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October 12, 2015 | Volume 90 Number 25

Local Reflections on The Pope’s Visit

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Of the many people from the Diocese of Richmond who traveled to Washington to see and hear Pope Francis, the only one who was known to personally shake his hand and hear him speak in a small group setting was Mother Marie Edward, superior of St. Joseph's Home of the Little Sisters of the Poor in Richmond.

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Persecuted Christians must be remembered

Christians who pray for the many people who are persecuted for their Christian faith must do more to help their brothers and sisters who are victims of torture and slavery.

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St. Pius X, Norfolk, celebrates 60th anniversary

A Mass with the bishop followed by a parish lunch celebrating the 60th anniversary of St. Pius X Church in Norfolk revealed that the parish is welcoming, friendly and active.

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From Defiance to reflection — 60 years as a Benedictine monk

Defiance, Ohio. A foundry town where molten steel is forged to power our automotive complex, and bolts and lug nuts are twisted into the machines that churn out wheat and corn from America’s bread basket.

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Believe as You Pray by Dn. Christopher Colville 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time
in light of faith by barbara hughes
“What You Do to the Least of These”


A promise to help in America fulfilled

The many international priests serving in the Diocese of Richmond never envisioned themselves serving in a sense as missionary priests in the United States as they prepared for ordination in their native country.

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New Blessed Sacrament chapel fosters spiritual growth in students

A new Blessed Sacrament chapel at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel School in Newport News is beneficial to both the school and its parish.

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Office for Black Catholics to sponsor annual spiritual retreat

All are invited to attend the Office for Black Catholics Annual Spiritual Retreat, November 13-15, 2015 at the Four Points by Sheraton, Richmond, Va.

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2015 Annual Diocesan Appeal Launches in 42 Parishes

During the weekends of October 3rd & 4th and 10th & 11th, the Annual Diocesan Appeal will officially kick off in 42 parishes across the Diocese.

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Priests convocation to be held Oct. 19-22

All active priests of the Diocese of Richmond are expected to attend the diocesan Convocation of Priests to be held at the Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel in Portsmouth.

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Roanoke Catholic, Roanoke

Manténgase actualizado: material catequético para las parroquias

What can we do?





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