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Let Your Soul Shine

best advent everThis Advent, please join Father Paul and your fellow parishioners for Dynamic Catholic’s BEST ADVENT EVER: LET YOUR SOUL SHINE. Every day during Advent, you’ll receive an email with a short video from Matthew Kelly and the Dynamic Catholic team. It’s completely free and easy to sign up, just click here.

giving tuesAs Catholics we are called to receive God’s gifts gratefully and share them lovingly with one another. December 1st we will join in the celebration of Giving Tuesday, a global day of kindness and generosity. In this time of uncertainty, there’s a fundamental truth that can give us hope – that together we can do extraordinary things.

You can show your generosity in a variety of ways during Giving Tuesday—whether it’s donating funds, participating in a new ministry, volunteering, or praying, every act of generosity and kindness counts!

Join as we gather together to raise funds to support our parish, school, ministries, and share our faith on Giving Tuesday! Our income is down about 25% year over year. Please consider making a special donation.  Here is great news: there is NO assessment by the Diocese on any money collected for giving Tuesday.

There are two ways to make a contribution.

GO ONLINE — Visit this link to make a donation on line: click here.

Use an envelope found in one of the pews, write a check to Saint Francis de Sales with “Giving Tuesday” written on the memo line.  You may place in a collection basket, drop it off at the rectory or office, or mail it in to:  Giving Tuesday, 626 S. Oakwood Ave., Beckley, WV. 25801

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Click here to watch last Sunday’s Mass.

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Please click here to read the Statement of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston on recent remarks of Pope Francis.


Letter to Faithful from Bishop Mark Brennan. Please click here to read.


“We are the Gospel people today must encounter. The Lord is counting on us to do our part. Make the commitment to pray, fast and offer your hardships and good works to God for those you hope God’s grace will touch.”

—Bishop Mark Brennan

Bishop Mark would like to share with you his Advent 2020 letter to the faithful. Please click here to view.

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RCIA

For non-Catholics interested in learning more about the Church and possibly becoming Catholic themselves, please contact Deacon Harry hevans@dwc.org or 304-549-4590 or call the office:  304-253-3695.

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Mass Times

Saturday: 5:00 PM

Sunday: 8:30 AM & 11:00 AM

Weekday Masses (open to the public & live-streamed on Facebook):

Monday: 10:00 AM

Tuesday: 10:00 AM

Thursday: 10:00 AM

*Please read this notice about what to expect when coming to Mass due to the new safety precautions and protocols.

Getting Back in the Habit of Mass

Please read this great article: click here to view.

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Father Paul’s Updates… COVID-19 Parish Updates, Catholic Resources, Inspirational Material, & Words of Wisdom

LET US PRAY!

EXPLORING, ENABLING, & ENCOURAGING PRAYER and SPIRITUAL GROWTH

The Virgin in Prayer by Sassoferrato, 1640-1650

Live-Streamed on Father Paul’s Facebook Page

(Most) First and Third Mondays at 7:00 pm

Click here to view episodes and notes.

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View Ministry Directory (.pdf)

Learn more about our ministries.

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Stay connected and worship on the go with the My Parish App. Available in the App Store and Google Play.

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Click here to learn about the Knights of Columbus.

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Father Paul’s Favorite Blogs:

Concord Pastor 

The Catholic Storeroom

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