COFFEE AND DOUGHNUTS – Sunday January 28

Join us for coffee and doughnuts after both Masses on January 28th in the Parish Hall.


First Communion Classes will be on January 21st and 28th after the 10am Mass in the Rectory. If you are a young adult or adult who has not received any or all of the Sacraments of Initiation (Baptism, First Communion, and Confirmation) but you are interested in doing so, please contact the parish office to join our OCIA (Order of Christian Initiation for Adults).


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


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.

A PLACE AT THE TABLE – Sunday, February 4

On Sunday, Feb. 4, at 11:15 a.m.,, following the 10 a.m. Mass, there will be a showing of “A Place at the Table,” the story of four of the African-Americans on the path to sainthood, Augustus Tolton, Henriette DeLille, Julia Greeley, and Mary Lange. The film is about 1-hour long and refreshments will be served. No need to sign up to attend, just come and see.

VIRGINIA OPERA – Sunday, February 11

Join Father Jim for Sanctuary Road, by the Virginia Opera. This opera is based on the writings of William Still, an abolitionist, historian, and conductor of the Underground Railroad. If you are interested in attending, call 866-673-7282 and mention that you are coming with St. Elizabeth Catholic Church to get the discounted group rate.

ASH WEDNESDAY – Wednesday, February 14

Ash Wednesday Masses will be at 12pm and 6pm on February 14th. During Lent we will have Stations of the Cross every Friday in the church.


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St. Elizabeth was blessed with a special presentation by Freda with Beyond Borders. Beyond Borders works to overcome poverty, prevent violence and abuse, and develop leaders in Haiti. You can learn more about Beyond Borders by visiting their website:

A woman speaks in church

Freda shares her experience working with Beyond Borders after the homily at St. Elizabeth.

Three people are standing on an altar by a portrait of Martin Luther King

The weekend commemorating Rev Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. seems a most fitting time to highlight the work of Beyond Borders. Pictured from left to right: Anne Gibbons, former Beyond Borders board chair, Freda, and Jeff Singleton, returning member of the board.

Five people are standing on an altar by a portrait of Martin Luther King

Pictured from left to right: Deacon Chris Barrett, Sr. Cora Marie Billings RSM who has been involved with Haiti ministry since the 1980s, Freda Catheus, Jeff Singleston of the BB board, and Cathy Woodson, co-chair of St Elizabeth Haiti ministry.

Two people standing together

Freda who has been singing and/or leading church choirs since she was 17 years old shares stories with Kim Ford, Gospel Choir director at St Elizabeth.

Four people sitting together at a table in a church parish hall

Freda enjoying conversation with parishioners, Phyllis Booth (in hat) Cathy Woodson (next to Phyllis) and Kim Ford, director of the Gospel Choir.