Christ Our Hope

Why the World Needs - and Why Christians Will Celebrate - Easter

Watch this video to hear Bishop Francis DiLorenzo  talk about the meaning of Easter, why Christians will celebrate it this Sunday, and why the world still yearns to hear the Good News. 

Holy Week

Our annual observance of Holy Week, the week preceding Easter, begins with Palm Sunday, continues with the Chrism Mass on Monday, Holy Thursday Mass, Good Friday Liturgy, and the Easter Vigil on Saturday. In these liturgies, we celebrate all that we believe. Please find a parish church near you and join us for this Holy Week.

Virginia Bishops' Healthcare Statement: Cover Everyone, Protect Everyone

"The current debate over healthcare and the state budget is, at its heart, about Virginia's poorest and most vulnerable people," Bishop Francis DiLorenzo and Bishop Paul Loverde say. "For that reason, it is one we bishops care about deeply..." Read the statement.


Journey to Calvary

The death of Jesus cannot be separated from His Resurrection. It is in the light of the Resurrection that the Crucifixion becomes a sign of victory. As we move through Holy Week, Rev. Msgr. Mark Lane will share images and commentaries here in which cruelty and tragedy become God's victory over evil.

Living Our Mission: Diocese Announces Capital Campaign

The two-year $65 million capital campaign will address challenges facing the Church in the Diocese of Richmond by strengthening parishes and schools, rekindling commitment in younger generations, educating future priests, training lay leaders and caring for retired priests. Learn more about Living Our Mission 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.