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Catholic Men’s Conference

Join us for our 5th Annual Diocesan Men’s Conference on September 10, 2016 in Williamsburg!

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Catholic Women’s Conference

Join us for our 4th Annual Diocesan Women’s Conference on September 24, 2016 in Richmond!

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Year of Mercy

Celebrate the Year of Mercy with Pope Francis and Catholics around the world from December 8, 2015 – November 20, 2016

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40 Days for Life

Pray for the unborn and for their mothers and fathers this fall. Find a 40 Days for Life campaign near you.

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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.


Project Divine Mercy

If you live in the Virginia Beach area you may notice a movement during this Jubilee Year of Mercy to end abortion. Several dedicated men and women have joined together to praise the gift of life and pray for an end to abortion. All are welcome to join in prayer at Project Divine Mercy to end […]

40 Days for Life

The next 40 Days for Life campaign will run from September 28, 2016 through November 6, 2016. Join countless others in this worldwide movement to protect mothers and babies. Recognizing that “with God, all things are possible,” several cities within our Diocesan community are joining with hundreds of other cities for this global 40 Days for Life – […]

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Respect Life Opportunities Abound

There is a lot happening in the pro-life community this year. Read below for multiple opportunities to get involved. SAVE THE DATE…TIME TO HIT THE STREETS AGAIN! On Saturday, April 23, #ProtestPP will conduct a nationwide protest at Planned Parenthood facilities nationwide.  The goal is to have a protest on the 4th Saturday of April […]

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.