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September VIRTUS Training Workshops

Posted on September 11, 2019 in: General News

There are new upcoming VIRTUS Training workshops in the area: Saturday, September 14, 9:00 a.m., Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Richmond Tuesday, September 17, 6:30 p.m., Church of the Redeemer, Mechanicsville Thursday, September 19, 6:00 p.m., Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Richmond Saturday, September 21, 9:00 a.m., Church of the Redeemer, Mechanicsville Sunday, September 22, 10:45 a.m., Saint Elizabeth, Richmond To learn how to sign up, and for further information, click here. 

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A Funeral Mass will be held for Claudia Loth Weeks this Friday, September 13th, at 11 a.m.; a reception will follow.

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Bring a new friend and have fun sharing your summer activities on Thursday, September 19th at 5 p.m. in the Church Commons. Hors d'oeuvres, wine, beer, and non-alcoholic beverages will be available.  To sign up, use either the Saints and Sinners bulletin board, or RSVP with Yvonne Smith at 525-7898. A donation of $5.00 is requested at the door.

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Dates & Paperwork for CHWC 2020

Posted on August 28, 2019 in: General News

VA Beach: June 14th-19th  (open to current 7th graders & older) Morganton, NC: July 12th-18th (open to current 9th graders & older)   If you are interested in attending one of these camps, please attend one of our information meetings: Wednesday, September 4th at 7:30 p.m. in the Murphy Conference Room Tuesday, September 10th at 7:30 p.m. in the Murphy Conference Room.    Other Important Dates: Sign-ups open Wednesday, September 4th. Paperwork will be available to pick up at Youth Group on Sunday, September 8th -- if you are unable to pick up your paper...

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Under the guidance of violinist and teacher, Loretta McCray, students will have an opportunity to share their musical talents with parishioners in the Liturgy of the Mass. String musicians in 1st through twelfth grade and of all talent levels are welcome. The season begins September 8 and ends May 3. Rehearsals will be held once or twice each month on Sunday afternoons from 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Students will be required to commit to participating during rehearsals, and practicing at home. The ensemble will be playing at four 11:00 Masses throughout the year: October 27th December 14th (Adven...

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What is Mind to Heart? Led by our Seminarian Dillon Bruce, Mind to Heart is a monthly opportunity to spend time with the Lord through a 15 minute reflection, held in the Church during Adoration, followed by time for silent prayer. Suitable for teens and adults, these evenings provide a chance to slow down, learn about the faith, and pray in God's loving presence.  When is Mind to Heart? Mind to Heart is held on the third Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. unless otherwise stated. Our regularly scheduled Tuesday confessions will continue to take place from 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., and will coincide wit...

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Beginning Tuesday, September 3rd, Saint Bridget will hold Eucharistic Adoration in the Church from 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. every Tuesday. Our regularly scheduled Tuesday confessions will continue to take place from 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.   Why is the Eucharist So Important? Coming from the Greek word for "thanksgiving," the Eucharist is not merely a symbol or reenactment of the Last Supper, but Jesus' complete and personal gift of Himself to us - body, blood, soul and divinity - in the tangible form of bread and wine. At every Mass God fulfills His promise to always be with us, in this most ph...

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General News

Labor Day Mass

Posted on August 27, 2019 in: General News

A special Mass on Labor Day will be celebrated at 9 a.m. and all are welcome. There is no 8 a.m. Mass that day.

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Requirements for Ministry Volunteers Volunteers in any Saint Bridget ministries that involve working with children under the age of 18 and/or vulnerable adults, are required by the Diocese of Richmond to: To complete a Screening One background check Attend a VIRTUS training workshop “Protecting God’s Children” Both of these must be completed prior to volunteering with any of the following ministries: Nursery Sacristans Eucharistic Ministers to Shut-Ins and Nursing Homes Saint Vincent De Paul Religious Education PS-5 First Eucharist Preparation Childre...

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We are in need of Volunteers to help teach religious education classes, help with sacrament preparation for our second graders receiving First Reconciliation and First Holy Communion, and to help with Children’s Liturgy of the Word on Sundays at the 9am and 11am Masses. In order to continue to offer these wonderful ministries, we need volunteers to help make them happen. Training, mentorship, and VIRTUS training are all provided. Please contact Mary Rebecca Pugsley at for more information and to sign up.

