Thank you to everyone who prayed the rosary with us on Saturday, October 16, 2021.
The Centennial Committee announced a logo design contest to celebrate Saint Elizabeth Catholic Church 100th anniversary. The theme is ” Beacon of Hope.” Click this link to read submission guidelines. Share the contest with the artist in your family, neighborhood, or school. Deadline is Wednesday November 17. The artist who created the winning design will receive a $50 gift card!
Our Church, Our Story: Black Catholic Identity and Culture is a retreat and conference held in-person and simulcast on Zoom. On Saturday, November 6, Dr. Tia Pratt of Villanova University will give the keynote address, followed by four breakout sessions: Racism in the Catholic Church, Black Vocations, Catholic Experience in Africa, and Youth Empowerment.
Last year, during the pandemic state of emergency, the need for a witness signature on an absentee ballot was waived. This year, however, the signature is required as usual. Voters must have a witness watch them sign their ballot – the envelope B portion – and then the witness must also sign before the ballot is returned. Registrars are noting that too many ballots are coming back without a witness signature, so please remember to get a witness to sign if you are voting absentee. You may register to vote or apply for a ballot online using the Citizen Portal at https://www.elections.virginia.gov/citizen-portal/
What’s on my ballot: Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, House of Delegates and some local offices (varies by locality). City of Richmond residents will vote for or against authorizing a casino in the city.
Last day of Early Voting: Saturday, October 30th at 5:00 P.M. Election Day is November 2.
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FAITH FORMATION FOR CHILDREN
• Sunday School for ages 5-12 is at the church on Sundays at 10:15am, or virtually on Zoom on Sundays at 2pm.
• Students grades 8-12 will meet with teens from St. Paul, Holy Rosary and Cathedral. This hybrid program meets weekly online, with monthly in-person.
Posted on our website is the schedule for 2021-2022. You can register your child online at https://stelizcc.org/family-faith-formation-registration/ You can pick up a form at the back of the church or register by calling the parish office.
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ADVENT AND CHRISTMAS SEASON 2021-2022
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