The Diocese of Burlington’s St. Therese Digital Academy

St. Therese Digital Academy is an online Catholic High School currently in development by the Diocese of Burlington. The diocese is currently running a survey asking for input on the project and would like parishioners of all Vermont parishes to take it. Dependent on survey response it is projected that the academy will be open for enrollment by September of 2016. Please consider taking the survey by clicking here.

Survey link:
http://www.vermontcatholic.org/digitalacademy/

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Advent 2015 Confession Opportunities

  • Thursday, December 10th from 5:00pm to 6:00pm at St. Theresa’s Church in Orleans Fr. Naples will hear confessions, with a 6:00 PM Mass to follow.
  • Wednesday, December 16th from 6:30pm to 8:00pm
    confessions will be heard in St. Paul’s Church in Barton.
  • Sunday, December 20th starting at 2:00pm in St. Paul’s Church in Barton our annual Advent Penance Service will have local priests and Fr. Naples hearing confessions until all have been heard.

Fr. Naples will hear confessions anytime upon request. See our Sacraments page for more information.

Advent/Christmas Gifts

At the back of St. Paul’s, St. John Vianney, and St. Theresa’s churches there will be handmade 3D Christmas cards for sale before and after each weekend3D Christmas Card mass from now until Christmas. They can also be hung as ornaments. $3 each. A fundraA wooden crossiser to benefit Most Holy Trinity Parish.

Also available: Holy Land Crosses made of Bethlehem Olive Wood: $10, benefiting the Christian Refugee Relief Fund through the Knights of Columbus.

Special Bingo Games November 2015

Teens for Life Bingo – Friday November 20th

At the Orleans Parish Hall
Encore from Orleans County Fair Bingo
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Enjoy the lively company of Trinity Parish Teens for Life for some regular Bingo games.
Proceeds go to youth activities in Trinity Parish and to Vermont Right to Life.

Special Benefit Bingo – Sunday November 29th

At the Orleans Parish Hall
Benefit Bingo for Orleans resident Laurie Stevens.
Come join family and friends of Laurie supporting her and her battle with cancer.
Questions, call Kim Royer (contact the Parish office for contact information)
We thank you in advance for helping with this worthy cause.
Starts at 1:00pm
Doors open at 11:30am
Food and drinks for concessions

Safe & Sacred Training for Volunteers

The Diocese of Burlington has recently switched to new training program for parish volunteers and employees on the subject of child safety: Safe and Sacred. This is replacing the Virtus and Shield the Children-Typography-2400px_edit_150xVulnerable training programs which were previously used. All parish volunteers will be required to take the training. Click here to visit the diocese’s page for the Safe and Sacred training for information and to take the training online.

Link:
Safe and Sacred Training

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