Christ Our Hope

Chrism Mass at the Cathedral

Bishop Francis DiLorenzo and the priests, deacons, religious men and women, and parishioners from around the Diocese of Richmond will celebrate the Chrism Mass at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Richmond on Monday, March 30 at 6:00 PM. All are invited to attend this special Liturgy. A reception will follow at Shafer Court. Parking Pass can be printed from here.

World Meeting of Families 2015 Philadelphia

The Diocese of Richmond will offer a Pilgrimage to the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia from September 21 - 27. For Information regarding the Pilgrimage, visit the website here.  

Return to me with your whole heart: The Church observes Lent

Starting on Ash Wednesday, the Church observes the season of Lent, a time of prayer, fasting and almsgiving. The Church calls on the faithful to pray for the needs of the world, sacrifice food and material desires, and offer time, talents and treasure for those in need. Find Lenten resources here.

2015 Diocesan Work Camp Registration Now Open

Diocesan Work Camp, June 20 - 26, 2015, in Greene County, Virginia, is a week long camp experience for high school youth (rising 9th graders through graduated 12th graders) to serve our brothers and sisters in need. For more information and to register now, see the website here.

Mateo 25 Global Solidarity

Session 1: March 14th from 9 AM - 3 PM; Session 2: May 9th from 9 AM  - 3 PM, Holy Angel Retreat Center, 1307 Lakeside Avenue, Richmond. Sr. Silvia Vargas, CSM, will facilitate. The sessions will be held in Spanish. For more information in Spanish, see here. For information in English, 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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