Bulletin - St. John the Evangelist

January 31st - February 1st, 2015
Calendar of Events
Saturday, 1/31, 5:30 p.m. For the parishioners.
Sunday, 2/1, 8:30 a.m. Hugh & Pauline Hoy by Bill & Nancy
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
Sunday, 2/8, 8:30 a.m. For the parishioners.
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 &
CHURCH SUPPORT – Month of January
The numbers in parentheses indicate whether the collections
were above or below the current budget.
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.
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
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
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 [email protected]