Formation for Lay Ministers

Ministry Matters

Ministry Matters Part 1, the first step in formation as a Liturgy Minister at Saint Bridget, is a workshop that takes place three times each year.

The remaining dates for 2017 and 2018 are:

  • Sunday, February 25, 2018 | 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. Commons
  • Saturday, July 14, 2018 | 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. Church Hall
  • Tuesday, October 9, 2018 | 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Church Hall

The workshop follows the format:

  • Refreshments and fellowship
  • Talk on The Theology of Lay Ministry by a priest or a qualified member of the Liturgy Committee
  • A panel discussion of nonverbal communication, formation in Lay Ministry, and the scheduling system with members of the Liturgy Committee
  • Initial training in individual lay ministries (Eucharistic Ministers, Lectors, Ushers) with the ministry heads in 30-minute break-out sessions

Part 2 of Ministry Matters is scheduled separately in small groups or individually with the Ministry Head for the ministry you choose to serve.

To register for Ministry Matters Part 1, please contact the Liturgy Committee at or Vicki Gazzola at

Liturgical Minsters may find help preparing for the Sunday liturgies at the  ST. LOUIS UNIVERSITY WEBSITE.

Questions about Ministry Matters?  Contact the Liturgy Committee at

Upcoming events!  ADVENT RETREAT on Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in the Church Hall.  The theme of the retreat will be A Voice Crying Out in the Wilderness:  Stories of Preparing the Way. 

Contact Info

Saint Bridget Catholic Church
6006 Three Chopt Road
Richmond, Virginia 23226

Office: (804) 282-9511
Fax: (804) 285-7227
Priests' Residence: (804) 282-9318

Office Hours
Mon-Fri: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Mass Schedule

Reconciliation at 4:00pm and by appointment
Vigil Mass: 5:30pm

7:30am, 9:00am,11:00am, 5:00pm

8:00am, except holidays as scheduled


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