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Welcome to our Cluster Parishes of Portsmouth & Chesapeake website. Please feel free to explore and learn more about each of our four parishes and our wide range of ministries. Our Cluster provides a welcoming Christ-centered environment for everyone who desires to follow the teaching of Jesus Christ by offering the Sacraments and Scriptures under the guidance of the Holy Spirit. We want to welcome you not only to our website but also to our churches.

We want you to know we are here to support you and your loved ones through our prayer and action.

Christian Formation Update

We are working to have registration available early in August for the 2015-2016 year.  Please visit this site often for updates.


We are in need of catechists and classroom aids for the Children’s Formation Programs.  Each classroom must have two Virtus (Safe-Environment) trained and background screened adults.  To volunteer, contact Sharon at or 757-484-7335.  These programs cannot exist without the support of parents and volunteers.  Thank you for giving of your time.

Farewell Potluck for Jeff Foster

Please join us for a farewell potluck to thank Jeff for his ten years of service to the Cluster Parishes on Wednesday, August 26th after the 6:00 p.m. Daily Mass at Resurrection.  All are welcome!  Please bring a dish to share, if you are able.

Tickets available to the Papal Mass in Washington, DC

The Diocese of Richmond has been allocated a limited number of tickets for the Papal Mass and canonization of Blessed Junipero Serra on Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC.  Tickets will be made available through a lottery drawing open to any parishioner within the Diocese of Richmond.  There is no cost to enter the lottery and the tickets are provided free of charge.  Each lottery winner will be allotted two tickets to the event.  Winners will be announced on September 10, 2015.  To enter the drawing and for more details, visit or contact the Diocesan Center for Marriage, Family, and Life at 804-622-5109.

Farewell Potluck Pictures

Louantha Kerr has shared photos of the farewell potluck.  To view the photos, visit

Thank you to all who attended for making it a memorable celebration.

Jennifer Glymph Sings National Anthem

Jennifer Glymph, Pastoral Musician for Resurrection and St. Mary, sang the National Anthem at the Norfolk Admirals’ playoff game versus the Manchester Monarchs on Wednesday, April 30th at 7:15 pm at Norfolk Scope.

Ten Minute Bible Study


Ascension Press and The Great Adventure Bible Study Series present Ten Minute Bible Studies.  Take ten minutes per day to immerse yourself in scripture and learn more about God’s great plan of salvation through Christ.  Click here to sign up for the free program.

Help Your Parish

Good Shop

Support your parish when you search or shop online!

Search with GoodSearch, Shop with GoodShop,

Dine with GoodDining
Here’s an easy way to raise money for your parish.  GoodSearch is a powerful Yahoo-powered search engine that donates a penny to your favorite cause every time you do a search. is an online shopping and coupon portal that donates a percentage of every item purchased from more than 2,600 top online retailers like Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Best Buy, Target and Macy’s.   You pay the same price as you normally would, but a donation goes to your parish.  GoodDining is an everyday dine-out-for-charity program that donates up to 6% of the bill to your charity when you eat at any of the 10,000 participating restaurants nationwide.  Here’s the web site —   You can also read about Goodsearch in the NY Times, Oprah Magazine, CNN, ABC News and the Wall Street Journal.


So, how do you start?  Just start using Yahoo! powered as your search engine!  Simply downloading the GoodSearch toolbar  is a great way to help us raise funds every time you search the web or shop online—all without spending a cent.


If you have questions, please contact Shaylyn Baker, Director of Adult Formation & Communications, at or 757-484-7335.


For questions concerning the Cluster Website, contact the webmaster via email .