Entries for January 2017

Please join us on Friday, February 24, 2017, 7 pm at St. Mary Catholic Church for: Rev. Ronald Nuzzi, Ph.D., The University of Notre Dame.  Senior Director of ACE RISE (Alliance for Catholic Education; Renewing Identity, Strengthening Education)   “The Future of Humanity Runs through the Family:  Parenting Worth Heralding” In the midst of the busy pace of our daily lives, it’s easy for our awareness of God’s presence to get lost in the shuffle.  As juggling parents, how do we strengthen our own relationship with God and our own faithful convictions? How do we shepherd ou...

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Announcing a Spring 2017 Support Group for Widowed Persons - A new 9-week support group for widowed men and women will be held on Tuesday evenings from 7 to 9 pm in a Bon Air location, beginning in March (exact date to be announced later).  Topics and discussions include normal grieving behaviors and feelings, loss of identity and changed roles, setting goals for a meaningful life, and addressing social needs and relationships.  Those who are interested in joining- or who wish to have more details- should contact one of the co-facilitators, Elaine Nowinski or Belinda Early, by February 24.  There is a reg...

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Widowed, Persons
Novam Vocem Chamber Choir to perform, Friday, February 24, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. - William Buckley, Assistant Music Minister at Saint Bridget, formed Novam Vocem in 2016 in order to let a  “new voice” proclaim beauty ever ancient and ever new.  This auditioned ensemble of eleven singers is made up of both professional and amateur musicians who live in and around Richmond, including several singers from the Saint Bridget community.  In its inaugural concert, Novam Vocem will present a varied program of sacred choral music, spanning nearly six centuries.  Thank you for supporting Novam Vocem in t...

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The Little Sisters of the Poor will be hosting their 43rd Annual Benefit Dinner on Thursday, February 9th at the Commonwealth Club. Drinks will be served beginning at 6:00pm and dinner is to be served at 7:00pm, with a live auction and Mother’s Challenge to follow. The dinner is an important fundraiser for helping the Sisters provide care for the elderly poor. If you’re interested in finding out more or attending the dinner, please contact Corinne Waldrop at 804-377-4629.  

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Little, Sisters
God Is Calling You to a Deeper Relationship with Him - If we consider that God is the Divine Bridegroom and the Church is his Bride, then the prophets can be seen as “spiritual marriage counselors.” They afflict the comfortable and comfort the afflicted, calling us to return to our covenant relationship with God. They urge us to repentance, warn us of the dangers of sin, and announce the blessings of faithfulness. Their prophetic words speak to us even today, as they draw us closer to our heavenly Bridegroom. Saint Bridget Church will begin the ten session “The Prophets: Messengers of God’s Mercy&rd...

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Ministry Matters – A Call to Liturgy Ministry We believe that God calls us to ministry, and that God provides for all a parish's needs. We have a need for ministers to serve during each of our weekend Masses.  We especially need ushers. We will warmly welcome all those for whom now is the time to say Yes! to God's call to serve in any of the liturgical ministries: lector, extraordinary minister of Holy Communion, or usher. Both men and women are welcome to all ministries. If you are a teen interested in serving, contact Mary Ann Peppiatt (741-3739) for an explanation of where you can serve before and ...

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Liturgy Ministry

Super Bowl Chili Fundraiser

Posted on January 25, 2017 in: General News

St Bridget's Knights of Columbus Council 5476 is sponsoring its annual Super Bowl chili fundraiser in the month of January leading up to Super Bowl Sunday, February 5.   Proceeds go to support Catholic education and other causes in support of the parish.  Pre-orders for quarts of delicious chili have been on going and will be taken after the January 28/29 masses.   Pick-up and delivery of pre-ordered chili will take place after all masses on February 4 and 5, as well as new sales.  Cost is $8 for 1 quart and $15 for 2 quarts, cash and check only.   Please stop by our table in ...

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CHWC 2017 – Thank you for your continued support of CHWC through the 2nd collection and peanut sales!   We look forward to seeing you at the 11th Annual Spaghetti Dinner January 28th from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.   Tom Giannasi will be making his famous sauce Kent Alley and his band will entertain us with live music.   Gluten free and dairy free options available. Take Out Available Raffle with Two Grand Prizes Come join us and bring the family for a parish tradition.   If you have questions, please contact Anne-Marie Condlin at 426-5298. Tickets are available through e-gi...

