Pastor’s Reflection

08 July 2018

Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time


In this week’s Gospel (Mk 6:7-13) we read: “Jesus summoned the twelve and began to send them out two by two and gave them authority over unclean spirits.” We may wonder, wouldn’t it be awesome to be summoned by Jesus and then sent out with authority over unclean spirits? Saint Paul in the Second Reading (Eph 1:3-14) reminds us that God did in fact choose us in Christ before the world began “to be holy and blameless in his sight, to be full of love.” St. Paul praises God and rejoices in this great mystery:



Liturgical Roles

Saturday: July 14, 5:00 pm

Reader:       Joe Pauli

EM:             Cheryl Pauli

Ushers:         John Phelps, Patricia Harbin

Altar Servers:   Eric & Matthew, Isaac

Sunday: July 15, 8:00 am

Reader:        Carolyn Comes

EM:              Mary Ann Behnke

Ushers:         Romie Powell, Mark Hogan

Altar Servers:    Abby & Joseph, Shane

Sunday: July 15, 10:30 am


EM:             Karen Primeau

Ushers:        Scott Johnson, David Bowman

Altar Servers:  Joseph, Danni, Christopher

Counters:    John & Carol Keeney, Jesse Evans

Upcoming Events

Sunday, July 15

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


  • Legion of Mary – 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
  • KOC Officers Meeting – 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm



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



  • Mass – 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm


  • Confession – 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
  • Mass – 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Sunday, July 22

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


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Orange, VA 22960-2573

(540) 672-4933

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Weekend Mass Schedule

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

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