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Father Nicholas Habets Assembly 1505, the patriotic degree of the Knights of Columbus in Virginia Beach, is hosting the 2021 USO Warrior Classic Golf Tournament at the Sewells Point Golf Course, Friday, Oct. 8. The tournament is open to the public. Net proceeds will be donated directly to the USO-HRCV to support LOCAL programs. For more information, visit https://birdeasepro.com/2021usowarriorclassic.


St. Paul Catholic Church, Richmond, celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2020. In conjunction with the anniversary celebration, the parish published a 100-page book — “St. Paul’s Catholic Church: First Hundred Years.” The book, detailing the history of the parish, contains over 200 photographs. Copies of the book can be obtained by sending a check, payable to St. Paul’s, to St. Paul Catholic Church, 909 Rennie Ave., Richmond, VA 23222. The cost is $29 per copy ($25 for the book and $4 for shipping).


For all those who long for motherhood – whether you are experiencing primary or secondary infertility, miscarriage or loss, with or without a diagnosis – we are here with you.

Join us for live & pre-recorded talks that explore belonging: To Christ, in marriage, and in our communities.

Free registration opened April 11th: WWW.SPRINGSINTHEDESERT.ORG


Join Father James Arsenault, pastor of St. Elizabeth, Richmond, on an amazing Seine River cruise through Paris and Normandy, April 28 – May 5, 2022. Seven-night bucket list trip on AMA Waterway’s AMALyra starts at $4,005 per person and includes accommodations, meals, beverages during meals, choice of daily excursions, wreath laying ceremony in Normandy, taxes and gratuities during the cruise. There is also a pre-cruise optional Paris land package available that features a private Mass at Sacré-Coeur Basilica. Group airfare quotes available upon request. For more information, contact Stella Capocelli Carter at 804-359-3217 x310 or s.capocelli@tourplaninternational.com. Full itinerary and registration are available at https://tourplaninternational.com/parisnormandy.


Join us for the World-Famous Oberammergau Passion Play! The Church of St. Therese, Chesapeake, has a few spaces left for a special journey, June 8-18, 2022, to the world-famous Oberammergau Passion Play, as well as Budapest, Vienna, Prague and Munich. Due to the pandemic, the Passion Play, which is held only every 10 years, was moved from 2020 to 2022. Save $300 if reservation and down payment are made before April 30, 2021. To register or for more information, contact Megan Malhiot at mmalhiot@sttheresechesva.org; 757 488-2553.


“Walking with Jesus” trip to the Holy Land: Join Father Kevin J. O’Brien, pastor at St. Therese, Chesapeake, as the spiritual director for a pilgrimage to the Holy Land (with an optional two-day excursion to Petra and Jordan) Nov. 30 — Dec. 10, 2021. Walk in the footsteps of Jesus as we explore Bethlehem, Nazareth, the Sea of Galilee, Jerusalem and other biblical sites. Cost is $3,695 (double occupancy) with an additional $1,045 for the optional excursion to Petra and Jordan. To register or for more information, contact Megan Malhiot at mmalhiot@sttheresechesva.org; 757 488-2553 as soon as possible!


Join Msgr. Patrick Golden, pastor of Our Lady of Nazareth, Roanoke, on a pilgrimage to Poland, Prague and Budapest, Sept. 18- 30, 2021. We will reflect on the lives of St. Faustina and St. Pope John Paul II. In addition, experience scenic and historic Central Europe. 13-day tour for $4,299 including airfare, hotels, tours, meals, Mass every day in holy places, including at Our Lady Victorious, home of the Infant Jesus of Prague, and much more. For further information, please contact: Alba Kim: 804-298-4035 or email: tours@albastours.com or visit www.albastours.com. Reservations are available now. Space is limited. COVID policies available upon request.


Join Deacon Charles Williams, director of the Diocese of Richmond’s Office for Black Catholics and deacon at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, on a Pilgrimage to the Holy Land, Oct. 21-30, 2021, for the most deeply moving spiritual experience of your lifetime. The 10-day tour for $3,599 includes airfare, hotels, tours, breakfast and dinner, daily Mass in holy places and much more. For further information, contact: Alba Kim 804-298-4035 or email tours@albastours.com or visit www.albastours.com. Reservations are available now. Space is limited. COVID policies available upon request.


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