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Ministry Matters

Posted on January 30, 2018 in: General News

Liturgy is the most essential work we do at Saint Bridget, as the Eucharist is the source and summit of our faith.  We are blessed to have so many liturgies at Saint Bridget every weekend.  Yet these cannot take place without the help of lay ministers to greet the Assembly, proclaim the Word, and serve the Eucharist.   By virtue of our Baptism, each of us is called to serve. Everyone who is baptized has Christ’s imprint and therefore is worthy of being a Liturgy Minister, whether as an Usher, Lector or Eucharistic Minister. How might you answer the call? Please join us for Part 1 of Min...

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Feb 3rd - Morning of the Rosary

Posted on January 31, 2018 in: General News

How and when did Catholics start praying the rosary?  Why do we pray the rosary?  Is the rosary really a very powerful prayer? What does it mean that we can rely on Our Lady's intercession for us?....Please come to "Morning of the Rosary" at St. Bridget Church on Sat., Feb. 3,2018, with Fr. Athanasius Murphy,OP from Baltimore. Mass 8:00am,  followed by food/fellowship, 9:00 talk(PCB), praying of the rosary,  optional opportunity to enroll in a Confraternity of the Rosary(members strive to pray one rosary each week) with sp...

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To All Saint Bridget Catholic Men

Posted on January 30, 2018 in: General News

To all Saint Bridget Catholic Men – Online Membership in the Knights of Columbus, through your Saint Bridget Council 5476, is now live in Virginia. Council 5476 is now inviting eligible men to join the Order online by sending them to  - For more information and a personal invitation from our membership director, please contact Gary Port at (804) 741-8666 or email him at  We look forward to welcoming more Catholic men into our brotherhood and helping them to experience the transformative power of membership in the Knights of Columbus.

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Monsignor Carr and the Liturgy Committee cordially invite you for an evening of fellowship and faith sharing on Wednesday, January 31st from 7:00-8:30 pm.   Please join us for wine and cheese, a presentation on personal prayer by Deacon Pat, group discussion of prayer forms from the gift book, 13 Powerful Ways to Pray, and concluding with Evening Prayer.   Register Please register in person after mass in the Commons, or by email -- -- or by phone with Yvonne Smith (804) 525-7898.   Weather The event will be canceled if Henrico County sch...

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The Knights of Columbus had a banner year in 2017 receiving numerous awards, and a record high number of members totaling 91. Our goal is to reach 100 by the beginning of Lent. If you or someone you know is interested in becoming a Knight in St Bridget Council 5476, please contact membership director Gary Port at  (804)741-8666, or email at          

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When Ash Wednesday rolls around on February 14th, we want to make sure that you have what you need to make your Lenten journey a time of prayerful reflection. That's why for 2018, we've redesigned the CRS Rice Bowl app, ensuring that you have time for prayer even during the busiest moments of your week. DOWNLOAD THE APP What's more, the CRS Rice Bowl app is the perfect way to take the global Share the Journey campaign—launched by Pope Francis last September—to the next level. You'll find reflections, videos and stories that challenge you to commit your Le...

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Spanish and French exchange students need host families in July!!! Share your heart and home this summer! Host a student from Spain or France (ages 13-17) in your home for 3-4 weeks. Learn about their culture while he or she learns about living in an American family just being a part of what you regularly do. We have a variety of programs to suit your family’s work or non-working schedule. Families receive stipends to help out with expenses. We can help work out transportation or vacation concerns. This will be a treasured memory for your family! Contact Debbie Hardy 909-3190 or ...

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The Saint Bridget Catholic School invites church parishioners to join the school community at their Saint Bridget School Gala: Bridging Faith and Community on February 10, 2018 from 6-10pm at the Virginia Historical Society.  The Gala includes dinner, drinks, live entertainment, live, and silent auction.  Please visit for more information and to purchase tickets.    

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Caritas is Coming!!

Posted on January 08, 2018 in: General News

DONATIONS NEEDED FOR CARITAS - Caritas Dates: February 24-March 3   Gift Cards:  Wal-Mart, Target, Costco, or BJ’s (these will be used to purchase items our guest may need).  Please drop off all gift cards directly to the church office with attention to Julie Koury.   THE FOLLOWING MAY BE LEFT IN THE COMMONS (Please mark CARITAS on the items)   SUPPLIES:  Laundry Detergent Liquid and/or Pods, Lysol Spray (large cans)   NEW UNDER GARMENTS:   Boxers and Boxer Briefs (L-XXXL),  Undershirts, long sleeve and short sleeve (L-XXL)  White...

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Virginia bishops invite all to join them at liturgy for legislators, needs of Virginia Catholics are called to pray for our civic leaders as we engage in the public square. Join Arlington Bishop Michael F. Burbidge and Richmond Bishop-designate Barry C. Knestout, along with the Virginia Catholic Conference, their public policy agency, at a special liturgy for Virginia’s elected officials and the needs of the state. The third annual Virginia Vespers: Evening Prayer for the Commonwealth will be held at the beautiful, historic Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Richmond, at 5 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. The hour-long ...

