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We have a new website for the Central Virginia Cursillo Center.  This is the URL to the website:

We would also like you to consider using the Cursillo App to receive notices about ultreyas and other important events.  There is an Apple and Android version of the App.  Please ensure that you download the WeConnect Parish App.



iPhone or iPad:


If you already have the WeConnect Parish App pointed to your local church, select “MORE” from the bottom right menu bar.  Select “Change Your Parish” from the list of options. Type “Cursillo” in the Find Parish field and “Central Virginal Cursillo Center” should appear as an option.  Select it and then select the green “Select Parish” button.  Once you go through these step, you should see our home page on your app.

Please contact me if you have any questions:



Announcing the Men's formaiton team for the October 10-13, 2019 weekend that will be held at Saint John's in Dinwiddie.

Please keep the team in your prays as they begin their formation journey.






Formation Team



Steve Brophy

St. Richard


Ramon Fiol

St. Joseph, PB


Patrick Stockton



Joey Langford

Sacred Heart, PG


Tom McElwee

St. Augustine


Jim Hayes

St. Edward’s


Joel Nuchols

St. Mary’s


Desi Wynter



Hank Duarte

St. Ann’s, CH


Steve Turner

St. Ann’s, Ashland


Thom Pakarur

St. Ann’s, CH


Joe Strain

St. Mary’s





Spiritual Direction



Dcn Steve Haut



Kathy Haut



Jeannette Ortiz

St. Augustine


Johnny Ortiz

St. Augustine






Please pray for Robert Grundy, who made his weekend in September 1997. 
 He is in: 
Dinwiddie Health and Rehabilitation Center
6405 Boydton Plank Rd.
Petersburg, VA  23803 
Room 104
If you can visit him or send him a card, he would love it. 
De Colores!
Diane Young

We currently have 5 candidates for the upcoming Men's Weekend in October.  Sponsors and candidates have received a welcome email, if you have a candidate and have not received an email please email the Precursillo Coordinator at




We have room for more, let's make if a full weekend



Deacon Thomas “Tom” Elliott, of St. Edward the Confessor parish died on July 25, 2019.  Deacon Tom served as a Cursillo Spiritual Director on three teams: October 2006, November 2009, and February 2012.

Tom was ordained a Deacon with the Archdiocese of Washington D.C. in 1981, and served in this capacity in parishes in Bowie, MD, Summerville, SC, Harrogate, England and Chesterfield, VA.  Deacon Tom spent many years devoted to Prison Ministry, working with inmates at both FCI Petersburg and Buckingham Correctional Facilities. 

A funeral Mass will be held at St. Edward the Confessor Catholic Church, 2700 Dolfield Drive, North Chesterfield, VA 23235, at 1p.m. on Friday, August 16, 2019. Interment will follow in the Memorial Gardens Columbarium at the Church. Afterwards there will be a reception in the Church Community Center.  In lieu of flowers, donations in his name may be made to:

The Innocence Project

The Mike Pascucci Cancer Association

The Jason Clement ALS Fund,

or other worthy cause.

CVCC Committee Contact List
Contact Title Email
Patricia AllenSupplies/Closet
Thomas AllenSupplies/Closet
Mary AttanasioNewsletter
Paul AttanasioNewsletter
Kathy Cook4th Day
Ramon Fiol2nd Friday Ultreya
Scott FisherSacred Heart Hotel
Robert GrubbsNewsletter
Janet Hasenfus Emmaus
Kathy HautSpiritual Director
Steve HautCVCC Spiritual
Ellen HerodPrecursillo
Daniel MartinMember at
Joel NuckolsMember at
Galen W
Deacon Robert StraubMember at
Cathy ValleGeneral Palanca
russell wislerWeekend Closing