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We are currently seeking three parishioners to become new members of the Parish Council. About The Parish Council A group of individuals who meet monthly with our pastor Father Ken Shuping, to discuss the needs, wants, decisions, and direction of Saint Bridget Parish. The Parish Council is the eyes and ears of the parish. The Election Process Any Saint Bridget parishioner who’s received the Sacrament of Confirmation, can cast a ballot to vote for a maximum of three candidates. Ballots will be in the pews the weekend of April 30/May 1 and will be collected in b...

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Catholic Jobs

Posted on March 30, 2022

For a full list of open positions across the Diocese, visit the Diocese of Richmond Employment Opportunities Page. At Saint Bridget Two Maintenance Positions These are part-time positions. Full Details   Business Manager for Saint Bridget School This is a part-time position that will transition to full-time July 1. It is a 12 month position. Full Details At Saint Augustine Parish Coordinator of Facilities and Maintenance The Coordinator of Facilities Maintenance works with the Pastor to manage and maintain all the facilities of the parish. General oversite includes maintenance, ...

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Fr. O'Reilly will bless Easter Food Baskets after 8 a.m. Morning Prayer on Holy Saturday.  All are welcome and families are encouraged to attend! Easter Basket Traditions History The tradition of food blessing at Easter is said to date from the 7th century in its basic form, the more modern form containing bread and eggs (symbol of the resurrection and Christ) are said to date from the 12th Century.  The custom of Blessing the Easter foods arose from the strict Lenten fasting.  Easter was thus greeted with great joy as the day when Christ arose and when fasts were ended.  The Church’s ...

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Fish Fry Parishioners – Wow, you really know how to have a good time!  Thank you for turning out for the Fish Fry on Friday and enjoying a wonderful evening of good fish, good fun, and great fellowship!   We have many to thank for this great evening!  All our sponsors for the evening – our Whalers, our Big Tunas and our Monster Bass – your support helped make it happen! St. Bridget School and Church for hosting the ‘Fry in Mother Presentation Hall and helping with the supplies and communications! Chef Alan Serafim and his great kitchen fry team! All our volunteers...

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Financial Peace University Classes begin 7:30pm Wednesdays, April 6th-June 1st  Looking for peace and hope in your finances? Find the peace that so many others, including many in our own community, have found through Financial Peace University. Saint. Bridget will be hosting a 9-week course on how to kick debt, plan for your future, and "live like no one else, so you can live and give like no one else." Whether you are a young adult struggling to pay off debt, a family trying to balance finances, diapers and college funds, or a retiree looking to live life to the fullest, this course is for you! Contact M...

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On April 9th the School and Church community come together to work, build community, and help local organizations/people in need. There are projects for every age and level of physical ability. Families can work together or split up into separate work teams.  Click Here to Donate Goods Click Here to Volunteer Serve, Donate, Be Served: 9 a.m. to Noon Serve: We'll have projects for all ages and abilities. The Sign Up Genius will be live before March 25th and volunteers can sign up for on and off-campus projects.  Donate: Going to be out of town? You can still help. D...

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The Knights of Columbus Council 5476 recognize, celebrate, and support Catholic education. About the Scholarship This $1000 merit scholarship is awarded annually by the Saint Bridget Knights of Columbus Council 5476.  The Scholarship Board will be made up of four Knights of Columbus Council 5476 officers as Trustees.   Qualified Applicants: Are eighth-grade students whose parent(s) are registered members of Saint Bridget attend a public, private, parochial middle school or is home-schooled within the Richmond Diocese. Plan to attend any accredited Catholic Hig...

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Fish Fry March 25th

Posted on March 11, 2022

Annual Lenten Fish Fry, March 25th 5-8 p.m. in School Gym Come again to Saint Bridget’s Annual Lenten Fish Fry for an evening of food, fellowship, and fun brought to you by the Knights of Columbus. Featuring a tasty dinner of fried or baked fish, macaroni and cheese, coleslaw, potato salad, corn, roll and dessert. Local craft brews and good wine available to quench your thirst! Proceeds go to the Knight’s Catholic High School Scholarship fund for youth from St. Bridget School. The great band the Hullabaloo’s will provide the entertainment again! Raffle baskets and 50/50 for fun! Tickets are $12 for...

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According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the Viginia Department of Health (VDH), our Community Level of COVID-19 is currently "Low" Per CDC guidance at this community level, we hold the following policy: Masks are welcome at any time. Masks should be worn if you have: risk of severe illness symptoms a positive test exposure to someone with COVID-19 If community levels change, our policy will adjust accordingly.  Masks at Mass or any gathering at Saint Bridget All Masses will become mask optional as of April 2nd, thanks to continued low community le...

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The Consecration is Friday, March 25th. Join our Rosary for the end of war Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. and Fridays at 11:00 a.m. on zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/959263156?pwd=bCtSZ3BxNXNjOG1UMTEvUzNIWi92Zz09 Saint Bridget unites our prayer with Pope Francis, all the Bishops, and all Catholic faithful around the world in prayer to consecrate Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary this Friday, on the feast of the Annunciation. Join us in this prayer Friday March 25th at 8 a.m. Mass and again that evening at 5:30 p.m. with Stations of the Cross. The official translation of the Act of Consecrat...

