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A Message from Bishop Knestout of the Diocese of Richmond Virginia

Posted 2 hours ago
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Bishop Knestout encourages anyone aware of sexual abuse of minors on the part of clergy or staff of our diocese to notify civil authorities, call the Attorney General’s Clergy Abuse Hotline at 1-833-454-9064, 

and reach out to the Diocesan Victim Assistance Coordinator, Jennifer Sloan at 1-877-887-9603.

Homily for 29th Sunday in ordinary Time Be Content but not Complacent

Posted 5 hours ago
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Dearly Beloved, Looking back to about eight years ago, I just can’t stop laughing at myself. For the first time in my life I was about to board an airplane. I was making a trip to Lagos in Nigeria. I met a parishioner at the airport who was also traveling to Nigeria. Through our conversation I got to know that he was traveling on first class. Before I could leave to check-in he was called by one of the airline officials to board and as it were, we said goodbye. Upon entering the aircraft, looking for my seat, I gaze on him sitting in one of the front seats.

Homily for the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted 1 month ago
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Homily for the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Beloved:
Where jealousy and selfish ambition exist,
there is disorder and every foul practice. 

Where do the wars
and where do the conflicts among you come from? 
Is it not from your passions
that make war within your members? 
You covet but do not possess. 
You kill and envy but you cannot obtain;
you fight and wage war. 

Homily for the 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted 2 months ago
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Homily for the 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time

 

Dearly Beloved, permit me to take these verses from the gospel out of its proper/original context. The passage begins:

 

“As a result of this, (As a result of what? Whatever you consider going on in the body of Christ, the church, the scandals, frustrations, etc.)
 

“As a result of this,