Church Updates

Weekly Reflection: 7th Sunday in OT

SEVENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME February 18-19, 2017 Breaking Bread Hymnal – pg. 70      Jesus knows his ideas will stretch the understanding, even the tolerance of his listeners.  “You have heard that it was said, an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.  But I say […]

Weekly Reflection: 6th Sunday in OT

REFLECTION – Sixth Sunday In Ordinary Time February 11-12, 2017               On March 4, 1865 President Lincoln gave his second Inaugural Address to a nation on the verge of victory.  A little over a month later, Lee would surrender at Appomattox and for all intents and purposes, the American […]

Weekly Reflection: 5th Sunday in OT

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time February 4 and 5, 2017             One of the recurring themes in Jesus’ ministry is the idea that we are called to be the light of the Holy Spirit present in the world. We are called, as believers in Jesus’ message, to be the source […]

Weekly Reflection: 4th Sunday in OT

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time January 28/29, 2017 BB p. 62 We live in an age whose characteristics are in stark contrast to Jesus’ message. Athletes and celebrities are praised for salaries that demand multi-million dollar contracts;  the rich and famous are held up for our emulation; corporate “downsizing” is […]

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 […]

Jubilee: People In The Pew

Jubilee-People In The Pew             For one Sunday a month over the last year, the Jubilee Committee has recognized parishioners who have contributed, many behind the scenes, to our community.  In varied ways over many years, these people have given their time and talents to create an environment where we […]