Christ Our Hope

3rd Annual Liturgy and Music Conference

Sing of the Lord's Mercy - the third annual liturgy and music conference - will be held on February 15 at Saint Mary Catholic Church, 9505 Gayton Road, Richmond, 23229. Registration is $20 and includes lunch. The Conference begins at 9:00 AM and finishes at 4:00 PM. Learn more and register at:

Virginia CCM Summit

On February 12 and 13, over 800 college students from all over the State of Virginia will come to the Richmond Convention Center for 24 hours of fellowship, entertainment, and worship. Join us. Registration is now open here.

2016 Social Ministry Summit - "SHINE"

On Saturday, March 12, the Office of Social Ministry will sponsor the 2016 Social Ministry Summit at Saint Michael Catholic Church, 4491 Springfield Road, Glen Allen, 23060. The Summit will begin at 8:30 and finish at 3:30. Registration is $25. To register go


Rite of Election 2016

The Rite of Election will take place in the Diocese of Richmond on February 20 at Blessed Sacrament, Norfolk; Saint Gregory the Great, Virginia Beach; and the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Richmond; and on February 21 at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Richmond; and Saint Andrew, Roanoke. We invite the catechumens (adults and children) and their godparents, and the RCIA teams and pastors, to participate in the Rite of Election celebration. See more here

Virginia Vespers

Evening Prayer for the Commonwealth - Please join Bishop DiLorenzo and Bishop Loverde at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart at 5 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016, for Vespers, a prayer of thanksgiving, to praise God and to pray for the needs of the world. Wine and hors d'oeuvre reception to follow. For more information, 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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