Entries by Janis DeVore

Cleanup of Route 15

On Saturday, August 24, the Knights of Columbus will be cleaning Route 15 from the St. Katharine Drexel property at Waterfall Road north to Logmill Road. We will meet at Evergreen Fire Station at 8:30 AM and the work will take no longer than two hours.

Participation in this community service project is open to all parishioners. Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent due to the amount of traffic on Route 15.

St. Katharine Drexel Parish … Closer Than You Think!

You won’t believe the progress we’ve been making since this spring on our efforts to build a church for St. Katharine Drexel Parish. And it’s all been made possible by your continued support of the Capital Campaign and Building Fund. Save the date … on Sunday, September 22 after each Mass the Building Committee will be hosting a special event to share the latest on the St. Katharine Drexel Building Project.

Fall Festival – 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.

Join the Legion of Mary on Wednesdays

The St. Katharine Drexel Legion of Mary welcomes all to join them on Wednesday from 11:00 AM – Noon at the SKD Mission Office. The Legion of Mary is the largest Confraternity of men and women worldwide practicing Marion devotion through Apostolic spiritual and corporal works of mercy.

2019 CRS Rice Bowls Now Available

Lent begins Wednesday, March 6, 2019. Did you know that 25% of CRS Rice Bowl donations stay in our local communities? CRS engages people at every level—individual, family, community, regional, national and international—to promote transformative and sustainable change by providing health and medical services, clean water and sanitation, justice and peacebuilding, and working with at risk families displaced from war ravaged countries. CRS Rice Bowl is our sacrifice.

Distribution
CRS LENTEN RICE BOWLS will be available before Ash Wednesday to Religious Education classes and available to parishioners who wish to participate.

Return Date:
Sunday, April 28th before and after Mass. (There will be only one (1) return date so as not to conflict with Communion dates.)

*Note: For the Religious Education class returni

The March for Life

Friday, January 18 is the 46th Annual March for Life in Washington, DC. This will be a full day event to include pro-lie speakers, Christian band performances, the March for Life, food and fellowship. If you are interested in attending with fellow parishioners, please contact Ellen (esivick@saint-stephen.org) or Kendall (kparker@saint-stephen.org) or call the Saints Katharine Drexel Mission Office at (703) 754-8444.

2019 March for Life

SKD Capital Campaign Now Underway

Don’t forget to bring your Capital Campaign pledge envelope to Mass this week to place in the collection basket. If you didn’t receive an envelope or can’t locate your mailing, you can also print a pledge form from our website.

Remember, even if you decide to give online through the convenience of Faith Direct, we ask that you complete a pledge form to help us properly track the campaign and secure financing.