A column by The Most Reverend Paul S. Loverde featured in the Arlington Catholic Herald
Today, many of us had the sign of the cross marked on our foreheads with blessed ashes. For some, it might be the only day in the year in which their faith is on display. By being marked with these ashes, we forego the ability to keep our faith and convictions to ourselves. We are marked as “Christian,” the name given to the earliest followers of Jesus who proclaimed Him as the Lord. To be known as a Christian means that others know not only what we value, but also to Whom we belong.
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2015 BISHOP'S LENTEN APPEALThe annual BLA helps support programs and initiatives throughout the Diocese of Arlington. Donate today!
Bishop Loverde offers his guidance for the "annual retreat called Lent," encouraging us all to prayer, penance, and almsgiving.
WOMEN'S CONFERENCE 2015All women of the Diocese are encouraged to attend the annual Women’s Conference, Suffering Endured with Joy will Transform the World. Speaking at the conference will be the lovely Kerri Caviezel and the founder of Mary’s Shelter, Kathleen Wilson. They will focus on transforming suffering into joy.
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