NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
- Flight to Finish VIII – Saint Richard Cardinal Men’s Club annual 5K run/walk race, “Flight to Finish VIII” is scheduled for Saturday, May 7, 2016. All parishioners, their families, friends, local runners, walkers, crawlers, supporters of all the above are invited for a morning of good healthy fun. Come beat Father John, Padre Juan, and maybe even the Grand Marshal of the Saint Paddy’s Day Parade, Father Mike. The race registration will be from 7:00 am to 9:00 am and the race will begin at 9:00 am. If you mail in a registration form by April 24th you will get a break in the fee – you may also drop the form off at the church or school office. This year the funds raised will go to building restrooms and a concession stand at the football field. Support this project by participating as a sponsor or as a runner/walker or hopefully both. Click here for a registration form one form per runner/walker. Click here for a Sponsor form Don’t miss out on the fun – MARK YOUR CALENDARS NOW!!!!
- Vacation Bible School (VBS) 2016 will be Monday-Thursday, June 6-9, from 9:00-12:00. Plans are in the works and it’s going to be a lot of fun! It’s not too late to volunteer. You know what they say, The More the Merrier! Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to help. You won’t want to miss it!
- Last Wednesday Night Dinner for summer is May 4th. Dinners will pick back up in the Fall.
- Protection of Children UPDATE – Beginning February 1, 2016, the Diocese of Jackson Protecting God’s Children for Adults will have “ON GOING” monthly bulletins/review sessions. Each person who has previously taken the Protection of Children Class will receive a MONTHLY email from VIRTUS with instruction on what should be done. Please let Chelsea Vaughn know if your email has changed so you may receive the email and complete your Monthly Review promptly at email@example.com or call 601-366-2335.
- Seminarians for the Jackson Diocese – Please pray for these men who are discerning the call to the priesthood: Nick Adam, Andrew Bowden, Cesar Sanchez Fermin, Rev. Jason Johnston, Joseph Le, Br. Martin Nobles, Binh Thai Nguyen, Peter Nguyen, Phuong Nguyen, Adolfo Suarez Pasillas, Mark Shoffner Hayden Schmitt, Jeffrey Walton, and Aaron Williams. Click here for Seminarians’ addresses and birthdays 2015 It is always nice to get a note of support and encouragement.
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- A tremendous resource for catholic information and teaching is the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) website. Click here for the USCCB website
- Mass times anywhere in the world – click here. Click Bulletin & Resources for additional links that you might find helpful.
St. Richard Catholic Church Mission Statement
We, the Catholic Community of St. Richard of Chichester, are called by Baptism to proclaim the message of Jesus Christ to all. Guided by the Holy Spirit, we commit ourselves to active evangelization, seeking to make Jesus known and present through our worship, community, formation and service.