Stu welcomes Father Neal Nichols from Saint Benedict’s Parish and Tom Esposito from Missioners of Christ to discuss news and events in Hampton Roads and Eucharistic Adoration.
As part of our Father Abbaticchio Vocation Fund, Ad Deum completed the Christmas Fund Drive and collected $1,100 each for four seminarians who are part of our program. Thank you to the generous gifts from the parishioners of Saint Benedict’s Church in Chesapeake, VA.
Mr. David Franco of Virginia Beach, along with five other young men, received the subdiaconate from the Most Reverend Fabian Bruskewitz, Bishop Emeritus of Denton, on 01 February 2014. The Subdiaconate conveys the privilege of touching the sacred vessels, chanting the Epistle, and the responsibility of preparing the necessities of the Eucharist.
It was at the close of this day that a Knight of Auvergne, Abel de Bridiers de la Gardampe, was shot and mortally wounded. As his friends ran to help him, he motioned them back with the words: “Count me no more among the living. Your time will be better spent looking after our other Read more about Sacrifice at the Siege of Malta[…]
Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo has proclaimed Wednesday, January 15, as a diocesan day of prayer and fasting for both clergy and the lay faithful for the intention of New Evangelization in the Diocese of Richmond.
Father Rob Cole (Saint John the Apostle/Virginia Beach) had some interesting remarks recently with respect to church renovation. From an article from the Virginian Catholic: Later Father Rob Cole, chairman of the Building and Renovation Commission, said he has found parishioners will give generously to a building renovation program “when they sense you’re leading them Read more about “When They Sense You’re Leading Them to Sacred Holiness.”[…]
In the first reading we find the ancient prayer of blessing which God gave to Moses to hand on to Aaron and his sons: “The Lord bless you and keep you. The Lord make his face to shine upon you, and be gracious to you. The Lord lift up his countenance upon you and give Read more about Ad Jesum per Mariam[…]
Debate Club met on 17 December 2013 to discuss Catholic Social Teaching. Our guest was Mr. Dale Ahlquist of the American Chesterton Society.
“But, I think – I say this humbly – that maybe we Christians have lost a little the sense of adoration, and we think: we go to the Temple, we come together as brothers – that’s good, it’s great! – but this is where God is. And we worship God.” – Pope Francis
Dan Burke speaks on why we need silence during the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass: We need silence “so that all may dispose themselves to carry out the sacred action in a devout and fitting manner.” Here we have the wisdom of the Church, as the Holy Spirit leads us to eschew all human priorities Read more about Can We Get a Little Quiet?[…]