General News

Thanks to all who made Monsignor's Birthday such a wonderful celebration! Here are the videos that were shown during the celebration School to Monsignor Youth to Monsignor Staff to Monsignor Here are a set of Photos from the day: Monsignor's Birthday Photo Album Happy Brithday Monsignor and many more!

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Statement from Bishop DiLorenzo

Posted on February 07, 2017 in: General News

Richmond, Va. – Today, Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo released the following statement: “Today, I stand in union with my brother bishops who have spoken out about the recent executive order on the new refugee admissions policy. Recently, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) issued statements on the matter. I encourage our faithful in the Diocese of Richmond to read the announcements and act to make your voice known to your elected representative through the following action alert. Let us pray for our country, for peace in our world, and for the dignity of all.” Joint Statement from ...

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Click Here for a Full Lenten Guide, Information and FAQs to make the most of your Lenten Journey!   Daily Mass  Monday-Saturday, 8am Holy Hour & Benediction Follows 8am Daily Mass on Saturdays Ash Wednesday: March 1  Ashes will be distributed at Masses at 7am, 9am, 5:30pm, 7:30pm. Ashes will also be distributed at a prayer service at Noon. Benediction and Stations of the Cross Fridays during Lent at 6:30pm (except Good Friday) Confessions Saturdays, 4-5pm Penance Services: To Be Ann...

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Lent, Fasting, Abstinence
The Ancient Order of Hibernians (AOH) will be selling raffle tickets after Masses at St. Bridget’s on February 4 and 5, 2017. The cost is $10 per ticket with a cash prize of $4,000 that can be used for a “Trip for 2 to Ireland”. Drawing for the prize is March 26, 2017 at the Irish Festival on Church Hill. You can also contact our Raffle Chair Jim Woods at or 804-339-3628 if you’d like to buy tickets. Last year’s winner, Ed Rossmoore, is a Parishioner at St. Michael’s. In addition to our other charitable contributions, over the past 14 years we’ve donated over ...

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Please join the Lenten Discernment Retreat with the Benedictine Sisters of Virginia on March 17-19, 2017.  Wisdom Path - Discernment Path.  Who are we and who are we becoming on this path of wisdom? Discernment is a wisdom practice.  We open our hearts to God's call and seek guidance. God invites us to listen deeply.   This is a weekend for women discerning a Benedictine vocation.   The retreat begins on Friday, March 17 at 5pm and ends at 12:30pm on Sunday, March 19. Participants will stay in the monastery guesthouse.  There is no cost for the weekend.  You might want to b...

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Wisdom, discernment, Benedict
Catholic High School Scholarship Award Opportunity Your Knights of Columbus Council 5476 at St. Bridget Catholic Church is proud to offer this valuable scholarship to worthy parish students. If you are an Eighth Grade or Home Schooled  Parishioner of Saint Bridget Church and are planning to attend either Saint Gertrude or Benedictine College Preparatory Catholic High School this year, you are eligible to apply for the Knights of Columbus Catholic High School $1,000 Merit-Based Scholarship. Scholarship Applications are available in the Commons Area or can be emailed upon request. The deadline to apply for this schol...

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Ray Honeycutt, Interim Superintendent for the Office of Catholic Schools, has been  promoted to the position of Superintendent of the Office of Catholic Schools effective February 6, 2017.  Ray joined the Diocese as the Principal of St. Bridget Catholic School in 2009.  He accepted the position of Associate Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction in 2015 and transitioned to Interim Superintendent in July 2016.  Ray has over 44 years of educational experience, both in the private and public school environment. He has a B.A. in English Education from Virginia Tech and a Masters of Education in Schoo...

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  Monsignor Carr’s 75th Birthday Celebration! Sunday, February 12, 2017 Saint Bridget Mother Presentation Hall, 2-5pm Cake, Entertainment, A Warm Reception for Monsignor, Merriment, and More Cake! Gifts:  Monsignor would love to take a trip to Rome for Easter! Gifts to make that happen will be collected at the Parish Office and at the event. If you'd like to contribute a check, please make it out directly to Monsignor William Carr.  Messages: Pre-Recorded Birthday Messages for Monsignor will be played at the party. Videos may be sent to sbvayouth@gmail...

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Attention: First Eucharist Families

Posted on February 09, 2017 in: General News

First Eucharist Families:  Please remember if your child has not yet celebrated his/her First Reconciliation we ask that you do so no later than May 1, 2017.  This is required before you child can receive First Holy Communion.  This can be done on Saturdays at 4:00PM without an appointment, by appointment by calling the parish main line, or at another parish.  You MUST let us know the date this celebration took place in order to meet all the preparation requirements for First Holy Communion.    

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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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Dear Leaders of Committees and Groups at St. Bridget, This is just a reminder that the book discussion of Beautiful Mercy will take place on Tuesday, January 31, at 7:00 p.m. at St. Bridget Church.   Please join us for an evening of fellowship and faith sharing.  To register, email  If you have not yet received a book, copies are available in the church office. If you are interested in leading a discussion, please contact Mary Ann Peppiatt at or 804.741-3739. We would greatly appreciate it if you would share this invitation with your group! Thank y...

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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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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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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 (804) 282-9318
Fr. Tochi Iwuji (804) 551-0592

Office Hours
Mon-Fri: 8:30 a.m. - 3:45 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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