Schedule Changes

Fr. Novokowsky is traveling this week. Please take note of the amended Mass schedule.

2017 Public Square Rosary Crusade

Please join us in prayer for our nation on Oct. 14 at 12 noon. The corners of Huguenot Rd. & Buford Rd. on the sidewalk next to Park Sterling Bank. Please contact Missy D’Aconti for info.

For Healing After Abortion

Oct. 13-15, a Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat, sponsored by Church of the Epiphany, will be held for women and men who have known regret, sorrow, guilt, or shame from abortion. For more information, contact Maggie (804) 432-2589, or Marty (804) 704-0429, or

RCIA Catechism with Fr. Novokowsky

Thursday nights 8-9 pm. All welcome. Bring a 1997 Catechism of the Catholic Church. For a class and reading schedule, write

Masquerade Ball

The Young Adult Group is hosting a masquerade ball from 7-11pm, Friday, October 20, in Fr Adrian Hall. 18 and up welcome, no dance experience required. Bring a mask and a snack.

New Bible Study Course “Jesus & the Jewish Roots of the Eucharist”

A four session discussion on the book by Brant Pitre. Wednesdays at 7:10 pm and Thursdays at 10 am, beginning Nov. 8/9. Contact the office by Fri., Oct. 20 at noon if you would like us to order a book for you. See the informational sheets on the back table of the church.

All Saints Party—Wednesday Nov. 1st

Join us after 6 pm Low Mass for an evening of family fun with a potluck dinner, the Parade of Saints, games, and a bonfire. Signups available for the potluck and to help run the games. See posters for details.

Book Sale

Sun., Oct. 29, in Fr. Adrian Hall after the 8:30 & 11:00 Masses. Select from a large collection of old and new used books: Saints, Home School, Theology, etc. Just choose a book(s) and make a minimum fair donation. All pooled money contributes toward Mass stipends for the Holy Souls, Dying Souls, and Conversions.

Our Lady of the Seven Sorrows Devotion

In order to truly convert with all our hearts to Our Lord and lay up treasures in heaven, let us spend some time with Our Lord in the small chapel daily by praying the Chaplet of the 7 Sorrows of Our Lady, with a 20 minute mental prayer added. Let us console the Mother who is consoling her son. The schedule is as follows: Mon, Tues., Thurs., and Saturday: 8 am in the Little Chapel. To join, or for more info, please contact Muriel: 804-819-0920,

Men Needed for Schola

The Schola sings at the High Mass every Sunday, as well as on feast days. Experienced singers are strongly encouraged to join, but no prior experience is required. Rehearsals are Wednesday evenings at 7:30 pm, beginning Sept. 6. Please contact David Pedersen at the parish office for more information.

Business Bulletin Board

Submit a 1/2 sheet ad (5.5”x8.5”) to the OFFICE for inclusion on the board and the parish website. More info: Simone Jansen (804) 878-3527,

Youth Schola

All youth in the parish who are in second grade or older are invited to join the Youth Schola. The choir sings on numerous Sundays and feast days throughout the year. In the context of sacred liturgical music, the singers learn healthy singing techniques, how to read music notation and many other musical skills. Rehearsals are Wednesday afternoons from 3:30-4:00PM, begin-ning September 27. All are welcome and there is no fee to participate. Please contact David Pedersen at the parish office for more information.

Apostolate of Mary, Mother of Priests

Every 3rd Saturday of the month this apostolate attends the 9 am Mass and then meets in the small chapel to pray for vocations, priests, and seminarians. For more information call Louise Caouette-Diman (401) 339-5111

Rosary Making Bee

4th Tuesday of each month at 11am in the Social Room. Newbie's welcome.

Hospital Rosary Apostolate

The rosary is recited on CCTV at St. Francis Hospital on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 3pm. We need more volunteers to lead. Please call Andria Morris to join the group.

Online Donations

Additional categories to which you may allocate a specific amount (i.e. Easter, Easter Flowers) have been added. Please access and review your account. Should you wish to donate Easter flowers in memory of someone, please submit a list to the Office since no notations may be added online. Again, thank you to those who are using this service. If you wish to begin this service, please remember that you need to create a new password as is it different from our website. Please call the office if you experience any problems.

Don't Forget the Unborn

Parishioners are reminded to join fellow pro-life Catholics each first and third Saturday at 9:00 a.m. -10:00 a.m. to pray the Rosary at the abortion mill at Boulevard and Grove in Richmond. This is an important witness to the sanctity of human life and can often convince a mother to preserve the life of her child. Those parishioners who have been there can testify to the efficaciousness of their prayer. For additional information, call Patrick Latimer at 262-7628. Please join the 2013 Public Square Rosary Crusade. As we all know, the United States is in great need of public prayer, repentance and conversion. We must ask God to save America through the Rosary of His Most Holy Mother.

The Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter

Please support the formation of Holy Catholic priests with the priestly vocations assistance campaign. Your contribution is tax-deductible & 100% of the funds go directly to support seminarian formation at Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary. For more information, visit the FSSP on the web at or call 570-842-4000. Envelopes are available in the vestibule and the Social Room.

Lost & Found

Please check the Lost & Found Table in the Social Room for any items lost or inadvertently left in the Church. They just might be there! We’ll clear the table after two weeks and dispose of the remaining items.