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Welcome to the St. Bridget of Kildare Parish Website

Tidings of Comfort & Joy ~
Hope for the Bereaved During the Holidays

Facing the holidays after the loss of a loved one can be one of the most challenging and difficult experiences that the bereaved must
endure. This is a very special program designed to assist you with your grief during the holiday season.  Whether this is your first or tenth Christmas without your loved ones, facing the holidays can be difficult, emotional and lonely.  Please join us in this afternoon of support, prayer, hope, and healing on Sunday, December 4th, at 2:00PM in the church.  Our program of support will include a presentation by Cassandra Zabor on “Handling the Holidays in the Midst of Grief and Loss” with a Prayer Service, including a special time for remembrance and candle lighting, followed by a light social.  There is no cost.  All are welcome.  Please do not grieve alone.  Click here for the program flyer.

The annual Parish Wine Tasting will be held on Friday, January 20, 2017 at 7:00PM in Blair Hall. The cost is $28.00 per ticket.  The doors open at 6:30PM, and the event runs from 7-10PM.  The featured wineries this year are Lina Wines, Matus Winery, Candlelight Winery, The Winery at Wolf Creek/ Troutman Vineyard.  We will once again have a photo booth as well to document this fun annual event with friends! Don't miss it!  Tickets will be sold beginning the weekend of December 3rd & 4th in narthex after Mass, and the Reservation Form will also be in the parish bulletin beginning that same weekend.  This event sells out every year, so mark your calendars and purchase your tickets early!

The Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary is Thursday, December 8th.  This is a holy day of obligation, as Mary is our National Patroness.   Our Mass Schedule is as follows: 
Wednesday, December 7th:    4:30PM Vigil

Thursday, Decembr 8th:          6:30AM, 9:00AM & 7:00PM

Read about our pastor, Fr. Robert Wisniewski, who grows spiritually through gardening,
in the latest issue of the Diocese of Cleveland publication, Northeast Ohio Catholic Magazine.

Weekly Mass Schedule
Monday thru Friday: 8:30AM
Saturday Vigils: 4:00PM, 5:30PM
Sunday: 8:00AM, 10:00AM, 12:00PM
Holy Day Vigil: 4:30PM
Holy Day: 6:30AM, 9:00AM, 7:00PM

Confession Schedule
Saturdays: 3:00-3:30PM

Chaplet of Divine Mercy & Recitation of the Rosary
Wednesdays:  Chaplet at 6:30PM, Recitation of the Rosary at 7:00PM

St. Bridget Youth Group News
On Saturday, December 3rd, high school teens from all over the Diocese of Cleveland
will gather on the campus of John Carroll University to celebrate
God’s RELENTLESS love, power and grace!!  Click here for the details!

For more details on this and all Youth Group activities, 
please contact Cindy Grogan, Youth Ministry Director
at 440.886.1468 ext. 13 or

Save the Dates
We are pleased to announce the dates of the following events for the 2016-2017 year. 
All are welcome to join us.  Check the bulletin for details as we get closer to these events.

Annual Wine Tasting:
Friday, January 20, 2017 at 7:00PM in Blair Hall

Cluster Women’s Day of Reflection at Mary Queen of the Apostles Parish:
(Speaker – Jeanne Kun): 
Saturday, March 4, 2017 (Times TBA)

Shroud Talk with David Onysko:
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 from 9:30AM and again at 7:00PM in the church

Cluster Men’s Day of Reflection here at St. Bridget (Speaker-Greg Wasinski): 
Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 10:00AM to 2:00PM in Blair Hall

Parish Lenten Mission with Greg Wasinski:
Sunday, Monday & Tuesday, April 2 - 4, 2017 at 7:00PM in the church

Ladies Guild Rummage Sale in Blair Hall:
Thursday, April 20, 20017 from 9:00AM-7:00PM
Friday, April 21, 2017 from 9:00AM-12:00PM (Bag Sale)
Item donations will be accepted on Wednesday, April 19th
from 9:00AM to 7:00PM.  Please bring your items to Blair Hall. 
Thank you for your generosity! 





Please Pray for
Our Faithful Departed

Please remember in prayer
George Javorsky,
Mary Ann Labutta,
and all who have gone before us.
May they rest in peace. 

The funeral Mass for
George Javorsky 
will be celebrated on
Friday, December 2nd at 9:30AM.

The funeral Mass for
Mary Ann Labutta
will be celebrated on
Saturday, December 3rd at 9:30AM.

Welcome from our Pastor 
Our warmest welcome to
St. Bridget of Kildare Parish. 
We are a Roman Catholic church and elementary school. Our parish of over 1,650 families is located in Parma, Ohio and is named after our patroness, Bridget of Kildare, from Ireland. We are dedicated to the celebration of the Holy Eucharist, prayer and worship, sacramental life, sharing the Gospel, education, and supporting each other and our community through our more than 40 vibrant ministries and parish groups. 
I hope that the information about
 St. Bridget of Kildare Parish contained in this website will be helpful to you. We encourage you to visit our church and experience the welcoming community that has had a presence in the Parma community for 60 years.
With prayers and blessings,
Rev. Robert W. Wisniewski, Jr.

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