The following homily was given by Bishop Paul S. Loverde at the Annual Mass with the Legion of Mary on the Anniversary of the Death of Servant of God Frank Duff, at the Cathedral of Saint Thomas More in Arlington.
The following homily was given by Bishop Paul S. Loverde at the
Abbatial Blessing of Abbot Joseph Wittstock, OCSO, at Our Lady of the Holy
Cross Abbey in Berryville.
Permit me to begin with a true story, which took place in a country store in northern New York State.More
The following homily was given by Bishop Paul S. Loverde
Oct. 23, Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time and the Diocesan RALLY at Bishop
O’Connell High School in Arlington. More
The following homily was given by Bishop Paul S. Loverde Oct. 5, the Optional Memorial of Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos, C.Ss.R., at the Cathedral of St. Thomas More in Arlington.More
The following homily was given by Arlington Bishop Paul S. Loverde at Mass on the Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time and Respect Life Sunday and the Annual Mass for Peoples with Disabilities at the Cathedral of Saint Thomas More in Arlington.More
The following homily was given by Arlington Bishop Paul S. Loverde at
the Mass for Peace and Justice Commission Annual Conference at Good Shepherd
Catholic Church in Alexandria. More
How do you and I picture God? What is our image of God? This is a very basic and crucial question. Why? Because the way we picture God - our image of Him - very much determines how we relate to Him, and to one another.More
In recent days, our diocesan church has been experiencing a
time of promise and hope. Several recent events lead to this
happy conclusion. This past Saturday, June 7, I was
privileged to ordain three new priests: Father Edward R.
Horkan, Father Joel D. Jaffe and Father Mark Mullaney.
Fathers Horkan and Jaffe completed their program of priestly
formation at the Pontifical North American College in Rome,
and Father Mullaney completed his at St. Charles Borromeo
Seminary in Wynnewwod, Pa., adjacent to Philadelphia. These
new priests will begin their new assignments on June 25, at
the following parishes: Holy Spirit in Annandale (Father
Horkan), Blessed Sacrament in Alexandria (Father Jaffe) and
St. Theresa in Ashburn (Father Mullaney). More
The following homily was given by Arlington Bishop Paul
S. Loverde at the Mass for the Most Holy Trinity at St.
Thomas More Cathedral in Arlington on June 6.More
The following homily was given by Arlington Bishop Paul S.
Loverde on Saturday, Nov. 4, at the Solemn Eucharistic
Liturgy and Ceremony of Investiture for the Knights and
Ladies of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, at St. Matthew
Cathedral in Washington.
(From the issue of 2/2/06) As His mission on
earth drew to its close, Jesus sent His disciples out with
the words, "Go and teach!" (cf. Mt. 28:19). Ever since that
moment, the Church has sought to fulfill the Lord?s command
by educating all people in the saving message of the Gospel,
and helping them grow in virtue as the foundation for a good
As we reflect on today's scripture readings, especially today's Gospel account, two questions are crucial for both our fuller understanding and our fundamental response. (For both these questions, I credit Bishop Robert Barron, who included them in his own reflection printed in the September issue of Magnificat, p. 59).More
Transfiguration - Configuration - Witness:
I propose this three-fold dynamic as a synthesis of our reflection as we celebrate together the Feast of the Lord's Transfiguration.More