Entries by Janis DeVore

Update: Building Committee Latest News

Father Murphy, Lori Trout (SSM and SKD Business Manager) and I met with the Diocesan Building Commission on October 28, 2019.  The purpose of the meeting was to formally review our plan to build a permanent church (Phase I), gain feedback, and seek approval to move forward for the next step in the Diocesan planning and construction process. Senior clerical and lay members of the Diocese attended, along with external advisors. The meeting was extremely positive and the support for our project is strong. 

FJOB Monte Carlo Night

The Father Jon O’Brien Knights of Columbus Council #16793 will host it’s first  Monte-Carlo Casino Night & Silent Auction on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 6:00 PM.  Proceeds will benefit the FJOB Charitable Giving Programs.

Latest Update on Building Project

Our efforts to construct a permanent home for St. Katharine Drexel are moving along this fall.  Our meeting with the Diocese of Arlington Building Commission is scheduled for October 28 to gain conceptual approval of our approach, financing, and other aspects.  On December 8, 2019, we plan to hold a get-together between the Masses …

New Adult Bible Study

Starting this fall, we’re pleased to offer two Bible Study options for our church community: Unlocking the Mystery of the Bible and Walking with Purpose: Woman’s Catholic Bible Study.

Below is information about our newest adult Bible study: Unlocking the Mystery of the Bible.

Let’s Build Our Church: DBC Review

September 2019: An important update from the St. Katharine Drexel Building Committee

The SKD Building Committee has been busy since June 2019 preparing the information needed by the Diocesan Building Commission to gain approval to proceed to the next steps of our project (e.g., design and construction).

Walking with Purpose – Woman’s Catholic Bible Study

St. Katharine Drexel Mission is pleased to offer two Bible study options through the Walking with Purpose – Woman’s Catholic Bible Study.

First Time Participants: Opening Your Heart
You may choose either Tuesday Morning 8:30 – 10:00 AM or Wednesday evening 6:00 – 7:30 PM. It is a 22 lesson study and we will meet weekly from October to April.

Fall Festival Tickets – September 29

Please join the St. Katharine Drexel parish community for our annual Fall Festival sponsored by the Father Jon O’Brien Council of the Knight of Columbus on September 29, 2019 from 2:00 – 6:00 PM at Four Hills Farm (4610 Sudley Road, Catharpin, VA).
Tickets are now available!

Latest News on SKD Building Project

Progress continues in our efforts to build a new church home for St. Katharine Drexel parishioners. Based on the positive response we received from our fall Capital Campaign (reaching 94% of our campaign goal), this spring was spent moving our church building project forward!

2019 CRS Rice Bowl – Share the Journey

This Lent, we invite you to share the journey of Norma, Annet, Christyan, Kumba and Ona by following the links to CRS Rice Bowl. With each
link to their video journey, each will share their personal story of how CRS Rice Bowl has made a difference in their lives. We hope you and
your family will share their journey week by week.