Christ Our Hope

Welcome Back to School

Please say a prayer for all of our students, teachers and staff as their new school year begins. And a warm welcome to all of our new students, our 85 new teachers and 8 new principals. May the 2015-16 school year be filled with blessings for all.

Diocese Sponsors Lottery to Allocate Washington DC Papal Mass Tickets

To learn more and enter the September 10th drawing for two tickets to the Papal Mass in Washington, D.C., at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, please see this page at the Diocesan Center for Marriage, Family and Life.

UNITED in Prayer for Our Persecuted Brothers and Sisters

Please join us on Tuesday, September 29, at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Richmond, at 7 PM for an ecumenical prayer service (UNITED) for our brothers and sisters in Christ around the world who are persecuted for their faith. All are welcome. Light reception to follow.

Bishop DiLorenzo Welcomes Six International Priests

Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo welcomes these six international priests to the Diocese of Richmond.  Please remember these priests in your prayers as they begin their new assignments in our parishes.

Pope Francis Releases New Encyclical "Laudato Si"

Pope Francis released his ecology encyclical "Laudato Si': On Care for Our Common Home" to the world this summer. His letter  to the people is available here for you to read. Copies of "Laudato Si" may also be purchased from the USCCB 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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