On June 1st, 1992, Bishop Walter Sullivan announced the start of a small Parish in Norge, Virginia. This Parish was to be named St. Olaf, Patron of Norway, Catholic Church. This small church, which consisted of a mere 40 families in 1989, had grown to 200 families by 1998.
Now, a Faith Community of over 800 families, under the direction of Rev. Thomas E. Mattingly, Pastor, they are moving forward with their plans to build a permanent Sanctuary. St. Olaf is a vibrant, welcoming community and all who walk through their doors are greeted with the words that now adorn the commons wall under the statue of the 'Risen Christ', "ALL ARE WELCOME".
On April 1st, 2016, at 6:30 PM, St. Olaf Catholic Church will celebrate a long awaited ground breaking that will move this Parish into another exciting phase of growth.
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