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

We are very excited to share our TV commercial about St. Bridget of Kildare Elementary School!  To view the video, click here.  Open enrollment for the 2019-2020 School Year for Preschool through grade 8 has begun.  Please join us for our second Open House on Wednesday, February 27th from 6:30-8:00PM. Teachers will be available to answer questions and tours will be given to prospective families. For more information, contact the School Office at 440-886-1468 or Hhawkfrank@stbridget-parma.com.

Lent Begins on Ash Wednesday, March 6th.
For a printable copy of our complete Lent & Holy Week Schedule, click here.

Ash Wednesday Mass Schedule
6:30AM ~ 9:00AM ~ 12:00 Noon (Mass for Senior Adults) ~ 4:30PM ~ 7:00PM

Lenten Soup & Presentation ~ Tuesdays, March 12th, March 19th, and March 26th:  Join the cluster parishes of St. Bridget of Kildare, St. John Bosco, and Mary Queen of the Apostles for our annual three-part Lenten soup and speaker series. Sessions are on Tuesdays beginning with a simple soup meal, free of charge, at 6:30PM, followed by the speaker’s presentation at 7:15PM, and an opportunity to ask questions. The evening will conclude by 8:00PM. 

The locations, topics and speakers for this year are as follows:

Tuesday, March 12th at St. Bridget of Kildare Parish in Blair Hall:  Fr. J. Mark Hobson, Pastor of St. Aloysius/St. Agatha Parish, will speak about “Lent - Desert of Irritation, Imagination and Transformation.”

Tuesday, March 19th at St. John Bosco Parish in the Bell Tower (6480 Pearl Rd., Parma Hts.): Bishop Roger Gries will speak about “Lent - Touched by God.”

Tuesday, March 26th at Mary Queen of the Apostles Parish in McCafferty Hall (6455 Engle Rd., Brook Park): Bishop Nelson Perez will speak about “Lent - a Bishop’s Perspective.”

Women’s Day of Reflection ~ “Mercy, Friendship and Prayer: Developing and Deepening our Christian Friendships,” with speakers, Emily Jaminet and Michele Faehnle:  All women of the cluster parishes of St. Bridget of Kildare, St. John Bosco and Mary Queen of the Apostles are invited to come away for a day of spiritual enrichment, prayer and reflection on Saturday, March 9th here at St. Bridget of Kildare Parish from 9:00AM to 2:00PM in the School Building. The day includes presentations, prayer time, the Sacrament of Reconciliation, and small group sharing, presented by Emily Jaminet and Michele Faehnle, co-authors of the award winning best seller Divine Mercy for Moms and The Friendship Project. Emily and Michele have worked in women’s ministry together most of their adult lives and currently both serve on the board of directors of the Columbus Catholic Women’s Conference, the largest women’s conference in the U.S. They write for various Catholic publications, contribute to CatholicMom.com and have been featured on EWTN. Michele and Emily both live in Columbus, OH with their families. Michele is a mother of 4 and Emily is a mother of 7.  Registration begins at 8:45AM. The cost is $15.00, which includes a continental breakfast, lunch and materials.  The detailed Registration Form is in the parish bulletin.    The registration deadline is Sunday, March 3rd.   

Men’s Afternoon of Reflection ~ “Speaking of Faith” with speaker, Fr. Edward Estok, Pastor of St. Albert the Great Parish:  All men of the cluster parishes of St. Bridget of Kildare, St. John Bosco and Mary Queen of the Apostles are invited to share an afternoon of talks, quiet time for reflection and the opportunity to celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation at St. John Bosco Parish (6480 Pearl Rd., Parma Hts.) on Sunday, March 24 from 12:00-4:00PM.  The cost is $15.00 and includes lunch.  The Registration Form is in the parish bulletin.  The registration deadline is Monday, March 18th.   

Lenten Confession Schedule
Saturdays at 3:00PM (Confessions are not scheduled for Holy Saturday, April 20)

Wednesday, March 20 from 5:00-8:00PM ~ Diocesan-wide Evening of Confession

Saturday, April 13, from 2:30-3:30PM

Wednesday, April 17, from 6:30-8:00PM

Parish Cluster Communal Penance Service at St. John Bosco Parish:
Monday, April 15 at 7:00PM (6480 Pearl Rd., Parma Hts.) Communal Penance Service
with Individual Confession for the parishioners of our cluster parishes

Join us for Breakfast with the Easter Bunny and an Easter Egg Hunt ~
Palm Sunday, April 14th from 10:45AM to Noon,
Sponsored by the Youth Group!

Please click here for the detailed reservation flyer!


The Sacred Triduum

Holy Thursday, April 18, at 7:00PM
Mass of the Lord’s Supper Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament in the church
following Mass until 10:00PM.  Night Prayer prayed at 9:50PM.

Good Friday, April 19
12:00PM: Stations of the Cross 
3:00PM: Solemn Celebration of the Lord’s Passion 

Holy Saturday, April 20
11:00AM: Blessing of Food & Children’s Easter Baskets 
7:30PM: Easter Vigil Mass

Easter Sunday Masses, April 21
8:00AM          10:00AM          12:00 Noon

 

 

 

Welcome from our Pastor:  Our warmest welcome to St. 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 over 60 years. 

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

Weekly Mass Schedule
Monday thru Friday:
8:30AM

Saturday Vigils:
4:00PM, 5:30PM

Sunday Masses:
8:00AM, 10:00AM, 12:00PM

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

Contact Us:

Parish Office Phone

440-886-4434
Parish Office Fax
440-886-4431
Parish Office Email stbridget5620@yahoo.com
 
 School Office Phone
440-886-1468
School Office Fax
440-886-5121
School Office Email
sch_stbridget@dioceseofcleveland.org





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