FOURTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME January 31st - February 1st, 2015 Calendar of Events 2/1 2/1 MASSES – ST. JOHN Saturday, 1/31, 5:30 p.m. For the parishioners. Sunday, 2/1, 8:30 a.m. Hugh & Pauline Hoy by Bill & Nancy Clements. Monday, 2/2, 7:00 a.m. For Bishop Christopher Coyne. Tuesday, 2/3, 7:00 a.m. Msgr. Bernard F. Depeaux. Wednesday, 2/4, 7:00 a.m. For the parishioners. Thursday, 2/5, 7:00 a.m. Cecile Dubuque by her family. Friday, 2/6, 5:00 p.m. Msgr. Bernard F. Depeaux. Saturday, 2/7, 5:30 p.m. Dot & Paul Sambel by George & Henny Goodman. Sunday, 2/8, 8:30 a.m. For the parishioners. MASSES – ST. EDWARD Sunday, 2/1, 10:30 a.m. Homer Hebert by Pauline Hebert & family. Sunday, 2/8, 10:30 a.m. Sylvia Menard Tosi by Don Tosi & children. CHURCH SUPPORT – Month of January The numbers in parentheses indicate whether the collections were above or below the current budget. 2/6 2/8 2/8 2/8 2/9 2/10 2/15 2/16 2/17 2/18 2/19 2/20 St. John First Communion Class following 8:30 a.m. Mass Circle of Grace for Religious Education Teachers - Training @ St. Edward 2:00-4:00 p.m. St. John - First Friday 2:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. Mass to follow at 5:00 p.m. Youth Sunday both parishes. St. Edward - Coffee Hour following 10:30 a.m. Mass. All are invited! St. John - Fashioning Faith 5:00 p.m. Northfield K of C meeting 7:00 p.m. Mass at Mayo Nursing Home 10:15 a.m. St. John Confirmation Class meets from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. St. John- Fashioning Faith Instructors Follow Up meeting 6:30 p.m. St. John Parish Council meeting 6:30 p.m. Ash Wednesday, 7:00 a.m. St. John, 12 Noon at Norwich White Chapel; 7:00 p.m. St. Edward. Northfield K of C Spaghetti Supper 5:30 p.m. Stations of the Cross 7:00 p.m. St. John. ST. JOHN: Offertory, $1,369.50 (-$361.50) Monthly Offertory, $6,961.50 (+$37.50) Monthly Building Fund, $1,743.00 (+$410.00) ST. EDWARD: Offertory, $731.69 (+$125.69) Monthly Offertory, $2,223.69 (-$200.31) Monthly Building Fund, $547.00 (+$39.00) There will be two collections this weekend. The second collection will be for the February Building Fund. There will be two collections next weekend. The second collection will be the Latin American Fund. Ben Day, Allison Dubuque, Rita Messier, Betty & Jesse Griffith, Donna Baker, Nancy Andrews, Serge Dupuis, Sheila Magoon, Dale Ackerman, Debbie Gilbert, Theresa Poor, Ralph DeForge, Linda Johnson. Mass Intentions Communion Visits St. John & St. Edward Parish If you would like to have a weekday or weekend Mass offered for your loved ones or special intentions, we have many openings available. The stipend for a Mass intention is $10. Please call the rectory to set these up 802-485-8313. If you know of anyone who is homebound who would like to receive a communion visit, please contact Fr. Dwight at the rectory 802-485-8313 to schedule a visit. St. John Religious Education News Ladies of St. Anne Coffee Hour There will be a First Communion Class after 8:30 a.m. Mass on Sunday, February 1st. The Ladies of St. Anne will host a Coffee Hour on Sunday, February 8th following 10:30 a.m. Mass at St. Edward. Everyone is invited! Confirmation class on February 1st has been cancelled. The Confirmation Class on February 15th will be from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Fashioning Faith Sunday, February 8th at 5:00 p.m. is the next Fashioning Faith Session at St. John. There is a sign up sheet in the back of the church for anyone who would like to make a dessert for the meal. Circle of Grace St. John - The February Fashioning Faith class will include a Parent meeting on the Circle of Grace Program. All parents with children in the Religious Education Program are required to attend the meeting. St. Edward - The Circle of Grace program will be incorporated into the weekly Religious Education class by the end of February. A parent information packet will be given or mailed out to all parents prior to the start of the Circle of Grace lessons. Food Bank - Community Service for the Confirmation Class- Both Parishes Students in the Confirmation program from both parishes will be volunteering at the Food Bank in Barre Town on Tuesday, February 24th (school vacation). There is mandatory paperwork that needs to be completed for the Food Bank prior to February 24th. Please contact Maryann McGinnis or Cheryl Hulbert if you have not yet received your paperwork. “Souper Bowl” We will be having a “Souper Bowl” Collection this weekend, January 31st & February 1st. We will be collecting non-perishable food items & toiletries for our local food shelves - CERV and the Williamstown Community Food Shelf. The box for drop off is located in the back of each church. If you forgot your canned goods, we are also collecting monetary donations as well. Thank you for your support! St. John Coffee Hour St. John: Saturday, February 7, 2015, 5:30 p.m. Ushers – Andrew Beaudette Lector – Pat Gavula Extraordinary Minister of Communion- Clovis DeLary Sunday, February 8, 2015, 8:30 a.m. Ushers – Keith Clark & Tony Mariano Lector – Youth Sunday Altar Server - Matthew Seaberg & Alyssa Atwood Extraordinary Ministers of Communion --Florian & Kathy Wawrzyniak Coffee Hour - Kate Brukardt St. Edward: Sunday, February 8, 2015, 10:30 a.m. Lector – Youth Sunday Extraordinary Minister of Communion – Linda Heath We are looking for a few more volunteers to help with the Coffee Hour on Sunday mornings following the 8:30 a.m. Mass at St. John. This can be an individual working alone or couple/pair working together. Ideally, the rotation would be once every 3 months. If you are interested in helping out or would like more information, contact the rectory at 485-8313. Endowment Study Groups The Women of Vermont are invited to participate in Endow study groups, an exciting new opportunity to grow deeper in their relationship with Jesus Christ and discover their God-given dignity as daughters of God. For more information on this apostolate, please contact Marie Antunes in the Office of Catholic Formation at (802) 658-6110, extension 1130 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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