Christ Our Hope

Our Faith Alive in Love: 2014 Annual Diocesan Appeal

Every day our parishes throughout the Diocese are engaging people from all walks of life in a variety of ministries and programs.  Your support of the 2014 Appeal assures that these ministries and programs can continue to serve those in need. Please see the Annual Diocesan Appeal video here, in English, and here, in Spanish. Or visit the Appeal website here.

Three New Priests Assignments Announced for the Diocese

2Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo has announced three new priests assignments for the Diocese of Richmond. Please remember these priests in your prayers and welcome them into your parishes. See their assignments and their photos 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 those who are forced from their homes and in need of our assistance.  See Bishop's statement here.

Communicating Good News: Diocesean Survey Sparks Lively Response

More than 2,000 people, including pastors, religious, deacons, employees, educators, parents, the lay faithful and others, responded to a month-long diocesan survey seeking to learn how well the Diocese communicates. Read the survey results here and see the charts here.



Rooted in the Gospel, Bringing Christ to Others

Parish Social Ministry Regional Training in Charlottesville, November 14 and 15,  will provide the opportunity to develop leadership skills effective in parish social ministry and to connect with people and resources in your region. For more information, see here. To register for the training, 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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