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
Saturday Vigil: 5:30 pm
Sunday: 8:00 am & 10:00 am
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.
Monday - Friday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Summer Hours: Memorial Day - Labor Day
Monday - Thursday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
- Fr. Jim Cowles, Pastor
- Rev. Dr. Chris Colville, Deacon
- Rev. Mr. Ron Reger, Deacon
- Rev. Mr. Bill Blatnik, Deacon (Retired)
- Ms. Regina Watson-Fields, Director of Parish Administration
- Ms. Kate Chittum, Parish Secretary
- Ms. Nancy Crosby, Faith Formation Secretary/Coordinator of Community Life
- Ms. Erin Woods, Music Minister
- Ms. Terry Colville, Minister of Faith Formation
- Mr. Jonathan de Bernardo, Coordinator of Youth & Young Adult Ministry
- Ms. Loraine Tracy, Coordinator of Adult Faith Formation
- Ms. Diane Atkins, Human Concerns Minister
- Mr. Mark Torsiello, Sexton
Scroll down to "Recent Weekly Bulletins" for details.
|Interviews have begun
for those preparing for the
Sacrament of Confirmation.
Click the image to sign up.
|VIRTUS TRAINING for all
who minister with children & youth:
Saturday, Aug. 24th, 9:00 AM
Tuesday, Sept. 17th, 6:30 PM
Saturday, Sept. 21st, 9:00 AM
Register at www.virtusonline.org
|Knights of Columbus
Brunswick Stew Sale
Orders will be taken after Masses
Aug. 24-25 & Aug. 31/Sept. 1
Pickup dates Sept. 6th-8th
|Registration for Faith Formation
Programs for Children & Youth
closes August 31st.
Click here to register online.
|Elementary Parents and Children
Registered session times
Sept. 15th & 16th
6th-12th Grade Youth & Parents
Sunday, Sept. 15th, 11:15 AM
|Christmas Play Auditions
Sunday, Sept. 15th, 11:00 AM
Calling elementary-aged children -
all who audition will be included!
Rehearsals - Sundays at 11:00 AM
Performance - Dec. 8th after 10:00 Mass
This Week at Redeemer
|Monday, 8/19 - 9:30 AM - Daily Mass at Memorial Regional
7:00 PM - Family R.E. Information Meeting
|Tuesday, 8/20 - 9:30 AM - Daily Mass at Memorial Regional
|Wednesday, 8/21 - 9:30 AM - Daily Mass at Memorial Regional
7:00 PM - Prayer for Healing & Peace in Our Nation
|Thursday, 8/22 - 9:30 AM - Holy Day Mass at Redeemer
|Saturday, 8/24 - 9:00 PM - VIRTUS Training|
|Sunday, 8/25 - 11:15 AM - Confirmation Interviews
11:15 AM - New Parishioner Welcoming Gathering
|Monday, 8/26 - 9:30 AM - Daily Mass at Memorial Regional
6:30 PM - Confirmation Interviews
7:00 PM - No Room at the Inn Committee
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
|Click here for the Diocesan website.||Click here for our diocesan
Prayer for Evangelization.
|Click here for the
Diocesan Safe Environment Program.
|Click here for information about the VA Catholic Conference, the public advocacy organization representing Bishop Knestaut, Diocese of Richmond, and Bishop Burbidge, Diocese of Arlington.|