Christ Our Hope

Bishop DiLorenzo's statement on Catholics in elected office

As election season 2016 continues, Bishop Francis DiLorenzo has issued a statement regarding the responsibility of Catholics in elected office. See the statement here.

Catholic Men's Conference

The 2016 Men's Conference will be held on September 10 from 8:45 am to 5:00 pm at the Double Tree Hotel in Williamsburg. Guest speakers are Sean Forrest and Father Damian Ference. For more information and to register, see here. 

Catholic Women's Conference

This one-day Catholic Women's Conference on September 24th is for all women of the Diocese over 18 to come together for fellowship, prayer, and learning. This year's Conference will be held at the Crowne Plaza in Richmond and will feature multiple breakout sessions, Mass, Reconciliation, moving testimonies and more. Registration is open! Learn more here.

Workshop for Singers

The Office of Worship announces a series of workshops: "Musicianship for Singers." Saturday from 9 am to 3 pm. $5 registration includes lunch.  July 23 in Roanoke, August 27 in Richmond, and September 17 in Hampton. For information and to register see here

Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy: Merciful Like the Father

The Church celebrates the Year of Mercy, December 8, 2015 - November 20, 2016!  Bishop DiLorenzo invites all to the Door of Mercy at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Richmond and at the Basilica of Saint Mary of the Immaculate Conception in Norfolk.  See the diocesan website for the Year of Mercy here and the Vatican website for the Year of Mercy here.

Encounter the Joy!

“Encounter the Joy of the Gospel and Set the World Ablaze” is the Diocese of Richmond's five-year pastoral plan for evangelization, anchored in Jesus’ joyful message. It captures the joy of the Gospel re-imagined in two movements: the internal conversion of individuals and parishes and the external proclamation of this Good News to the world.

Living Our Mission

Living Our Mission

The Diocese has embarked on an historic two-year $65 million capital and endowment campaign to raise financial resources to more fully support the mission and ministry of the local Church now and in the future.

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