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Welcome

 

Welcome to the

Cluster Parishes of Portsmouth & Chesapeake

 

Pastor: Reverend Anthony Wm. Morris

 

The Mission of the Cluster Parishes: “Go therefore, and make disciples of all nations.” (Matthew 28:19)

 

 24-Hour Priest / Emergency Phone: 757-448-5251 (when someone is in imminent danger of dying or has died)

 

Para información en español, haga "click" aquí.

Cluster Parishes of Portsmouth & Chesapeake

Flu Season is Approaching - Be Protected!!!


Flu season is rapidly approaching, so get yourself prepared!!!

Come to Church of the Resurrection on September 22 from 12:00pm - 2:00pm for a flu shot clinic offered by Rite Aid. Most insurances are accepted, and the shots are usually no-cost as a result. Bring your insurance card!

Cluster Youth in Action!!


Click here to see some live-action photos of our Cluster youth at this year's Young Neighbors in Action 2019 DC Mission Youth Group Trip!

The Cluster Parishes are Now Hiring!!


St Paul Sexton/Custodian: Bob Derr is retiring after many years of dedicated service to St. Paul as our Sexton/Custodian.  This is a full-time position and we are looking for an immediate fill. The Sexton/Custodian is responsible for custodial duties and other critical functions around the church, Father Walsh Center, and old rectory. Click here for more information. Interested candidates should submit a diocesan application and resume to Deacon Kevin at [email protected].

Director of Adult Formation: Deacon Kevin is stepping down as Director of Adult Formation in early September (Don't worry - he's still staying here as one of our Deacons!). This is a full-time position that oversees all aspects of Adult Formation including, but not limited to, RCIA, Marriage Preparation, Baptism Preparation, IT, App, and website management, HR activities, and support to a wide range of ministries, as well as other administrative and support functions as directed by the pastor. Click here for more information. Interested candidates should submit a diocesan application and resume to Deacon Kevin at [email protected].

Office Hours

Monday- Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

3501 Cedar Lane
Portsmouth, VA 23703

Phone: 757-484-7335
Fax: 757-484-5857

Mass and Reconciliation Times

Church of the Holy Angels
34 Afton Pkwy, Portsmouth, VA 23702

Mass:
Sunday: 11:00 am
Sunday: 1:00 pm (en español)
Monday: 9:00 am
Thursday: 9:00 am
Holy Days: 9:00 am

Reconciliation:
Sunday 12:30 – 1:00 pm

Church of the Resurrection
3501 Cedar Ln, Portsmouth, VA 23703

Mass:
Saturday: 5:30 pm
Sunday: 11:30 am
Tuesday: 11:30 am
Wednesday: 6:00 pm
Holy Days (Vigil): 7:00 pm

Reconciliation:
Saturday 4:30 – 5:15 pm

St. Mary Catholic Church
536 Homestead Rd, Chesapeake, VA 23321

Mass:
Sunday: 9:00 am
Holy Days: 7:00 pm

Reconciliation:
Sunday 8:15 – 8:45 am

St. Paul Catholic Church
522 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704

Mass:
Saturday: 4:00 pm
Sunday: 8:00 am & 9:30 am
Friday: 7:30 am
Holy Days: 12:10 pm

Reconciliation:
Saturday 3:00 – 3:45 pm

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament:
First Thursdays: 6:00 - 7:00 pm (Except Holy Days of Obligation and their Vigils)

Please see the announcements section, latest bulletin, or Cluster Parishes Calendar for any changes to the schedule.

Inclement Weather Policy


In the event of inclement weather, the Cluster Parishes offices may be closed. If the weather or road conditions seem questionable, please call 757-484-7335 to confirm if the offices are open. Your safety is our primary concern.

Bulletins


  • Sun, Aug 18th

  • Sun, Aug 4th
Older Publications

Cluster Parishes App Available


A smart device application for the Cluster Parishes is available for Apple and Android devices. Search for “Parish App” from WeConnect by Liturgical Publications, Inc.

