Welcome to the Church of the Visitation!

Located in Middlesex County on Rt. 33, 8462 General Puller Highway, in Topping, Va. 23169, the Church of the Visitation is a growing Roman Catholic community within the Catholic Diocese of Richmond. Our pastor is Father Gerald “Gerry” Kaggwa. Our mission is to proclaim the Word of God, celebrate the Eucharist, and serve the local community.

Thank you for visiting our website and showing interest in our parish. Whether you’re visiting us for a brief time, looking for a new parish home, are returning to practice your Catholic faith or are interested in finding out more about the Catholic Church, we’re happy to have you join us in celebration of the Eucharist at 9:00 AM Sunday Mass.

CHURCH OF THE VISITATION MISSION STATEMENT

The Church of the Visitation is a Catholic community committed to growing in the Lord Jesus. We are called to worship, serve, and share the Father’s gifts. We are personally committed to an ever-deepening life of prayer, study, and Christian action as we are molded by the Holy Spirit to witness and proclaim God’s love for us in Jesus Christ.

Announcements

Announcements

  • Welcome!

    We have begun the process of returning to a pre-pandemic celebration of the Liturgy. We will continue to follow the established guidelines we have been using, which are enumerated below. PRESENT NORMS AND GUIDELINES FOR CELEBRATION OF THE MASS 1. Masks: Fully Vaccinated Effective May 15, 2021: Fully vaccinated people will no longer need to … Welcome! Read More »Read More »

Liturgy Schedule

Liturgy Schedule

Sunday, 9 AM
Wednesday, 9 AM
Thursday, 9 AM

Advent/Christmas Mass Schedule

Bishop Barry Knestout of The Diocese of Richmond announced June 2 that the obligation to attend Mass on Sundays and Holy Days will be reinstated June 27, and that “this obligation does not apply to those who are ill; those who have reason to believe that they were recently exposed to the coronavirus, another serious or contagious illness; those who are confined to their home, a hospital, or nursing facility; or those with serious underlying health conditions.”

Daily Reading

Daily Reading

  • First Sunday of Advent

    Reading I Jer 33:14-16 The days are coming, says the LORD,      when I will fulfill the promise      I made to the house of Israel and Judah. In those days, in that time,      I will raise up for David a just shoot ;      he shall do what is right and just in … First Sunday of Advent Read More »Read More »

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Prayer Intentions

Prayer Intentions

Let us pray,

For the pastor and parishioners of our sister church Francis de Sales, In Mathews and St. Noa School In Uganda. May they be blessed in their endeavors as they honor Christ with devotion and commitment.

For all the men and women in the service of our country both here and abroad, may the Lord bless their safety, well-being and dedication to their profession.

For first responders, health care workers, volunteers and all those who work at risk to themselves to protect us, feed us, and care for us through these uncertain times.

That all those who have lost friends and family in the COVID-19 pandemic, that God will comfort them in their time of distress.

Let us pray to the lord