The Diocese of Richmond published a summary report providing the findings of the Independent Reconciliation Program. The report, a letter from Bishop Knestout, and other details about the Independent Reconciliation Program can be found at

Contact us at or give us a call 757-426-2180

St. John the Apostle Catholic Church where "All Are Welcome"

St. John the Apostle Catholic Church Mission Statement

The mission of St. John the Apostle Catholic Parish is to grow in faith and union with Jesus Christ and one another. We strive to be a place where all are welcome as we respond to the needs of our community and the world through Word, Worship, Stewardship and Service.

We Welcome You!

God's richest blessings and peace to you! Our young and vibrant faith family is ready and eager to welcome you and your family with open arms. Whether you are a long time parishioner, newly registered, or a visitor to Sandbridge, I am sure you will find this website full of useful information. St. John the Apostle Catholic Church and School is a parish of over 3,000 families in the Sandbridge section of Virginia Beach, where a genuine love of the Lord is alive and well. I invite you to explore this website and join us for our Masses or our many community events.

I look forward to our journey together as we discover and walk in Christ's love.

Pax et bonum,
Rev. Robert J Cole, KHS, Pastor

Church Location

1968 Sandbridge Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23456.
(757) 426-2180

Located across the street from the Food Lion Shopping Center near the intersection of Sandbridge and Upton Roads.