September 17-18, 2011





Sat 9/17 Amanda Rouse (R.I.P.) Mom and Dad

Kaitlyn & Andrew Seckora

Father Edgar
Sun 9/18 Joe & Peggy Fostek (R.I.P.) Jim and Sandy Foster Derek Haviland & Jacob Laffert Father Edgar

Mon  9/19

No Mass


Tues. 9/20

Angie Mann  (R.I.P.) DeDe & John Conner   Fr. John
Wed 9/21

Helen Mathews (R.I.P.)

Francis & Esther Seckora     Fr. Edgar
Thurs 9/22 Parishioners        Fr.Edgar
Fri 9/23 Tom Trudeau Edna Trudeau    Father Edgar
Sat 9/24 Helen Mathews Victor & Helen Kaczmarski James Conklin Father Edgar
Sun 9/25 No Intention   Chance & Coltrane Conklin Father Edgar



Virginia Addison 

Katherine Crump

Larry Burch Guy Perez
Maggie Conklin Mac McCloud



Jon Laubach

Ann-Marie Bristow

Elsie Drexler

Patsy Seckora

Harriet Tokarz

Dorothy Ware

Mary Kurdziel

Joyce Richardson

Vic  Kaczmarski

Lois Barnes

Catherine Crump

Mike Winn

Raymond Skodzenski

Virginia Becker

Christopher Parrish

Annie Geron

Ann Britt Lois Watson
Virginia Tokarz Robin Bristow
Shirley Preddy Virginia O'Connell
Pam Rigsby Helen O'Connor
Anna Williamson Evelyn Gousse
Herbert White

 Bonnie Kopacki

Jackie Drayer



No Mass


8:30 a.m.  Mass

6:30 Finance Council 

7:00 p.m. Bible Study


8:30 a.m. Mass

7:00 p.m. RCIA (Hall Foyer)


8:30 am Mass

7 pm Knit, Purl, Pray Group (vdB Hall Foyer)

Friday  8:30 a.m. Mass

 5:30 p.m. Mass 


9 a.m. Mass

Collection for Retired Religious

10:15 Religious Ed Classes

10:30 am Bible Study

10:30 am General Parent Session,

Option 1 (Church)

3:45 pm Youth Group Outing

to Williamsburg

10:30 am Bible Study

10:30 am General Parent Session,

Option 1 (Church)

3:45 pm Youth Group Outing

to Williamsburg



West Point

September 7 The Smiths
September 14 Mei Mei Sanford
September 21 Louise Croswell
September 28 Catherine Short
Fridays King and Queen
September 9 The Downeys
September 16 Francis Seckora
September 23 The Downeys
September 30 The Goves

Weekly Collection for September 10-11, 2011



Capital Improvement Campaign


OLBS Special Collection


Votive Stand


Diocesan Collection - Catholic Charities


Missionaries of Holy Family




Haitian Ministry


Total Miscellaneous


Grand Total


Budget 7/1/11 - $3,650.00 is the weekly amount needed for Parish operations 

+$371.00 is the surplus for the week of Sept. 10-11, 2011


Wednesday, September 14th, 7:00 p.m.


Saturday, September 10th - 92

Sunday, September 11th - 160


Major Jonathan Culberson (Afghanistan)

Nicholas Jones (Afghanistan)

Lance Corporal Andrew Walker (Afghanistan)

Private Chris Dendtler (Afghanistan)

Sergeant Nathan Gurganus (Korea)

We are very grateful to the men and women who have volunteered their time as Catechists for this school year: Peggy Keene-PreK4 and Kindergarten, Donna Marquardt-First Grade, Katy Thompson and Heather Kirkpatrick-Second Grade, Marcy Pennella-Third Grade, Karen Funkhouser and Donna Haviland-Fourth Grade, Joe Drexler-Fifth Grade, Sara Rae-Sixth Grade, Paula and Chris Polcyn-7th/8th Grades, Scott Rae-High School

Sunday Bible study begins a new session on September 18th at 10:30 a.m. and Tuesday Bible study will begin on September 20th at 7:00 p.m. Both classes will begin with a DVD study of "The Mass." All are welcome to join one of these groups.

All young people who have celebrated the Sacrament of Confirmation are invited to meet with Father Edgar on Sunday, September 25th in the Boogaard Hall at 10:30 a.m.

Parents are invited to attend a General Parent Session to discuss the partnership of home and religious education classes. In addition, you will receive information about the Diocese’s new curriculum guidelines and be given Parent Pages to show what your child will be learning in their particular grade level as well as age appropriate faith development and ideas for helping your children grow in their faith. Please attend ONE of the two sessions scheduled: Sunday, September 25th OR Sunday, October 2nd at 10:30 a.m. in the Church.


Sunday, September 25th

Youth Group is back! Rather than meet at the Hall on the 25th, we will be going to play laser tag at the Williamsburg Indoor Sports Complex. We will meet in the Church parking lot at 3:45 p.m. and leave by 4:00 p.m. Please bring $8 to cover the cost of two games. If you have any questions or need a permission slip, please call Erin Hayden, 804-366-4435.

CATHOLIC CHAT is scheduled for Tuesday, September 27th at 7:00 p.m. in the Boogaard Hall.

SAVE THE DATE: October 2nd at 6:30 p.m. (in the Church) will be a time of praise and worship music, prayer and adoration of our Lord. Everyone is invited to come for an hour of AWE (Adoration, Worship and Exaltation) of Jesus!

Mass Intentions - Daily Mass is celebrated from Tuesday to Friday at 8:30 a.m. We have openings for Mass Intentions, and you are invited to call the Church office to schedule a Mass for a deceased loved one, an anniversary, a special intention, for the sick, or any other reason.

Retreat Opportunities at Shalom House

Space is available the weekends of September 23-25 and September 30-October 2, 2011, for groups or individuals. Call Shalom House at 804-883-6149 to make a reservation. www.shalomhouseretreatcenter.com

Get into the swing of things and help out the sisters! Join us for the 3rd Annual Little Sisters of the Poor Golf Tournament, Monday, October 3rd at the beautiful Richmond Country Club. Enjoy a round of golf, lunch and dinner, and compete for great prizes. For more information, to play or volunteer, call 804-288-6245 or email us at lsprichgolf.charity1@aol.com.

CURSILLO is a three-day retreat that is fully sanctioned by the Catholic Church and the Diocese of Richmond. The retreats are put on by lay Catholics with the assistance of clergy. Anyone in good standing with the church is eligible to attend. If you are interested in learning more about Cursillo or participating in a weekend, ask a parish member at your church who has been on a Cursillo or contact the Central Virginia Coordinating Committee at 804-794-4558. The next Cursillo women’s weekend in the Central Virginia area is scheduled for October 13-16, 2011 at the Abbey. The next Cursillo men’s weekend is scheduled for February 16-19, 2012 at Shalom House.


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