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Worship

The 8 am service will be in Our Lady Chapel and the 10 am service will be held in the Parish Hall during the winter months.

Sunday

8:00 AM Holy Eucharist, Rite I
(High Altar; Said)
10:00 AM Holy Eucharist, Rite II
(Nave Altar; Choral)

Healing Service follows each Sunday Eucharist
A “kids corner” and nursery are available

Wednesdays

Evening Prayer 5 – 5:30 pm
Contemplative Prayer 5:30 – 6:30 pm

Thursdays

10 am Holy Eucharist(Lady Chapel)

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News & Events

January 16, Monday

The national holiday honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. will be observed  in a special program presented by the Greater Bennington Peace and Justice Center and the Greater Bennington Interfaith Council in conjunction with the Bennington Chapter of Rights And Democracy and 350.org. This year’s theme, “Until Justice Rolls down Like Water..”

The program will begin with a 6 pm candlelight vigil at Four Corners and will proceed from there to the OldCastle Theater for a 6:30 reception with warming refreshments, snacks, music. At 7:30 pm there will be a program of projected images, documentary film clips and a panel of eyewitnesses from Standing Rock who will give their account of the “Water Protectors” nonviolent resistance against the Dakota Access Pipe Line. 

Members of the Greater Bennington Interfaith Council have agreed to provide snacks for this event. If you are able to bring something, please deliver food to OldCastle at 5:30 on January 16. Thank you !

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The Reverend Justin Lanier

Father Justin

Fr. Justin began his contemplative formation in St. Benedict’s Trappist Monastery in Colorado studying under the direction of Fr. Thomas Keating, O.C.S.O. He holds a Masters of Divinity, from the Church Divinity School of the Pacific (the Episcopal Seminary of the West), Berkeley, California and did his undergraduate work at the University of Delaware studying Philosophy and minoring in Religious Studies and East Asian Studies with a Language (Japanese). During his formation he also entered monastic training at Tofukuji Rinzai Zen Buddhist Monastery under Keido Fukushima Roshi in Kyoto, Japan for what he sometimes calls “contemplative cross-training”.

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