Guiding Saint Bridget School with faith, hope, and love.
Our pastor, Monsignor William H. Carr began his priestly ministry in this parish shortly after his ordination to the priesthood at Sacred Heart Cathedral in 1969. He founded Holy Spirit Parish in Virginia Beach in 1975, subsequently serving as pastor of St. Augustine Parish in Richmond from 1983 to 1993. Rev. Carr then served as pastor of St. Bede Parish in Williamsburg until 2005 when he returned to Saint Bridget Church as pastor.
He has severed in numerous capacities in the Diocese of Richmond and was elevated to the rank of Reverend Monsignor by His Holiness Blessed Pope John Paul II in 2002.
Mr. George Sadler, our Principal, served as Assistant Principal of Saint Bridget Catholic School for three years prior to becoming Principal in July 2015. A lifelong resident of the Richmond area, he is a graduate of J.R. Tucker High School. He attended Concord College where he received a Bachelors of Science Degree in Music Education. Additionally, he completed a Master of Education Degree with an endorsement in educational leadership from the University of Virginia in 2003.
Mr. Sadler has served as a teacher and administrator in the Hanover County Public School system for 32 years. His experience includes 23 years of direct classroom instruction on the elementary and secondary levels. His administrative experience includes serving as assistant principal and principal of Hanover High School. Mr. Sadler enjoys serving the students and teachers of Saint Bridget Catholic School.
George is married to Isabelle Sadler, his wife of over 35 years. They have two grown children and one grandchild. George and Isabelle enjoy being members of the Saint Bridget parish community.
Mrs. Virginia Ross joined our community here at Saint Bridget School as Assistant Principal in 2016. She has public and parochial school experiences as a kindergarten teacher, fourth and fifth teacher, Reading Recovery teacher, Reading Specialist, and Assistant Principal. She holds a B. S. Degree in Elementary Education, a Master’s Degree in Reading, and an Administrative Degree.
Mrs. Ross enjoys reading, horseback riding, cycling, and hiking. She lives in Williamsburg, Virginia with her husband, George. Her sons and grandchildren also live in Williamsburg.
Dr. Laura Clift joined our Saint Bridget Catholic School community in 2017 as the Middle School Assistant Principal. She has over 30 years of public and parochial school experience, both as a classroom teacher and in school leadership. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Middle Education, a Master of Education degree in Administration and Supervision and an Educational Doctorate degree in Curriculum and Instruction.
Dr. Clift lives in Powhatan with her husband, Kyle. They have five grown children and two granddaughters. Dr. Clift enjoys the outdoors, reading and spending time with her extended family.