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March for Life Bus Funding

Apply now to subsidize a bus from your parish to attend the March for Life!

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World Meeting of Families

Spend several days in Philadelphia with thousands of other Catholics from around the world and cap it off with a visit from the Pope.

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Catholic Men’s Conference

Register now! This year we welcome keynote speaker Greg Willits for the 3rd Annual Catholic Men’s Conference on Saturday, January 10, 2015 at the Greater Richmond Convention Center.

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Welcome to the Center for Marriage, Family, and Life

Center for Marriage, Family & Life

In July 2012 the Catholic Diocese of Richmond launched this initiative to provide support for both clergy and the lay faithful through a “center” approach rather than a diocesan office. The hope of the Bishop is that this structure becomes more than an office – it becomes a “center for excellence” in Marriage, Family, and Life for our Diocese.

Through a “center” approach the combined wisdom of various subject matter experts will be coupled with infrastructure relationships and processes that already exist within the Diocesan Pastoral Center structure.


Pro-Life Advocates Needed on December 4

Pro-life advocates…we need your help! On Thursday, December 4, the Board of Health will vote on possible changes to Virginia’s strong regulations on abortion centers.

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The Day I Lost My Son (and Almost Lost my Wife)

Note: This blog, republished here unedited from its author, tells of one family’s experience through a difficult prenatal diagnosis and more profound time of grief. It brings hope through tragedy and speaks powerfully of the witness of God. We republish the content here with the hope that it will bring light to the darkness for […]

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Respect Life Month

October is Respect Life Month across the United States. During this month, parishes across the United States will celebrate and highlight the Catholic worldview that all life is sacred and that every person has dignity that comes from none less than God. In the Diocese of Richmond, we celebrate Respect Life Month officially in January […]

A Message from Bishop DiLorenzo

Welcome to this new initiative in our diocese! Marriage is the center of Catholic family life and the vocation through which most people live out their baptismal commitment.