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Juneteenth 2020

By |2020-11-12T10:29:33-05:00June 19th, 2020|Human Concerns|

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

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Responding to the Persecution

By |2020-11-12T10:30:29-05:00June 6th, 2020|Human Concerns|

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

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RISC Call-To-Action: June

By |2020-11-12T10:30:36-05:00June 1st, 2020|Human Concerns|

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 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 &

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Anniversary of Laudato Si

By |2020-11-12T10:30:44-05:00May 21st, 2020|Human Concerns|

May 17, 2020 marks the fifth anniversary of an important encyclical from Pope Francis - Laudato Si. Laudato Si starts off with the words of St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of those who promote ecology. When he released the letter on May 24, 2015, Pope Francis opened up the conversation about caring for Creation

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Virtual Prayer Service to honor Earth Day

By |2020-11-12T10:30:51-05:00April 22nd, 2020|Human Concerns, Parish News, Videos|

Earth Day Prayer Service, Thursday April 23, 7 pm on ZoomWhile you're at home, zoom in for a virtual gathering as St. Elizabeth recognizes Earth Day's 50th anniversary and commemorates the fifth anniversary of the Pope’s encyclical letter, Laudato Si’. From the pews to polling stations, we as a faith community can step up and

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RISC Call-to-Action in April

By |2020-11-12T10:30:54-05:00April 22nd, 2020|Human Concerns, Parish News|

In summary, on April 27, Richmond City Council will hold a Public Hearing on the Budget on April 27. RISC is insisting the budget include money for the Affordable Housing Trust Fund. RISC is calling on it's church members (of which SECC is one) to email or call the mayor and city council members before

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Online Sunday Mass – 10 AM

By |2020-08-11T22:06:15-04:00April 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Sunday Mass 10:00AM Join Zoom Online Mass at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church When prompted, enter Meeting ID: 331 794 018 and the Password: 946232 If you are dialing in on your phone, call mobile US (New York) 1-929-436-2866 When prompted, enter Meeting ID: 331974018# and the Password: 946232# Find your local number:

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Virtual Mass & Rosary Schedule

By |2020-04-18T20:29:35-04:00April 15th, 2020|Coronavirus Updates|

Sunday Mass 10:00AM Join Zoom Meetings Join Us Here Meeting ID: 331 794 018 Password: 946232 If you are dialing in on your phone One tap mobile US (New York) 1-929-436-2866    Meeting ID 331974018#     Password946232# Find your local number: Contact Janet Stern for more or 804-921-3302 or Annie McEntee

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