** PLEASE NOTE: If you have an announcement which you would like to have read during the announcements at Mass, please provide them to Ed McNamee NO LATER THAN Wednesday evening prior to Mass for approval and addition to the Lector’s Book.
- PLEASE WELCOME NEW MEMBERS TO OUR PARISH: Seth and Ana Anderson
- CHURCH PICNIC CANCELLED We regret the Church Picnic originally scheduled for Sunday, September 26th has been cancelled due to concerns over the increase in COVID-19 cases in the community.
- VIRGINIA CATHOLIC DAY AT BUSCH GARDENS SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2ND The Diocese of Richmond’s Office of Evangelization has organized a day of fun and fellowship at Busch Gardens. The day includes admission to the park beginning at 10:00 am, Sunday Vigil Mass at 3:30 pm, and an all-you-can eat dinner as a Diocese at 5:30 pm. Busch Gardens Howl-O-Scream opens at 6:00 pm (may not be suitable for children under 13). Discounted tickets may be purchased online at: https://evangelizerichmond.org/events/virginia-catholic-day-at-busch-gardens NO LATER THAN Sunday, September 19th, however, tickets may be purchased up until time of pick-up on Saturday, October 2nd. Our parish is not sponsoring as a group, but you can register as either a family or an individual. All tickets will be picked up onsite on Saturday, October 2nd at Busch Gardens at the tram drop-off location. Please see the Evangelize Richmond website, or call their office (804-622-5159), for complete information on purchase options and schedule of events.
- FRANCIS DE SALES WORKDAY – SATURDAY, October 9th Please set this day aside to spend time with your parish and giving it some extra attention. WE NEED YOUR HELP!! STARTS AT 9:00 AM We have some tools, but feel free to bring your own to: Clean flower beds, remove weeds, prune shrubs, and remove dead shrubs, do general yard cleanup, clean the rain deflector over the columbarium and install some bricks in the front sidewalk.