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Saints & Sinners Event Schedule

Posted on September 15, 2017 in: General News

  Thursday, January 11th, 10:30 am – Noon Contemporary Catholic Issues with Monsignor Carr – Our beloved pastor will lead us in an informative discussion about important topics in our Catholic faith.  Monsignor’s talks are always informative and inspiring!  Join in the discussion!  (Parish Commons). Thursday, February 8th, 1:00 – 2:30 pm Encore Dancers!  –  Wear your reds and pinks and come and enjoy the dancing of the Fran Shinhoser dance troupe!  This enthusiastic group enjoys entertaining for seasonal events and have a special selection p...

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Future Altar Servers

Posted on January 03, 2018 in: General News

If you are a Saint Bridget parishioner in the 5th grade or above and would like to become a member of our outstanding group of altar servers, mark your calendar with the following training dates: · Friday, January 12  3:45 PM – 5:45 PM · Friday, January 19   3:45 PM – 5:45 PM  · Saturday, January 27  1 PM – 3 PM  · Friday February 2  3:45 PM-  5:45 PM  · Sunday, February 4 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM   Snow make-up dates:  · Saturday, February 10  1 PM - 3 PM ...

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January 16th - Holy Hour 6:30 p.m. There will be a Respect Life Holy Hour at Saint Bridget's Church on Tuesday evening, January 16, at 6:30 p.m.  This day is on the cusp of the anniversary of the infamous Roe v. Wade decision.  The Holy Hour is intended as a vigil for the March for Life and will include Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and Benediction.  Please make every effort to join the Church in prayer for the success of our pro-life efforts.  January 19th - March For Life Join fellow Saint Bridget parishioners at the 2018 March for Life to show support for life from conception...

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Join us for the 12th Annual Spaghetti Dinner benefitting Catholic Heart Work Camp youth mission trips! This year's spaghetti dinner is on January 20, 2017 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Snow date is February 10, 2018). About the Dinner This is a major fundraiser for our youth mission trips.  Chef Tom Giannasi will be making his famous homemade sauce. Kent Alley and his band will be playing their amazing music. Dinner service is provided by middle and high school students. Bring the family and join us for fun, music and an incredible raffle! Advanced purchase dinner and raffle tickets are available...

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To meet the spiritual needs of Catholic parents whose children of any age have died by any cause – no matter how long ago – the Diocese of Richmond now offers the Emmaus Ministry for Grieving Parents. A unique, faith-based program providing spiritual retreats for grieving parents offered by grieving parents, Emmaus Ministry offers a safe place where you can find peace, comfort, and hope. Join us in a warm and loving environment with others who know something of your pain. One – day retreats from 9:30 am-7:00 pm are available in locations below. Lea...

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For the second year, the Diocese of Richmond is holding an essay & video contest in honor of Respect Life Month in January to raise awareness around the dignity of the human person and to build up a culture of life! The video contest is for middle school, high school, and college undergraduate students. The essay contest is for high school students only. The theme this year is: "Humanae Vitae...50 Years Later" “There is too much clamorous outcry against the voice of the Church, and this is intensified by modern means of communication. But it comes as no surprise to the Church that she, n...

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This  retreat, hosted by the Center for Marriage, Family, and Life,  is  an  opportunity  for  couples  married  7  years  or  less  to  refocus  on  your  relationship,  celebrate  your  marriage,  and  engage  your  faith.  The  retreat  leaders  will  be  Paul  and  Gretchen  George. Paul  and  Gretchen  have  been  married  for  over  twenty  years.  They  have  five  children:  Marie,&nb...

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The Alpha Program is Back!

Posted on December 07, 2017 in: General News

10 Thursday Nights  Starting January 4th at 6 p.m. Do you have a friend or loved one who has been away from the church for a while and would be perfect to get involved with Alpha? It is a great way to meet other parishioners or find a smaller faith group!  -also- Join us for an Alpha Christmas gathering  December 13th at 7pm  3906 Exeter Road, Richmond, 23221  Appetizers, dessert, and refreshments served. We will show an Alpha Video and answer any questions you might have.  To RSVP or for more information on anythin...

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Fourth Sunday in Advent and Christmas Mass Schedule 2017 Fourth Sunday in Advent Saturday, December 23rd: 5:30 p.m. Sunday, December 24th: 7:30am, 9am, 11am Christmas: Nativity of Our Lord Christmas Eve, Sunday, December 24th: 6pm, 8pm, 10:30pm Christmas Day, Monday, December 25th: 7:30am, 9am, 11am Catholics are obliged to attend Mass for the Fourth Sunday in Advent and to attend Mass for Christmas. You may receive Holy Communion twice if you attend Fourth Sunday of Advent Mass on Sunday morning and attend Christmas Mass Sunday evening. This is because they are different liturgies.  Confessions wil...

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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. (in the Murphy Conference Room)

Reconciliation: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. (in the Murphy Conference Room)

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