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    Bishop Loverde RALLY

    The priesthood as gift and mystery

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


    A recent study out of Georgetown University’s Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA), reported that priestly ordinations are on the rise in the United States. What a blessing to know that more men are courageously responding to the Lord’s invitation with an enthusiastic “Yes!” As I have said before, knowing everything I know, I would be a priest all over again in a heartbeat.


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    HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES

    Let us pray for the graduating Class of 2015 at our diocesan high schools, Bishop Ireton, Bishop O'Connell, Paul VI and Saint John Paul the Great!

    LOOKING FOR CHRIST

    Join us for a weekend-long St. Ignatian Retreat at the San Damiano Spiritual Life Center in White Post, in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley.

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    BISHOP'S STATEMENT ON DEATH PENALTY DEBATE
    Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo and Bishop Paul S. Loverde of Virginia issued the following statement:

    This year, through the advocacy of the Virginia Catholic Conference, our Church spent considerable time opposing legislation related to the death penalty. 

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