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Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ Jesus, If I asked you to choose the single event that has most influenced human history, what would you choose? An invention; a discovery; a medical … more
The Liturgy of Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion begins with great joy and excitement, as the crowd who meets Jesus cannot contain their praise and love for Him. And yet this same Liturgy, in the … more
As you know, last week, on March 19th, Catholics around the world celebrated the Solemnity of Saint Joseph, Patron of Fathers and of the Universal Church. Among the virtues the Holy Church accords … more
Dear Brothers and Sisters, Disciples All in Christ Jesus, The title of my recent letter on the New Evangelization is “Go Forth with Hearts on Fire.” For whom are our hearts on fire? Our hearts … more
This week, I would like to continue my discussion of our preparations for Lent, and focus in particular on the Sacrament of Penance. As humans created in God's image, we are each called to live in … more
Last night’s decision by U.S. District Judge Arenda Wright Allen in Bostic v. Rainey, a case that deals with the Commonwealth’s Constitutional definition of marriage as a union between a man and … more
What is your favorite sacrament? Why? Perhaps few Catholics would rank the Sacrament of Reconciliation as their first choice. Yet, the approach of Lent is an apt time to ponder the extraordinary gift … more
This op-ed, written by Arlington Bishop Paul S. Loverde and Richmond Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo, first appeared in the Feb. 2 edition of the Virginian Pilot. It is reprinted here with … more
Pope Francis has been installed in the See of St. Peter for less than a year, and yet his love, empathy, and charismatic concern for human beings, Catholics and non-Catholics alike, have brought new … more
Since his election on March 13, 2013, Pope Francis has captured the attention of the entire world. His approach or style is very personable, warm, welcoming, and thereby, attractive. Not … more
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