St. Richard Parish

St. Richard Statue

A History of
St. Richard

Welcome to St. Richard Parish

Ash Wednesday
February 10
Mass with Distribution of Ashes: 8:15 a.m., and 7:30 p.m.

4:30 - 7:30pm in O'Brien Hall

Parish Council
Please consider becoming a member of our St. Richard Parish Council. Nomination forms are in the pews in Church. Nominate yourself or someone whom you know would help us to follow the promptings of the Holy Spirit and reveal the face of Jesus Christ, to the honor and glory of God. You can place the nomination form in the box at the entrance to Church.

Ladies’ Club Bunco Night!
Tuesday, February 9 | OBH
Doors open @ 6:30 – Play Starts @ 7:00 – $5/person
Sweet treats! Beverages! Prize Walk ($1 per round)!
Reservations Required: Call Peggy Thomeczek at (314) 997-6445 No later than Friday Feb 5, 2016

Men’s ACTS Retreat
February 11—14
Time is running out to register for the Men’s ACTS Retreat sponsored by St. Monica and St. Richard. Please don’t delay! It would be a great start for the season of Lent. Registration forms for the February 11-14 retreat at Pallottine Renewal Center are available at each of the Church exits and are due back to the St. Monica parish office by 3 p.m. on Monday, February 8th. Contact Doug Meadows (993-2916) or Tom Freeman (989-0597) with any questions. You won’t want to miss this one! As an added bonus, what a great gift to give to your wife for Valentine’s Day by renewing your spiritual life.

Catholic Women for Christ Conference
Saturday, February 27

Women’s ACTS Retreat
March 10-13
Women - Your next opportunity to attend an ACTS Retreat will be March 10-13. More details coming soon. Questions? Contact: Kathy Reznikov at 313-3121.

Young Adult (18-39) Women’s Bible Study
2nd and 4th Mondays of the month
Beginning on January 11th we will meet at 7pm in classroom 6. Contact Diane Scott or Florence Davidson for more information.

Host Families for the Vocation Chalice
Sign Up Today!
All families of the parish are welcome to host the Vocation Chalice. Sign up for a week to host the Vocation Chalice and spend time each night praying for vocations. Fill out a blue form from the back of church or e-mail me your e-mail information. A sign up sheet is also available here.

Friday Evenings | VFW 3944 | Midland Blvd
Couples as well as individuals are equally welcome. Volunteers must be able to work at least 4-6 weeks regularly in a currently non-smoking environment.
There is an opportunity for someone who can reasonably work with Excel who knows or wants to know more parishioners, but may not be mobile for bingo, to learn how to make a quarterly volunteer schedule.
Bingo brings needed outside revenue for projects. We’d love to have you train this quarter for 2016 scheduling! Please contact Meg or Art Wynkoop

St. Richard Gift Card/Certificate Program
The GCP is a substantial fund raiser that benefits the parish. Learn more about the program and how you can participate.

GIFT CARD SALES Jan 25-31, 2016
Amount of Sales: $4,850
Number of Families: 27
Gross Profit: $228.05
For a complete listing of GLS cards, go here  

A Prayer for Ash Wednesday

Gracious God, today begins a period of inner reflection and examination. The days stretch before me and invite me inward to that silent, holy space that holds your Spirit. This special time beckons me to see my life through Christ's eyes and the truth and reality of your love incarnate. Give me the grace to enter the space of these days with anticipation of our meeting. And, when I open my soul to your presence, let your loving kindness flow over me and seep into the pockets of my heart. I ask this for the sake of your love.

St. Richard Prayer