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The Most Reverend Barry C. Knestout Announces Clergy Appointments

1/18/18

Richmond, VA – His Excellency, the Most Reverend Barry C. Knestout, Bishop of Richmond, announced the following clergy appointments, for a term of six months, effective immediately: Very Reverend Monsignor Mark Richard Lane, Vicar General and Moderator of the Curia. Reverend Timothy M. Kuhneman, Episcopal Vicar for the Clergy. Reverend Monsignor R. Francis Muench, Judicial…

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Diocese of Richmond in Compliance with Child Protection Charter

1/16/18

2017 Independent Audit Determines Catholic Diocese of Richmond Remains in Compliance with Child Protection Charter (RICHMOND) – The Catholic Diocese of Richmond has received word from an independent auditor that the diocese remains in compliance with the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People. The diocese participates in the audit process annually. Monsignor…

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National Prayer Vigil for Life

1/16/18

National Prayer Vigil for Life in Nation’s Capital, January 18-19; Plenary Indulgence May be Obtained by Those Taking Part in “Sacred Celebrations” Surrounding March for Life January 12, 2018 WASHINGTON—The National Prayer Vigil for Life will be held from Thursday afternoon, January 18 to Friday morning, January 19, at the Basilica of the National Shrine…

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A Message from U.S.C.C.B. President During National Migration Week, January 7-13

1/8/18

January 5, 2018 WASHINGTON—Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), offers a National Migration Week message to the nation with special gratitude for the gift of immigrants and refugees. Cardinal DiNardo’s statement as follows: “On Sunday, the Catholic Church across the United States will celebrate the beginning…

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Salt & Light Webinar: January 2018

1/2/18

10 Steps to Organizing Social Ministry at Your Parish (Part Two: Steps 6-10) Friday, January 5, 2018 | 12:00pm – 1:00pm Have you ever wondered how to start or reinvigorate your parish social ministry? This part one of a two-part series will give you practical information that will help bring your social ministry at your parish to…

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Salt & Light Webinar: February 2018

1/2/18

10 Steps to Organizing Social Ministry at Your Parish (Part Two: Steps 6-10) February 7, 2018 | 12:00pm – 1:00pm Have you ever wondered how to start or reinvigorate your parish social ministry? This part two of a two-part series will give you practical information that will help bring your social ministry at your parish to the…

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Regional Mass Schedule

12/21/17
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Pope Francis Names Washington Auxiliary Bishop to Lead Richmond Diocese

12/5/17

RICHMOND, Va. – Within hours of being announced as the 13th Bishop for the Catholic Diocese of Richmond, Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, the Most Reverend Barry C. Knestout, 55, Auxiliary Bishop of Washington, celebrated Mass with Pastoral Center staff for the first time in the diocese he will soon oversee. Earlier, he held a press…

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Statements By Cardinals, Bishops and Dignitaries

12/5/17

Statement by Monsignor Mark Richard Lane, Diocesan Administrator Statement by Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington Statement by Bishop Michael F. Burbidge, Bishop of Arlington Statement by Bishop Martin D. Holley, Diocese of Memphis Statement by Most Rev. William E. Lori, Archbishop of Baltimore Statement by the Virginia Catholic Conference Statements by the Auxiliary Bishops…

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Please Pray for Rev. Gerard Creedon

11/17/17

Rev. Gerard Creedon died on November 16, 2017. He was a priest of the Diocese of Richmond until the establishment of the Diocese of Arlington in 1974. Please pray for the repose of his soul. May he rest in peace. You can read more about Father Creedon here: http://catholicherald.com/News/Local_News/Fr__Gerard_Creedon_dies_at_73/  

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