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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...


2-Year Anniversary and New Board Members

Richmond, Virginia (September 23, 2016) – The Catholic Community Foundation of the Diocese of Richmond announces their two-year anniversary today. After it was founded on September 23, 2014, by Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo, the Catholic Community Foundation has created over 84 funds and has over $94 million in assets.