Pastoral office hours are available after weekday Masses.
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Masses will continue to be live streamed to accommodate those who cannot physically attend.
A Message from Father Michael
WEEKLY THOUGHTS 14th SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME JULY 5th 2020.
My dear Friends, welcome to the month of July 2020 and the weekend celebration of Independence Day. Best wishes and regards to everyone celebrating this great event which reminds us of the freedom, justice and peace on which this great Nation was founded.
The State will transition into Phase 3 of the lockdown by the second week of July. Let us all try to work hard in meeting the protocols that have been imposed in the Guidelines of the Richmond Diocese Emergency Preparedness Instruction Manual.
Jesus sets conditions to all his followers and would be disciples. They must have commitment to him. They must put or set aside what society values like; family, children and even possessions. Jesus sets detachment as a condition to discipleship. Let me examine what is holding me back from following Jesus.
We all desire and admire people with wisdom and the learned. In today’s gospel Jesus teaches us that human wisdom is not sufficient to understand God. The saving knowledge comes from God.
The only way to know God is through Jesus who is meek and humble of heart, the only begotten son of God. Jesus summons, the harassed and helpless to come to him, for his burden is easy and in him they will find rest.
Where do I seek rest – Help when life becomes burdensome?
Have a great week!
Holy Infant Catholic Church
Reflection & Prayer During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Holy Virgin of Guadalupe,
Queen of the Angels and Mother of the Americas.
We fly to you today as your beloved children.
We ask you to intercede for us with your Son, as you did at the wedding in Cana.
Pray for us, loving Mother, and gain for our nation and world, and for all our families and loved ones, the protection of your holy angels, that we may be spared the worst of this illness.
For those already afflicted, we ask you to obtain the grace of healing and deliverance. Hear the cries of those who are vulnerable and fearful, wipe away their tears and help them to trust.
In this time of trial and testing, teach all of us in the Church to love one another and to be patient and kind.
Help us to bring the peace of Jesus to our land and to our hearts. We come to you with confidence, knowing that you truly are our compassionate mother,
health of the sick and cause of our joy. Shelter us under the mantle of your protection, keep us in the embrace of your arms, help us always to know the love of your Son, Jesus. Amen.
Elkton VA, a parish of the Diocese of Richmond
We have been granted permission to resume Masses
Regular Mass Times:
Note : Please arrive 30 minutes earlier then scheduled time to allow for check-in.
Tuesday 10:00 AM
Thursday 10:00 AM
Followed by Holy Hour and
Saturday 5:00 PM New re-opening
Sacrament of Reconciliation
4:15PM - 4:45PM suspended
Sunday 11:00 AM New re-opening
Be sure to bring smart phone/pad to follow mass readings.