Important Update on Activities at St. Patrick Catholic Church
to Ensure the Health and Safety of Our Parishioners and Community
St. Patrick's Mass will air live on Sundays at 10:30 a.m. on YouTube.
Copyrighted music is used with permission through One License.
Adoration will be livestreamed on Wednesdays from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. on YouTube.
UPDATE: Bishop Knestout has granted a dispensation from the obligation to attend Mass on Sundays and holy days for all the faithful in the Catholic Diocese of Richmond. However, St. Patrick's has initiated the first phase of resuming in-person Mass. If you are willing to comply with the precautions, you are welcome to attend. The Saturday, 5 p.m. Mass is for adults, and the 10:30 a.m. Sunday Mass will be for individual adults, couples, and families. This will help us to meet the Diocesan and CDC distancing guidelines and to maximize seating for each Mass. We can have up to 45 parishioners at each Mass, so during this reopening phase you will be required to sign-up to attend Mass by clicking on June 6 and 7 Mass.
Additional precautions being taken are:
Reconciliation will be in the Adult Faith Formation Meeting Room on Saturdays, 4-5 p.m.
No social gatherings may occur before or after Mass.
Access to the church and undercroft is limited.
Also, follow St. Patrick's on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/St.PatrickLexingtonVA or by clicking the link or icon.
You can listen to Fr. Joe's and Kathleen's two celebrations of Sunday Scriptures on 96.7 fm 3WZ radio which also can be live streamed on your computer and smartphone at 3wzfm.com/. Kindle My Fire with Kathleen Nowacki-Correia airs Sundays at 8:30 a.m., and Fr. Joe's program airs at 10 a.m. These programs present two Catholic opportunities to hear God's Word on Sunday mornings. Links to last weekend's program are below. Weekly Sunday Mass is also available online at adw.org/tvmass and ewtn.com/tv/watch-live/united-states.
Also, while homebound, take advantage of our free parish subscription to FORMED for the best Catholic movies, e-books, study series, webinars, and top speakers! Go to formed.org, scroll down, click Register, enter parish code T2WDQ3, your personal email, click Submit, and fill in your information for free access.
Thank you to our parishioners and friends for your continued financial stewardship during this difficult time. With public Masses suspended, please consider giving online at offertory.richmonddiocese.org or through our direct debit program at Direct Debit.
Welcome, and thank you for visiting St. Patrick Catholic Church online.
221 West Nelson St.
Lexington, VA 24450
P.O. Box 725
Lexington, VA 24450
Through the grace of God, we, the members of Saint Patrick’s Parish, accept the task of proclaiming the Gospel, seeking the Kingdom of God, and building our community on the foundation of Jesus Christ.
We are a dynamic community of believers in Jesus Christ who celebrate our Catholic faith in active worship, live out our faith in our daily lives and in service to those in need. Our parish enables all its members to grow in their relationship with Jesus and with one another.
Beginning Saturday May 30, we will have a 5 p.m. Saturday Mass and 10:30 a.m. Sunday Mass. Attendance will be limited.
Weddings are scheduled on Saturdays for 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and
Joining the Church
On Wednesday evenings, our RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) group meets. RCIA is for those interested in becoming Catholic or receiving the Sacraments of Initiation, and includes adults, college students, and children who have reached the age of reason. This programs run from mid September to May, but the period of inquiry can begin at any time.
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