Saint Luke Feast Day Mass and Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick ~ Wednesday, October 18 at 9:00 a.m.

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40 Days for Life Rosary after Mass - Fri., Oct. 6 - Nov. 3

9:00 a.m. Mass | Nave - Saint Bede Friends for Life Ministry invites the parish community to join us in prayer in support of the Ecumenical 40 Days for Life National Prayer Campaign. We will gather in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel to recite the Rosary for the end of abortion and a true commitment to the dignity of life from conception to natural death after the 9:00 a.m. Mass on Fridays, Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27, and Nov. 3. For information about 40 Days for Life visit


Monthly Bereavement Gatherings Starting - Tue., Oct. 17

Saint Bede invites to a bereavement gathering all those who have suffered the death of a loved one. We will meet in the Parlor (Monsignor’s former office) in the main church on the third Tuesday of the month.  You can attend either the afternoon meeting at 3:00 p.m. or the evening meeting at 7:00 p.m. Our first scheduled dates are: 10/17/2017, 11/21/2017 and 12/19/2017. Please join us!!!


Cursillo - Women's Oct. 19-22

Want to be a friend, make a friend or bring a friend to Christ, but don’t know what to do or where to start?  Consider participating on a Cursillo weekend. Cursillo is a three-day weekend that is fully sanctioned by the Catholic Church and Diocese of Richmond. The weekends are sponsored by lay Catholics with the assistance of ordained priest and deacons. The next Women’s Cursillo weekend is scheduled for October 19 – 22, 2017. It will take place at the Williamsburg Christian Retreat Center. If you are interested in learning more about the Cursillo movement or participating in a weekend, email or call (757) 874-5670. If you have already made your Cursillo and do not currently receive emails from the Greater Hampton Roads (GHR) Cursillo movement, please let us know at the email above and we will add you to our database.


Couples’ Date Night - Sat., Oct. 21

7:00 - 9:00 p.m. | Kaplan Parish Hall - All married and engaged couples are welcome to join us for Date Night! We’ll have a great meal ready for you. Suggested donation is $16/couple, and childcare is provided upon request. Reserve your spot at the table today! Please RSVP by Monday, October 16 to Nicole Lancour at


All Saints’ Festival - Sun., Oct. 29

6:15 - 8:00 p.m. | South Parking Lot - Join us at our annual All Saints’ Festival following the 5:00 p.m. Mass. We will have line dance lessons, trunk-or-treating, bull riding, festival games, and a pumpkin carving contest. (Bring your already-carved pumpkin.) We will conclude the evening with a bilingual Rosary. All ages are welcome and encouraged to attend. Come dressed as your favorite saint or in a friendly, non-scary costume. Volunteer to help or RSVP to attend by October 25th.


Eucharistic Adoration

The Eucharistic Adoration Ministry is seeking Adorers to spend a weekly hour with the Lord. Daytime hours are available.  Substitutes are welcome. For further information contact Mary Ann Gurliaccio at (757) 565-3486 or


JOY Ministers Needed!

We are in need of Joy Ministers to bring Eucharist to the homebound, those parishioners in our local hospitals, as well as parishioners residing in local senior residences. This is a great opportunity to serve here at Saint Bede. If you feel called to this ministry, please contact Deacon Francis Roettinger at (757) 229-3631 x 2308 or Thank you!

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