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~ Welcome to St. Bridget of Kildare Parish, Parma Ohio ~



Click here to to watch Mass for the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time, September 20th at St. Bridget of Kildare Parish (The Mass video will become viewable beginning at 6:00 AM on Saturday, September 19th)

Click here to watch Easter Sunday Mass, April 12, 2020

Click here for our Mass video archive


Prayer Before Mass:  Heavenly Father, Your word is creative sustaining all that You have made. In the words of Holy Scripture, You speak life-giving words to us.  Lord Jesus, You gathered the disciples at table, giving us sacred bread and wine.  Through the Holy Eucharist, You nourish Your body, the Church.  Holy Spirit, You came to dwell within us, providing oneness though we are many.  In the gifts given to each, You complete what we begin in faith.  Amen.

The weekly Chaplet of Divine Mercy & recitation of the Rosary are cancelled through the month of August.  Please check back in July for updates to the schedule.     

Click here to watch a recording of the Chaplet of Divine Mercy.

The church remains open for Eucharistic Adoration on Wednesdays from 9:00AM to 6:30PM.  Please maintain social distancing guidelines.  Please be assured that the church building is being cleaned and disinfected regularly, per diocesan guidelines.  

COVID-19 Social Distancing Reminders:  All who visit the church, rectory and school are required to have a mask on in order to enter the building.  A mask will be provided if you do not have one.  Click here for a list of our guidelines and procedures to ensure the continued health and safety of all who will be attending Mass. 

Click here for examples of social distancing in the pews at Mass.  

These are in effect until further notice.  We appreciate your patience and understanding.  The guidelines we are following are based on the Diocesan plan for reopening.  

Special Mass for Seniors in the Church & Brown Bag Lunch in the Grove:  The Seniors Club invites all seniors of the parish to attend a special Mass in the church on Wednesday, September 23rd at 11:00a.m., with Fr. Bob Kraig as the celebrant.  All attendees are required to come wearing a mask for the church service.  Afterwards, you are invited to join us in the grove area to eat. Please dress for the weather, bring your own brown bag lunch, beverage and lawn chair, and enjoy some much-needed fellowship with us.  Fr. Bob will explain to us about using the Zoom platform as a way to keep us all connected during this time of social distancing.  If it rains, we will only have the Mass. Registration is not required. Please park close to the church. Do not park near the school, which will interfere with student lunchtime activities.  We hope to see you there!



Click here for this month's issue of, "Growing in Faith."

St. Bridget of Kildare Parish offers Online Giving. We provide this service so that you have the option to manage your contributions online or with your offering envelopes. It is safe, secure and convenient for you and for our parish staff.  Click here to sign up for Online Giving.

Online Giving offers many benefits: 
~You can set up your own contributions
~You can change your contributions at any time
~There is no need to write checks
~Contributions are scheduled; there is no need to make up missed contributions 

Please consider this option of giving, or continue to use the offertory envelopes you currently receive.  If you have any questions, please call the Parish Office at 440-886-4434.  The Parish Office remains open Monday through Friday from 9:00AM to 12:00 Noon and from 1:00-3:00PM.

 
Thank you for financially supporting our parish during the pandemic.  Your generosity has kept us afloat during this troubling time in history.  Your commitment and support will always be remembered.

Time to Whine About No Wine:  With the uncertainty of what the “new normal” might look like going into 2021, it has been decided that the annual Wine Tasting Event will not take place this coming January. The safety and wellness of all parishioners, friends, and family members are front and center in the Welcoming Committee’s mission to the parish. While we regret to disappoint those of you who are regular attendees, as well as those who were anxious to join in for the first time, we know that everybody will understand the need to take this break in 2021 and come back strong in January, 2022.  If you have any questions, please contact the parish Welcoming Committee at sb.welcomingcommittee@gmail.com.

St. Bridget of Kildare parishioners have FREE access to the "Catholic Netflix," FORMED.org.  Spend time learning more about our Catholic faith. There are many fascinating documentaries, movies, bible studies and much more available to watch.  For our parish code, contact the Parish Catechetical Office at sbkpsr@gmail.com or 440-886-1468, x17.

 

Welcome from our Pastor: 
Our warmest welcome to Saint Bridget of Kildare Parish, a Roman Catholic church and elementary school. Our parish of over 1,500 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 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 almost 70 years. 

With prayers and blessings,
Rev. Robert W. Wisniewski, Jr.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Parish Office
(Located in the Rectory Building, on the right when you first pull into the parking lot off of Hauserman Road)

Office Hours:

Monday-Friday from 9AM to Noon and from 1:00-3:00PM.  

The Rectory Office staff phone extensions have changed.  For a list of extensions, click here

Phone: 
440-886-4434

Fax: 
440-886-4431


Our email address has changed.  Our new address is:
bridgetparma@dioceseofcleveland.org



PSR & Catechetical Office
(Located in the School Building)


Mrs. Dana Steimle
PSR Principal/Catechetical Coordinator

Phone: 
440-886-1468, x17


Email: 
sbkpsr@gmail.com


PSR classes are held on Sundays from 10:45-11:45AM.  Click here for the detailed Registration Form.

RCIA & RCIC classes for children (age 7 and older) and adults who are interested in becoming Catholic or completing their initiation into the Catholic Faith are held on Mondays from 7:00-8:15PM. For more information, please contact the Catechetical Office.  



School Office
Office Hours
: Monday thru Friday from 8:00AM to 3:00PM

For staff phone extensions, click here

Phone: 
440-886-1468


Fax: 
440-886-5121


Email: sch_stbridget@dioceseofcleveland.org

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