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FAREWELL TO OUR MISSIONARIES:

There will be a farewell reception on December 11, 2022 after the 11:00 a.m. Mass for Lay Missionaries Beverly and Christian in de Sales Hall. Please come and offer them your prayers and well wishes! Our new Lay Missionaries will arrive in early January 2023.

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A Pilgrimage to the Holy Land with Father Leonard Smith | April 19, 2023

Join Father Leonard Smith on an 11-day pilgrimage to the Holy Land, starting at $3,998 * with flights from Charleston, WV on April 19, 2023. Visit places such as Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Jericho, Cana, Nazareth, Galilee, Caesarea, and much more! Register early & save! Click here to learn more.

Giving Tree Project

The Parish is working with the Raleigh County Board of Education in sponsoring 100 local middle school students to help brighten their Christmas Season through our Giving Tree project.  This year we are again asking for only donations of money or gift cards.  The goal is to spend at least $125 per child.

Donations can be made through December 10.   Checks can be made out to the Church and marked “Giving Tree Project.”  Envelopes will be available at the Church to use for your cash donations.  Donations can be mailed to or dropped off at the Parish office, or placed in the collection basket at any Mass.  If you have questions, please contact Debbie Voloski @ 304-222-3340.

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Pope Francis’ December Prayer Intention

For volunteer not-for-profit organizations. We pray that volunteer non-profit organizations committed to human development find people dedicated to the common good and ceaselessly seek out new paths to international cooperation.

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Eucharistic Adoration

Eucharistic Adoration will take place each Wednesday from 9:00 AM to 6:15 PM (between the Masses) every Wednesday.  Please contact Shirley Kim 304-573-7307  if you would like to commit to praying before Our Lord at a specific time each Wednesday.

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Beckley Vicariate Parishes | 2022 Advent Penance Services

Sacred Heart Parish, Bluefield: Mon., Dec. 5 at 6:00 p.m.

Sacred Heart Parish, Princeton: Tues., Dec. 6 at 6:00 p.m.

St. Charles Borromeo Parish, White Sulphur Springs.: Sun., Dec. 11 at 3:00 p.m.

St. John Parish, Summersville: Sun., Dec. 11  at 3:00 p.m.

SS. Peter & Paul Parish, Oak Hill: Wed., Dec. 15 at 6:00 p.m.

Holy Family Parish, Richwood: Sat., Dec. 17 at 4:00 p.m.

St. Francis de Sales Parish, Beckley: Sun., Dec. 18 at 3:00 p.m.

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FORMED

Advent is here. How are you going to prepare for the coming of the Baby Jesus? FORMED can help you with your goals. Check FORMED for daily prayers, movies (adults and children), books, and presentations by noted Catholic speakers.

  • Go to: formed.org/signup
  • Select our parish (using the zip code is easiest)
  • Register with your name and email address
  • Check that email account for a link to begin using FORMED

Christmas Mass Schedule for St. Francis de Sales Parish

Sat., Dec. 24 | Vigil Mass of Christmas (Christmas Eve) at 5:00 p.m.

Sun., Dec. 25 | Mass of Christmas at Night at 12:00 Midnight

Sun., Dec. 25 | Mass of Christmas Day at 10:00 a.m.

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Mass Times

Weekend Masses:

  • Saturday Vigil | 5:00 PM
  • Sundays | 8:30 AM & 11:00 AM

Weekday Masses:

  • Monday – Friday | 8:30 AM
  • Wednesdays | 6:30PM

Confession (Reconciliation Room in Church):

  • Saturday | 4:00PM
  • Wednesday | 9:00 AM & 5:30 PM
  • Or by Appointment

Eucharistic Adoration:

  • Wednesdays | 9:00 AM – 6:30 PM
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The mission of the Church is our mission.  Do you know anyone who may be interested in learning more about the Catholic Church with the possibility of becoming Catholic?  Please contact Deacon Harry Evans at (304) 549-4590 or hevans@dwc.org.

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