ADVOCACY DAY – Wednesday, January 17
Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy will host their annual advocacy day, Day for All People, in Richmond on January 17. This is a great opportunity to learn about justice and make a difference in our laws! Join us in Richmond to meet with legislators about paid sick days, no cost communication in prisons, increasing affordable housing, and other important issues. Day for All People will start at 8:30 a.m. and go until 3 p.m. Early bird registration (before January 1) is $30, and then the price goes up to $40. Check out tinyurl.com/2024DfAP for more information and to register.
RISC MEETING – Sunday, January 21
Annual RISC/Richmonders Involved in Strengthening our Communities Network Meeting, Sunday, January 21, 2024 following 10:00AM Mass in the Church. Non-Network Members are welcome. There will be updates on our current initiatives: GVI/Gun Violence Intervention and Affordable Housing/Healthy homes.
ALUMNI OF CATHOLIC SCHOOLS SOCIAL – Friday, February 2
Alumni from All Saints, St. Elizabeth’s, St. Paul’s, St. Patrick’s and Van de Vyver are invited to join for the Alumni Happy Hour on Friday, February 2nd from 5-8pm at Triple Crossing Brewing Company – Fulton, 5203 Hatcher Street, Richmond, VA. Alumni are encouraged to bring yearbooks, pictures, and stories to share! Enjoy your first slice of pizza and beer on us. Cash bar and other menu options available plus $5 Brewers Choice Beer until 7pm. RSVP online click here.
FIRST COMMUNION CLASSES
First Communion Classes will be on January 21st and 28th after the 10am Mass in the Rectory. For information on the classes and how to register your child, visit : Faith Formation & Religious Edu.
Hamas-Israel War: A Path Toward Peace – Wednesday, January 31
Join former USCCB Director of International Justice & Peace Director Stephen Colecchi for an unbiased and neutral discussion on the current situation and the Church’s response. Church of the Redeemer • Wednesday, January 31 at 7 PM • RSVP Deadline: January 30th online click here
FIRST FRIDAY OF EVERY MONTH
Exposition and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will take place on the first Friday of every month after the 12pm Mass.
Please return your palms from last year so they can be burned for ashes on Ash Wednesday. There will be a container for collection them in the lobby of the church for the next few weeks.
CONTACT INFO UPDATE
If your contact info (phone, email, or address) has changed in the past year, please send the Parish Office an email so that your information can be up to date in our systems. Please email Eva, [email protected], with any information.
HOSPITALITY MINISTERS NEEDED
We need Hospitality Ministers for 8:30 Sunday masses. If you normally attend 8:30 Mass, why not help with this welcoming ministry? Please volunteer to serve once a month. Training will be provided. Please email Eva, [email protected], or call the church office if you are interested.
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