Theological Reflections

Accipit et Tradit

“Accipit et Tradit,” these are the rubrics from the institution of lectors when the bishop takes up the Bible which he will place in the hands of the men to […]

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Introducing an intern!

My name is William Yearout, and since June I have been working at Holy Comforter Catholic Church in Charlottesville as an Intern with the Office of Vocations. Father Capuano was gracious enough […]

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Calling All Weaklings

Before heading off to seminary, I remember having one last sit-down with my pastor. We spoke about my expectations, hopes, goals, and anxieties as I anticipated the new formation environment […]

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Who Wants to be Celibate?

Many folks have strong opinions when it comes to celibacy. It might be considered inspiring, virtuous, weird, unnatural, or even disturbing. Every seminarian must devote serious prayer and thought to […]

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Bringing Jesus to His People

Shortly before his death, Bishop DiLorenzo sat down with me for what I thought was going to be an uneventful annual meeting.  As our chat was drawing to a close, […]

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