Celebration of the Bells

We ended our year with an event to raise funds for a mission outreach. The fabulous night included the beautiful tones of the St. Vincent Bell Choir and a wonderful performance by the St. Stephen’s Children’s Choir, plus a delicious dinner, amazing raffle, fattening deserts (YEAAAA) and a silent auction.

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Fr. Ron’s 10-Year Ordination Anniversary

Our rector, Fr. Ron Drummond, celebrated 10 years of ordination and 5 years as our rector. We decided to throw him a party. Speeches, skits, stories and lies; we all had a fantastic time. None more so than the Drummond family and the Daughters of the Holy Cross!

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Fr. Ron with his jubilant smile.

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We sit down for a meal from Dickey’s.

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Our honored guests at the head table.

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The MC presented a feature of “The Life of Ron,” or “How I Became a Texan for God.”

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Fr. Andy shares memories from seminary.

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Donna Baker of the altar guild announces a gift for Fr. Ron.

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Fr. Ron is grateful.

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Mike Kunkel performs an unforgettable piece from Spamalot.

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Sarah Drummond speaks, too.

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Ben Willis shares fun cell phone memories and LEM mishaps.

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Even Fr. Ron’s mother-in-law loves him.

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Fr. Shepherd shares his love for all things cardinal.

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An unexpected appearance by Fr. Ron – from the future.

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Bonita begins what seems to be a simple reflection from the Daughters of the Holy Cross.

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But it was just a ruse to allow the invasion of the cardinals.

 

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The senior warden shared her “bird’s-eye-view.”

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And we admitted Fr. Ron into the Order of the Cardinal.