Reminder – Blood Drive on Sunday 5/6/18 after each Mass



Please remember that our parish blood drive is this Sunday from 8:30 AM until 12:30 PM in the meeting room off the church commons.

You may walk-in after Mass, or sign up in advance online:


St Bridget parishioner, Ann VanderSyde, donating blood


Mass of Remembrance held on 4/21/18

On Saturday, April 21, 2018 The Knights of Columbus from Saint Bridget Catholic Church hosted a Mass of Remembrance for their Departed Brothers with Monsignor William H. Carr as Celebrant.

This was a candle-lighting service with all  5 verses of “Christ Be Our Light” being sung . Of the 20 honorees,  6 widows, a mother and  departed’ s families attended.

Richmond Councils 5476 and 395 conducted this Memorial Mass for twenty of their departed Brothers, with the Richmond Assembly 1165 Honor Guard present. 

Each of our brothers were honored with the announcement of their name, a  bell ringing, a sword salute by the honor guard and a lighting of a candle.


Mini Pub Crawl to benefit the Residents of Saint Francis Home


Please join us for our Mini Pub Crawl in Manchester
Thursday, May 3rd from 6:00pm – 8:00 pm

Begin your tour at Legend Brewing Company.  There we’ll start you off with appetizers and music by Sam McCoig (check him out who’ll play acoustic guitar on the outside patio.

You’ll receive a drink ticket which you can use at one of 3 venues on the tour – Legend Brewing Company, Twisted Ales Craft Brewing and Camden’s Dogtown Market & Restaurant.

After you use your one drink ticket you will be on your own for each additional beverage you wish to enjoy at the other venues.  Tickets will be $20 each and are available on our website, or at Legend’s the evening of the event.

You’ll receive a coupon to receive a Free Cookie from Camden’s kitchen – they are amazing! Come see all the new developments happening in Manchester in our own backyard!

Tickets available on our website, or at the door!

Volunteer at the French Food Festival – Wine and Beer

From Augie:

Hey Leon – hope all is well.  I know all Men’s Ministry guys support Little Sisters of Poor and many of them are likely already volunteering for French Food Festival.

I’m am co-chairing the wine and beer this year at FFF.  I know many of our guys like to drink beer and wine so below are some open slots where we still need volunteers.

I was hoping you could post to web site so gets distributed via email and mention at 3rd Saturday meeting.

Thanks, Augie K.


Wine 3-6 Three slots

Saturday :

Beer 10:30 -1:30 one slot

Wine 4:30 – 7:30 one slot

Beer 7:30 – 10:00 Four slots

Wine 7:30 -10:00 seven slots


Join US for the annual Walk for Life!



Please remind your church family to JOIN US for the annual Walk for Life! Enjoy this FUN, non-competitive two mile walk along Monument Avenue! Funds raised support the vital services the PRC of Metro Richmond offer to women and men in unplanned pregnancies. 

Bring the whole family & CELEBRATE LIFE with us!


Saturday, April 28, 2018

Join in the CELEBRATION!


CHECK -IN & REGISTRATION starts at 9:00 a.m. WALK begins at 10:00 a.m.

Corner of Thompson St. & Monument Ave.

3601 Monument Ave., Richmond VA 23230  ●  Please use rear parking lot.

Face Painting ● Balloons ● Light Lunch provided by the Knights of Columbus!

Click here to create your online FundEasy page 

and start collecting sponsors today!


For more information please contact Kimberly McCormick at

(804) 673-4150 or

PRC of Metro Richmond

1510 Willow Lawn Drive, Suite 200

Richmond, VA 23230

Celebration of Life Mass at St Bridget 4/21/18

Brother Knights,

On Saturday April 21st, at 11:00AM our council will be hosting a “Celebration of Life” Mass at St. Bridget Church.

We  are remembering the lives of our departed Council  5476 brothers  and also our St. Bridget church parishioner  Knights  from Council 395.

TWENTY (20) St. Bridget Departed Knights will be recognized in a candle lighting ceremony.

Our guests of honor  are  eight widows and mothers who plan to attend.

We have mailed invitations to the families of our  departed brothers.

There will be a luncheon  reception following the Mass.

We need to give our caterer, Alan Serafim a head count so we have enough food on hand.

Kindly RSVP to me via email, ASAP with your attendance and number of guests.

I will also be available for your response at our  Member Council Meeting tonight.

Thank you.


Gary Port


Council 5476 Recruitment event 4/7-8/18

Brother Knights,

Per Grand Knight Rick’s March 30th email, In addition, the 7-8th is our recruitment week end….please help with manning the table after the Mass that you attend. We will be having a pulpit speech before each Mass.

Gary  will be out of town on Saturday April 7  He plans to be at the 11:00AM Mass Sunday April 8..

Please help set up and man the table for this recruitment event.

The Council flag is in the church basement

Gary used a recruitment banner and blue table cloth a for recruitment at the Fish Fry. See attached.

The banner is next to the refrigerator in our meeting room. The table cloth is on a back storage room shelf.

Recruitment flyers are in a pitcher near the frig.

Membership Documents are in our church Mailbox slot.

The big “What We Do” poster is on a shelf in the back storage area.

Thank you for your support!

Fraternally,  Gary