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Holy Week 2018

3/23/18

Join His Excellency, Bishop Barry Knestout, at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart during Holy Week. Begins March 25th with Palm Sunday, also called Passion Sunday. Chrism Mass is March 26th at 6:00 pm Holy Thursday, March 29th at 7 pm, we remember the Lord’s Last Supper and Institution of the Eucharist. Good Friday, March…

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Home Missions Grant Application Deadline is May 11, 2018

3/23/18

Dear Pastors, Senior Pastoral Associates and Administrators: The Diocese of Richmond has grant funds available from its Home Mission Program, funded by the annual collection for Home Missions and the Annual Appeal. These funds are available to mission parishes (a list of these parishes can be found on the diocesan website under the Propagation of…

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U.S. Catholic Bishops’ Chairmen Deeply Disappointed by Congress’ Failure to Enact the Conscience Protection Act

3/22/18

March 22, 2018 WASHINGTON—Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York, chair of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Pro-Life Activities, and Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, chair of the USCCB’s Committee for Religious Liberty, reacted with deep disappointment to the news that a very modest but critical piece of legislation—the Conscience…

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Chrism Mass Invitation

3/20/18

March 20, 2018 Dear friends in Christ: I am pleased to invite you to attend the annual Chrism Mass on Monday, March 26th at 6:00 p.m. in the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart.  This invitation is extended to all the Clergy, Parishioners, the Elect, Confirmation Candidates, and Sponsors. The annual Chrism Mass is a unique…

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Deacon Marshall Banks Funeral Arrangements

3/15/18

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Deacon Marshall Banks who died on March 11th. A permanent deacon of the Diocese of Richmond for 15 years, Deacon Banks served at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart until his retirement in 2015. Funeral arrangements are as follows: At the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart​…

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USCCB Chairmen Call Faithful to Prayer and Action

3/6/18

Chairmen Call Faithful to Prayer and Action Urging Congress to Enact the Conscience Protection Act March 6, 2018 WASHINGTON–Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York, chair of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Pro-Life Activities, and Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, chair of the USCCB’s Committee for Religious Liberty urge the…

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Annual Catholic Relief Services Collection to Be Held on March 11

3/5/18

Collection Supports International Relief and Solidarity Efforts WASHINGTON—The annual Catholic Relief Services Collection will be held in many dioceses across the country on Sunday, March 11. The Catholic Relief Services Collection supports Catholic organizations that carry out international relief and solidarity efforts. Programs include relief and resettlement for victims of persecution, war, and natural disasters;…

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National Call-in Day for the Protection of Dreamers, Feb. 26

2/24/18

WASHINGTON—Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), along with USCCB vice-president, Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, and Bishop Joe S. Vásquez, chairman, USCCB Committee on Migration, have issued a call to U.S. Catholics and people of good will across the nation to take part in…

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On the Death of the Rev. Billy Graham

2/22/18

U.S. Catholic Bishops Chairman of Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs Offers Condolences on the Death of the Rev. Billy Graham February 21, 2018 WASHINGTON—His Excellency, Bishop Joseph Bambera of Scranton, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Office for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs, has issued the following statement on receiving the news of the…

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Reaction to Shooting at Florida High School from Bishop Conference President

2/15/18

WASHINGTON—Following the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Daniel Cardinal DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, President of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, called for prayer and healing. The full statement is as follows: “We are deeply saddened by the shootings in Broward County, Florida, and by the needless and tragic loss…

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