St. Augustine Catholic Church - Richmond, VA

4400 Beulah Road, N. Chesterfield, VA 23237
Phone (804) 275-7962 / Fax (804) 271-4604

"The Mission of St. Augustine Catholic Church is to be a Parish Family Inspired By The Love of Jesus Christ, Celebrating the Goodness of Life, Bringing the Good News, and Ministering to the Needs of All."

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Weekday Liturgies 
Tuesday-Thursday 9am
No Mass on Monday or Friday


Weekend Liturgies
Sat. Vigil 5:30pm
Sun. 8:30am & 11:15am,        
1:15pm & 6:00pm (En Español)

Reconciliation

Reconciliation in both English and Spanish takes place every Saturday from 4:15pm-5:00pm.

Office Hours    
9:00am - 4:30pm
Monday - Friday  
(Lunes a Viernes)

Directions To Our Church

 

 

St Augustine Rules ~~ 
"God prefers humility in things that are done badly, rather than pride in those which are done well." Augustine"

   ~~ from the writings of St. Augustine

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Events & Announcements     

Happy Father's Day


IT’S TIME to fill the truck for BIG STONE GAP!!

The truck will be parked between the church and the Out Reach Center
this weekend on June 25th and 26th. Someone will be there until 7
P.M. Sunday to help you unload your donations. Don’t forget to pick
up you tax receipt when you drop off your donations. We have been
sending clothes to Big Stone Gap since the mid 1980s and we want this
to be the biggest truck load we have ever sent!

 

SAVE THE DATES

GREAT FESTIVAL OF ST. AUGUSTINE,

The St. Augustine Festival is just around the corner.

Enjoy great food, great music, great games, great rides, and great friends.

Sounds great right?

Then come and join us for a GREAT Time at the Great Festival of Saint
Augustine. This year the Festival will be August 11th through August
14th
. This is a church and community event and we encourage
everyone to be a part of it. We need coordinators and volunteers for
various tasks; cashiers, money collectors, security, parking, clean up,
vendor table coordinator, food preparers, and people to staff the
information booth. We need your help!! There will be carnival rides,
vendor tables, and lots of Spanish and Carnival food. Your participation
is needed to make this festival a great event. Please contact Wanda at
804-275-7962 to volunteer and obtain more information.

We will be crowning the Queen and Princess of the Festival. We hope
to see you there.     See the schedule.

Anointing Mass:
All are invited to participate in the Anointing Mass and pray for those in need of God's grace to remain strong in the face serious illness. The Sacrament of the Sick is for those whose health is impaired by any illness or old age. We will celebrate the Anointing Mass the third 
Thursday of the month, every other month.  This will be a bilingual liturgy at 7:00pm to begin May 19th.  Please join us for this special blessing and Mass.

 

 

Keep The Neophytes 2016 in your prayers.


Vacation Bible School

St. Augustine Parish will be doing the "Barnyard Roundup" where Jesus Gathers Us Together for Vacation Bible School (VBS) 2016.
Come join us along with Beulah United Methodist June 20th - 24th from 9 am - 12:15 pm here at St. Augustine Church.

Join the Team! as a part of our team,
VBS "Barnyard Round-Up" will be a success.
You are invited to fill out the form VBS 2016
"Barnyard Round-Up" Volunteer Sign-up.
Click on this link to fill out the volunteer sign up form.

We will be Moovin' and Groovin' to some great music and the children will learn that Jesus is better than a BFF!  Jesus, their Savior, knows them by name, rounds them up, and brings them home.  He is with them always and forever- no matter what!  There is limited space so sign-up NOW! 
Please fill out each question to register your child for VBS 2016 "Barnyard Round Up"
I've invited you to fill out the form VBS 2016- St. Augustine & Beulah UMC June 20-24 @9am-12:15pm @ St.Aug.. To fill it out, visit:   
Please fill out this form.


 

Weekly Calendar 
Please check the bulletin for times and locations of the meetings.
The  bulletin is posted below. 

 

Bulletin 6/26/16

Bulletin 6/19/16

Bulletin 6/12/16

Bulletin 6/5/16

 

 

Don't forget the Food Pantry!

 

 

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Liturgical Update Information has been posted on the Liturgical Ministry Page.

 

Christian Formation

Information from LIFE has been posted on the
 Christian Formation Page

Adult and Not Confirmed? 
Adults seeking the sacrament of Confirmation, 
please call  Angy Corrigan  at 275-7962 X1117

 

Parish Life   

First Sunday of the Month: Cafe Hippo
Third Sunday of the Month: Poor Box Breakfast
Fourth Sunday of the Month:  Knights of Columbus - Donuts & Coffee

  •  Many Parish Life festivities are being planned.  As we enter Lent, please join us for our Annual  Fish Fridays beginning February 12th through March 11th from 5:30pm to 8:30pm.

