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Thinking about a Year-End Gift? How about an IRA Charitable Rollover?

Don’t forget! You still have time to make a tax-deductible gift to your parish, Catholic school or ministry.  If you have an IRA and you’re 70 ½ years old, you can make a gift through an IRA Charitable Rollover. It helps you and it helps us. How it helps you: it can lower your taxable income...


2017 Annual Appeal Success!

Thanks to all the efforts of our pastors, volunteers and parish staff members, the 2017 Annual Appeal has been a tremendous success! Here are the highlights: Total Goal:  $2,671471 Total Raised: $3,993,302 Percentage of Goal:  149.5% Number of Donors:  18,238 Parishes Over Target:  115 of 146 We truly appreciate everything you all have done to...


St. Bridget School Completes Conversion of the Westhampton Baptist Church into a New Middle School

Saint Bridget School has been forming disciples for Christ and leaders for the Richmond community. The dedication and generosity of staff, parents, parishioners, and alumni have enabled Saint Bridget School to thrive. To build on our terrific legacy and to fulfill our promise of delivering a great spiritually-grounded education in today’s competitive environment, we purchased...


2017 Annual Appeal Exceeds Goal

With the support of 15,007 donors across the Diocese, the 2017 Annual Diocesan Appeal has now raised $3,343,038, exceeding its initial goal of $2,671,471.  As of April 27th, 94 parishes out of 145 have exceeded their 2017 targets with many more closing in fast. Although the campaign has exceeded the overall goal, the Appeal is...


St. Olaf Nearing Completion of New Church

During the Living Our Mission capital and endowment campaign, each parish combined their case for support along with the larger Church case for support.  This partnership has allowed parishes to realize profound and long-term benefits. In March, the Diocese sent a tenth round of funding to the parishes totaling nearly $3.3 million.  In total, over...


Annual Appeal Moves Into the Next Phase

Because of the overwhelming support of parishioners across the Diocese, the 2017 Annual Diocesan Appeal has now raised $2,098,365 (as of 3/30/17) and is quickly nearing its goal of $2,671,471.  In the early going, 36 parishes have already exceeded their 2017 targets.  To date, there has been 1 parish over 600%, 1 parish over 300%,...


Early Giving Builds Momentum for the 2017 Annual Diocesan Appeal

By Alex Previtera, CFRE During the weekends of March 11th-12th and March 18th-19th, the Diocese is conducting the in-pew gift phase of the 2017 Annual Diocesan Appeal – Building Our Family of Faith.  These weekends allow the opportunity for the pastors and parish Appeal volunteers to ask parishioners for their support during Mass. 2017 is...


The Foundation’s Annual Report 2016

The Catholic Community Foundation of the Diocese of Richmond Annual Report 2016 is available to review.  It was an exciting year for the Foundation with new endowment funds, growth in assets and the transition of staff from the Development Office to the Foundation.  To read the annual report, click the link:  CCF ANNUAL REPORT 2016


St. Nicholas Catholic Church Holds a Life and Legacy Planning Seminar

Saint Nicholas Catholic Church, in Virginia Beach, hosted a Life and Legacy Planning seminar on Tuesday, January 17th for nearly 60 members of it’s Just Seniors group. Just Seniors was founded a decade ago to provide a venue for Christian fellowship that includes social, religious and educational activities. Alex Previtera, Director of Development for the...


Saint Francis Home 2016 Annual Appeal Success

Saint Francis Home partnered with the Catholic Diocese of Richmond, Development Office, on their 2016 Annual Appeal. With the help of the Diocese, resources were significantly reduced which directed most of the funds raised to the needs addressed in the campaign. With nearly $68,000 raised to date, the campaign success will help Saint Francis Home...