Superintendent of Catholic Schools Named2/7/17
2/7/2017 Richmond, VA – Ray Honeycutt, Interim Superintendent for the Office of Catholic Schools, is promoted to the position of Superintendent of the Office of Catholic Schools effective February 6, 2017. Ray joined the Diocese as the Principal of St. Bridget Catholic School in 2009. He accepted the position of Associate Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction…
Catholic Virginian Editor to Retire2/7/17
2/6/2017 Richmond, VA – Bishop DiLorenzo issued the following announcement: Since 1971 Steve Neill, Editor of the Catholic Virginian, has provided the Catholic faithful with news and information about topics and issues that have affected our Diocese, with diligence and care for his profession. After many years of dedicated and loyal service, Steve has decided to…
Strong Prayer Life Influences Vocation According to CARA Study2/2/17
Washington – Nearly all of the religious men and women who professed perpetual vows in 2016 had a strong prayer life before entering their religious institution according to a study by the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate. The survey results were released today and can be found here.
Bishop DiLorenzo Issues Statement on Refugee Policy1/31/17
January 31, 2017 Richmond, Va. – Today, Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo released the following statement: “Today, I stand in union with my brother bishops who have spoken out about the recent executive order on the new refugee admissions policy. Recently, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) issued statements on the matter. I encourage…
Bishop DiLorenzo Issues Statement on the 2017 March for Life1/30/17
January 26, 2017 Richmond, VA. – Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo issued the following statement on the 2017 March for Life. “I send my blessings and prayers to the many faithful who plan to participate in the 2017 March for Life. I am always encouraged and it fills me with great joy when I witness the…
Trump Reinstates Mexico City Policy on Abortion1/23/17
USCCB Pro Life Chairman Applauds Reestablishment of Mexico City Policy January 23, 2017 WASHINGTON, DC—Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Chairman of the USCCB’s Committee on Pro-Life Activities, applauded the memorandum issued today by President Donald Trump restoring the Mexico City Policy and extending its requirements to all U.S. global assistance. Cardinal Dolan offered the following statement in…
Catholic Diocese of Richmond Launches New Website1/20/17
With the start of a new year, the Catholic Diocese of Richmond launched a redesigned website at www.richmonddiocese.org to provide more consistent communication across diocesan ministries. Read the announcement here.
Bishops’ Statement on Death Penalty1/19/17
Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo and Bishop Michael Burbidge issued the following statement today about Virginia’s continued use of the death penalty: Read here.
2016-2017 Faith in Action Calendar1/6/17
Click here to download a digital copy of the Faith in Action Calendar.
One Church, One Mission Conference12/14/16
OSM has invited parish leaders and staff to work more effectively with its growing team of international priests, parishioners and communities of different nations and cultures through the One Church One Mission Conference.