Entries for September 2015
Don’t want to catch the Flu?
Come to our Flu Vaccination Clinic October 4, 8:30 am to 10:30 am in the PCMR. IVNA nurses and members of our Parish Nurse Ministry will be there. Please bring a copy of your insurance/Medicare card.
Questions? Call Lucy Casey 741-7626. Forms and more information click here.
What is Evangelization? A call to each person to share the Gospel, the Good News of Jesus Christ, and His amazing love for us. We can do this through our words and actions. A kind word, a smile, sharing your time and talent, extending an invitation to Mass or a church event … These are a few of the ways we “evangelize” every day ~ you may be doing it without even realizing it!
What is “NET”?
It is the New Evangelization Team at St. Bridget Church!
We began by:
Talking with each other about our personal relationship with Christ s Sharing how Christ is working in our daily lives - Why o...
Do you believe that God calls ministers to serve during the Sunday Eucharist? Do you think God may be asking this of you? Have you served here in the past but have taken a break of at least a year and now feel ready to return? Your parish needs you to help at our weekend Masses. We are in special need of more Ushers, but if you feel called to serve as a Eucharistic Minister or a Lector, now is the time! Both women and men are welcome in all ministries. The next Ministry Matters - the initial training for new liturgical ministers - will be on Tuesday evening, October 20, from 7:00 until 9:...
We are looking for volunteers to help out with the Stew & Brew event on October 16. If you would like to volunteer please sign up using this link http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c054fafa82ba57-stew
The original date for this event was October 2nd - due to inclement weather it has been postponed to October 16th.
Holidays, Healing and Hope: A day for those who have lost a loved one. It can be tough to handle the emotions associated with the loss of a loved one any time, but it’s especially difficult to do so during the holidays. You may feel trapped between the weight of strong feelings and the reluctance of those around you to discuss the loss. This session will offer a special time and sacred space to face those challenges and draw closer to peace. Please join with others who have lost a loved one for Holidays, Healing and Hope, a session with Sr. Kathy Persson OSB, LCSW and coauthor of Good Mourning. At St. Bridget,&...
OCTOBERFEST 2015! - Men, Join Us for St. Bridget’s 16th Annual Octoberfest!
Ready to spend a casual fall afternoon outside, craft-brewed beer in hand, pitching horseshoes, and watching football? Want to meet other men from St. Bridget’s and other parishes? Then join us for this year’s Octoberfest! Hosted by the St. Bridget’s Men’s Ministry, this men’s social event has been a great hit over the years, and one you’ll surely enjoy! Once again, we’re shipping in those famous brats from Usinger’s of Milwaukee, and serving them up with sauerkraut, p...
St. Bridget Saints and Sinners - James River Cruise and Buffet Lunch! - October 22, 2015; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm - Join us on the “City of Fredericksburg” Paddle Wheel Boat for a wonderful tour of the James River. We’ll depart from Rockett’s Landing (3101 Wharf Street Richmond, VA 23223) for a 2 hour cruise of the beautiful James River. See the James and its shorelines as our earliest settlers did five centuries ago! Our cruise includes a freshly made All-U-Can-Eat lunch buffet featuring sliced ham, turkey, roast beef, hot pulled pork bbq, and a variety of salads.&nb...
Diaper Drive - October 17 & 18
In recognition of the Feast of St. Gerard, Patron Saint of
Expectant Mothers, the Saint Bridget’s Respect
Life Committee is holding a DIAPER DRIVE
on October 17th & 18th.
We will be collecting diapers and wipes after all Masses.
Needed: Size “newborn” and size “one” are preferred.
All items will benefit the East End Pregnancy Test and Help Center as well as the Pregnancy Center of Metro Richmond.
September 19-27th Richmond will host the UCI Road World Championships
Saint Bridget: Three Chopt Road interruption - Sunday, September 27th
Three Chopt Road will be closed in our area on Sunday, September 27th from 8:45 am until 9:15 am for the UCI World Championship Bike Race. The race will start at the University of Richmond and go south on Three Chopt Road. Masses will be celebrated as usual but during that time you will not be able to use Three Chopt Road.
Cathedral of the Sacred Heart: Cathedral Welcomes the World
The Cathedral of the Sacred Heart is helping to organically grow the fan...