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Encounter the Joy!

“Encounter the Joy of the Gospel and Set the World Ablaze” is the Diocese of Richmond's five-year pastoral plan for evangelization, anchored in Jesus’ joyful message. It captures the joy of the Gospel re-imagined in two movements: the internal conversion of individuals and parishes and the external proclamation of this Good News to the world.

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Living Our Mission

The Diocese has embarked on an historic two-year $65 million capital and endowment campaign to raise financial resources to more fully support the mission and ministry of the local Church now and in the future.

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Year of Mercy

Bishop DiLorenzo invites all to the Door of Mercy at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Richmond and at the Basilica of Saint Mary of the Immaculate Conception in Norfolk. See the diocesan website for the Year of Mercy here and the Vatican website for the Year of Mercy here.

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