Entries for November 2022
Posted on November 02, 2022
Posted on November 08, 2022
Saint Francis Manchester (formerly Saint Francis Home) is the beneficiary of our Second Collection on November 13th. Your generosity supports this Mission of the Diocese of Richmond and gives low income adults a safe place to live and thrive.
Learn more at saintfrancisrva.org
Mary’s life was plagued with extraordinary burdens and loss. At just 14 years old, when most teens do not have a care in the world, Mary tended to her aging mother and developmentally delayed brother. By age 17, Mary became a mother to Claudette, who she raised by herself because her partner died before meeting...
Posted on November 09, 2022
Saturday, December 10, 4:30 PM – 5: 20 PM
The Adult and Children’s Choirs of Saint Bridget will lead us on a musical journey from humanity’s fall in the Garden to the Annunciation. Accompanied by a brass quintet, piano and organ, choirs and soloists will sing the ancient hymn “Adam Lay Y Bounden,” followed by choral anthems and solos that remind us of the promise and hope we celebrate in the Season of Advent. Music will include Creator of the Stars of Night, A Little Child Shall Lead Them, Lift Up Your Heads. The Adult Choirs will echo the Song of Mary in a composition of Vaughan Williams; ...
Posted on November 16, 2022
Monday, November 21 we will begin this Advent Study /Reflection led by Dr. Brant Pitre.
Click Here to view a quick preview of the study
There is nothing to buy (but if you would like to get the videos for yourself, here's the link).
We will meet in person and on Zoom start time is 9:00 AM.
The video will last about 90 minutes and so we will have a little time afterward for some discussion.
Session 1. Monday 11/21 9:00 – 11:00 AM
Session 2. Monday 11/28 9:00 – 11:00 AM
Session 3. Monday 12/5 ...
Posted on November 02, 2022
December 18- January 6th (Epiphany)
Mary's Choice RVA offers housing and support to women in crisis pregnancies.
Your donations help support these women and make their choice to choose life easier than ever.
We will have empty baby bottles available for you to pick up in the Church Commons.
Take the bottle home, fill it with change, cash, or checks, and return it to the parish office.
The final day to bring baby bottles back is January 6th - Epiphany- the day Jesus received gifts from the Magi.
This simple activity is a great reminder of those in need during the Holiday season and reminds us of ...
Posted on November 21, 2022
As a community, we strive to support survivors of child sexual abuse on their journey toward healing and wholeness. For those who have suffered abuse by clergy residing in the Catholic Diocese of Richmond, we invite you to join virtually on November 9 and/or November 30, at 7:00pm. Spouses and affected community members are also welcome. These gatherings, led by an independent facilitator, will offer a safe environment for participants to connect, share experiences, support, and heal. If you would like more information, or the virtual meeting link, please call the Victim Assistance Coordinator at (877) 887-9603 or email da...