RVA Priest Blog

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God’s Gifts

Recalling the gifts of the magi to Jesus, many of us choose to give gifts at Christmas.  We remember the nativity of Jesus, in which God in his immeasurable generosity […]

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In service to one another

Jesus is true God and true man.  November 10th, is the feast of St. Leo the Great, who lived in the 400s and served the Church as a deacon and […]

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My Story About the Little Flower

“I feel my mission is soon to begin, to make others love God as I do, to teach others my ‘little way.’ I will spend my Heaven doing good upon […]

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Martyrs of the Commonwealth

“Because zeal for your house has consumed me, I am scorned by those who scorn you.” Psalm 69:10   On September 10th, 1570, decades before the English established Jamestown, the […]

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The call to live beautiful and holy lives

This weekend of August 8, the Church celebrated the feast of St. Dominic and the 800th anniversary of this Spanish saint’s entry into eternal life.  St. Dominic is known for, […]

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I Do, With the Help of God

“Do you resolve to conform your way of life always to the example of Christ, of whose Body and Blood you are a minister at the altar?” This was one […]

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I do, with the help of God.

“I do, with the help of God.” (Rite of Ordination #15) Days away from ordination to the priesthood of Jesus Christ, it’s proving difficult to wrap my head around what […]

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