Christ Our Hope

Catholic Youth Day at Busch Gardens 2014

The Catholic youth of our Diocese will gather at Busch Gardens in Williamsburg on October 4th for a day of fun and fellowship. The day includes admission to the park all day long, Mass, and dinner as a Diocese. For more information, visit the website here. To register for tickets online, see here.

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 and fellowship.  Learn to meet the demands of our busy life with grace by following the Way which Jesus Christ shows us.  Keynote speaker is Sr. Miriam Holt.  Includes Mass and Reconciliation. Learn more, register here.

Bishop Seeks Prayers, Assistance for Displaced Families in Iraq

In response to the violence in Iraq, Bishop DiLorenzo has asked us to pray for peace and to send aid to Christians and other minorities who are being forced from their homes and in need of our assistance.  See Bishop's statement 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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