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 Parochial Administrator is Father Johnny Mintah-Mensah “Koo”. 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!

    Welcome aboard our new Priest,  Father Johnny Mintah-Mensah “Koo”.  A priest for 28 years, Father Johnny joins us from South Hill, VA where he has been the assistant Pastor for three churches.  He built a reputation there for developing a successful program for the sick and homebound which should fit nicely with our present program. […]Read More »

Liturgy Schedule

Liturgy Schedule

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

2024 LENTEN SCHEDULE (click HERE)

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

  • Friday of the Seventh Week in Ordinary Time

    Reading 1 Jas 5:9-12 Do not complain, brothers and sisters, about one another,that you may not be judged.Behold, the Judge is standing before the gates.Take as an example of hardship and patience, brothers and sisters,the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord.Indeed we call blessed those who have persevered.You have heard of the […]Read More »

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

May 2024

Sun 5/26

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM
Sunday Mass
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
KOC Pancake Breakfast

Tue 5/28

9:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Office Open
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Choir Practice

Wed 5/29

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Daily Mass
9:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Office Open

Thu 5/30

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Daily Mass
9:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Office Open
9:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Women's Group

June 2024

Sun 6/2

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM
Sunday Mass

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