FEBRUARY BLACK HISTORY MONTH SPEAKER SERIES
POPE FRANCIS AND ASH WEDNESDAY
Pope Francis asks you to make Wednesday, March 2, Ash Wednesday a “Day of Fasting for Peace” in Ukraine.
❝As believers, we do not lose hope for a glimmer of conscience on the part of those who hold in their hands the fortunes of the world. And we continue to pray and fast — as we shall do this coming Ash Wednesday — for peace in Ukraine and in the entire world.❞ — Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Secretary of State
Ash Wednesday Mass: March 2, 2022, 6:00 pm in person and simulcast on ZOOM, Meeting ID: 331-794-018, Password: 946232
Stations of the Cross: Friday March 4, 2022, 6:00 pm in person and simulcast on ZOOM, Meeting ID: 331-794-018, Password: 946232
MEETINGS COMING UP
CELEBRATE PHYLLIS’S BIRTHDAYOn March 8, we will celebrate parishioner Phyllis’s 95th birthday. Join us for cake in the parish hall after Sunday’s 9 am Mass.
ACTION OUTSIDE CITY HALL TO ADDRESS CITY’S RISING GUN VIOLENCE
On Friday February 25, at 10 am, RISC members gathered outside of City Hall to demand the Mayor addresses gun violence in the city. RISC has made 11 requests to meet with Mayor since his re-election in the Fall of 2020. On Friday, he again refused to meet with RISC. You can read more about the day’s rally: https://www.nbc12.com/2022/02/25/group-demands-face-to-face-meeting-with-richmond-mayor-over-gun-violence/
PHOTOS OF YOUR FAMILY AT ST. ELIZABETH
DONATE ITEMS FOR OUR SILENT AUCTION
UPDATE ON COVID
Order A Free COVID Test
Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order at-home COVID-19 tests. The tests are completely free. Orders will usually ship in 7-12 days. Order online via the United States Post Office: special.usps.com/testkits. If you have difficulty accessing the internet or need additional support placing an order, you can call 1-800-232-0233 (TTY 1-888-720-7489) to get help in English, Spanish, and more than 150 other languages – 8am to midnight ET, 7 days a week.
At Home COVID Vaccines
The Richmond City Health District is offering to bring vaccinations to your home if you can’t get to a clinic. Call the RCHD call center: (804) 205.3501 to schedule your at-home vaccination. Visit their website for resources on vaccinations and testing: https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/richmond-city/