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Lenten Retreat Week Detailed Schedule

Babysitting will be available for most events. Babysitting sign-ups will be available online in February 2018.
 

March 10: Day of Service

We will begin our week with an opportunity to come together as a community and serve our parish and those in need throughout the Richmond community.


 

March 10: Evening Mass

  • Vigil Mass at 5:30 p.m.

Dominic Albano will give an overview of the retreat week at Mass and will echo the message of John’s Gospel by sharing how we like the healed blind man are made for more than blindness. Through Christ, our blindness is healed and we can see. The Holy Rosary Choir will lead us in song during Mass. Please stay for a reception following Mass.
 

March 11: Events All Day

  • Mass Times: 7:30, 9:00, 11:00 a.m., 5:00 p.m.
  • Young Family Get-Together: Noon
  • Youth Group Meeting w/Dominic Albano: 3:30-4:45 p.m.

All Masses: Dominic Albano will give an overview of the retreat week at Mass and will echo the message of John’s Gospel by sharing how we like the healed blind man are made for more than blindness. Through Christ, our blindness is healed and we can see. The traditional, boys and girls, and contemporary choirs will join together to lead the parish in song during the Sunday Masses. A young family get-together will follow the 11 a.m. Mass and Dominick Albano will be the speaker at the high school youth group meeting. 
 

March 12: Made For More

  • Morning session: 8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
  • Evening session: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Dominic will unpack how every aspect of our lives is built on one key idea: God’s purpose for each of us.
Topics: Encountering Jesus, Relationship with him, Prayer as a means to building a relationship with God, purpose as the fundamental element to all relationships: spouse, parent, child, employee, etc.


March 13: The Art of Becoming

  • Morning session: 8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
  • Evening session: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Dominick will help us see that God is never finished with us through the  “Art of Becoming.”
Topics: Transforming our lives, study, continuous improvement, suffering and forgiveness, best practices, commitment.


March 14: Discipline Equals Freedom, Generosity, and Gratitude

  • Morning session: 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. w/Mass of Anointing & Brunch
  • Evening session: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. w/Adoration and Reconciliation

Dominick will focus on the idea that “Discipline Equals Freedom.”
Topics: Being a disciple means living a disciplined life. What are the things that hold us back? Discipline unlocks a life of generosity and gratitude. This experience will include time to reflect on our personal faith journey and where we are in our relationship with God.

Morning: Anointing Mass at 8:30 a.m.then a brunch hosted by the Saints and Sinners group followed by keynote.
Evening: Keynote followed by an Adoration and prayer service with an opportunity to receive the sacrament of Reconciliation. 
 

March 15: Something More to Live For

  • Morning session: 8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
  • Evening session: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Dominick’s final day of talks will focus on the way Jesus helps people live a better life in “Something More to Live For”. Our faith reaches out beyond our own lives as we become instruments of God’s love in the world.
Topics: Evangelization, helping those around us live a better life (neighbors, coworkers, siblings, children), living a life that is contagious, sharing good news, how to share the faith with others, practical evangelization.
 

March 16: Stations of the Cross and Annual Parish Lenten Fish Fry

  • 5 - 8 p.m. Fish Fry
  • 6:30 p.m. Stations of the Cross

Finish off the week with the Knights of Columbus’ Annual Parish Lenten Fish Fry from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. You can eat before or after the Stations of the Cross that take place at 6:30 p.m. The proceeds of the Fish Fry support the Saint Bridget Monsignor Byrne Council 5476 Knights of Columbus Scholarship for two Saint Bridget graduates going on to Catholic High School. The scholarships are for $1,000 each and Saint Bridget eighth graders are invited to apply by submitting an application and writing an essay. Come enjoy a fun event with your fellow parishioners!

Retreat Leader & Speaker
Dominic Albano, Content Lead for Dynamic Catholic

Dominick's job is to set the vision and approve any content Dynamic Catholic publishes.
The importance of this job is significant as Dynamic Catholic is one of the most prominent voices in the Church today. 

 

All events are free except the Fish Fry and Child Care Tuesday Morning.

 

 


Meet Retreat Speaker & Host, Dominic Albano

Dominick Albano is passionate about helping facilitate a life-changing encounter with Jesus.

History
He has spent his entire professional life in ministry as both a leader and evangelist. Albano entered a parish with a youth ministry program in need of a new structure. He devoted two years to building relationships, restoring vision and direction, and providing leadership that helped the program to flourish.

Ministry with Dynamic Catholic
In 2016 Matthew Kelly encouraged Albano to join Dynamic Catholic as the RCIA team leader, speaker, and evangelist. He travels the country to minister at parish missions, conferences, men’s groups, school events, youth groups, and retreats. Seeing a need for ministry and evangelization outreach in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, Albano co-founded Arise Missions. Albano served as executive director for the ministry, which leads dynamic parish missions, young adult conferences, and parish leadership evangelization training sessions. 

Quote
He loves to share Saint John Paul II’s message, “We are not the sum of our weaknesses and failures; we are the sum of the Father's love for us!"


Dominic Albano speaking at a Steubenville Encounter Young Adult Conference.

Full Bio Here

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
parishmail@saintbridgetchurch.org

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

Mass Schedule

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

Sunday:
7:30am, 9:00am,11:00am, 5:00pm

Daily:
8:00am, except holidays as scheduled

 

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