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Bishop Loverde's Christmas Letter (En Espanol) 2004-12-25
Mis hermanos sacerdotes,diáconos, hermanos y hermanas de la vida consagrada y laicos fieles:Hay algunas historias que nunca nos cansamos de escuchar o contar. Esto es especialmente cierto con la Historia de Navidad. ... read more
Bishop Loverde's Christmas Letter 2004-12-25
My brother priests, deacons, sisters and brothers in consecrated life and members of the lay faithful, There are some stories we never get tired of hearing or telling. This is especially true of the Christmas story. But Christmas is far mo ... read more
Virginia Catholic Conference Exec. Director Named 2004-12-16
December 16, 2004 Arlington Bishop Paul S. Loverde and Richmond Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo today announced the appointment of Jeffrey F. Caruso, Esq. as Executive Director of the newly-formed Virginia Catholic Conference. Caruso ... read more
Catholic High Schools Update 2004-12-15
Superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Diocese of Arlington Dr. Timothy McNiff today updated members of the diocese on plans to meet secondary school needs. McNiff said, "Bishop Loverde and the diocese remain committed to building two Catholic ... read more
Arlington Bishop to Mark 40 Years a Priest 2004-12-14
Hundreds of area Catholics will gather to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the ordination of Arlington Bishop Paul S. Loverde at a Mass of Thanksgiving: 5 PM Sunday, December 18, 2005 Cathedral of St. Thomas More 3901 Cathedral Lane Arlington, VA ... read more
Pastors Updated on High School Plans, Construction 2004-12-14
Bishop Loverde hosted the annual gathering of all pastors, administrators, and other priests Dec. 14 at St. Joseph's Parish Center in Herndon. Fr. Mark Mealey, President of the Rooted in Faith-Forward in Hope (RIF~FIH) Board, Inc., and Moderator ... read more
Statement on Archbishop-elect Wilton D. Gregory 2004-12-09
Arlington Bishop Paul S. Loverde congratulated Archbishop-elect Wilton D. Gregory in the following statement: "The appointment of Bishop Wilton D. Gregory as Archbishop of Atlanta provides that diocesan church with a very gifted leader and recogn ... read more
Statement on Bishop-elect Michael J. Bransfield 2004-12-09
Arlington Bishop Paul S. Loverde congratulated Bishop-elect Michael J. Bransfield in the following statement: "On behalf of the Diocese of Arlington and in my own name, I congratulate Bishop-elect Michael J. Bransfield on his appointment as the B ... read more
Pre-Election Letter (En Espanol) 2004-10-31
Queridos hermanos y hermanas en Cristo,  Noviembre 2, marca un importante hito de cuatro años para nuestra nación, pues nos da la oportunidad de elegir el presidente, vicepresidente y, en Virginia, todos los miembros de la Casa de Representantes. ... read more
Pre-Election Letter to the People of Arlington 2004-10-31
Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, November 2nd marks a quadrennial, pivotal date in our nation - a date when we again are given the opportunity of electing a president, a vice president, and in Virginia, all of the m ... read more
Deacon Hanley Ordained in Rome for Arl. Diocese 2004-10-21
Daniel Hanley was ordained a deacon Oct. 7 at the Altar of the Chair in St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican by Bishop J. Peter Sartain of Little Rock, Ark. "We have asked God to send workers into the field and he has answered our prayers," ... read more
Youths Get Real at Bishop O'Connell 2004-10-21
A record 700 youths from different diocesan parishes participated in the Youth Rally 2004 to celebrate life and faith. The marathon event included workshops, Eucharistic adoration, rosary, a Mass, confessions, concerts, inflatable games, and food ... read more
Diocesan Web Site Unveils New Design 2004-10-21
This week the Arlington Diocese unveils its new and improved Web site. After considering user feedback on the original site and months of committee meetings on the redesign, www.arlingtondiocese.org, an evangelization to ... read more