Entries by Janis DeVore

Join an SKD Ministry

Thank you, parishioners! Our SKD Ministries are growing thanks to the December 8th Ministry Fair.

You can be an active faith participant by considering one of the many ministries that are helping to grow our vibrant St. Katharine Drexel community. From the meals ministry and choir to Altar attendants or van drivers and Eucharistic Ministers, there is a place for you.

All are welcome to share an hour of time in whatever capacity you feel you can. There is a place for you at SKD!

SKD Annual Mardi Gras Ball – Feb. 22

St. Katharine Drexel Mission’s 4th annual Mardi Gras Ball will be held on the evening of Saturday, February, 22 at the Piedmont Club – the last Saturday prior to Lent.

Thanks to generous support from SKD parishioners and friends, this event has contributed over $100,000 directly to the church’s building fund. Please mark your calendar and plan to join us for a buffet dinner, unlimited beer, wine and soft drinks, auction, dancing and great fellowship.

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. 

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.