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    bishop_homilies_2.jpgHOW TO BE HAPPY AND HOLY? BECOME A BEGGAR!

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

    How would we react if God said to each one of us: “the way to become truly happy — and holy — is to be a beggar”? Surely, our first reaction would be: “Did I hear correctly? That sounds so strange!”

    Yet, God is saying that to each one of us — not in those words exactly, but in a different and perhaps more familiar way through His Son Jesus Christ in the passage from Saint Matthew’s account called “the Beatitudes.”


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    RISK JESUS '14

    Join Bishop Paul S. Loverde and noted guest speakers for this unique opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of  your faith. Invite one!

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    DEVIL'S ADVOCATE

    Aren't some Bible stories obvious myths? Why can't women be priests? If your questions remain unanswered, come to “The Devil's Advocate” series starting Sept 8.

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    SPECIAL COLLECTION FOR THE MIDDLE EAST

    The USCCB has called a special collection to provide humanitarian relief and pastoral support for the innocent victims affected by the ongoing crisis in the Middle East. In the Diocese of Arlington, Bishop Loverde has directed that this collection be taken up on the weekend of September 6-7.  

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