Christ Our Hope

World Youth Day July 26-31

The Diocese of Richmond has 41 pilgrims going to World Youth Day - three priests, one deacon, one seminarian and dozens of youth and young adults with adult chaperones. Pray for our pilgrims and see more about the events at WYD2016 here.

Novena for Peace

Many have joined in a novena for peace to heal the wounds and divisions afflicting this country. This novena consists of saying the Prayer of St. Francis for nine days. If you would like to continue to pray for peace in our world, here is the Prayer.


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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