Pictured: On Sunday, November 14, Father Jim baptized six children!
EJ COOLEY’S FUNERAL SERVICE – Saturday, November 20
The St. Elizabeth Parish family is saddened at the death of our devoted member and staff, EJ Cooley. EJ’s funeral Mass is Saturday, November 20, at Noon and simulcast on Zoom (Meeting ID: 331794018, Password: 946232). You can read EJ’s obituary online at www.jenkinsjr.com/obituary/
DEADLINE EXTENDED: LOGO CONTEST FOR CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION – Friday, December 10
SOCIAL JUSTICE COMMITTEE MEETING & POT LUCK – Wednesday, December 15
Our Social Justice Committee will hold a pot luck holiday social in the parish hall on Wednesday, December 15. If you want to attend, call the parish office and give Mary Rose your name and contact information.
THANKSGIVING FOOD BASKETS
Our Social Ministry Committee is organizing food baskets for Thanksgiving. Baskets could include pantry items and gift cards for bread, dairy and meat products. If you know of a senior or family in the parish who should get a basket, please contact Mary Rose at the parish office.
2021 ANGEL TREE
Sister Tiberh put together an Angel Tree for our families. Look for the Angel Tree in the church. Grab a tag. Each tag is for a child, teen, or adult in the parish. You will purchase the gifts and deliver them to the parish office. If you do not want to shop for a family, you can donate gift cards for popular stores such as Food Lion and Walmart. You can drop off the gift cards or mail them to Sister at the parish office. The mailing address is 1301 Victor St. Richmond, VA 23222.
FAITH FORMATION FOR CHILDREN
Children’s faith formation are meeting in the rectory after the 9:00 Mass on Sunday, November 21 and December 5. First Reconciliation will be held on Sunday, December 12 and 19 after the 9:00 Mass. All children are welcome to Sunday School on Sunday December 5 after 9:00 Mass. If your child is baptized and older than 7, contact Liz to have your child join our class. Her contact information is (804) 329-4599 EX:16 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
FAITH FORMATION FOR ADULTS
You are invited to join our monthly “Family of Faith” Prayer Series Adult Faith Formation on Zoom facilitated by Rita Hatchett
Monthly Topics and Dates for “Prayer” series Wednesdays at 6:00PM
December 15: The Our Father first 3 petitions
January 19: The Our Father last 4 petitions and the Holy Spirit and Prayer
February 16: Praying to the Virgin Mary and Expressions of Prayer
March 16: Praying with Scripture and Forms of Prayer
April 13: The Battle of Prayer and the Communion of Saints
The sessions are open to all adult St. Elizabeth parishioners. Contact Rita by email@example.com OR TEXT 804 229-1999.
ADVENT AND CHRISTMAS SEASON 2021-2022
Advent starts November 28, 2021
Office closed Thursday December 23 through Tuesday January 4, 2022
Christmas Eve Liturgy – Friday December 24, 2021 — 5:00 pm music; 6:00 pm Mass
Christmas Day Mass – Saturday December 25, 2021 – 10:00 am Mass
Sunday – December 26, 2021 – 9:00 am Mass
Friday – December 31, 2021 Mass of Peace – 5:00 pm Mass
Saturday – January 1, 2022 – no Mass
Sunday – January 2, 2022 – 9:00 am Mass
Sunday – January 9, 2022 – close of Christmas liturgy