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Parish Groups

“We cannot keep ourselves shut up in parishes, in our communities, when so many people are waiting for the Gospel!”

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St. Bridget Homeschool Group

Who: All homeschooling families – all ages

What: A group for our local homeschool families to get together for field trips, activities, book groups, and friendship. We are a growing parish and new families are always welcome to join.

When: Events are once or twice a month

Where: Out and about!

Contact: Carly Davis

Legion of Mary

Who: Men and Women, all ages

What: The Legion of Mary is a lay Catholic association with over 2 million active members throughout the world.  It was founded in Dublin, Ireland on September 7, 1921, and now has active members in over 160 countries.  The object of the Legion is the glory of God through the holiness of its members, developed by weekly prayer and active apostolic work.  Our local unit here in Berryville is the “Our Lady of Knock Praesidium.”

If you want to grow closer to Jesus through Mary, while also serving your community through weekly spiritual works, the Legion of Mary is for you!  Visitors are always welcome at our weekly meetings!

When: 4:00 – 5:30 Tuesdays

Where: Hobert Hall, basement room C9

Contact: Carly Davis – [email protected]

Men’s Club

Who: All Men

What: The Men’s Club meets monthly to promote Christian fellowship and supports the activities, maintenance, and development of the parish.

Major activities include: providing donuts on Sunday; assisting the facilities manager with maintenance of parish facilities and grounds; providing Lenten meals; providing Mother’s Day brunch; and supporting the parish picnic and other social events.

When: 8:00am on the last Saturday of each month (7:30 breakfast)

Where: Hobert Hall

Contact: George Darnell – [email protected]

Women’s Group

Who: All Women

What: Each month the Women’s group meet to discuss upcoming events and share a delicious lunch. Can’t come to every meeting? No problem! Email Ruth to be added to the e-mail list, or just stop in when you can, you won’t be sorry. These ladies are excellent cooks and some of the nicest people you will ever meet!

The ministries the participate in include: care for altar linens, bereavement (funeral receptions), FISH of Clarke County, Backpack Ministry (holiday summer food for children without regular meals), ABBA Care, Christmas Giving Tree, and church decoration.

When: Following 12:00pm mass, 1st Tuesday of each month (except July and August)

Where: Hobert Hall

Contact: Ruth Hayes – [email protected]

Knights of Columbus

Who: All Men

What: The Saint Bridget of Ireland Knights of Columbus Council 16938 is active in and around the parish. You will find them serving you a fish fry, hosting a 4th of July party, installing wheelchair ramps, and generally encouraging the community with good works and good words.

If you are interested in learning more about the Knights, contact the Grand Knight or follow the link button to the council website.

When: 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 7:00pm

Where: Hobert Hall at Saint Bridget of Ireland Catholic Church

Contact: Grand Knight – [email protected]