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Weekly Reflection: 20th Sunday in OT

THE TWENTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME REFLECTION August 19-20, 2017               We must pray with the persistency and devotion of a loving mother.  There are countless stories throughout history of mothers who refused to give up on their child.  In our own lives we all know of such examples. […]

Weekly Reflection: 21st Sunday in OT

21st Sunday in Ordinary Time August 27, 2017 Talk about being put on the spot. Imagine a friend looks you in the eye and asks, “What do you think of me?”  How do we approach that question?  That’s pretty much the disciples’ challenge in today’s Gospel. Jesus led his friends […]

Weekly Reflection: 19th Sunday in OT

NINETEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME REFLECTION August 12-13, 2017 Human beings place much stock in flash and excitement in their perception of what is important. We value the loud, the brash and the shiny when we make our choices. In fact, if you really think about it, the flashy items […]

Weekly Reflection: 17th Sunday in OT

THE SEVENTEETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME REFLECTION July 29-30, 2017               It is a game that people of all ages have played for years.  If you had one wish what would it be?  Wealth?  Fame?  Fortune?  Or would you ask for health, popularity or security?  Most of us would […]

Jubilee: Final Post

Final Jubilee Bulletin for Jan 21-22  Halleluiah Halleluiah  Halleluiah! The Year of Celebration is ended: the 150th anniversary of Stone Chapel, the 50th anniversary as a dedicated Parish and the 25th year of the Worship Center. See Father Jack’s Proclamation in this Bulletin. We are most proud of our caring, […]

Jubilee: Final Francis Facts

Jubilee Bulletin Jan 14-15 Final Francis Facts As we celebrate St. Francis de Sales Jubilee I would like to end this year of Francis Facts and share some of St Francis’s more profound quotes: “Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose […]


Jubilee Bulletin Jan 7-8 Well last week we were taking personal inventory of 2016 and maybe making resolutions. If we take stock of Saint Francis De Sales for the Jubilee year 2016, we learned about the many components of our parish life. Maybe learned some new things. In this space […]