Pope Francis concluded a synod gathering of bishops on October 18th. The concluding summary of the bishops’ synod advice on “Pastoral Challenges to the Family in the Context of Evangelization” published the same date, Oct. 18, is available online. Continue reading Conclusion of Bishops’ Synod on the Family
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 Vulnerable 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.
Safe and Sacred Training
Some homilies and speeches from Pope Francis’ visit to the United States have been put in the parish churches. The full transcript of all his speeches can be found at the Vatican website:
There will be a rummage sale at the Parish Hall in Orleans in early October:
Thursday October 8th, 9:00am-6:00pm
Friday October 9th, 9:00am-11:00am
Please drop off donations of clothes on Wednesday, October 7th, 9:00am-5:00pm.
To benefit Helping Hands and Hearts. Sponsored by
Catholic Financial Life.
The annual Harvest Dinner will be Sunday, September 20 at the Orleans Municipal building in Orleans at 11:00am. Continue reading Harvest Dinner