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RISC Call To Action: November

By |2020-12-02T18:39:51-05:00November 8th, 2020|Human Concerns, Parish News|

RISC is ready to continue to fight for increasing affordable housing and reducing gun violence. RISC will continue meeting online, virtually, on Zoom. You can become a member of St. Elizabeth's RISC team at any time. Membership is free, though donations are appreciated. In this blog post, you will learn of meetings in November

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2020 Voter Information

By |2020-12-10T08:12:30-05:00October 15th, 2020|Human Concerns|

Because of the pandemic, the Governor and General Assembly changed the voting process so you have more options on how you can cast your ballot for the November 3, 2020 election. St. Elizabeth Social Justice Committee wants you to know what is required for you to safely cast your vote. Bookmark this page for

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2020 Social Justice Plan

By |2020-12-10T08:13:10-05:00October 6th, 2020|Human Concerns, Parish News|

During his general audience, shortly after the killing of George Floyd, Pope Francis said "My friends, we cannot tolerate or turn a blind eye to racism and exclusion in any form and yet claim to defend the sacredness of every human life." The Social Justice Committee decided to put the Pope's words into action.

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RISC Call To Action: September

By |2020-11-12T10:28:49-05:00September 7th, 2020|Human Concerns, Parish News|

September marks a new year for RISC. It is your opportunity to join this passionate group of change makers. RISC’s work supports the protestors in the streets through community organizing that results in budgetary or legislative action.Update from Emily Small, RISC Lead Organizer (2 October 2020)Affordable Housing: Monday, September 28, approximately

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Social Justice Committee

By |2020-11-12T10:28:59-05:00August 16th, 2020|Human Concerns, Parish News|

SEPTEMBER MEETING, Sept 23, 7 pm on Zoom Login Instructions: Open Zoom app using this link: Meeting ID: 506 956 9927 • Passcode: 022313 One tap mobile: +16468769923

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Pantry Drive

By |2021-01-01T22:01:36-05:00August 7th, 2020|Human Concerns|

"GOD WILL PROVIDE" Three simple words from Genesis. You can put these words into action. St. Elizabeth's Social Ministry and Justice Committees have a small Food Pantry. Sister Tiberh Zerezghi asks for your help to make sure our pantry is stocked for families. Scan the list below and see what you can share with

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RISC Call To Action: August

By |2020-11-12T10:29:16-05:00August 3rd, 2020|Human Concerns, Parish News|

Mini-Action Meeting on August 31, 6:30 pm We will discuss continuing our pressure on government officials to take action on our two issues for this session of RISC: Gun Violence & Housing and Evictions. Join via Zoom using the link: or you can dial in via Phone by calling: +1 301 715 8592

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Deacon Chris speaking at Diocese event

By |2020-11-12T10:29:25-05:00August 3rd, 2020|Human Concerns, Parish News|

Our own Deacon Chris is one of two speakers for a program sponsored by Catholic Diocese of Richmond Office of Social Ministries. The program honors the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. On August 6 and 9, 1945, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, and days later, we dropped

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[VIDEO] Returning to St. Elizabeth for Mass

By |2021-02-03T15:51:40-05:00July 13th, 2020|Coronavirus Updates, Parish News|

Welcome back to St. Elizabeth Church for Mass. In this 4 minute video, Connie shows you how our parish is implementing the Diocesan guidelines for Mass during the Coronavirus. (At the time of the video, July 2020, Richmond was in Phase 3 of state guidelines.) St. Elizabeth has one service in the church at 8:30

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