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Food for the Needy Collection is the LAST weekend of each month
Please remember to bring an appropriate item of canned food or dry food to Mass with you.




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If you are planning to move out of the area, please notify the Parish Office @ 435.1511, or by email to stfrancis@va.metrocast.net , or by clicking the "CONTACT US" tab at the top of this page!

Women of St. Francis
3rd Sunday of each Month
10 AM in The Hall
All Women of St. Francis de Sales Parish are
Invited to Join!
Meetings September - May
3rd Monday of the Month
Meet in The Hall at 10 AM


Sunday Coffees
Please join us for coffee hour on the
2nd Sunday of each month following the
11 AM Mass @  De Sales Hall from September through May.

Those who wish to volunteer may call
Therese Bowen 804.462.0449 or


Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults
Mondays @ 6:30 PM in The Parish Office

September throught Holy Saturday
RCIA classes for anyone interested in becoming
a Catholic will be held beginning in the Fall -

  Mondays at 6:30 PM.
  Father Orlowsky will conduct the Classes.
Please call the office to find out when a
new session will begin in the Fall.




Give a Gift for Life

Please give a Gift for Life this season to help Gabriel Project fund a mother's maternity care.  Visit Gabriel Project Donate online at www.arlingtondiocese.org/giftforlife




Looking to grow in your faith?

  Thants to a partnership with Catholic Distance University (CDU).
members of the Diocese of Arlington are eligible to take
seminars and courses for as little as $30.00.  Learn
more at
www.cdu.edu .  Click on "take a course,"
"group subsidy partners," and "Arlington".


Knight's Corner
The Fourth Degree Assembly meets on the first
 Wednesday of each month at 7 PM in De Sales Hall.

The Knights of Columbus are now accepting applications!
  All are WELCOME to attend!



Prayer List for Those Serving in the Middle East
Lieutenant Paul Daly
Lieutenant Matt Stepko
Lt. Cdr. Mike Luebkert
Staff Sergeant Michael Early
Lt. Cdr. Colin Crawford
Captain Ryan Ulses
Captain Kyle Ulses

    and all priests serving in the area.