Entries for September 2016
Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo's Statement on The Catholic Church’s Teaching Regarding Marriage
More than a year after the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on marriage, and despite recent statements from the campaign trail, the Catholic Church’s 2000-year-old teaching to the truth about what constitutes marriage remains unchanged and resolute.
As Catholics, we believe, all humans warrant dignity and deserve love and respect, and unjust discrimination is always wrong. Our understanding of marriage, however, is a matter of justice and fidelity to our Creator’s original design. Ma...
Beginning in October, to allow those using E-Giving to participate in the Sunday Offertory, you will find laminated cards in the church entrances. Those using online and bank draft are invited to take one as they enter the church and place it in the collection basket when it's passed. It will be received and blessed with our other gifts given this day.
Click here to join the 400+ families that contribute to Saint Bridget parish by using E-Giving.
Thank you for your gift and for your prayers!
KEEP CHRIST IN CHRISTMAS –
Christmas Cards and Saint Bridget Church Pelican Christmas Ornaments will be sold after all Masses for two weekends only on October 1-2 and October 8-9, 2016.
This one-of-a-kind, limited edition Christmas ornament is based on the beautiful mosaic on our St. Bridget altar. It will make a fantastic gift!
Based on last year's ornament demand, we anticipate selling out quickly. The ornament cost is $25 and Christmas cards are $6.50-$12/box.
Cash and checks are accepted. Please stop by the Knights of Columbus tables ...
Thursday evening October 13th from 7-9 pm
The next opportunity to attend Ministry Matters--Part I, initial training for liturgical ministers based on the theology of ministry and providing general background on ministry, will be Thursday evening October 13th from 7-9 pm. Both men and women are welcome to all ministries. We believe that God calls us to ministry. Listen to God’s call and join us in October!
If you miss this opportunity, the next Ministry Matters will not be until February 2017. We have a special need for additional Ushers and Eucharistic Ministers at the Sunday 5 PM Mass. There are addi...
Carnival on the Saint Bridget Blacktop
Friday September 23rd from 5-8pm
Food, Fun, Bounce Houses, Games and a great opportunity to meet our community.
5K and 1 Mile Fun Run
Saturday, September 24th, 2016
8:30am - 1 Mile Run Start - Cost $10
9:00am - 5K Race starts - cost $25
DriFit T-Shirts for registrants
Run begins on the Saint Bridget Blacktop
100% of the proceeds go to Saint Bridget School.
Walkers and Strollers are welcome in both events. All ages permitted.
Awards to the top three 1-Mile finishers and top overall male and female 5K finishers.
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RICHMOND BULLETIN ANNOUNCEMENTS
Holiday Festival of Music benefitting Commonwealth Catholic Charities
This year the Holiday Festival of Music is celebrating its 25 th Anniversary! The Richmond
Symphony, along with a choir of 80 VCU singers and soloists, will provide this year’s concert of
Christmas Classics & Carols. Selections will range from classics by Bach, Mozart and Handel to a
congregational sing-a- long of familiar Christmas carols by Irving Berlin and Mel Torme. Join us
Monday, November 28 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are available at www.cccofva.org .