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.
|Hello, Scripture Youth Bible Study
Thursdays at 7:00 PM
All 6th-12th graders are invited to come hang out and discuss the upcoming Sunday readings.
|Help Us Keep Kids Warm!
Commonwealth Catholic Charities is looking for gently used or new winter coats, gloves, hats, scarves & umbrellas for ages 4-13
Donate through Oct. 31st
|Dining for Dollars
Salty Pig Smokehouse
Oct. 17th, 4:00 - 9:00 PM
Mention "Redeemer" and our
youth camp work fund will receive 15%!
Click here to learn more.
|Work Day at Shalom Farms
Oct. 19th, 8:00 AM - Noon
Join the effort to provide access to healthy food to thousands of our Richmond neighbors.
Contact Diane Atkins for details.
Oct. 20th, 8:00 AM -12:00 PM
Click here to schedule an appointment
and visit RapidPass to complete pre-donation paperwork and save time when you arrive.
Fri/Sat., Oct. 25th-26th
10:00 PM - 6:00 AM
American Family Fitness at Va. Center
Click here for details & registration
|Italian Night Dinner
Oct. 26th, after 5:30 Mass
Music by Freddy C / Italian Basket Raffle
$12.50/person - $5/ages 6-12
Purchase tickets this weekend
Save the Date!
This Week at Redeemer
|Monday, 10/14 - Office Closed
Daily Mass at MRMC is cancelled this week
due to the Priest Convocation in Newport News.
|Tuesday, 10/15 - 6:30 PM - Instrumental Rehearsal
7:00 PM - Choir Rehearsal
|Wednesday, 10/16 - 7:00 AM - Morning Prayer
7:00 PM - Eucharistic Adoration
7:00 PM - Just Matters - Cultivating Nonviolence
|Thursday, 10/17 - 7:00 PM - Evangelization Committee
7:00 PM - Redeemer Book Club
7:00 PM - Redeemer Ringers
7:00 PM - Youth Bible Study
|Saturday, 10/19 - Anniversary & Commitment Weekend
10:00 AM - Casino Night Meeting
|Sunday, 10/20 - Anniversary & Commitment Weekend
8:00 AM - Blood Drive
8:30 AM - Elementary R.E.
10:00 AM - Preschool/Kindergarten R.E.
10:00 AM - R.C.I.A.
11:15 AM - Christmas Play Rehearsal
11:15 AM - Middle School Youth R.E.
6:00 PM - High School Youth Life Teen
|Monday, 10/21 - 9:30 AM - Daily Mass at Memorial Regional
4:00 PM - Elementary R.E.
5:15 PM - Children/Youth Choir
6:00 PM - Elementary R.E.
7:00 PM - Confirmation Team
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.|