Weekend Eucharistic Celebrations
Saturday at 4:00 p.m. Sunday at 10:00 a.m. Weekdays and Holydays: Please consult Mass Schedule in the bulletin or on our website. https://stjosephcathedralvt.org
Sacrament of Reconciliation - See Bulletin for changes to this schedule
Monday: 11:30-12:00 noon Saturday: 8:30-9:00 a.m. and 2:00-3:00 p.m. By appointment. Call the parish office at (802) 658-4333
Check the Bulletin for the schedule.
Sacrament of Baptism Parents are asked to contact the Parish Office to schedule a meeting.
Sacrament of Marriage (Weddings) Couples are asked to contact the Office a minimum of six months before an anticipated wedding.
Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick and Ministry to the Sick and Homebound
Please notify us of any parishioner who is ill at home. Due to privacy laws, priests/deacons must be asked by family members to visit parishioners in the hospital or nursing home.
Cathedral of Saint Joseph
Physical Address—29 Allen Street, Burlington, VT 05401 Mailing Address and Parish Office: 113 Elmwood Avenue, Burlington, VT 05401[email protected]
Office Number: 802-658-4333 Fax Number: 802-863-2388 www.stjosephcathedralvt.org
The Most Reverend Christopher J. Coyne, Bishop of Burlington Very Reverend Monsignor Peter A. Routhier, Rector
Office Staff Dorothy Barewicz, MSA, MA Business Manager/Accountant (802) 658-4333 [email protected]
Outreach Center Joseph's House 113 Elmwood Avenue Burlington, VT 05401 (802) 951-4290 Email: [email protected]
Deacon Dennis Moore, Director Director of Religious Education R.C.I.A. Call Parish Office (802) 658-4333 Mount Calvary Cemeteries St. Joseph Cemetery Wayne Lefebvre, Superintendent (802) 862-0512 Email: [email protected]
26th Sundays in Ordinary Time - September 26, 2021
BISHOP’S ANNUAL APPEAL PROGRESS 2021 Goal: $ 42,750.00 Contributions/Pledges as of 9/15/21 $ 44,633.00 % of Goal contributed or pledged: 104% Amount over Goal: $ 1,883.00
Thank you to all who have contributed !
Your generosity is greatly appreciated!
LIFE SYMPOSIUM - OCTOBER 2, 8AM-3PM
A Life Symposium will be held on Saturday, October 2nd at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel on Williston Rd. Constitutional Law professor and pro-life champion Helen Alvare, will give the keynote address. This day-long conference will focus on issues related to Proposal 5, a dangerous amendment aimed at enshrining the right to abortion in Vermont’s Constitution. Tickets are $50. Youth Scholarships are available. To register, go to: vrlc.net. For information, call (802) 865-6600 or go to:
ORDINATION MASS SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9 @ 10:00 AM
The Cathedral of St. Joseph will be the site as the Diocese of Burlington joyfully celebrates the ordination of two men to the Diaconate. Mr. Michael Knowles will be ordained to the Permanent Diaconate, and Mr. Brandon Schneider will be ordained to the Transitional Diaconate. This event is open to all who wish to attend.
MIDDLE SCHOOL RALLY SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30 - 9:30AM TO 5:30PM
ST. JOHN VIANNEY PARISH
The Diocese of Burlington will hold a State-wide Middle School Rally for youth and catechists who work with them. Nationally-known speaker and musician, Chris Padgett, will lead the day. Assuming that most middle schoolers have been confirmed, the focus of the day will be living joyfully as we become Saints. There will be two meetings for the adults to share their hopes and plans. Lunch will be provided. The cost is $15.00 per person. The Rally will end with the 4:30 PM Mass. For more information or to register, contact Fr. Pat Foreman at:[email protected]
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS TOOTSIE ROLL DRIVE
The Knights of Columbus will hold a Tootsie Roll Drive to support people with Developmental Disabilities the weekend of September 25th and 26th here at St. Joseph Cathedral. Tootsie Rolls will be available for purchase after both Masses at the entrance to the Church. Thank you for your support!
RICE MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ PREP HOCKEY TEAM
NEEDS HOST FAMILIES
The Rice Memorial High School Boys’ Prep Hockey team are currently living in short-term housing while awaiting long-term placement. Host families are required to provide the necessities for our student athletes: a room, bed, access to the internet, 3 meals a day and transportation to and from school as needed. To help offset expenses, host families will receive $ 600/month for approximately 10 months. Players are fully vaccinated and hail from all over the world, although the students currently in need of housing are from Canada. To learn more, contact Coach Dennis Vickers at:[email protected]
or call 862-6521, ext. 219.
AND SHUT-INS, ESPECIALLY:
Gloria Simpson Aloyse Rowley
Gerry Martell Kim Wilbur
Karen Flinn Sr. Isoline Duclos, R.S.M.