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Shine - School Winter Fundraiser

Posted on January 18, 2017 in: General News

Please join us for a wonderful evening of Live Music, Food, Drinks,  and Fantastic Auction Offerings! "Shine" is a benefit to raise money for Saint Bridget School! All are welcome and we would love to see you there!   Tickets may be purchased online or by check! Please make out your check to "Saint Bridget PTO" and turn into the school office.  Looking forward to seeing YOU on February 11th!

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school, shine

Respect Life Holy Hour

Posted on January 11, 2017 in: General News

2017 Annual Respect Life Holy Hour - Saint Bridget Church will hold its Annual Respect Life Holy Hour on Tuesday, January 24th at 7:00 pm in the church sanctuary.  Come pray and worship for all life, from the unborn to the aged and dying.  Your prayers will help encourage and lift up those parishioners making the trek to Washington for the March for Life on the following Friday.   

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Men’s Ministry - The Saint Bridget Men’s Ministry of Faith & Fellowship will host its next meeting in the Parish Center Meeting Room on Saturday, February 4, beginning at 7:00 a.m. with coffee available at 6:30. We will discuss Chapter 11-Mary of Part III, of Peter Kreeft's book, Catholic Christianity. The meeting will adjourn at 7:55 a.m.  For more information, please contact Charlie Giovannetti at 673-8980, Wayne Slough at 740-4257 or Leon Shadowen at 740-2948 or or visit our website at  

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Rachel's Vineyard Weekend Retreat

Posted on January 11, 2017 in: General News

Rachel’s Vineyard Weekend Retreat will be held February 17-19 at The Williamsburg Christian Retreat Center in Toano, VA sponsored by Saint Joan of Arc Church. The weekend retreat includes: spiritual exercises, the sacrament of reconciliation, a Memorial Service and a Mass of Entrustment and is available to women, men and any person who may have been adversely impacted by an abortion. Participation is strictly confidential and offers a beautiful opportunity to experience God’s love, forgiveness and compassion. To register, contact Linda Riva at 757-887-3144 or email  The cost is $185 ...

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Friday, February 10, 2017 6:30pm-8:30pm Hosted in the Commons.  Join other Catholic women for talk #3 of the Women of Mercy Speaker Series.  This will be an evening of fellowship & spirituality going deeper into our Catholic faith as women.  Speaker Debbie Stollery will be threading a tapestry ofscripture, music, contemplation & conversation. Put this event on your calendar. It will be an evening you won't want to miss! Wine & cheese will be provided. Bring a friend. No charge. All are welcome! Questions? Contact Kim Hulch...

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Speaker, women of mercy, series, saints
In the wake of a contentious 2016, Bishops Francis X. DiLorenzo and Michael F. Burbidge and their public policy agency, the Virginia Catholic Conference, are inviting government officials and people of all parties and faiths to come together to pray for the needs of the Commonwealth at the second annual Virginia Vespers: Evening Prayer for the Commonwealth.  The hour-long service, which draws on an ancient Christian liturgy, will be held at the beautiful, historic Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Richmond at 5 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.  A wine and appetizers reception follows. Register at www.v...

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Catholic Travel Through Europe!

Posted on January 10, 2017 in: General News

Made a New Year's Resolution to Travel? Have a "bucket list? Or just want to be adventuresome? If so, "Come Sail Away on the Danube River!" Monsignor Bob Perkins, and Teresa Yoder (Pastoral Musician at Immaculate Conception Parish, Hampton) are in the initial stage of planning a river cruise on the Dan􀀗be River for early November 2017. Discover a wealth of art, history, & cultural treasures while cruising some of Europe's most famous destinations. From Budapest, journey to Bratislava, Vienna, Melk, Passau, and the two thousand year old town of Regensburg ( a UNESCO world heritage site)...

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Contact Info

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

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

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

Mass Schedule

Adoration (in the church) & Reconciliation: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. 

Reconciliation: 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Vigil Mass: Live-streamed at 5:30 p.m.

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