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Archbishop Charles Chaput visits UVA

  We were very honored to have a visit in Charlottesville from Archbishop Charles Chaput, OFM Cap., on February 18th, as a speaker at the St. Anshelm Institute for Catholic Thought at the University of Virginia.  Archbishop Chaput gave a … Continue reading

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Greater Good Technology – NEW ministry

Greater Good Technology is a new ministry developed by Catholic Web Services to help give disadvantaged people access & training in technology.  We have developed a successful pilot program here in our hometown of Charlottesville, Virginia.  Greater Good Technology’s program aims … Continue reading

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Habitat for Humanity — Charlottesville

SUNRISE PARK Today marked the completion of six new Habitat for Humanity Homes in a wonderful rebuilt neighborhood called Sunrise Park.   This Habitat Humanity project is unique, as it is the first entire trailer park replaced in America with … Continue reading

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Nuns on the Bus — Charlottesville

  The Nuns on the Bus stopped by Charlottesville in helping to promote the need for fair and just immigration reform in America.  Charlottesville Mayor Sandrana Huja, himself an immigrant from India, greeted the nuns and spoke of his support … Continue reading

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The Sycamore Tree: a new Christian Book & Gift Shop

The Sycamore Tree is a new Christian book and gift shop located in Charlottesville, Virginia.  The Sycamore Tree is a wonderful family-run business founded by Richard and Maria Nootbaar, who are friends from my parish at Church of the Incarnation. … Continue reading

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Dominican’s 50th Anniversary & New Priory in Charlottesville, Virginia

  The Dominicans celebrated their 50th Anniversary with Bishop DiLorenzo coming for a special Mass and Blessing for a new Priory on March 24th.  The Dominicans came to Charlottesville on the Feast of St. Lawrence August 10, 1963 and established … Continue reading

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Fortnight for Freedom–Charlottesville

            The area parishes of Charlottesville gathered this past Sunday evening at the First Amendment Monument Free Speech Wall for a prayer service for the Fortnight of Freedom.  We honored to have Fr. Stephen Alcott, … Continue reading

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Stand Up for Religious Freedom & Rutherford Institute

Yesterday there was a peaceful rally of 110 citizens concerned about preserving religious freedom. The rally was held in Jackson Park in the City of Charlottesville.  Nearly 50,000 people from many faiths joined together in 160+ cities across America to … Continue reading

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Catholics Are Standing Up for Rights

With the controversial HHS Mandate proposed by the Obama Administration, Catholics are uniting across America in protest.  There are two major initiatives being organized to advocate for religious liberty and against the threat the HHS mandate makes to religious freedom … Continue reading

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Nationwide Rally for Religious Freedom

On Friday, people from 140 cities across America assembled to protest the HHS Mandate and to stand up for religious freedom.  Here in Charlottesville, over 100 people assembled in front of the U.S. Courthouse in prayer, song, and peaceful protest … Continue reading

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