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Bikes Needed!

Posted on August 30, 2018 in: General News

Bob Argabright is our connection with Oak Grove School. He has contacted me in need of some used bikes. The Charlie Thomas Bike Repair Shop project supports the children and adults in the Oak Grove - Bellmeade community. The purpose of the project, which will benefit 700 children and their families, is to engage the children in repairing their bikes, promote community service, and promote bicycling in the community. This bike repair shop is stocked with bikes, parts, tools, bike stands and other supplies. The repair shop is open on the weekends. The young bike riders and adults are taught to repair their bik...

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THANK YOU to the entire Saint Bridget parish for your generous support of the Share the Journey School Supply Drive benefiting refugee children.  We provided full sets of school supplies for 67 children and then provided additional backpacks and supplies to many more children. It was a HUGE success and the families were so very grateful. We do have some additional children in need of school supplies so if anyone wants to join in a last minute sponsorship please contact Britta  Wolfe at 804-617-1017 or wolfe.mom4@verizon.net for details.  We are trying to get the...

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Note:  You are invited to read letters from Bishop Knestout and Pope Francis, download a .pdf version of this letter here. A schedule of events at the parish and in the diocese and a form to submit questions for our town tall meetings can be found here.  August 23, 2018 Dear Parishioners, I am embarrassed and ashamed about the abuse of children and youth within the Church. The one place where we should expect them to be safe was not safe for so many over the years. The abuse leaves scars that persist through a person's life.   The past should haunt t...

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abuse, scandal
The Diocese of Richmond is seeking a Program and Marriage Preparation Coordinator to work on a collaborative team to assist in managing the nearly 150 programs and events sponsored by the Office for Evangelization, Office of Social Ministries, and Center for Marriage, Family, and Life.  These programs and events range from 25 to 3,000 participants of all ages and demographics. In addition, the Coordinator oversees the implementation of the Diocesan Marriage Preparation Program (Unveiled). This includes coordinating the logistics pertaining to each class, identification, development and supervision of facilitators, and...

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Volunteer for Dinner Service with Housing Families First (Formerly Hilliard House, 3900 Nine Mile Road) We need volunteers to cook, serve and hang out with guests on the first Friday of the month for the evening meal. The number of clients varies but can be up to 10 adults and 20 kids. Volunteer Groups arrive at around 5:15pm for a 5:30-6:30pm dinner service. We need teams of  5-8 volunteers and families with children as young as 4 are welcome. Bring enough food for the volunteers to be able to get a plate and enjoy dinner with the residents. Interaction with the guest is welcome and encouraged. T...

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August 9, 2018 A year following the violence that took place in Charlottesville as a result of protests and counter-protests, the Most Rev. Barry C. Knestout offers the following statement: “As we draw closer to the weekend and the one-year mark of Aug. 12th which will once again draw national and local attention, I pray that it will not be approached with provocative rhetoric but provide an opportunity for prayer and dialogue about racism, and the action needed to overcome it.” “Racism is a sin. As the U.S. Bishops wrote in 1979 – ‘a sin that divides the human family.’ Prayer &...

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You are welcome to join us on Fridays from 830 to 1030 am to read and discuss the Diary of St Faustina, Divine Mercy in My Soul. First after Mass we recite the Divine Mercy Chaplet in the church then we move to the kitchen for reading and discussion. We adhere to The Cenacle Formation Manual. Along with the Diary we read assigned scriptures and catechism paragraphs. Please come in on any Friday and feel free to leave whenever you need. We are a casual group!

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Divine, Mercy
SAINT BRIDGET SHARE THE JOURNEY MINISTRY PRESENTS SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE & BACK TO SCHOOL PICNIC WHAT IS IT? BASICALLY, CHRISTMAS SHARING FOR SCHOOL SUPPLIES!   SPONSOR A REFUGEE CHILD ATTENDING RIDGE ELEMENTARY BY BUYING THEIR SCHOOL SUPPLIES FOR THE UPCOMING YEAR. THERE IS ALSO A PICNIC AT A CHURCH NEAR THE REFUGEE FAMILIES HOMES THAT YOU AND YOUR FAMILY ARE INVITED TO ATTEND!   WHY DO IT? BECAUSE REFUGEE CHILDREN WHO HAVE SETTLED IN RICHMOND NEED OUR HELP.   WHEN IS IT? STEP 1: PICK UP YOUR STUDENTS SUPPLY LIST AT THE SHARE THE JOURNEY TABLE IN THE COMMONS ON JUL 28-29 O...

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Parish Council on Retreat

Posted on August 03, 2018 in: General News

Saint Bridget Pastoral Council had their yearly spiritual retreat lead by Debbie Stollery.  The council explored and reflected how they can live their lives and make a positive impact on our Parish by having the strength and courage to follow Christ and make the love of Christ visible to the world and the people of our parish. Please pray for your Pastoral Council members and any one of them would love to share with you all they experienced in this wonderful retreat.  Pictured:  Maureen  Gallihugh, Sue Fesser, Ross Grogg, Deacon Pat White, Pam Sweeney, Ann Slough, Kela Campbell, Bill Cardul...

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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: (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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