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Juneteenth 2020

Two and a half years after the Emancipation Proclamation, on June 19, 1865, Union soldiers announced in Galveston, Texas, that the Civil War ended. All slaves were now free. Juneteenth, celebrated annually on June 19, is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States. We may liken Juneteenth

By |2020-06-19T02:04:59-04:00June 19th, 2020|Human Concerns|0 Comments

Attending Mass

Services Schedule: Sunday Mass, St. Elizabeth Parish, 8:30 am Sunday Mass, Zoom, 10:00 am on Sundays Wednesday Mass, Zoom, 6:00 pm followed by the Rosary Friday Mass, Zoom, Noon followed by the Rosary Effective May 31st 2020 until further notice, St. Elizabeth will have one “in person” Mass at 8:30 AM on Sunday. We

By |2020-06-07T01:20:26-04:00June 7th, 2020|Coronavirus Updates, Parish News|3 Comments

Responding to the Persecution

Black is beautiful (1960’s). Black Lives Matter (2020’s). St. Elizabeth is privileged and proud to be one of three parishes in our diocese that is designated as an African-American parish. The universal Catholic Church has been enriched by the saintly participation of black people since the first century. For 400 years now, blacks in

By |2020-06-06T22:25:53-04:00June 6th, 2020|Human Concerns|0 Comments

RISC Call-To-Action: June

RISC hasn't stopped beating the drum of justice against violence in our communities. Bookmark this page for updates on research sessions, important community meetings, and resources. Email Emily Small emily@riscrichmond.org if you have questions. — Updated 10 June 2020 Monday, June 15, 6:30 – 8 pm: Justice Ministry (Rodef Tzedek) Member Gathering Monday, June 22, 5:30 pm — Housing &

By |2020-06-19T02:06:16-04:00June 1st, 2020|Human Concerns|Comments Off on RISC Call-To-Action: June