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The Saint Bridget Parish Family cordially invites you to join us as we offer our appreciation to our Pastor, Monsignor William H. Carr, on his Retirement Celebration Weekend, June 26th & 27th. Monsignor Carr will officiate at the 5:30 p.m. Vigil Mass on Saturday, June 26th, and at the 5 p.m. Mass on Sunday, June 27th. Please join us for light refreshments on the Saint Bridget Church terrace following both of these Masses to offer your prayers and best wishes as we congratulate Monsignor Carr on his retirement!    

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Saturday, June 26th at 4:30 p.m.   Join us as we celebrate Monsignor Carr’s many years of priestly ministry with some of this favorite sacred classical music. The Adult Choir, 2 trumpets, violinists, soloists, and our Music Minister will offer a 45 minute program, including Handel’s "The Trumpet Shall Sound" and "I Know My Redeemer Liveth," and Bach’s "Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring."    

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On the fourth Thursday of every month at 7 p.m., the Saint Bridget Knights of Columbus Council hold a virtual "Into the Breach" video-series session via ZOOM, geared towards discussing what it means to live as a Catholic man in today's world.   The goal of the meetings is to spur discussion, helping one another grow in faith and to challenge one another to become the men that God is calling them to be.   If you have not registered in the past, please contact to recieve the ZOOM link: Sean Cox, Deputy Grand Knight (757) 342-1273 Scox121@outlook.com    

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The Knights of Columbus' next parish food drive will take place on Saturday, June 26th, from 8:45 a.m. - 11 a.m., in front of the church. Food items and gift cards will be collected for Commonwealth Catholic Charities’ Food Pantry, along with donations for a wonderful service project complete by the Saint Bridget youth to build beds for children that do not have a bed to sleep in.  Thank you again for your wonderful generosity!  

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Join us after the 5:30 p.m. Mass on Saturday, June 19th in the school parking lot to watch E.T. The Extra Terrestrial, and to enjoy some delicious locally-catered food!   Schedule for the Evening: 6:30 p.m.: Set up and visit!   7 p.m.: Marco's Pizza arrives 7:30 p.m.: Jiji's Ice cream truck available 8:15-8:30 p.m.: Movie starts   Click below to place your pizza order (gluten-free options available)! Each order will also include water, juice, popcorn and ice cream from Jiji's ice cream truck. One large pizza feeds 3 adults; additional pizzas may be added to your order. &nbs...

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  Pastor's Office   June 9, 2021   Dear Parishioners,      The obligation to attend Sunday Mass will be reinstated on the weekend of June 26th & 27th and thereafter. The obligation to attend Sunday Mass was suspended by the bishop during the worst uncertainly of the pandemic.      For Catholics to attend Sunday Mass, no matter where we are, reminds us of the importance of celebrating the Eucharist in community. To be with other saints and sinners in the presence of the Risen Lord is an amazing opportunity to please God and work on our prioritie...

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Promoting the Dignity of God-Given Life from the Moment of Conception by Walking with Moms in Need   Women in crisis pregnancies often have nowhere to go for shelter, support and guidance. For many women, the availability of a safe, caring home, where they can bring their babies to term and get on their feet, is all that they need to decide against having an abortion. Maternity homes play an essential role among many pro-life initiatives, offering housing, education and support for just these women. Mary's Choice RVA (MCRVA) is a Catholic 501(c)3 organization that seeks to fill that need in the Greater Ric...

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My dear Parishioners,   I am most excited that the limitations the pandemic placed on us are being lifted. Beginning Saturday, May 29th, our Masses will be celebrated much the same as they were before we were struck by this dreadful disease. Come home! If you have not already, come home to Mass. Your family awaits you with love. Here we want to strengthen our faith, celebrate our triumphs, and mourn our losses. Here we want to be with you as family longs for one another.   The most amazing thing happens here: Jesus Christ the Son of God comes among us in the Euc...

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Dear Parishioners,   Father Ken Shuping has been appointed pastor of Saint Bridget effective July 5th. Father Shuping currently pastors Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Salem and Saint Gerard in Roanoke. Father is also Dean of Deanery 12.   Father James O’Reilly has been appointed Parochial Vicar for Saint Bridget effective July 5th. Father O’Reilly currently serves as parochial vicar for Saint Joseph Parish in Petersburg.   Father Tochi has been appointed administrator of the Central Virginia Cluster as of July 5th.   Father Christian will leave for Rome in the lat...

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  Thank you to Daniel Sanez for playing on the Friends of Music Series; to Dan Harms, Danny & Julia Pellei for making sure we could watch the performance “up close and personal,” both in the church and online. Microphones and stands were loaned to us by William van Pelt. Also, the entire Saint Bridget Staff each played some part in making this, and all our concerts a success. Also, a very heartfelt expression of gratitude goes to our Friends of Music Donors. View Concert Leaflet.     Click here to make a donation to the Saint Bridget Friends of Music. Click here to watch thi...

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To download our new 2021 Parish Lenten Recipe Book, click on the preview below to enter fullscreen mode, then options should appear along the bottom of your browser window, including the download icon to save the file to your device.

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The Office of Evangelization presents a series of Marriage Seminars. Anyone can attend: single, dating, engaged, or married! Hosted by Father Tochi, they will focus on Reflections on Marriage in Contemporary Culture.  Sessions will start on Wednesday, May 5th at 7:30 p.m. via Zoom. They will last for one hour and consist of Father Tochi’s talk plus a time for Q&A.   We ask that you click here to register each presentation.   Schedule: May 5th - Marital Union in an Age of Individualism May 12th - In Search of Diversity: What Lies Ahead of Marriage? May 19th - ...

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Pastor's Office April 1, 2021   My dear Parishioners,   Happy Easter! This note brings my love and prayers for you and your family. After the general darkness of the past year Christ’s light is breaking through.   I spent a week in the hospital in mid-March dealing with familiar stomach pain. I had chest pains while I was there and then ended up with pneumonia. I am glad to be home in the rectory now.   For a while I was beset with darkness and chaos, loss of control and terrible frustration. The Lord kept coming to me in the healing hands an...

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Are you an adult who has never been Baptized? Are you baptized, but looking to receive First Communion or Confirmation? Are you just curious about the process of becoming Catholic? We are here to walk with you and help you discern where the Lord is calling you!   The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) process is intended as a journey where we walk with you as you discern with Christ whether you are being called to join or continue your faith walk in the Catholic Church.   We are here as a resource and to support you! If you have questions or would like more info abo...

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Contact Info

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

Office: (804) 282-9511
Fax: (804) 285-7227

Priests' Residence:
Monsignor Carr (804) 282-9318
Fr. Tochi Iwuji (804) 551-0592
Fr. John Christian (804) 551-0473
parishmail@saintbridgetchurch.org

Office Hours
Mon-Fri: 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Mass Schedule

Tuesday:
Adoration (in the church) & Reconciliation (in the Church confessionals during flooring renovation): 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. 

Saturday:
Reconciliation: 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. (in the Church confessionals during flooring renovation)
Vigil Mass: Live-streamed at 5:30 p.m.

Sunday:
Vigil Mass live-stream available for viewing.

Daily:
Masses live-streamed at 8 a.m.

 

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