8:30 AM Mass-No Intention ( ) Corpus Christi Prayer Chain Fr. Lively Center/Church Hall Rental Isabelle & Marion Handy 748-4033 Marie Hagan 748-8038. 4:30 PM Sacrament of Reconciliation Joyce Dumas 748-3277. 5:15 PM Rita Howard by Spike & Anita Wellman Lynn Welch 467-3019 Mt. Calvary Cemetery Les Blodgett 535-5305. SAT 2/10 3:00 PM Sacrament of Reconciliation Prayer Shawl Ministry St. Elizabeth Cemetery 3:30 PM Sacrament of Reconciliation (St. E.). Joan King 467-3667 Tracy Charron 626-5180.
3 4:00 PM Wendyl Reis by Susan Reis Dugan 4:30 PM Mass for the parishioners (St. E.). Ministry Schedule Music Ministry Susan Dugan 748-3336 Pam Hurst-Brinkerhoff 748-1356 SUN 2/11 8:00 AM Deacon Ray Desilets by the family Jean Fournier 626-3385 St. E. Jean McGregor 748-8891 St J. 8:30 AM Mass for the parishioners (QP) Ed Ledo 684-3306 Roger DeKett 626-9918 St. E. 10:30 AM Intentions of Arlene & Bob Gondar (St. E.) Marge Ste. Marie 535-8015 QP. 11:00 AM Youth Rally Mass St. Vincent de Paul 11:30 PM Holy Hour for Life/St. E. Please call Ann Lovett 748-1313 or Bob Gessner 626-5400 if you or All Liturgies are held at St. John's unless otherwise indicated someone you known needs help from Corpus Christi Conference of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul email: Latin America & Food Donations Next Week 2/11. Secular Franciscans Adoration Chapel Anita Wellman 751-5318 Linda Frechette 473-0261. Local Catholic Youth Rally!
4 !! TH TH. YOUTH WINTER RALLY FOR 7 -12 GRADE STUDENTS AND Knights of Columbus, St. Johnsbury Area Lyndonville Area PARENTS (separate sessions for parents). Stan Baranowski 626-8723 Jacob King 535-4413. th February 11 , 10:30 to 3:30 (includes 11:00 Mass at St. John's Church; lunch will be provided) Lunch and sessions will be at the Fr. Financial Report Lively Center. See Deb Priest or Eydie Aremburg for registration Fiscal Year: 7/1/17-6/30/18 Budget: $295,000. forms, or pick one up at the rectory. ($6,000 Amount needed each week). th th 7 and 8 grade students: this will replace your class instead of Last week's Collection: $4,186 Total to date: $165, having morning classes, you will go to the church hall at 10:30 for Month to date: $ On line giving year to date: $5554. the rally. Adoration Chapel at St. John's Church PARISH COUNCIL MEETING ON MONDAY: We remind the members Life with Christ is a wonderful adventure.
5 The future starts today, of the Parish Council that we have a meeting planned for Monday, not tomorrow.. th February 5 , at 6:30 pm in the Fr. Lively Center. (St. John Paul II)Linda Call Linda Frechette for more info.: 473-0261. Vocation Chalice LOOKING AHEAD TO LENT. th Thank you to all of you who signed up to have the chalice in your The grace-filled season of Lent begins on Wednesday, February 14 ! home and for praying for vocations. You will receive a phone call Yes! Valentine's Day will be Ash Wednesday, a day of fast and with the date and Mass time for receiving the chalice. The schedule abstinence! (Perhaps couples will want to celebrate it on Tuesday will be posted in the bulletin on a monthly basis starting with (Mardi Gras), February 13 with a nice dinner and flowers!). February. A schedule will be posted in each church as well. Thank you and God bless, Diane Bailey, Vocation Ministry Please consider making this a great Lent by participating in some of 2/3 4:30 Mass: Tracy and JoAnn Charron the following: 2/11 10:30 Mass: The King Family 2/18 11:00 Mass: Kathy Jarrett 1.