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What is the Assumption? "The Assumption (August 15th) refers to the Blessed Virgin Mary being assumed (by the power of God) — body and soul — into heaven at the end of her earthly life...As evidenced by the writings of many early Church fathers, Christians have believed for more than a millennium that the Blessed Virgin was assumed into heaven...Like all beliefs about Mary, they illuminate our most treasured beliefs about her Son. The Assumption illustrates to us the truth about Christ’s promise of eternal life and the resurrection of the faithful." *Explanation of the Assumption quoted fr...

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Religious Education & Sacrament Preparation Get excited for a fun new year of growing in faith and love of our Lord! Religious Education classes are offered for children from Pre-K-5th Grade. We are also excited to invite all of our 2nd graders to prepare for their First Sacraments. Please see our Religious Education page for more details and to register!   Middle & High School Youth Ministry, and Confirmation Registrations for Middle School and High School Youth Ministry, and Confirmation Formation can be found here! To view this year's Youth Ministry calendars and information, clic...

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Funeral for Delores Esposito

Posted on July 19, 2019 in: General News

A Funeral Mass for Delores Esposito will be held on Friday, July 26th at 11:00 a.m., with a reception to follow.    Please contact our Funeral Coordinator, Yvonne Smith by email or call the office at (804) 282-9511 if you need help planning a Funeral Service or Mass of Christian Burial.

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Want Tickets to a Richmond Flying Squirrels Game? Consider volunteering for the 2019 Saint Bridget Stew and Brew, held on Friday, October 18th from 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. Whether you sign up for a single hour shift, or a four hour shift, there are all sorts of ways you'll be able to help out with this fun and important event! All volunteers who sign up before August 11th will receive a free Flying Squirrels ticket to their game against the Erie SeaWolves on August 21st. Furthermore, anyone helping for 2+ hours will receive a free event shirt! Click HERE for more details and to register!

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There are multiple VIRTUS training opportunities coming up! June 1st at 9 a.m. and June 10th at 7 p.m. in the Murphy Conference Room. Click Here to Register.  What is VIRTUS? VIRTUS is the brand name that identifies best practices programs designed to help prevent wrongdoing, and promote rightdoing within religious organizations. The VIRTUS programs empower organizations and people to better control risk, and improve the lives of all who interact with the Church.  Who should be trained? VIRTUS training is offered for any adult who would like to be trained. The more adults who are trained, the ...

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Monsignor William Carr invites all parishioners and community members to join us in prayer and celebration on Saturday, January 12th, as His Excellency the Most Reverend Bishop Barry Knestout leads the Dedication of our completed Bell Tower and Landscaping Project.  We will gather outside in front of the Bell Tower at 5 p.m. for the Dedication. A reception will follow in the Church Commons after the 5:30 p.m. Mass.

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Friday, October 12th, 10:30 – 12:00 pm in the Saint Bridget Parish Commons. Come hear and see history come alive as historical reenactor Mr. Charles Wessinger entertains and educates us as our fourth President, James Madison.  President Madison was an American statesman and Founding Father who served as President from 1809 to 1817.  He is hailed as the "Father of the Constitution" for his pivotal role in drafting and promoting the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights.   Our St. Bridget 6th grade will join us for the pre...

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Catholic Youth Day at Busch Gardens

Posted on September 21, 2018 in: General News

When is this event?  All day, Saturday, October 6, 2018 What is the Virginia Catholic Youth Day? Known as an ongoing tradition in the Catholic Diocese of Richmond, the Catholic youth of our Diocese gather at Busch Gardens in Williamsburg to join in community and fellowship. The day includes admission to the park all day long, Sunday Vigil Mass, and dinner as a Diocese. What is the schedule for the day? 10:00am Busch Gardens opens, pick-up tickets near the front entrance 12:00pm Ticket pickup ends 3:15pm Celebration of Sunday Vigil Mass at Abbey Stone Theatre at Busch Gardens 5:30pm Diocesan...

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Reverend Monsignor William Carr cordially invites all Saint Bridget parishioners and friends of the parish to join His Excellency the Most Reverend Bishop Barry Knestout for the consecration of the bells for our new bell tower. Tuesday, September 25th at 7 pm We will gather outside in front of the bell tower. A reception with light refreshments will be served in the Commons.

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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 
Fr. Tochi Iwuji (804) 551-0592
Fr. Kyle O'Connor (804) 551-0473

Office Hours
Mon-Fri: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Mass Schedule

Reconciliation: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. and by appointment

Vigil Mass: 5:30 p.m.
Reconciliation: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. and by appointment 

7:30 a.m., 9:00 a.m.,11:00 a.m., 5:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m., except holidays as scheduled


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