Church Updates

Weekly Reflection: 14th Sunday in OT

THE FOURTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME REFLECTION July 8-9, 2017             A few weeks ago I was vacationing in Colonial Williamsburg with my family, as a pair of yoked oxen meandered down Duke of Gloucester Street, pulling a cart with their teamster guiding them.  Amazingly, these large animals moved in […]

Weekly Reflection: 13th Sunday in OT

Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Reflection for July 1 and 2, 2017 Actions have consequences. Most of us have heard this proverb throughout our entire lives. Most of the time the proverb is heard as a dire warning – a think-before-you-act moment that most of us face every day. Today’s […]

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 […]