Christ Our Hope

Coming soon! Catholic Virginian unveiling updated digital "daily" newspaper

On June 6 The Catholic Virginian will unveil its new digital website which will act more as a "daily" newspaper, with timely news and events, and an easier way for parishes, schools and readers to submit content. Read more here.



Commissioning of the Lay Ecclesial Ministers 2016

On June 4, 2016, Bishop DiLorenzo will commission the first 15 candidates of the Lay Ecclesial Ministry Institute (LEMI) at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart. His authorization demonstrates to the community that their work has his confidence and support. See his video message here.

Diocese of Richmond creates new Office of Cemeteries

Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo has announced the newly created Office of Cemeteries to manage and maintain its burial sites and to work with parishes in this ministry of consolation. Read the Statement here

Go Beyond: Global Partnership Summit

Learn about building sustainable international twinning projects at this June 4 OSM conference at Lewis Ginter Gardens, Richmond. More information and registration here. 



Holy Doors Pilgrimage in the Year of Mercy

Deacons Frank Nelson and Charles Williams will lead a day-long journey of prayer and reflection to the Diocese of Richmond's Holy Doors in Richmond and Norfolk on June 25 beginning at 9 AM at the Pastoral Center, Richmond. The $15 cost includes lunch and materials. To register see the link 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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