Alternatively, iPhone users can text ParishApp1 to 555888 or click here and Android users can text ParishApp2 to 555888 or click here to download the application.

Enter “Cluster Parishes of Portsmouth and Chesapeake” to set your home parish. Be sure to enable messages in your device to receive push notifications, such as changes in Mass times, weather cancellations, or other important information.

 

"Full of Grace" Adult Formation Movie


Our final movie of the Adult Formation Summer Series is "Full of Grace: The Story of Mary the Mother of Jesus" and will be held August 21.

Daily Mass is canceled that evening and the summer series session begins promptly at 6:00pm with the movie followed by a discussion led by Father Paul.

Contact either Father Tony or Deacon Kevin if you have questions (757-484-7335).

Adult Formation Fall Series Announced


Our Wednesday evening adult formation series meets on the first and third Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at Church of the Resurrection. Our fall series begins September 4 and will be "Power and Grace: A Guide to the Catholic Sacraments". This will involve small-group discussions and will require purchase of a study workbook. For more information and to receive an invite code to purchase materials and online access, contact Deacon Kevin at 757-484-7335 or [email protected].

RCIA Begins in the Fall!!


Our first RCIA class of the year will be held September 11 at 7:00pm at Church of the Resurrection.

Click here for more information.

Women's Bible Study Fall Series Announced


Our Thursday morning women's bible study is open to all women and meets on a weekly basis at 10:00 a.m. on Thursdays at Church of the Resurrection. Our next series is an 8-week program on Romans and begins September 12. Please contact Celeste Prezioso at [email protected] for more information. Contact Deacon Kevin for an invite code to purchase study materials and on-line access.

Confirmation Preparation Begins in the Fall!!


Confirmation preparation for youth in Grade 10 begins this fall.

Our initial introductory meeting will be September 18 at 6:00pm at Church of the Resurrection. We will begin with Mass and then have our meeting.

Our first Confirmation class will be October 6 at 5:30pm at Church of the Resurrection.

Click here for more information.

Children's Christian Formation Begins in the Fall!!


Children's Christian formation begins September 22. Click here for more information, our schedule, and to register your child.

Youth Group Begins in the Fall!!


Our Cluster Youth Group will hold its first meeting on September 22 at 5:30pm. All youth in Grades 6-12 are invited!!

Click here for more information.

Ethics Abuse Hotline Established by Diocese


Bishop Knestout announces the implementation of a hotline to report suspected financial, administrative or human resource misconduct within the Diocese of Richmond.


The hotline is handled through EthicsPoint, an independent, third-party reporting system, to ensure accountability and transparency. This helps to safeguard the resources entrusted to us by the people of our diocese. Reports can be made online or by phone. Employees, volunteers, clergy, parishioners and any other individual wishing to make a report can do so anonymously.


The toll-free number is 844-739-3210 and is offered in multiple languages. To submit a report online, visit the diocesan website, www.richmonddiocese.org, and select “EthicsPoint.”


The hotline number is not a 911 or emergency service number. Individuals should not use this number to report information that is of an immediate threat to life or property.


Additionally, EthicsPoint is NOT intended to receive information about sexual abuse allegations. Abuse allegations should be reported immediately to local law enforcement and the Attorney General’s Clergy Abuse Hotline at 1-833-454-9064.


Additional information including a video message and letter from Bishop Knestout, a list of frequently asked questions and other resources regarding EthicsPoint can be found by visiting the diocesan website.

Diocesan Responses to the Clergy Sex Abuse Scandal


Bishop Knestout encourages anyone aware of sexual abuse of minors 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.  

Click here for additional information on how to report abuse and harassment.

Bishop Knestout has released the names of clergy in the Diocese of Richmond that have a credible and substantiated allegation of sexual abuse of a minor. The list also includes clergy from other dioceses and religious communities who served in the Diocese. Click here to view the list.

For more information on our Diocese's responses to the clergy sex abuse scandal, click here.