Christ Our Hope

Ministering to those in need: Apply for Fuel & Hunger Grants

Last year the Fuel and Hunger Fund helped Catholic parishes and organizations serve 66,000 families and almost 250,000 people in need of assistance. The grants are open to parishes and Catholic organizations within the Diocese. Download the criteria here.  Apply by Dec. 7, here.

Register Now for Annual Women's Conference

Join hundreds of women in Richmond on Saturday, November 21st, for a day of prayer, learning and fellowship. Learn to meet life's busy demands with grace by following in the Way which Jesus Christ leads. Keynote speakers Pat Gohn and Rachel Sherburne. Includes Mass and Reconciliation. Learn more, register here.

2015 Red Mass at Saint Benedict in Richmond

On Wednesday, November 4, Rev. Msgr. Francis Muench will celebrate the Red Mass at St. Benedict Church. Dinner will follow at the Virginia Historical Society, with keynote speaker Ryan T. Anderson, Ph.D., of The Heritage Foundation. All are welcome to attend. Dinner tickets are $50. For more information, see here.

Bishop DiLorenzo announces Vicar for Clergy

Rev. Timothy Kuhneman has been appointed Vicar for Clergy for the Diocese of Richmond. Currently the Pastor of Church of the Holy Spirit in Virginia Beach, Fr. Kuhneman begins full time at the Pastoral Center on September 21, 2015.

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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