Painful Legacy of Indigenous boarding schools

By |2021-07-16T09:08:10-04:00June 24th, 2021|Catholic News, Human Concerns|

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

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Bible Study 2021

By |2021-06-11T11:02:20-04:00June 9th, 2021|Parish News|

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

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Schedule Your Photo for Parish Directory

By |2021-05-24T21:35:46-04:00May 24th, 2021|Parish News|

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 2) Click on the box on the right side of the homepage entitled “photography appointment scheduling login” 3) Enter your church code: va116

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Easter 2021

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

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.

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2021 Palm Distribution

By |2021-03-30T17:45:22-04:00March 30th, 2021|Parish News|

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

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Lenten Rival 2021

By |2021-03-11T18:20:55-05:00March 11th, 2021|Parish News|

Holy Rosary Catholic Church is hosting a Virtual Lenten Rival on March 22 at 6 pm. You can join this free event on Zoom. Open Zoom and enter the Webinar ID: 893 4994 3458. If prompted, enter the Passcode: 610136. To join by phone, call (301) 715-8592. Enter the Webinar ID and passcode. If

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Nehemiah Action 2021

By |2021-03-22T17:20:17-04:00March 11th, 2021|Human Concerns, Parish News|

The following city officials said they will attend the Nehemiah Action on Tuesday, March 23: Councilpersons Lynch, Robertson, Jones, Addison and Jordan and Richmond Chief of Police Gerald Smith. (Mayor Stoney decided not to attend.) When a city official commits to attending the Nehemiah Action, RISC tells them the questions we will ask them

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What is Nehemiah Action?

By |2021-03-11T18:08:23-05:00March 11th, 2021|Human Concerns, Parish News|

The Nehemiah Action is the main event for RISC's year-long community organizing. RISC – Richmonders Involved to Strengthen Our Communities - is made up of congregations from Richmond, Henrico and Chesterfield. St. Elizabeth is a member. Last year, RISC members voted to focus on two very important issues: increasing affordable housing and decreasing gun

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