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

  • Breaking Good News

    After our many trips to the Diocesan Building and Renovation Commission, and upon its recommendation, the Bishop signed the contract to move ahead with the construction of a new worship area. In commemoration of the event, we will hold an Outdoor Mass on Sunday, November 1st, for ALL PARISHIONERS and once again listen to the … Read More »
  • Welcome!

    Welcome! As we gather again for the celebration of Mass, we are all asked to do our part to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Out of an abundance of caution for others gathered, please be aware, prior to entering the church, an usher will ask you a series of questions. Please be patient and wait … Read More »

Liturgy Schedule

Liturgy Schedule

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

If you are planning on attending Mass in person, please view our Weekly Bulletins for additional notes regarding Masses, held daily on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

We want to reemphasize that you are under no obligation to attend Mass. If you choose to, we welcome your participation. Live streaming will continue indefinitely, via Facebook, for those who cannot attend or choose not to.

Daily Reading

Daily Reading

  • Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

    Reading 1 EX 22:20-26 Thus says the LORD: “You shall not molest or oppress an alien, for you were once aliens yourselves in the land of Egypt.  You shall not wrong any widow or orphan.  If ever you wrong them and they cry out to me, I will surely hear their cry.  My wrath will … 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