FRANCIS DE SALES PASTORAL COUNCIL MINUTES – June 15, 2017 Members of the Saint Francis de Sales Pastoral Council met on June 15, 2017 at 6:30pm in the church for a prayer by Henry Bobbin. The membership then convened in the Church Hall and the meeting was called to order. Those attending included: Father Paul Wharton, Annette Jennings, Dr. Charles Bou-Abboud, Buck Byron, Regina Fairchild, Kolleen Finch, Karen Creager, Benita Goode, Jamie Bowen, Kathy Lynch, John Sadowski, Henry Bobbin, and Heather Fama. John Halliwell, and Lisa Killmer were absent. All present welcomed new members: Buck Byron, [...]
July 30, 2017 Dear Parishioners, Thank you so much for the warm welcome that each of you have extended to me. I appreciated all of the yummy food that you prepared for the welcome receptions and the time to get to know many of you. I look forward to getting to know many more of you this coming year. You are a blessing! I’m pretty much settled in now after taking time last week to finish classes for my certification in Campus Ministry (I graduated!) and our staff planning retreat. As I look ahead to the upcoming school year, [...]
Attention all Youth & Young Adults (Ages 16-30) Join Annie at a meeting in Charleston on Tuesday, July 25 @7PM. We'll have dinner together at the parish at 5:00PM, then leave for the meeting. Pope Francis recently called for a "Synod on Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment" to take place in October 2018. The Holy Father is asking for YOUR feedback! He wants to hear about and from our young people in West Virginia. Diocese around the world have been asked to provide feedback from youth and young adults on what impacts their choices about life and faith. [...]
St. Francis De Sales Pastoral Council Minutes - April 20,2017 Members of the Saint Francis de Sales Pastoral Council met on April 20, 2017, in the church for a prayer by Henry Bobbin. The membership then convened in the church hall and the meeting was called to order by President Henry Bobbin. Those attending in addition to Henry included Father Paul Wharton, Karen Creager, Benita Goode, Charles Bou-Abbound, John Rist, Bert Cruz, Sande Genung, Heather Fama, Lisa Figueroa, Angella Warvel, Ed Habib, and John Sadowski. The March 2017 minutes were approved as presented via email. Reports: Committee [...]
ST. FRANCIS DE SALES PASTORAL COUNCIL MINUTES – March 16, 2017 Members of the Saint Francis de Sales Pastoral Council met on March 16, 2017, in the church for a prayer by John Sadowski. The membership then convened in the church hall and the meeting was called to order by President Henry Bobbin. Those attending in addition to Henry included Father Paul Wharton, Annette Jennings, John Rist, Phyllis Vealey, Dr. Bert Cruz, John Sadowski, Ed Habib, Jamie Bowen, Heather Fama, Karen Creager, Sandy Genung, Benita Goode, and Angella Warvel. Terry Rojas, Lisa Figueroa, and Dr. Charles Bou-Abboud were absent. The [...]
ANNOUNCEMENTS There will be a Funeral Mass for Catherine Carney, sister of Julia Daniel and Veronica Blanar, on Friday July 7 at 11AM. Visitation is at 10AM at St. Francis Church. There will be a Funeral Mass for Margie Pantoplus on Monday, July 10 at 11AM. Visitation will be at St. Francis Church at 10AM. First Friday Adoration will be held from 2PM to 7PM, due to the Carney funeral. Chaplet of Divine Mercy will be held on Friday at 3PM. This weekend after all Masses there will be a Welcome Reception for Annie Sarlo, the new Youth Minister and Director of Faith Formation. All are invited!