Events Category

2017 NFP Awareness Week

Natural Family Planning Awareness Week is a national educational campaign. The dates of Natural Family Planning Awareness Week highlight the anniversary of the papal encyclical Humanae Vitae (July 25) which articulates Catholic beliefs about human sexuality, conjugal love and responsible parenthood.  The dates also mark the feast of Saints Joachim and Anne (July 26), the […]

Life Planning Seminar Series

  On December 28, 2016, on the Feast of the Holy Innocents, Bishop DiLorenzo reaffirmed his commitment to a renewed emphasis on Respect Life ministries. As a part of that renewal the Diocese of Richmond is hosting a three-part series intended for anyone who would like to learn more about a number of issues that […]

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October, in addition to being Respect Life Month, is also Domestic Violence Awareness Month. We have compiled a list of great resources for people to use in order to educate themselves and others about this important issue. Main USCCB page on domestic violence: Click here for a full statement “When I Call forHelp” plus a […]

Life Chain events

On Sunday, October 2 stand with thousands of pro-life individuals throughout the USA and Canada in honor of millions of babies whose lives have been lost to abortion and to pray for people in situations of unexpected pregnancies. LIFE CHAIN is a peaceful and prayerful public witness of pro-life individuals standing for 90 minutes praying for […]

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.

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