A homily written by The Most Reverend Paul S. Loverde featured in the Arlington Catholic Herald
It is easy to identify the theme of today’s readings, for it is clearly stated in both the first reading from the book of Genesis and in the Gospel account from Saint Mark. It is there we hear God’s word about the gift of marriage, summed up so concisely by Jesus when He said, “...From the beginning of creation, God made them male and female. ‘For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh.’ So they are no longer two but one flesh. Therefore what God has joined together, no human being must separate.”
Theology on Tap continues on Monday, October 12All adults (ages 21-39) single and married are invited. The talk, " The Power of the Holy Spirit" by Rev. Joseph Brankatelli, Chaplain for the U.S. Army, begins at 7:30 pm & ends with Q&A at 8:30 pm.
Office of Youth Ministry to host RALLY on Saturday, October 18
RALLY is the OYM's largest outreach event, celebrating faith and love of the Lord! Join hundreds of high school students for over eight hours of music, inspirational speakers, and Sunday Mass with Bishop Loverde.more...
Bishop Loverde honored by the National Catholic Education Association as a 2015 Seton Award Honoree
Most Reverend Paul S. Loverde, Bishop of the Diocese of Arlington has dedicated himself and steered the diocese to focus on education, charity and addressing the multicultural needs of our area. Bishop Loverde considers his responsibility to the diocese to be his “duty and calling by God to encourage and teach the Faith to those who need it, with the gentle patience that each of God's children may need.”
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