Diocese of Virginia

  1. January 18, 2020

    Dear Friends in Christ,

    We Bishops of the Diocese of Virginia write to urge you to join us and countless others in prayer all weekend long for the city of Richmond.  Please pray particularly on Monday, which is not only the day when we commemorate the life

  2. “The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not overcome it.”  (John 1:5  NRSV)


    The light changes so quickly this time of year.  After the winter solstice, daily light increases quietly, persistently, noticeably.  The

  3. On December 28, 2019, at St. Stephen’s, Richmond, Bishop Goff preached the following sermon at the Celebration of Life for Robert Dilday, a priest of the Diocese of Virginia and co-founder of the Interfaith Alliance for Climate Justice. Robert died unexpectedly of natural causes on

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    Small Group Discussion Guide

    Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

    During the Pastoral Address at our Diocesan Convention last

  5. November 25, 2019


    "Be still and know that I am God." (Psalm 46:11)


    Be Still. Slow Down. It's Advent.

    When I was a parish priest, we would hang signs with those words all over the