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    DEVELOPING A GRATEFUL SPIRIT

    A column by The Most Reverend Paul S. Loverde featured in the Arlington Catholic Herald


    Count your blessings: an age-old maxim passed down to children in every generation. As we mature, we realize that this lesson which we were taught in our youth was not given to us so that we would quantify our blessings or keep track of what we possessed. Instead, it was meant to teach us how to form a grateful spirit, a disposition of thankfulness. By stopping to take note of what we had been given, we could better avoid the temptation to complain about our circumstances or succumb to an insatiable appetite in which we always desire more than what we have.


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    GO FORTH WITH HEARTS ON FIRE

    Bishop Loverde reflects on the New Evangelization and one year anniversary of his pastoral letter, Go Forth with Hearts on Fire.

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    FOLLOW BISHOP LOVERDE ON TWITTER

    Pioneering the #NewEvangelization, follow @Bishop_Loverde for pastoral updates, inspiration and more.

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    CORPUS CHRISTI MISSION TO BE ESTABLISHED
    AS A PARISH

    The Most Reverend Bishop Paul S. Loverde announced on Sunday, November 16, that Corpus Christi Mission, located in the South Riding area of Loudoun County, will be established as a parish. The change will be effective Nov. 23, 2014.

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