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Summer Fundraiser for St. Elizabeth

Summer Fundraiser Is Only Four Days • August 19 - 22, 2021 With the cancelling of this year's Jazz Festival, St. Elizabeth will not have our biggest fundraiser of the year. The money raised by the Jazz Festival supports the upkeep of the church buildings, our religious programs, and outreach to our neighbors.

By |2021-07-23T08:57:06-04:00July 23rd, 2021|Parish News|0 Comments

What’s Going On: 25 July 2021

WELCOME TO THE PARISH Baby girl Bahati was born on May 15, 2021. Her family came to the US in 2018 from a Tanzania refugee camp. Her family are members of St. Elizabeth. Pierre and his family arrived in Richmond on June 29, 2021. They are from Bujumbura, Burundi. ST. ELIZABETH SCRIPTURE CLASS

What’s Going On: 18 July 2021

INTRODUCING SAINT ELIZABETH'S EDUCATIONAL MINISTRY Tusome Pamoja is a special program spearheaded by Liz Wiznerowicz and Kenya Gray to serve our students in the Umoja community. Students who had long interruptions in their formal education can receive a personalized ESL curriculum from our Private Satellite School Program. Classes and activities start Tuesday July 13. We

Planning started to honor Centennial Year

St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, located in the Highland Park area of the City of Richmond, Virginia, will celebrate our Centennial Anniversary in 2023. Bishop Knestout will celebrate mass on November 20, 2022 and kick off Saint Elizabeth Catholic Church Centennial Year. We will conclude with a celebration on Sunday November 19, 2023. In between,

Painful Legacy of Indigenous boarding schools

At the June Social Justice Committee meeting, a parishioner talked with the group about the discovery of mass graves at former residential schools for indigenous children in Canada. With the 160 more graves discovered on Penelakut Island, the total number of graves identified in Canada since early June has risen to at least 1300. Indigenous

By |2021-07-16T09:08:10-04:00June 24th, 2021|Catholic News, Human Concerns|Comments Off on Painful Legacy of Indigenous boarding schools

Bible Study 2021

Congratulations to the graduates of the 2021 Scripture Study Class lead by our very own, Rita! 2021 Class members: Buzzy and Caroline Lawler, Walker and Cassandra Bland, Mike and Shelly Anderson, Sue Holt, Beverly Bryant, Phyllis Booth, Francis Pope, Connie Hom, Janet Stern, Debbie Boisseau, Kathleen Sullivan, Rose Costanzo, Katherine Crowl, Rosemary Overton, Karen

By |2021-06-11T11:02:20-04:00June 9th, 2021|Parish News|Comments Off on Bible Study 2021

Schedule Your Photo for Parish Directory

It is time for a new parish directory with YOUR photo. You can schedule your photo session on Tuesday, June 22 or Wednesday, June 23. To schedule your appointment: 1) Visit  www.ucdir.com 2) Click on the box on the right side of the homepage entitled “photography appointment scheduling login” 3) Enter your church code: va116

By |2021-05-24T21:35:46-04:00May 24th, 2021|Parish News|Comments Off on Schedule Your Photo for Parish Directory

Easter 2021

St. Elizabeth celebrated a beautiful Easter service. What made it special was we welcomed into the Catholic faith (and our parish) Helena and Rod. Helena and Rod diligently attended Mass at the church when we opened with limited capacity. Chris and Beng conducted their important RCIA studies on Zoom. Mark and Connie proudly sponsored them.

By |2021-05-02T20:06:20-04:00May 2nd, 2021|Catholic News, Parish News|Comments Off on Easter 2021

2021 Palm Distribution

Thank you to the St. Elizabeth parishioners who came to the church to pick up their palms. Our volunteers enjoyed seeing everyone. Parishioners received palms, a prayer booklet for Holy Week, and a special blessing from Father Jim. You can see a schedule of services for 2021 Holy Week on our website at https://stelizcc.org/lent-2021/

By |2021-03-30T17:45:22-04:00March 30th, 2021|Parish News|Comments Off on 2021 Palm Distribution
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