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Office of Asian Ministry

 ” Asian and Pacific Island Catholics in the United States embody a rich and deep history of Catholicism, a synthesis of traditional Catholic practices infused with the unique cultural characteristics particular to each of the various groups that make up those identified as Asian and Pacific Islander.” ( Encountering Christ in Harmony (2018) , p. 5) Learn more!

Purpose: The Office of Asian Ministry provides a channel for systematic communication, collaboration and coalition among the many different Asian communities and their organizations within the Diocese.

Catholic Diocese of Richmond Bicentennial 1820-1920 Information

Bishop Knestout Bicentenial Letter | Bicentenial Prayer | Bicentenial Calendar


Culture and Faith- Celebrating Catholic Asian under the spirit of OneWe – See video


Upcoming Events

Simbang Gaby – 2019

We are pleased to have his excellency Bishop Knestout preside the opening Mass for Simbang Gaby.

The opening Mass will take place at

Church of the Resurrection on Dec. 14th, 2019 at 5:30 pm.

3501 Cedar Ln, Portsmouth, VA 23703

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