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

Our Mission
  "Everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another." 
John 13:35

Our Vision
   Through worship, service, community and word
we strive to bring all people closer together and closer to God. 

Join us in-person or on our livestream!

Welcome Home

Fr. Jim Cowles, and the staff of Redeemer, welcome you
to the Catholic Church of the Redeemer!

Join us in person or on our live-streamed Mass on Facebook on Saturday's at 5:30 PM,
with a recording available for viewing at your convenience. 

Click here for our Worship Aid.

Follow us on Facebook for updates:
Church of the Redeemer - our parish page
Redeemer Elementary Families - for parents and children
Redeemer Music Ministry - connect with our

Mass Times & Office Hours

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

Weekday Mass:
Monday and Wednesday: 12:00 Noon

Holy Days: 12:00 pm & 7:00 pm

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

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


The Synod is ON!

The Synod is ON! Some 18 months ago many Redeemer parishioners participated in listening sessions to prepare for the 2023 World Synod on Synodality. After over two years of preparation, “The Synod is ON!” and it will begin in Rome next month on Oct. 4 and conclude on Oct. 29. “Synod is ON” programs will be held here at Redeemer on Sunday evening, Sept. 17 at 6:30 pm; Tuesday morning, Sept. 19, at 10 am, Wednesday evening, Sept. 20 on Zoom at 7 pm, and Thursday, Sept. 21 at 7:00 pm.  You can register online here, in the Commons on sign-up sheets, or call the Parish Office.

Join Redeemer's Choirs! 

Join Redeemer's Choirs! 

  • Adult Choir (High School Youth-Adults) rehearsals take place on Tuesdays beginning Sept. 12th from 7-8:30 pm in the Worship Space.
  • Redeemer Ringers (our 3 octave handbell choir-High School Youth-Adults) rehearsals take place on Thursdays beginning Sept. 14th from 7-8:30 pm in the Worship Space.
  • Children’s/Youth Choir (Grades 2-8) rehearsals take place directly after the 10am Mass each Sunday beginning Oct. 15th.

Contact Erin Woods for more information at [email protected].

This Week at Redeemer

Church is open for individual prayer
Monday - Thursday
9:00 AM - Noon
The Church Office is open
Monday - Thursday
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Welcome to Redeemer!
We look forward to seeing you at mass!

No Daily Mass September 18th & 20th.

 Vigil Mass- 5:30 PM
This Mass will be livestreamed on Facebook


8:00 AM and 10:00 AM

Monday and Wednesday
Noon - Mass 

 Tuesday and Thursday

Noon - Mass at Memorial Regional Hospital Chapel

Are you interested in becoming Catholic?

Are you interested in exploring the Catholic faith? Would you like to receive the sacrament of Confirmation as an adult?  Do you know someone who would like to learn more about Catholicism? 
Please contact Alec McGuire, Minister of Evangelization, at (804) 746-4911 or via email at [email protected]!

Recent Weekly Bulletins

  • Sun, Sep 24th

  • Sun, Sep 17th

  • Sun, Sep 10th

  • Sun, Sep 3rd

  • Sun, Aug 27th

Diocese of Richmond

Bishop Knestout encourages 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 Diocese of Richmond Director of Safe Environment at [email protected]  

Image result for catholic diocese of richmond Click here for the Diocesan website.
  Click here for the 
Diocesan Safe Environment Program.
Related image Click here for information on the VA Catholic Conference, the public advocacy organization representing Bishop Knestout. 

Annual Diocesan Appeal

2023 Annual Diocesan Appeal


The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is a national membership organization
of the Catholic Bishops in the United States.
Click here for daily readings and inspiration. 

The USCCB has recently voted to draft a document on the Meaning of the Eucharist in the Life of the Church.
Click here to read Frequently Asked Questions regarding this decision. 

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