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USCCB Calls for Prayer for those Impacted by California Wildfires

10/12/17

October 12, 2017 WASHINGTON—Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida, Chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, asked for prayers for favorable weather and assistance for those impacted by devastating fires raging through Northern California. Bishop Dewane’s full statement follows: “Do not fear: I am with…

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Funeral Arrangements for Deacon Scarletto

10/12/17

Funeral arrangements for Deacon Frederick Scarletto, a deacon of the Diocese of Richmond who died on Tuesday, are as follows: Funeral Mass will be on Friday, October 13, 2017 at 7:00 PM. Visitation before Mass begins at 5:30 PM. Reception to follow Mass. Saint Thomas More Catholic Church 3015 Roundelay Road Lynchburg, VA 24502-2036 434-237-5911…

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Diocesan Administrator Very Reverend Monsignor Mark Richard Lane Statement on Las Vegas Shooting

10/2/17

We mourn for all who lost their lives or were injured in the horrific actions that took place in Las Vegas. We lift our voices in prayer on this Feast of the Holy Guardian Angels whom we ask to watch over us, to guide us, and bring consolation to all who are grieving. We pray…

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Diocesan Administrator Announces Special Collection for Hurricane Irma victims

9/18/17

September 18, 2017 Richmond, VA – Diocesan Administrator, the Very Rev. Monsignor Mark Richard Lane has asked parishes across the Catholic Diocese of Richmond to take up a special collection to help in the relief efforts following the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Irma. “In the past week, we have watched as another hurricane, Hurricane Irma,…

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USCCB Statement in Wake of Hurricanes; Encourage Prayers and Support

9/13/17

September 12, 2017   WASHINGTON—In the wake of two devastating hurricanes in just two weeks, the Executive Committee of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops released the following statement:   “With lives and livelihoods still at risk in Texas, Florida, the Virgin Islands and throughout the Caribbean, we pray for the safety and care of…

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Diocesan Administrator Calls for Special Collection for Victims of Hurricane Harvey

8/29/17

On Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, Diocesan Administrator, the Very Rev. Monsignor Mark Richard Lane has asked parishes across the Catholic Diocese of Richmond to take up a special collection to help in the relief efforts following the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. The USCCB has also requested dioceses consider taking up a special collection to…

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Photo Gallery of Bishop DiLorenzo

8/23/17

View the Funeral Mass recording on our YouTube Channel. Gallery Photo Credit: Billy Nguyen

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Monsignor Mark R. Lane Elected Diocesan Administrator for the Catholic Diocese of Richmond

8/22/17

(Richmond, Va.) – After prayerful consideration, the College of Consultors for the Catholic Diocese of Richmond convened Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, and elected Msgr. Mark Lane to serve as Diocesan Administrator, as required by Canon Law following the death of Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo. Mgsr. Lane immediately assumes his duties as Diocesan Administrator and will…

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The Passing of Francis X. DiLorenzo, 12th Bishop of the Diocese of Richmond

8/18/17

The Most Rev. Francis Xavier DiLorenzo, the 12th Bishop of Richmond, died Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Richmond. Cause of death was heart and kidney failure. He was 75. “Today, the priests, deacons, religious and lay people of the Diocese of Richmond mourn the loss of our shepherd, who led the…

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Funeral Arrangements

8/18/17

Thursday, Aug. 24 at 3:00 p.m. Rite of Reception Followed by Visitation Evening Vespers at 7pm The Cathedral will open and the Bishop will lie in repose for vigil throughout the night on Thursday. The doors will remain open until 9:00 a.m. on Friday and reopen at 10:00 a.m. Friday, August 25th at 11:00 a.m. Funeral…

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