Welcome to the Catholic Church of the Redeemer in Mechanicsville, VA

Our Mission: We nurture the spiritual growth of all our members through vibrant celebrations of the sacraments, daily prayer, 
lifelong study of our faith, hospitality, and compassionate service to each other and to the "world beyond our doors."

Within the pages of this site, you will find information about our church, our ministries, and our community. You will also find ways in which you can become involved by sharing your gifts and talents.  WORD describes the many ways we seek to "pass on the the faith" through faith formation and educational programs.  WORSHIP includes our worship, prayer and music programs.  Through SERVICE we reach out to fellow parishioners and the wider community.  COMMUNITY offers opportunities for our parish community, young adults, and youth to gather as people of faith.  We offer many opportunities for GIVING of your time, talent and treasure through our stewardship process and online giving. 

Mass Times & Office Hours

Weekend:
Saturday Vigil: 5:30 pm
Sunday: 8:00 am & 10:00 am

Daily Mass:
Monday - Thursday 9:30 am
at Memorial Regional Medical Center Chapel

Holy Days: 9:30 am & 7:00 pm

Reconciliation: Saturday, 4:30-5:00 pm or by appointment.

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Summer Hours: Memorial Day - Labor Day
Monday - Thursday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Friday: Closed

Staff

Welcome, Father Jim!

We joyfully welcome Fr. James Cowles
to our Redeemer family.
Fr. Jim comes to us from St. Therese in Gloucester,
and has been a priest for over 30 years.
May God abundantly bless our new pastor and shepherd!

We Had a ROARing Great Week!

Thank you to all who made VBS possible by sharing your time, talent and treasure.. 
Click the image above for a video of all the fun experienced by our children (and the youth and adult volunteers)!
With your support over 60 children had the opportunity to experience that "God is good" even when life is unfair, scary, changing, or sad, and they shared God's goodness with others by collecting over 500 items for the MCEF food pantry!

Upcoming Events

 Scroll down to "Recent Weekly Bulletins" for details.

Fr. Patrick Collins from
Cross Catholic Outreach
will be with us at Masses
July 20th & 21st.
Click the image to learn about their ministries.
Welcome celebration for Fr. Jim!
Sunday, July 28th after 10:00 Mass
Let's show our new pastor our
Redeemer hospitality and fellowship!
Sign up outside the office
and bring a side dish & dessert to share.
Youth - interested in helping to  plan
service projects & social activities?
Contact Jonathan for details about joining the Youth Board.
Interviews begin August 18
for those preparing for the 
Sacrament of Confirmation.
Click the image to sign up.
Knights of Columbus
Brunswick Stew Sale
$10/quart
Order after Masses
Aug. 25/26 & Aug. 31/Sept. 1
Pickup Sept. 6th-8th
Registration is underway for 
2019-20 Faith Formation programs
for children and youth.
Click the image on the left for
online registration.

This Week (and Next) at Redeemer

 

Monday, 7/15 - 9:30 AM - Daily Mass at Memorial Regional
Tuesday, 7/16 - 9:30 AM - Daily Mass at Memorial Regional
Wednesday, 7/17 - 9:30 AM - Daily Mass at Memorial Regional
7:00 PM - Adoration
7:00 PM - Elementary Planning Meeting
7:00 PM - R.C.I.A. Inquiry Meeting
Thursday, 7/18 -  9:30 AM - Daily Mass at Memorial Regional
7:00 PM - Evangelization Committee
Monday, 7/22 - 9:30 AM - Daily Mass at Memorial Regional
Tuesday, 7/23 - 9:30 AM - Daily Mass at Memorial Regional
Wednesday, 7/24 - 9:30 AM - Daily Mass at Memorial Regional
7:00 PM - Adoration
7:00 PM - Pastoral Council Meeting
Thursday, 7/25 - 9:30 AM - Daily Mass at Memorial Regional
5:30 PM - Adult Faith Formation Committee
Sunday, 7/28 - 11:00 AM - Welcome Potluck for Father Jim

Recent Weekly Bulletins


  • Sun, Jul 14th

  • Sun, Jul 7th

  • Sun, Jun 30th

  • Sun, Jun 23rd

  • Sun, Jun 16th

Diocese of Richmond

Bishop Knestout urges anyone aware of sexual abuse of minors on the part of clergy or staff of our diocese to notify civil authorities, call the Attorney General’s Clergy Abuse Hotline at 1-833-454-9064, and reach out to the Diocesan Victim Assistance Coordinator, Jennifer Sloan at 1-877-887-9603. 

The Diocese has also partnered with EthicsPoint to provide a completely confidential platform that allows any employee, parishioner, clergy or volunteer of the diocese to anonymously submit concerns about suspected unethical behavior, misuse of resources or financial misconduct.  Reports can be made anonymously and confidentially – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week - online or by calling (844) 739-3210 

Image result for catholic diocese of richmond Click here for the Diocesan website. Diocese of Richmond - Joy of the Gospel Click here for our diocesan
Prayer for Evangelization.
  Click here for the 
Diocesan Safe Environment Program.
Related image Click here for information about the VA Catholic Conference, the public advocacy organization representing Bishop Knestaut,  Diocese of Richmond, and Bishop BurbidgeDiocese of Arlington.

 

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