Bishop Barry C. Knestout

Bishop Barry C. Knestout

Expresses gratitude for ‘sacrificial love’ of volunteers

“Hope responds to the aspiration of happiness, and each one of us is seeking that happiness, somewhere; within each one of us, God has placed ...

‘Visible prayer presence’ marks 40 years in Roanoke

Karen Adams, Special to The Catholic Virginian For four decades, an old brick house with a wide porch in downtown Roanoke has been, as it calls ...

Bishop establishes policy for naming buildings, institutions

Effective Thursday, June 27, Bishop Barry C. Knestout initiated a policy directing all diocesan institutions, schools and parish buildings to ...

Bishop Michael F. Burbidge and Bishop Barry C. Knestout issue joint statement on Virginia General Assembly Special Session

Joint Statement from Most Reverend Michael F. Burbidge, Bishop of Arlington, and Most Reverend Barry C. Knestout, Bishop of Richmond, on July 9th ...

Cardinal, Bishop Knestout meet with survivors of clergy sexual abuse

BALTIMORE (CNS) — Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, along with Bishop ...

Bishop ordains 5 priests, largest class since 1989

Brian T. Olszewski, The Catholic Virginian Calling it a “significant moment” in the Catholic Diocese of Richmond, Bishop Barry C. Knestout ...

Bishops voice outrage at officials’ desire for third trimester abortions

Bishop Barry C. Knestout said the words “horrific, outrageous, vicious” were “in my heart” when he heard about a measure proposed in the Virginia ...

Gives homily at closing Vigil for Life Mass

Mark Pattison, Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Bishop Barry C. Knestout quoted from Catholic author J.R.R. Tolkien to make a pro-life point ...

‘So small a thing’ can be a big deal, Bishop Knestout says at march vigil’s end

Mark Pattison, Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Bishop Barry C. Knestout quoted from Catholic author J.R.R. Tolkien to make a pro-life point ...

Planning to move before Christmas

Brian T. Olszewski, The Catholic Virginian For the first time since 2006, the bishop of the Diocese of Richmond will be residing in the building ...

Joint Statement

Joint Statement from Bishop Michael F. Burbidge (Diocese of Arlington) and Bishop Barry C. Knestout (Diocese of Richmond) in Response to the ...

19 permanent deacons to be ordained Sept. 15

Bishop Barry C. Knestout ordained 19 men as permanent deacons, Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Richmond. The Catholic ...

Expresses gratitude to parents of seminarians

Brian T. Olszewski, The Catholic Virginian Celebrating his first Mass with 27 of the diocese’s seminarians, many accompanied by their parents, ...

Bishop blesses renovations at Holy Comforter, Charlottesville

Joseph Stanuinas, Special to The Catholic Virginian More than an hour before Mass on a hot, humid Sunday morning, Darlene and Brian Beard were in ...

Father Boehling to serve as vicar general

Bishop Barry C. Knestout has appointed Father Michael G. Boehling to serve as vicar general and moderator of the curia for the Diocese of ...

­­Bishop praises work being done in diocese

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Bishop Knestout talks about New Evangelization on CBN

Brian T. Olszewski, The Catholic Virginian Bishop Barry C. Knestout was a guest of Dr. Pat Robertson on “The 700 Club,” Thursday, May 31, on the ...

Bishop expresses gratitude for all ‘who made the greatest sacrifice’

Brian T. Olszewski, The Catholic Virginian More than 200 people gathered at Holy Trinity Parish, Norfolk, Memorial Day, May 28, as Bishop Barry ...

Service marks 11th anniversary

Nanette Levin, Special to The Catholic Virginian April 16th is a somber day of reflection but also a day to celebrate life at the Virginia Tech ...

Bishop Knestout marks his first Holy Week in diocese

Brian T. Olszewski, The Catholic Virginian During the final week of March, Bishop Barry C. Knestout experienced his first Holy Week as bishop of ...

Chrism Mass Homily – March 26, 2018

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Will serve students from economically disadvantaged families

Brian T. Olszewski, The Catholic Virginian In the heart of Catholic Schools Week, the Diocese of Richmond learned it is getting another Catholic ...

People find bishop open, sincere, inspiring

Joseph Staniunas Special to The Catholic Virginian As she stood in line in the ballroom of the Altria Theater with the oldest of her three ...

Focuses on humility, obedience, chastity, charity

Brian T. Olszewski, The Catholic Virginian On the eve of his installation as the 13th bishop of the Diocese of Richmond, Bishop Barry C. Knestout ...

Enthusiastic reception greets diocese’s 13th shepherd

Brian T. Olszewski The Catholic Virginian Buoyed by the reception he received from more than 1,200 people, Bishop Barry C. Knestout began his ...

Cardinal Wuerl says bishop will live his motto, ‘Christ Our Hope’

Mark Zimmermann, Special to The Catholic Virginian On Jan. 5, one week before Bishop Barry C. Knestout’s installation as the 13th bishop of ...

Bishop’s former pastor: ‘He’s an exceptionally fine man’

Annie Dixon, Special to The Catholic Virginian During the Tuesday, Dec. 5 press conference following the announcement that Pope Francis had named ...

Bishop’s favorite saint is ‘Son of Encouragement’

Bishop Barry C. Knestout’s favorite saint is St. Barnabas, whose feast day is the same as the bishop’s birthday — June 11. “He is the ‘Son of ...

‘Christ Our Hope’ at core of bishop’s life, ministry

Brian T. Olszewski, The Catholic Virginian In a conversation with Bishop Barry C. Knestout, it quickly becomes clear he likes to speak about and ...

Enthusiastic reception greets diocese’s 13th shepherd

Brian T. Olszewski, The Catholic Virginian Buoyed by the reception he received from more than 1,200 people, Bishop Barry C. Knestout began his ...

Family’s example of love, faith key to bishop’s vocation

Mark Zimmermann, Catholic News Service In an interview just before his ordination to the priesthood for the Archdiocese of Washington in 1989, ...

Bishop Knestout introduced to Diocese of Richmond

Brian T. Olszewski, The Catholic Virginian Four hours after Pope Francis named him the 13th bishop of the Diocese of Richmond on Tuesday, Dec. 5, ...

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