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.
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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.
CRS LENTEN RICE BOWLS will be available before Ash Wednesday to Religious Education classes and available to parishioners who wish to participate.
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
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Kendall (email@example.com) or call the Saints Katharine Drexel Mission Office at (703) 754-8444.
2019 March for Life
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.
A big note of thanks to Matthew Lorzing and Eagle Scout Troup #1882. For Matthew’s Eagle Scout project, he and members of his Troop built a bridge on the back property of the St. Katharine Drexel Mission Office to complete the Rosary Walk positioned around the pond. What a beautiful and tranquil spot for prayer. Thank you, Matthew!
The Father Jon O’Brien Council of the Knights of Columbus is sponsoring a fruit sale. Fundraising supports the council’s charitable works in the community and is helping to build St. Katharine Drexel Mission’s Church.
Order Your Fruit Today – Jon O’Brien Council Fruit Sale
Sale ends October 31
Pick up is on Saturday, November 17 from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM at 14604 Washington Street, Haymarket VA.**If you prefer to pick up after Mass at SKD Mission, please send an e-mail with your name and order ID to: FJOB.firstname.lastname@example.org
The community of St. Katharine Drexel wishes to thank the members of the Jon O’Brien Council of the Knights of Columbus for all of their hard work in organizing and staffing the 2nd Annual SKD Fall Festival held on Sunday, September 30 at Four Hills Farm in Catharpin. It was a beautiful day full of fun activities and fellowship!
After Mass on Sunday, September 30, Grand Knight Dennis Corrigan also presented Fr. Murphy with a check from the Knights in support of the SKD Building Fund in the amount of $2,400.
In the past several months, suspected scammers have reportedly created fraudulent Gmail accounts in the names of pastors of Catholic churches in the Arlington Diocese and the Archdiocese of Washington D.C., and are using these accounts to solicit parishioners for monetary donations. There have now been reports of these fraudulent emails being sent to SKD parishioners.
If you receive an email from Rev Christopher Murphy, do not respond! Fr. Murphy does not have a gmail account. Email may also arrive from Rev Christopher Murphy and have another gmail account name attached to it.
Religious Education classes at St. Katharine Drexel Mission start this Sunday, September 16 at Bull Run Middle School from 9:10 -10:15 AM. Only students who are Pre-Registered can attend this week. However, if you haven’t registered yet, submit your registration forms this week and plan to attend classes the following week!
The Fr. Jon O’Brien Knights of Columbus Council is sponsoring the Second Annual SKD Fall Festival on Sunday, September 30 from 2:00 – 6:00 PM at Four Hills Farm, 4610 Sudley Road, Catharpin, VA. The event will feature food, entertainment, games, raffles, pumpkin sales and fellowship. Tickets are available online and after Mass.
St. Katharine Drexel Mission
Sundays at 8:00 AM / 10:30 AM
Bull Run Middle School
6308 Catharpin Road
Gainesville, VA 20155
Pastor: Rev. Christopher D. Murphy
4100 Mill Creek Road
Haymarket, VA 20169
Tel: (703) 754-8444
Fax: (703) 754-7443