Church of the Good Shepherd - Smithfield Virginia
Saturday Vigil: 5:00 pm
Sunday: 9:00 am
Mass at 7:00 pm
Monday: 9:00 am
Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary
(obligation to attend lifted this year)
Wednesday: 6:30 pm
Friday: 9:00 am
Saturday: 4:30 pm
Sunday: 8:00 am
or by appointment
Advent Reconciliation Service
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 7:00 pm
We, as diverse members of the Body of Christ, come together to serve God, the Catholic Church, and our community. We celebrate God in the Eucharist and the word, as we help each other in the growth of our faith, share our gifts and welcome everyone.
To know and love God and grow in the Kingdom Of God together.
Inclement Weather Statement
During times of inclement weather, Fr. Tony plans to be at church to celebrate Mass. However, you are not obligated to come if travel is unsafe for you. Those scheduled to serve at Mass are to contact their ministry leader if unable to come.
A webpage has been created to help the faithful stay informed of the diocese’s response to the present crisis in the Church. It is available at www.richmonddiocese.org/diocese-response.
Following the listening sessions held throughout the diocese in October, Bishop Barry C. Knestout renewed his commitment to leading the Diocese of Richmond with transparency, faith and direct action. A webpage has been created to help the faithful stay informed of the diocese’s response to the present crisis in the Church. A video interview with Bishop as he answers the faithful’s most frequently asked questions, a timeline of actions taken within the diocese to address the crisis, and resources to learn how Bishop Knestout is answering the call for accountability is available at www.richmonddiocese.org/diocese-response.
BISHOP'S STATEMENT REGARDING ABUSE:
Bishop Knestout encourages anyone aware of misconduct or abuse on the part of clergy or staff of our diocese to notify civil authorities, call the Attorney General’s Clergy Abuse Hotline at 1(833) 454-9064, and reach out to the diocesan Victim Assistance Coordinator, Jennifer Sloan at 1-877-887-9603.