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PASTOR’S REFLECTION

25 June 2017

Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time  

Years ago, I received an anonymous note which read, “Jesus did not preach fear, he preached love!” I fully agree that Jesus always preached love, love was the primary motive for all He said and did, yet I must disagree with the assertion that he did not preach fear. Sometimes preaching love entails preaching fear – just ask any mother or father who, in love, must discipline their children! 

Consider this week’s Gospel:

Continued…

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Liturgical Roles

Saturday: July 1, 5:00 pm

Readers:      Susan Lawson

EM:         Patricia Harbin

Ushers:         John Robert Clemente, John Clemente

Altar Servers:    Isaac, Adrian, Grace

Sunday: July 2, 8:00 am

Reader:       Mary Ann Behnke

EM:               Tina Riley

Ushers:         Romie Powell, Aubrey Treakle

Altar Servers:  Danni, Jamie

Sunday: July 2, 10:30 am

Reader:         Len Whitehead

EM:               Joyce Cyrus

Ushers:          Ron Lloyd, Dave Bowman

Altar Servers:    Christopher, Peter, and Joseph

Counters:         John & Carol Keeney, Jesse Evans

Upcoming Events

Sunday, June 25

  • Mass – 8:00 am
  • Mass – 10:30 am

Monday

  • Legion of Mary – 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Sisters of St. Maria – 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Tuesday

Wednesday

  • Mass – 12:15 pm
  • Choir Practice – 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Thursday

Friday

  • Mass – 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm

Saturday

  • Confession – 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
  • Mass – 5:00 pm

Sunday, July 2

  • Mass – 8:00 am
  • Mass – 10:30 am

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Contact Information

14414 St. Isidore Way

Orange, VA 22960-2573

(540) 672-4933

stisidore2001@gmail.com

Father Staples’ direct email: stisidore.frstaples@gmail.com

Weekend Mass Schedule

  • Saturday evening: 5:00 pm
  • Sunday morning: 8:00 am and 10:30 am

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