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

We strive to 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

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

Daily Mass:
Monday, Tuesday & 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: 8:30 am to noon


Meet Our New Bishop!

Pope Francis has named the Most Reverend Barry C. Knestout, auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Washington, to serve as the Catholic Diocese of Richmond’s 13th bishop.

His Mass of Installation will be celebrated Friday, January 12, 2018, at 2 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Richmond.

Click here to meet our new bishop.

Click here to enter the lottery for tickets to the Bishop's installation Mass.


A 2-minute video introduction to the season

This week's daily Advent cartoons 
Next week's cartoons
Daily reflections and videos from Matthew Kelly
An online Advent calendar for adults
Our parish calendar of Advent & Christmas events
A printable and online calendar for children

Upcoming Events

Advent has begun!
Click here for a complete listing of 
Advent & Christmas activities at Redeemer.

Please join us on
Wednesday, Dec. 20th at 7:00 PM
for our Advent Reconciliation Service.
Additional priests will be present for individual confessions as part of this communal celebration.

The church offices will be closed 
Dec. 25-Jan. 1st.
Please call ahead on Dec. 22nd and Jan. 2nd to determine staff availability.
There will be a Youth Lock-In on Friday, Jan. 12th, at American Family Fitness.
Signups and information are on the youth table.
Shrines of Italy Tour
Sept. 18-28, 2018
Contact Fr. Jay Wagner - 
fatherjayw@gmail.com - 
for details.


This Week at Redeemer


Monday, 12/18 - 7:00 AM - Morning Prayer
4:00 PM - Elementary R.E.
5:15 PM - Children & Youth Choir
6:00 PM  - Elementary R.E.
Tuesday, 12/19 - 7:00 AM - Morning Prayer
6:30 PM - Instrumentalists
7:00 - Choir
Wednesday, 12/20 - 7:00 AM - Morning Prayer
Noon - Rosary
7:00 PM - R.C.I.A.
7:00 PM - Parish Reconciliation Service
Thursday, 12/21 - 7:00 AM - Morning Prayer
7:00 PM - Redeemer Ringers
Friday, 12/22 - 7:00 AM - Morning Prayer
Sunday, 12/24 - 9:30 AM - 4th Sunday of Advent Mass
4:00 PM - Christmas Eve Mass
6:00 PM - Christmas Eve Mass
10:00 PM - Christmas Eve Mass
Monday, 12/25 - Merry Christmas
10:00 AM - Christmas Day Mass

2018 Diocesan Youth Conference

Fri., Feb. 9th - Sun., Feb. 11th
Richmond Marriott & Conference Center

Now Signing-up 8th - 12th grade youth!
Deadline for Early Bird registration pricing is Dec. 19th!

Click here for conference details & application

Click here for info and video recaps of past conferences

Recent Weekly Bulletins

  • Sun, Dec 17th

  • Sun, Dec 10th

  • Sun, Dec 3rd

  • Sun, Nov 26th

  • Sun, Nov 19th

Diocese of Richmond



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 information about the 
Diocesan Safe Environment Program.
Related image Click here for information about the VA Catholic Conference, the public advocacy organization representing Diocese of Richmond, and Bishop BurbidgeDiocese of Arlington.


2017 Annual Diocesan Appeal

Click the image above to view this year's Diocesan Appeal video.

The Vatican

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The official website of the Vatican  
Ad resurgendum cum ChristoClick here to read the full text of the Instruction of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith regarding the burial of the deceased and the conservation of the ashes in the case of cremation.

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