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    bishop_homilies_2.jpgA LETTER BY BISHOP LOVERDE

    “Let nothing disturb you. Let nothing frighten you.” This advice from St. Teresa of Avila, Doctor of the Church, whose feast day we celebrated this past Wednesday, has been on my mind and heart as I contemplate the commentary in the media about the Extraordinary Synod on the Family taking place in Rome. There has been a significant amount of attention paid to the gathering of bishops from both secular and religious media outlets. Headlines, op-eds, and tweets alike are contributing to a cacophony of speculation about the Church’s teaching on marriage, divorce, same-sex unions, and cohabitation. The noise is deafening – and it moves me, as your shepherd, to encourage you to heed St. Teresa’s advice and remain undisturbed.


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    BEFORE YOU VOTE

    On Tuesday, November 4, Virginia voters will have the opportunity to make their choices for 
    U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives.

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    FOLLOW BISHOP LOVERDE ON TWITTER

    Pioneering the #NewEvangelization, follow @Bishop_Loverde for pastoral updates, inspiration and more.

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    NATIONAL VOCATION AWARENESS WEEK

    National Vocation Awareness Week will be celebrated in our country November 2-8. Please ask Our Lord for additional dedicated, holy priests, deacons and consecrated men and women. May they be inspired by Jesus Christ and respond generously to God’s gift of a vocation.

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