Reverend Father Scott Gratton
The parish of Our Lady of the Angels Church, Randolph VT, welcomes the Reverend Father Scott Gratton as our new pastor, effective Sept. 9th, 2019.
Father Gratton is responsible for the a Parish Cluster, consisting of Our Lady of the Angels in Randolph VT, and Our Lady of the Valley Parish, which comprises two parishes: St. Elizabeth's in Rochester, VT and St. Anthony's in Bethel, VT.
He currently serves as a Catholic Chaplain at Norwich University in Northfield Vt. Father Gratton also serves as 1st Lieutenant/Chaplain for the Vermont Army National Guard. He will continue in these roles.
Father Gratton resides at the rectory at St. Anthony's in Bethel. The Parish Offices for all three churches is at Our Lady of the Angels in Randolph.
Father Scott Gratton was ordained on July 11, 2015 and served as the parochial vicar at St. Francis Xavier before joining our parish. He grew up in Newport Center, attending the local Catholic and public schools. After graduating from Middlebury College in 2009 as a double major in Religion and Italian, Father Gratton then studied Philosophy at Providence College before entering major seminary at the Pontifical North American College in Rome.
Fr. Gratton was the Vice Principal for Catholic Mission and Head Chaplain at Rice Memorial High School, prior to joining our parishes.
In 2019, Father Gratton spent the summer at Fort Jackson, SC, undergoing basic training and training for the Army chaplaincy.
Father Gratton is a fan of banjo playing, soccer, rugby, fishing, and singing. As a seminarian, he spent summers with the Totus Tuus program for children throughout Vermont, and served in parishes around the state.
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