Christ Our Hope

Alleluia! The Lord is Risen!

On Easter Sunday the Church begins the 50-day celebration of Our Lord's Resurrection from the dead, a celebration that includes His Ascension to His Heavenly Father, and Pentecost, the coming of the Holy Spirit. Read more about this most jubilant time of the Church year here.

Join the Easter Prayer Challenge

The Diocese, through the Office of Evangelization, invites all to join in this daily prayer "retreat" - at least 5 minutes daily - to celebrate the joys and mysteries of the Easter season through prayer, reflection and thanksgiving for our many blessings. Learn about the challenge and follow each of the seven weeks of meditation here.  

2015 Diocesan Work Camp Registration Now Open

Diocesan Work Camp, June 20 - 26, 2015, in Greene County, Virginia, is a week long camp experience for high school youth (rising 9th graders through graduated 12th graders) to serve our brothers and sisters in need. For more information and to register now, see the website here.

World Meeting of Families 2015 Philadelphia

The Diocese of Richmond will offer a Pilgrimage to the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia from September 21 - 27. For Information regarding the Pilgrimage, visit the website here.  

Mateo 25 Global Solidarity

Session 2 of this Spanish-language conference exploring what the Church says about global solidarity continues May 9th from 9 AM  - 3 PM, Holy Angel Retreat Center, 1307 Lakeside Avenue, Richmond. Sr. Silvia Vargas, CSM, will facilitate. For more information in Spanish, see here. For English, see 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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