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WWW: Well Women, Witness! - November 1, 2014
“Hunger for God” Annual Spiritual Retreat
November 7-9, 2014
Black Catholic History Month Lecture
November 10, 2014
“Pastoring in Black Parishes” A Series of Clergy Enrichment Conferences
November 11-13, 2014
The 225th anniversary of Black Catholic History - November 16, 2014
Bishop James Augustine Healy Award Dinner - November 21, 2014
Restore Justice!
November 21, 2014
Catholic Symposium
November 22, 2014
 
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“Hunger for God” Annual Spiritual Retreat
November 7-9, 2014

Join other faith-filled adults as we deepen our knowledge of the faith through prayer and small group sharing. Take time out of your busy schedule to have a personal encounter with Christ. Deacon Alex Jones, Retreat Leader.

Cost: $225.00, includes lodging, parking, meals and materials. Registration fee is non-refundable.
Location: 425 Water Street, Portsmouth, VA 23704
Registration Online: http://www.regonline.com/annualspiritualtretreat2014

Sponsorsed By: Office for Black Catholics
For more information
: Contact Pam Harris, (804) 622-5104 or obc@richmonddiocese.org

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Upcoming Events
 WWW: Well Women, Witness!
November 1, 2014
 “Hunger for God” Annual Spiritual Retreat
November 7-9, 2014
 Black Catholic History Month Lecture
November 10, 2014
 “Pastoring in Black Parishes” A Series of Clergy Enrichment Conferences
November 11-14, 2014
 The 225th anniversary of Black Catholic History
November 16, 2014
 Bishop James Augustine Healy Award Dinner
November 21, 2014
 Restore Justice!
November 21, 2014
 Catholic Symposium
November 22, 2014
 Archbishop Lori is looking for a few good men
December 13, 2014
 St. Raymond and St. Leo The Great Women’s Conference 2015 “Irresistible Call”
January 17-18, 2015
 Youth Rally and Mass for Life
January 22, 2015
 Faith in the Woods: “A Spirit filled” Camping Trip
April 24-26, 2015
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 Pope Francis speech at the conclusion of the Synod
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 Houston carries out ‘witch hunt’ on pastors opposing ‘bathroom bill’
 Faith leads to generous love, not fake facades, hypocrisy, pope says
 St. Louis archbishop calls for nonviolent response to racism
 Synod: the Holy See Press Office has published the “Relatio post disceptationem” of the General Rapporteur, Card. Péter Erd?, October 13, 2014.
 Sr. Antona Ebo recalls her ‘march on Selma’ in ’65
 Archdiocese says St. Peter Claver Center will close
 Exorcism Performed By Catholic Archbishop After Black Mass In Oklahoma
 Lykehouse marks a decade and a half of ministry to AUC students
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November 2014 | December 2014
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All Saints' Day

God never changes. Patience obtains everything. God alone is enough. - St. Teresa of Avila

Preview Upcoming EventsWWW: Well Women, Witness!

2
31st Sunday in Ordinary Time

All Souls Day

Daylight Savings Time Ends (USA)
3
St. Martin de Porres

For the Christian there is no stranger. Whoever is near us, and needing us must be our neighbor. - St. Teresa Benedicta
4
St. Charles Borromeo

Barack Obama, 1st African-American elected President of the United States - 2008
5
Blessed Frances d'Amboise

Suffering is an invitation to be more like the Son in doing the Father's will. - Pope John Paul II
6
Blessed Josepha Naval Girbes

When God finds a soul penetrated by an intense faith He pours out His grace in abundance. - Brother Lawrence

7
Blessed Francis Palau y Quer

Knights of St. Peter Claver founded Mobile, AL - 1909

Preview Upcoming Events“Hunger for God” Annual Spiritual Retreat

8
BVM

Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity
9
32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Dedication of the Lateran Basilica
10
St. Leo the Great

What a sweet joy to think God is just... that He takes into account our weaknesses. - St. Therese of Lisieux
11
St. Martin of Tours

Veterans' Day (USA)


Preview Upcoming Events“Pastoring in Black Parishes”
12
St. Josephat

A much greater love and confidence in this Lord began when I saw Him as one with whom I could conserve continuously. - St. Teresa of Jesus

13
St. Frances Cabrini

Blessed Maria Teresa Scrilli
14
For He truly loves you with the desire of being Himself, all your company. - St. John of the Cross
15
St. Albert the Great

Do not yield to hatred. At the end, an eternal light is shining for us. - St. Teresa of Jesus
16
33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

...we love her if we endeavor to imitate her virtues. - St. Raphael Kalinowski

Preview Upcoming EventsThe 225th anniversary of Black Catholic History
17
St. Elizabeth of Hungary

A good means to having God is to speak with His friends. - St. Teresa of Jesus
18
Dedication of the Basilicas of Peter & Paul

St. Rose Philippine Duchesne
19
St. Raphael Kalinowski

If you are nothing, you must not forget that Jesus is all think only of this uniquely lovable all. - St. Therese of Lisieux
20
Universal Children's Day

Oh yes, Mercy! - Blessed Mary of Jesus Crucified
21
The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Holy Family Sisters founded - 1842

Congregation of the Sisters, Home Visitors of Mary, founded 1949

Preview Upcoming EventsBishop James Augustine Healy Award Dinner

Preview Upcoming EventsRestore Justice!

22
St. Cecilia

Love consists not in feeling great thing but in having great detachment and in suffering for the Beloved. - St. John of the Cross

Preview Upcoming EventsCatholic Symposium
23
Christ the King

Pain is never permanent. - St. Teresa of Avila
24
St. Andrew Dung-Lac & Companions

What pleases Him is that He sees me loving my littleness and my poverty. - St. Therese of Lisieux
25
St. Catherine of Alexandria

Mortification of the appetites is a requisite for the man's spiritual fruitfulness. - St. John of the Cross
26
He has no need of our works but only of our love. - St. Therese of Lisieux
27
Thanksgiving (USA)


The Lord doesn't look so much at the greatness of our works as at the love with which they are done. - St. Therese of Lisieux

28
I just thread the needle. It is God who does everything. - Blessed Mary of Jesus
29
BVM

Blessed Denis of the Nativity & Blessed Redemptus of the Cross
30
1st Sunday of Advent

Walk in solitude with God. - St. John of the Cross

           
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