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Archive for September 2019

Bishop’s Golf Tournament set for October 14

There is still time to sign up your team for the Annual Bishop’s Golf Tournament to be held on Monday, October 14 at Oakwing Golf Course in Alexandria. The 4-person scramble format includes green fees, cart, mulligans, range balls, lunch, dinner and refreshments. For more information or to register your team contact Sandi Tarver at…

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Senior Citizens, You’re Not Off the Hook

By Julie Filby, Denver Catholic When it comes to doing the Lord’s work, all are called to do their part. There are several examples in the Bible of people being “advanced in years” (Luke 2: 36) when they were called to serve. “It’s pretty amazing when you look at the Scriptures, coming to the senior…

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Saint John Henry Newman

By Thomas Kennedy, Diocese of Alexandria Seminarian On February 12, 2019, Pope Francis promulgated a degree through the Congregation for the Cause for the Saints, authorizing the forthcoming canonization of Blessed John Henry Newman. Newman will be declared a saint on Sunday, October 13, 2019, following the miraculous healing of a woman in Chicago. She…

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Additional name of clergy credibly accused of abuse

The Diocese of Alexandria today (Sept. 20, 2019) released the name of one additional clergy against whom there have been credible allegations of sexual abuse of minors. Fr. Theordore Lelieveld An allegation of sexual misconduct and abuse of male minors dating back to the mid-1960s was reported to the Diocese of Alexandria in August 2019.…

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