Rev. John F. Kenny, OSFS, professed member of the Wilmington-Philadelphia Province of the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales for 53 years, died on Thursday, August 8, 2019.
Please join us for our inaugural event, An Evening with the Oblates. This gala formally known as Black Tie for White Collars, will be held at the DuPont Country Club in Wilmington, DE and will feature dinner prepared by acclaimed chef, TV and radio personality, Fr. Leo Patalinghug, followed by dancing with the Midnight Hour band. All proceeds from the night go to advance the mission of the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales.
In addition to receiving the gift of Jesus in Holy Communion, we are also expressing our identity: We are the body of Christ. St. Paul (1 Cor 12:27) affirms this along with the great tradition of our church: We become what we celebrate. I remember, from my earliest days in Catholic school when we first learned…
Last year, more than 400 guests enjoyed the festive party that is know throughout our province as Black Tie for White Collars. Please be sure to purchase your tickets for the November 5 gala at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington, DE. Cocktails are served at 7 PM. Dinner, dancing, and casino games follow. All proceeds from the night go to advance the mission of the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales. Please register here for tickets.