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March 16, 2015 | Volume 90 Number 10

VCC 2015 General Assembly Session Report

During a whirlwind 2015 session, the Virginia General Assembly considered over 2,000 bills and made significant adjustments to the state budget, all in just 45 days.

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All invited to Chrism Mass March 30 at Cathedral

Most Rev. Francis X. DiLorenzo cordially invites you to attend the Chrism Mass on Monday, March 30, 2015 at 6 PM at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, where we bless and consecrate the holy oils used during the year.

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Richmond priest recalls Selma 50 years later

As many older Americans recall the 50th anniversary of the civil rights struggle and the march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala. in March 1965, Father William Stickle was there.

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Norfolk pastor among priests at Selma re-enactment

Father James Curran, pastor of the Basilica of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception in Norfolk, was among the concelebrants of the Mass at Queen of Peace Church in Selma, Ala., marking the 50th anniversary of the 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery.

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believe as you pray by Dco. Christopher Colville 5th Sunday of Lent


in light of faith by barbara hughesRemaining Watchful


K of C buys Ultrasound machine as pro-life effort

Thanks to the Knights of Columbus on the local and national levels, the Accomack Northampton Pregnancy Center on Virginia’s Eastern Shore now has an ultrasound machine.

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Feeding with faith at St. Thomas More, Lynchburg

Most families participating in the Catholic Relief Service’s annual Rice Bowl collection know that their Lenten donation goes overseas to assist victims of disaster, war, hunger and poverty.

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Eagle Scout says project deepened his faith

Participating in Boy Scouts and earning Eagle Scout rank has made St. Bridget parishioner Thomas Jerome Bliley IV (T.J.) the man he is today, he said.

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‘Unveiled’: Presenting Christ’s vision of married love

As our Diocese prepares for the upcoming Synod on the Family, we are placing a renewed emphasis on marriage and family.

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Man admits to vandalizing Appomattox Catholic church

A man from Amherst has pleaded guilty to vandalizing and damaging Our Lady of Peace Church in Appomattox and has been ordered to pay $14,776 in restitution to the Catholic Diocese of Richmond.

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New president named for St. Gertrude's High School

The board of visitors of Saint Gertrude High School in Richmond has appointed Renata Rafferty as the new president of the school, effective July 1.

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Youth Conference 2015

Las bienaventuanzas nos acerca a Jesús

Joint statement of Virginia Bishops on the Norfolk St. Patrick’s Day Parade






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