Daily Emails from Saint Mary's
January 13, 2021
Daily Reflection

"He was flesh and blood just like us."

Click here for today's reflection.

Click here for today's Scripture readings.
Human Concerns

Many thanks to all who supported our Knights of Columbus quarterly blood drive Sunday, January 10. Working in partnership with the American Red Cross, 42 units of blood were collected during this drive. Blood donations are especially needed during this critical time! We thank coordinator, Terry Edwards, and his team who helped run another successful drive! Please watch our daily emails and Sunday bulletin for our next drive in the spring of 2021! To learn more about these opportunities to donate the gift of life, contact Terry at: 357-9758 or email
Polish Food-To-Go Fundraiser
Our Knights of Columbus is sponsoring a Polish Food-To-Go Fundraising Event. Orders are being taken online now and pick up will take place on Saturday, February 6, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm.

Click here for more information and to place your order.
Divorce Ministry
Are you or a friend or family member experiencing the stress of a divorce? Our parish is currently gauging the need and interest in offering a Divorce Support Group in the New Year to provide a sensitive and safe setting to find emotional, social, and spiritual support; to better cope, find hope, heal, and rebuild and move forward in life.

To ask questions or express interest (all confidential) contact Chris Jenkins, LCSW, at the Parish Offices - or 804-740-4044 x016.
Funeral Announcement
We will gather in our parish church to proclaim our faith in eternal life as we celebrate the Funeral Mass for Bettie Mylius on Friday, January 15 at 11:00 am. Click here to register for this Mass. You are always welcome to join us as we pray for deceased members of our community. 

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we ask everyone to register for all Masses, including funerals. As with all other public liturgies right now, we require everyone age 5 and up to bring a face covering and wear it all times. Social distancing will be observed, and everyone must answer COVID-19 screening questions before coming into the building. Learn more about funerals at St. Mary's here.
2021 College Scholarship
The Saint Mary’s Knights of Columbus Council is proud to offer the Saint Mary’s Knights of Columbus Council Merit Scholarship. The Saint Mary’s Knights of Columbus Council 14129 annually awards $1,000 to a qualified twelfth grade student. 

All qualified students are invited to apply, and the award will be granted by the Saint Mary’s Council Scholarship Board, which consists of the current Grand Knight of Council 14129 and the three Trustees of the Council. The scholarship will be paid to the Institution of Choice in the name and on behalf of the Winner.

Click here for more information and to download an application. Deadline for applying is January 31, 2021.
From Saint Mary's School

After School Care Help

Saint Mary’s Catholic School in Richmond is seeking several caring, motivated and dedicated part-time After School Care staff members for the 2020 – 2021 school year.

For more information, click here.
Mass Registration
Mass and Parish Schedule

Saturday – 5:30 pm
Sunday – 9:00 and 11:30 am
Tuesday through Friday – 9:00 am (Doors will open at 8:40 am)

You must register for each Mass you wish to attend. Everyone age 5 and older must bring and wear a face mask.


Parish offices open 9 am – 3 pm Monday thru Friday
Church available for personal prayer – Monday thru Friday 10:00 am – 3:00 pm.
Confessions: Saturdays, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm.
Send Us Your Prayer Requests

On the home page of our website, there is a form you may complete to send your prayer intentions to be included in our daily prayer as well as each time Fr. Renninger offers Mass.

Please support St. Mary's through your financial gifts. Your supports helps us to reach out to those who are struggling during this difficult time.
  • Feel free to mail your contribution envelopes and/or gift cards to the parish office or drop them off during posted business hours. (St. Mary's Church, 9505 Gayton Road, Richmond, VA 23229)
  • You can also text "Donate" to 1-804-259-0555 on your smartphone
  • You can also register for E-Giving via our website. Click the "Donate Online" image to the left.
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St. Mary Catholic Church, 9505 Gayton Road, Richmond, Virginia 23229
804-740-4044 |