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“…even if many artifacts no longer carry out a specific Church function, they nonetheless continue to transmit a message that Christian communities, living in past epochs, have wanted to hand over to posterity.”

Excerpt from a publication of
The Pontifical Commission for the Cultural Heritage of the Church


Dedicated to acquiring, preserving and interpreting historically significant materials belonging to the Catholic Diocese of Richmond, the museum contains a variety of unique items. Collection pieces on exhibit include photographs, liturgical vestments and objects, devotional artifacts, school memorabilia and an assortment of rare books.