The following events will commemorate the bicentennial of the founding of the Diocese of Richmond in 2020.
Bicentennial Calendar of Events – Spanish
Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington, DC
Diocesan-wide Masses to commemorate Bishop Patrick Kelly’s arrival in Virginia and the Opening of the Bicentennial Year
Vigil Mass celebrated by Bishop Knestout to commemorate the founding of the diocese (July 11, 1820), and in recognition of the Catholic presence in the Central Vicariate
Feast of Saint Vincent de Paul (diocesan patron) celebrated by Bishop Knestout in recognition of the Catholic presence in the Western Vicariate