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, you will have plenty of opportunities to share the history of the parish and recognize the people involved over the past century. If your family has ties to St. Elizabeth parish, St. Elizabeth Catholic School, St. Joseph’s parish, and Van De Vyver School then you are who we will honor, remember, and celebrate. Please join us! Register online at https://bit.ly/STECC_Bulletin. Or contact the parish office by emailing Mary Rose Purcell at mpurcell at stelizcc dot org or calling (804) 329-4599. If no one answers, you can leave a message with your information.

STEP 1: Join our Email List

Whether you were a parishioner, neighbor, student, staff, or visitor, you are invited to be a part of our Centennial. We will share updates and events through email and the parish bulletin. To receive our updates via email, register online at https://bit.ly/STECC_Bulletin. Also, you can contact the parish office by emailing Mary Rose Purcell at mpurcell@stelizcc.org or calling (804) 329-4599. If no one answers, you can leave a message with your name and contact information.

STEP 2: Share your photos

Do you have photos or newspaper clippings of St. Elizabeth over the past 100 years? This includes first communion, May procession, Christmas Masses, weddings, Jazz Festivals, social functions, class photos from the schools, etc. We may be able to use your pictures for our programs, social media, and events. If you can, scan the photos or articles. Email the scans to Mary Rose Purcell at mpurcell@stelizcc.org. Be sure to include your name and contact information. If you can, write about the photo. If you can not scan the pictures, contact Mary Rose Purcell at mpurcell@stelizcc.org or calling (804) 329-4599. She will help you with your photos.

Image newspaper clipping of three women making pasta

STEP 3: Join the Planning Committee

Bishop Knestout will celebrate mass on November 20, 2022 to kick off Saint Elizabeth Catholic Church Centennial Year. The Centennial Committee is planning monthly events, activities and programs throughout the year. We need your help with marketing, outreach and events. Contact Connie Hom: text or call 804-402-2405 or email at connie at buckinghamgreenery dot com