6 Encounter Christ through Lent, a talk by Deacon Phil Lawson to 2/25 4:00 Mass: Ed and Carol Zuccaro get Lent started. It's on Wed., Feb. 21 at 6:30 in the Fr. Lively Center. MORE ALTAR SERVER TRAINING! Fr. Curtis will offer training for young people who wish to become 2. Weekly Bible Study on the Book of Exodus: A six-week series on altar servers after the Masses he will celebrate this weekend: after Thursday evenings at 6:30. Dates: Feb. 15 March 1, 8, 15, 22! the 4:00 pm on Saturday and the 11:00 am at St. John's; after the 8:30 am Mass at Queen of Peace. 3. Daily Reading with The Little Black Book, OR The Word Among Us or (for serious readers) The Case for Jesus by Brant Pitre. These can be picked up at church this week. WORLD DAY FOR CONSECRATED LIFE is celebrated in the Church on Friday, February 2, 2018 and in parishes on the weekend 4. LENTEN RETREAT WITH FR. STAN DERESIENKI, SSE. Plan on of February 3-4, 2018.
7 Please pray for all those who have made attending our Parish Retreat entitled The Beatitudes: Program for commitments in the consecrated life: religious sisters, priests and Life. We begin on the weekend of March 10-11 and continuing on brothers in religious communities, and all contemplative monks and the mornings at 8:30 and evenings at 6:30 Monday through nuns. These give witness to the faith in their vows of poverty, Wednesday, March 12, 13 & 14. Please save these dates on your chastity and obedience. Be sure to thank them and pray for them on calendars! their special day. May they continue to be inspired by Jesus Christ and respond generously to God's gift of their vocation. 5. Of course there will be the Friday evening Stations of the Cross at 6:00 in all three churches and Daily Mass at 8:30 am and 5:15 pm. A. WORLD MARRIAGE DAY FEB. 10-11! full schedule for Lent will be provided next weekend!
8 Next weekend we will observe World Marriage Day' in the parish. We invited husbands and wives to come to Mass together to renew their vows and to receive a special blessing as we honor the gift of Christian Marriage! YOUNG ADULT RETREAT (18+). Location: Mary Theotokos in Newark, VT. NO CHALICE FOR A WHILE: Because the flu virus is so strong and Dates: February 24-25. widespread this winter, we have decided to withhold offering the Fr. Lance Harlow will lead the retreat. Chalice at Mass for a while. Please remember that we receive the th FATHER/SON RETREAT (Sons 6 grade +). whole Christ and all His graces when we receive Him, present in the Location: Mary Theotokos in Newark, VT. Consecrated Host! Dates: April 20-22, 2018. Fr. Jon Schnobrich (deadline April 10). REGISTER FOR THE CATHOLIC MEN'S CONFERENCE FEBRUARY 17, See Diocesan Website for Registration 2018. We encourage the men of the parish to participate in a special men's conference on Saturday, Feb.
9 17, 2017 at the Holy Family Parish Center in Essex Junction, VT. It will begin at 9:00 am and end St. Vincent de Paul Seeks Your Help at 3:30 pm. The cost is $30. The featured speaker is Dr. Ray After all Masses Saturday the weekend of 2/17-18 the Corpus Guarendi who appears on EWTN. Please register as soon as possible Christi Conference of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul will be while there is still room. Registrations are made through the having its Annual Super Bowl. Diocesan Website: This past year we have had many requests for help in our area from families that have been in need. Your help is needed so that we can PLEASE PICK UP YOUR TAX STATEMENTS The statements of continue to help others. your 2017 contributions to the parish can be picked up this weekend. ROOF WORK AT ST. ELIZABETH CHURCH. Palmieri Roofing is preparing to replace the roof at St, Elizabeth's Church in the coming days/weeks.
10 Please be aware of this so as not to be surprised to see scaffolding at the Church. Visit us at