Christ Our Hope

Bishop Seeks Prayers, Assistance for Displaced Families in Iraq

In response to the violence in Iraq, Bishop DiLorenzo has asked us to pray for peace and to send aid to Christians and other minorities who are being forced from their homes and in need of our assistance.  See Bishop's statement here.

Two Priests Assignments Announced for the Diocese

Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo has announced two priests assignments for the Diocese of Richmond. Please remember these priests in your prayers and welcome them into your parishes. See their assignments and their photos here.

Register Now for Diocese's 2nd Annual Women's Conference

Join hundreds of women of the Diocese for a day of prayer, fellowship and learning about how busy women can meet the demands of their life with grace by following the Way which Jesus Christ shows us.  Keynote speaker will be Sr. Miriam Holt, SOLT. Musician Sarah Hart will perform. Includes Mass and reconciliation. Learn more, register here.

Developing Social Ministry That is Rooted in the Gospel, Brings Christ to Others

Register now for this regional social ministry training presented by the Diocese and Catholic Charities USA in Charlottesville, November 14 and 15. Develop effective leadership skills. Connect with people and resources from our and neighboring dioceses. Find more info here. Register here.

Our Faith Alive in Love: 2014 Annual Diocesan Appeal

Every day our parishes throughout the Diocese are engaging people from all walks of life in a variety of ministries and programs.  Your support of the 2014 Appeal assures that these ministries and programs can continue to serve those in need. Please see the Annual Diocesan Appeal video here, in English, and here, in Spanish. Or visit the Appeal website 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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