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Wilderness Escape 2022! -  June 27 - July 1, 9 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  An action-packed week of faith, fun, and adventure. Wilderness Escape VBS features wild games, fantastic crafts, an epic soundtrack and more joy than a wild boar in an ice cream store. Adventure awaits for children ages four through 5th grade.    Sign up to Volunteer Here   Volunteers Make it Happen: Rising 6th Graders to Adults We need all sorts of help before and during the week of VBS! Come for part or all of the week.  Decorating, Set Design, Music, Dancing, Crafting, Group Leaders, Break Down ...

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Catholic Date Night - April 2nd

Posted on March 16, 2022

Richmond Catholic Theater presents a romantic night under the stars with an open-air preview of their production of Hamlet. 7 p.m. Doors 8 p.m. Show Bring your own blanket and chairs and pack a dinner or grab meals from the food truck. There will be bottles of sparkling wine for sale, proceeds from the evening go to support Richmond Catholic Theater bringing their ministry to Catholic Schools and audiences around the state. $40/couple at Woodmont Recreation Center on Traymore. Rain or shine. Tickets will be sold here. 

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Dinner –         6 p.m. in the school cafeteria – Joe’s Inn Spaghetti, salad and bread                           Gluten free and dairy free options will be available Adoration & Confession –    6:45 p.m. in the Church Since 2010, Saint Bridget has had a beautiful tradition of coming together during Lent to share a meal and praise God together in Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament.  As in past years, the Catholic Heart Workcamp participants will ho...

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Children’s Liturgy of the Word will be at the 9am Mass (Tentatively 2nd and 4th Sundays)!  Currently, CLOW will be offered twice a month. We would love to offer this ministry every weekend, but to do that we need YOUR help!! Please help us share the Good News with our children. Volunteering once a month can help many of our families. Please contact Mona Bausone at mbausone@saintbridgetchurch.org to sign up or for more information.

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 Our next parish food drive will take place on Saturday, March 26th from 8:30 am to 11:00 am.  Food items and gift cards from Kroger or Walmart will be collected for the Food Pantry at the Sacred Heart Center.  Please help fill their food pantry in this time of need!  The collection trailer will be located in front of St. Bridget Church.  Visit the parish website and see the parish emails that suggest the food items to donate.  Thank you for your generous donations to the parish food drives being sponsored by the St. Bridget Knights of Columbus. 

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Fish Fry March 25th

Posted on March 11, 2022

Annual Lenten Fish Fry, March 25th Get Your Tickets before the Event! Come again to St. Bridget’s Annual Lenten Fish Fry for an evening of food, fellowship, and fun brought to you by the Knights of Columbus. Featuring a tasty dinner of fried or baked fish, macaroni and cheese, coleslaw, potato salad, corn, roll and dessert. Local craft brews and good wine available to quench your thirst! Proceeds go to the Knight’s Catholic High School Scholarship fund for youth from St. Bridget School. The great band the Hullabaloo’s will provide the entertainment again! Raffle baskets and 50/50 for fun! Cost: $10/...

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Commonwealth Catholic Charities is seeking volunteers support for the Seton Housing Pilot Project. The Seton Housing Project provides at-risk pregnant women with safe and stable housing plus Case Management from CCC's Pregnancy Counseling team. In addition, Seton Housing clients have access to other CCC programs (Behavioral Counseling, Financial Counseling, Workforce Development, etc.) creating a wrap-around care model with the sole intention of providing a sustainable future for the mother and child. There are currently four mothers in the Richmond program.  Seton Housing is facing a l...

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For 17 consecutive days this year a Catholic Podcast held the top position in the US Podcast charts - that's of all podcasts in the country. The podcast, hosted by Fr. Mike Schmitz and based on the Ascension Press study authored by Jeff Cavins takes listeners through the whole Bible, one day at a time.  If you have been listening to the free podcast and are interested in joining with other parishioners to discuss your experience with it, join us on Monday Nights at 7 p.m. over zoom. Jump in any time. The call is informal and a great way to connect with other parishioners working their way through the Bible in a...

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Dear Parishioners of Saint Bridget, Buongiorno da Roma! I pray that you and your families are doing well. As I begin a new academic semester, and more importantly my last semester of seminary, I want to write to you all and give you an update on my formation. It is hard to believe that there are now less than four months until my ordination to the Priesthood on June 25th. It has been seven and a half years since I first entered seminary and now the light at the end of the tunnel is here! I am inexpressibly grateful for your prayers and encouragement. The past year has been filled with blessings, opportunities for ...

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Contact Info

Saint Bridget Catholic Church
6006 Three Chopt Road
Richmond, Virginia 23226

Office & Clergy: (804) 282-9511
Fax: (804) 285-7227
parishmail@saintbridgetchurch.org

Office Hours
Mon-Fri: 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Mass Schedule

Tuesday:
Adoration (in the church) & Reconciliation: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. 

Saturday:
Reconciliation: 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Vigil Mass: Live-streamed at 5:30 p.m.

Sunday:
Vigil Mass live-stream available for viewing.

Daily:
Masses live-streamed at 8 a.m.

 

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