A new Bishop for the Diocese!

With great joy, the Parish of St. Joseph and the Diocese of Richmond announce the Holy Father, Pope Francis, appointed the Most Reverend Barry C. Knestout*, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Washington, as the thirteenth bishop of Richmond. The Mass of Installation will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Jan. 12, 2018, at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Richmond.

Welcome, Bishop-designate Knestout! Our prayers are with you in this time of transition.

*pronounced nest-out