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The sacrament of Baptism is the beginning of life-supernatural life...
The Sacrament of Baptism is celebrated each month on the second and third Sunday at 1:30pm. Baptism class is the last Friday of the month at 7pm. YOU MUST CALL THE CHURCH OFFICE TO MAKE A RESERVATION FOR THE CLASS. To have your child baptized at Saint Francis de Sales Click Here.
The Sacrament of Reconciliation
Christ, knowing the frailty of human nature, instituted the sacrament of penance to restore to his friendship those who might lose it by sin. Christ said: “Those who are well do not need a physician, but the sick do. I did not come to call the righteous but sinners.” ...
There is a close relationship between the sacraments of Baptism and Confirmation.
While Confirmation is a distinct and complete sacrament in its own right, its purpose is to perfect in us that which was begun in Baptism. We might say-in a sense-that we are baptized in order to be confirmed...
Click here for more information on both youth and/or adult Confirmation, or contact the DRE.
The Holy Eucharist is the greatest of all sacraments. The Eucharist is not merely an instrument for the giving of grace-here is the actual Giver of grace Himself, Jesus Christ our Lord truly and personally present...
"I remind you to rekindle the gift of God that is within you through the laying on of my hands" (2 Tim 1:6). "If any one aspires to the office of bishop, he desires a noble task." (1 Tim 3:1). "This is why I left you [Titus] in Crete, that you amend what was defective, and appoint presbyters in every town, as I directed you" (Titus 1:5)...
The Sacrament of Holy Matrimony
Matrimony is defined as "the sacrament by which a baptized man and a baptized woman bind themselves for life in a lawful marriage and receive the grace to discharge their duties." ...
Parish couples must make arrangements at least six months prior to the intended date of marriage.
The Catechism defines the purpose of the sacrament as "the conferral of a special grace on the Christian experiencing the difficulties inherent in the condition of grave illness or old age" (CCC 1527)...
We are privileged to bring Holy Communion and administer the Holy Anointing to the sick and homeound upon request. Please call the office.
37730 St. Francis Court
Purcellville, VA 20132
In case of emergency 540-338-6440
Parish Office 540-338-6381
Office Hours - M-F 8:30am-4:30pm
(office closed 12noon - 1:15pm daily)
Religious Ed. Office 540-338-4497
RE Office Hours - M-Th 10:30am-4:30pm
GABRIEL PROJECT support for pregnant women, for new mothers or those mothers new to the area. Call 703-841-3810 or visit the website at www.arlingtondiocese.org/familylife/gabriel.aspx. 866-444-3553 www.helpfor prenantwomen.org
PROJECT RACHEL is a post-abortion healing ministry open to anyone who seeks healing afer abortion. Project Rachel 888-456-HOPE www.helpafterabortion.org