Be the Change! Join the Social Justice Committee

Are you feeling called to help others in your community and don't know where to start? Start with your friends at St. Elizabeth. The Social Justice Committee meets on 11/13, 6:30 pm at the social hall.

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RISC Community Problems Assembly

St. Elizabeth was 38 people strong at the RISC Community Problems Assembly. The congregations voted to focus on gun violence in the city. The next step is diving into researching this complex issue. Learn how you can help. Attend the kick-off meeting on 11/19, 6:30 p.m., at Ebenezer Baptist Church, 216 W. Leigh St.

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St. Elizabeth & RISC to take on Gun Violence

St. Elizabeth & RISC to take on gun violence On October 28, over 250 people of faith from 17 different Richmond area congregations gathered at the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Jackson Ward. It was the annual Community Problems Assembly organized by RISC — Richmonders Involved to Strengthen our Communities. St. Elizabeth, with 38 in attendance,

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Bishop details ‘life of heroic virtue’ in cause of Father Augustus Tolton

Brian T. Olszewski, The Catholic Virginian In Lk 13:22-30, the Gospel for Sunday, Aug. 25, Jesus spoke about the need to enter through the narrow gate. During his homily at the Mass he celebrated in a packed St. Elizabeth Church, Richmond, Auxiliary Bishop Joseph N. Perry of the Archdiocese of Chicago told the

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Celebrate Father Augustus Tolton

Today we celebrate the life of Father Augustus Tolton, who was born into slavery just outside of Hannibal in Ralls County, Missouri in 1854. He would go on to become the first recognized African-American priest to be ordained by the Roman Catholic Church in the United States in 1886 at the age of 31. #AmericanHistory

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