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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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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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The Priest as a Man of Communion

In his apostolic letter on the formation of priests in the circumstances of the present day, Pastores Dabo Vobis, St. John Paul II boldly claims that every priest is called […]

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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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