Christ Our Hope

Office of the Diocesan Theologian

  • Phone: (804) 359-5661
  • Fax: (804) 358-9159
  • 7800 Carousel Lane
    Richmond, VA 23294
  • Diocesan Theologian: Dr. Dominick D. Hankle
  • Administrative Assistant: Ms. Ann E. Niermeyer

Purpose: The Diocesan Theologian serves as a resouce for the Bishop and the offices of the Pastoral Center by providing information and reference materials regarding doctrinal matters and pastoral practices, including sacramental questions. The office is responsible for approving speakers from outside the Diocese who will be invited to speak at any Diocesan-related institution or program. The office also assists with coordinating the process for ecclesial movements and communities seeking permission to minister in the Diocese.