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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

The opening Mass will take place @ Church of the Resurrection on Dec. 14th, 2019.

His excellency Bishop Knestout will preside the opening Mass.

More information later on…

Direction: 3501 Cedar Ln, Portsmouth, VA 23703