  • We are also inthe planning stages for our Annual Picnic on June 5th. Our theme will be "Throw back 1950."

  • A community event: St.Augustine Hispanic Festival this year will be
    August 11th through August 14th. New food offerings, carnival rides, cultural displays, dances, and vendors will be here! Your participation, ideas, and help are very much needed to pull this off!

Please contact Caroline Honings and Jose Calderon for more information at 804-275-7962 Ext. 1112.

 

Stewardship 

Stewardship: Your assistance is needed in a variety of ways - Eucharistic Ministers, Lectors, Ushers, Mass Coordinators, Music, Greeters, Children's Liturgy, Catechists for L.I.F.E., items for an expectant mother, Food Pantry and the Outreach Center. 

Los tres magos trajeron regalos de oro, incienso, y mirra al niño Jesus. ¿Caul regalo podemos ofrecerle? Invitamos todos los miembros de la parroquia a ofrecer su servicio en los ministerios de la parroquia. Para inscribirse, hacer click aquí:  FORM en español

 For Who is Greater?  Luke 22:24-27

The Food Pantry

Can you help in the Nursery?
 Children's Liturgy? 

Call the church office.

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“We are considering changing our policy in regard to the use of the facilities in the evening. We would like to have the premises more secure for the safety of those using the facilities. One of our options is to have a volunteer on the
premises from 6:30pm to 9:30pm. If anyone is interested in volunteering to do this on a rotating basis please contact
Deacon Bob in the office or send him an email at:
bgriffin@staugustineparish.net.”

The church picnic is right around the corner on June 5.  There is a need for volunteers to help make it a success!  Would you consider helping out?  There are a lot of areas to choose from:

Tent set up on Saturday morning
Parking assistance on Sunday
Mass set up on Sunday morning
Ticket collection/Info table
Beer tent
Food tent
Beverages
Food prep on Sunday morning
Game set up on Sunday morning
Game supervision
Grill
Snow cone machine
Clean up afterward
Are you an outgoing individual who would like to be an MC/Music announcer?   Contact Desiri Walker.  Call the office.
Volunteers are needed for the Festival.  This year it will be held on August 11-14.  Please let Desiri Walker know if you are interested in helping.  Call the office.



Volunteers are needed for a parish advisory committee.  Call Deacon Eric for more information.

Would you like to participate: 

  • as a Liturgical minister and assist with our weekly liturgy? 
  • as an Altar server? 
  • in the Ministry for the homebound? 

For more information about training contact Deacon Al Hallatt.

Altar Servers of all ages:  Parent and children altar serving is a wonderful way to celebrate the liturgy. Youth must have received their First Communion. Please consider this ministry as a family. Training will be announced to accommodate the family.  

 

Please use the pastoral/prayer cards to communicate to staff requests for prayer lists and other details for pastoral care. The cards may be obtained in the Parish Information Center and in the Hospitality/Ushers' Room. 

Remember the members of our parish who are not well - Send a card to someone you know and perhaps to someone you don't know. 

Check out the "In the Neighborhood" page for events happening in our neighborhood.

Check out the photos in the PhotoGallery

Be a Good Neighbor: 

Please do not park your "FOR SALE" vehicles in the church lot. 

Parking for Mass and Parish Events
Please do not park in the Beulah Methodist parking lot as a courtesy to our Emergency Shelter  neighboring church. Also the area next to the Newspaper Collection Bin does not have parking spaces. Please do not park along that side as it is too close to the legitimate parked vehicles for anyone to drive through that lane. Thank you very much for complying with this request. 

 


 

 
 

 

 

 

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Readings here 

Fr. Wayne's Blog

 Jubilee of Mercy

Saint of the Day

Institute of Catholic Culture

Catechism of the Catholic Church

Marshall Taylor

The Holy See

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)

Richmond Diocese

The Catholic Virginian

Catholics Come Home

Vocations Website English
Por Tu Vocacion español

American Catholic

The Catholic Encyclopedia

Our Lady of Guadalupe

Grace Before Meals

Pax Christi USA

 

 
       
       

 

St. Augustine's Prayer
God of our life, there are days when the burdens we carry chafe our shoulders and weigh us down; when the road seems dreary and endless, the skies gray and threatening; when our lives have no music in them, and our hearts are lonely, and our souls have lost their courage.  Flood the path with light, turn our eyes to where the skies are full of promise; turn our hearts to brave music; give us the sense of comradeship with heroes and saints of every age; and so quicken our spirits that we may be able to encourage the souls of all who journey with us on the road of life to your honor and glory.

 


Updated: 06/23/2016   
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