Marie Bourgeois Armand Bourgeois
Bruno Trahan Jack McElhinney
THIS WEEK’S LITURGICAL CALENDAR Sep 26 - Priesthood Sunday Sep 27 - Memorial of St. Vincent de Paul Sep 28 - Optional Memorial of St. Wenceslaus - Optional Memorial of St. Lawrence Ruiz and Companions Sep 29 - Feast of Saints Michael, Gabriel and Raphael Sep 30 - Memorial of St. Jerome Oct 01 - Memorial of St. Therese of the Child Jesus First Friday Oct 02 - Memorial of the Holy Guardian Angels First Saturday
YEAR OF ST. JOSEPH PRAYER TO ST. JOSEPH
Hail, Guardian of the Redeemer,
Spouse of the Virgin Mary. To you God entrusted His only Son;
in you Mary placed her trust; with you Christ became man.
Blessed Joseph, to us too, show yourself a father
and guide us in the path of life. Obtain for us grace, mercy and courage,
and defend us from every evil. Amen
HOUR OF PRAISE ST. MARK PARISH
Please join us for an hour of praise (prayers and songs) with Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, the first Tuesday of the month. The dates are as follows: October 5, November 2, December 7, 2021 and beyond! The time will be 7:00 to 8:00 PM and the Location is St. Mark Church at 1251 North Avenue, Burlington. If you have questions, please call 864-7686.
All are welcome
RELIGIOUS EDUCATION REGISTRATION
In order for us to know how many students in grades 1-5 and Confirmation for grades 6 and beyond we have for Religious Education, ALL students must register. Forms are available on our parish website, from the ushers at the entrance of the Church, on the table outside the chapel, and in the parish office. Please return them to the parish office by September 30th. For more information, call 658-4333.
RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF ADULTS (R.C.I.A.)
The R.C.I.A. invites all adults who have not been baptized to “Come and See” and learn how the Catholic Church, its teachings, practices and beliefs, can lead you to our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ and His Church through the waters of Baptism. This program is also for non-Catholics interested in becoming a member of the Catholic Church, and Catholic adults who may not have received First Communion or the Sacrament of Confirmation. If enough people are interested, classes will begin on Sunday, October 3rd. Classes will be held in the Chapel on Sunday from 11:30 to 12:30 (after the 10AM Mass). If you or someone you know if interested, please call the Parish Office at 658-4333 for more information.
FOOD SHELF WEEKEND
OCTOBER 2nd & 3rd, 2021
Please support the North-End Food Pantry the weekend of October 2-3 with donations of non-perishable food items. Envelopes will be available at the Church entrance for those who wish to make a monetary donation. Thank you!
OCTOBER 1, 2021 FIRST FRIDAY
Friday, October 1st is First Friday. There will be the usual 12:05 Mass with an opportunity for Confession after Mass. There will also be Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM. Please join us!
Saturday, September 25, 2021
8:00 AM - Mary Hogan By: A Parishioner 4:00 PM - Helen & John Rousseau, Cora & Edward Murray and Colin Loughlin By: Paul Rousseau
Sunday, September 26, 2021
10:00 AM - Robert Williams By: Jacques Trahan & Family - Kathleen Profili By: David & Patricia Lalime
Monday, September 27, 2021
Tuesday, September 28, 2021
12:05 PM - Theodosie Kaswera Kavunza By: Boniface Matata, Rosalie Kavira and The Kavunza Family
Wednesday, September 29, 2021
12:05 PM - Fr. Anthony Schueller and Joseph Kulig By: Arne & Phyllis Harkonen
Thursday, September 30, 2021
Friday, October 1, 2021
12:05 PM - Souls in Purgatory By: David and Patricia Lalime - FIRST FRIDAY
Saturday, October 2, 2021
8:00 AM - Deceased Members of the Narcisse Couture Family By: Estate 4:00 PM - Matthew, Maria, Margaret, Joseph, Agnes and Margaret Thai By: Minh Do Nguyen and Truc Thanh Thai Son
SHARING GOD’S GIFTS
Thank you to our parishioners who generously support our Church week after week. We ask that if you are not able to attend Mass at the Cathedral, that you continue to send your donations to the Cathedral of St. Joseph, 113 Elmwood Avenue, Burlington, VT 05401. God bless you!
+ + + Cathedral of Saint Joseph Collections
Mail-in , on-line & collection 18/19, 2021 $ 3,003.00 Cemetery Subsidy $ 622.00
Upcoming Collection October 10 - Fuel Collection
Parish Meetings & Events Sept 25 & 26 - Knights of Columbus Tootsie Roll Drive for people with Developmental Disabilities Oct 1 - First Friday - Eucharistic Adoration after the 12:05 Mass until 1:30 PM. Oct 2 & 3 - Food Shelf Weekend
PLEASE PRAY FOR ALL WHO HAVE DIED,