Christ Our Hope

Bishop DiLorenzo announces Priests Assignments

Bishop Francis DiLorenzo announces the following priests assignments here. Please pray for these priests as they begin their new assignments.

White Masses Celebrated October 25 and 26

Honoring the giftedness of persons with special needs, the White Masses will be held throughout the Diocese on October 25th and 26th. Receptions will follow each of the Masses. Everyone is invited. See here for the parish near you hosting a White Mass.

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.

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

Join hundreds of women in Richmond on Saturday, November 8th, for a day of prayer, learning and fellowship.  Learn to meet life's busy demands with grace by following in the Way which Jesus Christ leads.  Keynote speaker is Sr. Miriam Holt.  Includes Mass and Reconciliation. Learn more, register here.

Annual Spiritual Retreat 2014: Hunger for God

Registration is now open for the Annual Spiritual Retreat sponsored by the Office of Black Catholics to be held November 7 to November 9 at the Renaissance Portsmouth Hotel. Retreat leader will be Deacon Alex Jones. Cost is $225. For more information, see the flyer here. Please register by October 19 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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