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.
|Coats, sweatshirt, reading glasses & more are in the Lost & Found
in the food pantry hallway.
Please claim your items by Nov. 15th.
After that time remaining items will be donated to MCEF.
Youth Laser Tag Competition
|Fear Not Youth Group
Led by youth, for youth
Sunday, Nov. 17th
4:00 - 6:00 PM
Come hang out in the youth room
for games and activities.
Nov. 23rd, 9 AM - 3 PM
110+ vendors, bake sale, Santa Shop, Santa photos, raffles, door prizes, breakfast & lunch
$1 entrance = 1 door prize ticket
Bring a canned good for a bonus ticket!
|Craft Bazaar Bake Sale
Sign up here to bake and
deliver on Nov. 22nd
Sign up here to price, set-up or sell
Nov. 22nd, 4:30 - 7:30 PM
Nov. 23rd, 7:00 AM - 2 PM
|Pre-Thanksgiving Day Mass
Wednesday, Nov. 27th
|No Room at the Inn
Dec. 6th - Preview Gala
Dec. 7th & 8th - Nativity Exhibits &
Click the image to purchase Gala tickets, display your nativity, & view additional details.
|CDA Contest for Grades 4-12
Submit your original essays, photos, poems, artwork, & music by Jan. 5th.
Click here for details.
Save the Date!
This Week at Redeemer
|Monday, 11/11 - 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
|Tuesday, 11/12 - 9:30 AM - Daily Mass at Memorial Regional
11:00 - Prime Timers Luncheon
6:30 PM - Instrumental Rehearsal
7:00 PM - Choir Rehearsal
7:00 PM - Haiti Committee
|Wednesday, 11/13- 7:00 AM - Morning Prayer
9:30 AM - Daily Mass at Memorial Regional
7:00 PM - Eucharistic Adoration
7:00 PM - Gospel of Matthew
7:00 PM - Stewardship Council
|Thursday, 11/14 - 9:30 AM - Daily Mass at Memorial Regional
6:00 PM - Finance Council
7:00 PM - Redeemer Ringers
7:00 PM - Redeemer Book Club
7:00 PM - Youth Bible Study
|Friday, 11/15 - 8:30 AM - Stamping Angels
|Saturday, 11/16 - Anniversary & Commitment Weekend
|Sunday, 11/17 - Anniversary & Commitment Weekend
8:30 AM - Elementary R.E. - Family Day
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 R.E.
6:00 PM - High School Life Teen
|Monday, 11/18 - 9:30 AM - Daily Mass at Memorial Regional
4:00 PM - Elementary R.E. - Family Day
5:15 PM - Children/Youth Choir
6:00 PM - Elementary R.E. - Family Day
7:00 PM - Craft Bazaar Committee
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.|