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Single Parent Group – Wed., Apr. 26

6:30 – 8:30 p.m. | Ministry Level - Are you looking for support in raising a family as a single parent? All single parents are invited to dinner and discussion. Childcare is available upon request. Your children can eat dinner with us too! Please RSVP so we have enough food! Email Nicole Lancour at today!

Common History of Latin & Byzantine Rites – Thu., Apr. 27

7:30 p.m. | Ascension of Our Lord Byzantine Catholic Church – The Fr. Rizer Council of the KoC is co-hosting Professor John Williams who will give a talk on a Western perspective of the common history of the Latin and Byzantine rites. In 1953, Professor Williams was transferred from the Latin church into the Melkite church by Pope Pius XII, and he lived in the Middle East for 30 years. The address is 114 Palace Lane, Williamsburg, VA.

Red Cross Blood Drive - Fri., Apr. 28

9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | John XXIII Center (Williamsburg House of Mercy) - St Bede Parish Nurse Ministry is sponsoring the Red Cross Blood Drive. One unit of blood will help three people. Appointments are currently being made at, code: SaintBede. You may also make an appointment in the Parish Nurse office Tuesday-Thursday from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Walk-ins can be accommodated as time permits. For more information call (757) 585-2967.

Goepper Fund Tuition Assistance for Walsingham - Deadline Fri., Apr. 28

Applications for Walsingham Tuition Assistance are available for the 2017-2018 school year. The source of this funding is the Goepper Trust Fund and is available through the Pastor’s Office of Saint Bede Catholic Church. Applicants must be practicing Catholics, registered and contributing members of Saint Bede Parish. Please call (757) 229-3631 or stop by the office to pick up anapplication. The deadline for submission is April 28, 2017.

Knights of Columbus Offering Scholarship to High School Seniors

Fr. Rizer Council of the KoC will recognize two outstanding young Catholics for their commitment to academic excellence, while also being involved in extracurricular activities and providing support to church, school, and community. Each will receive a $1,000 Scholarship. For eligibility requirements, please click here. Applications can be found at the Information Desk or by contacting Jim Hubbard at The deadline is May 1st.

Knights of Columbus Youth Awards for Sophomores & Juniors

The Knights will recognize two outstanding young Catholics in their Sophomore or Junior year. The Young Person of the Year Awards will focus on Catholic character and community involvement, including volunteering, with a secondary focus on extracurricular activities and academics. For eligibility requirements, please click here. Applications can be found at the Information Desk or by contacting Jim Hubbard at Applications must be submitted by May 1st.

Mother & Son Day at the Park - Sat., May 6

2:00 p.m. - Game End | W&M Plumeri Park - The Parish Life Committee invites all mothers and mother figures to enjoy a day at the ballpark with their sons.  The day will begin with a tailgate party in the parking lot adjacent to Plumeri Park.  Ball players will be signing autographs before the game, so bring some baseballs!  The game starts at 4:00 p.m. Tickets will be sold in the Commons after Masses on April 22-23 & 29-30.  Ticket prices are:  $15 - Mom/1 Son, $20 - Mom/2+ Sons.  More info can be found here: image/PDF.

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