Precious Blood Catholic Church
114 E. Edmondson St. Culpeper, VA 22701 | Phone: 540-827-4400 | firstname.lastname@example.org | Pastor Fr. Kevin Walsh
Please note: All of the web links on this page have been thoroughly reviewed to assure Catholic education and assistance with our life of faith.
However, if you should discover any information on the linked sites that does not support our faith and teachings please contact the office immediately. Your assistance is much appreciated.
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For Your Marriage: is a great resource on dating, questions to ask, planning and budget and planning a Catholic Wedding.
READINGS FROM TODAYS LITURGY OF THE WORD
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CATECHISM OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH
This takes one directly to the USSCCB site and you can see na online version of the Cathechism of the Catholic Church and Frequently Asked Questions.
It's a newspaper in your browser, with Catholic perspectives on everything.
Follow Pope Francis and his daily activities, homilies, meetings with various organizations, follow him on Twitter and so much more.
Want to know what is going on in our diocese, Arlington Diocese? This is site has Bishop Loverde's recent letters, education, outreach, family life, and young adults.
NATIONAL CATHOLIC CHARISMATIC RENEWAL
Catholic Charismatic Renewal invites all people to experience the Holy Spirit who opens us to a life-changing relationship with Jesus Christ and the love of the Father. The Holy Spirit empowers us for personal holiness, renewed Catholic life, and evangelization.
CATHOLIC CHARISMATIC RENEWAL ARLINGTON DIOCESE
Find out what the Charismatic Renewal is doing here in our diocese.
EWTN - ETERNAL WORD TELEVISION NETWORK
EWTN is full of information and links for your faith, television, radio, news and religious catalogue.
CATHOLIC NEWS AND OTHER REPORTS
myCatholic.com is the first Catholic web portal that allows users to choose their own content, layout, and preferences. It offers daily Mass readings, reflections, news, commentary, Catechism study, links, tools and more.
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WORD ON FIRE WITH BISHOP ROBERT BARRON
Bishop Robert Barron is an author, speaker, theologian, and founder of Word on Fire, a global media ministry. Word on Fire reaches millions of people by utilizing the tools of new media to draw people into or back to the Catholic Faith.
This website provides parish and school leaders with high quality resources to build strong Catholic families.
The mission of this website is to give faithful Catholics the information, encouragement, and perspective they need to become an active force for renewal in the Church and in society.
CatholicMom.com has resources for moms including forums and articles on Faith, Family, and Fun, and Kids.
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington:
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This is aimed at a younger audience, but all ages can learn from this site. There are podcasts to watch, podcasts to listen, Mark Hart's reflections and teaching components and so much more.
Saint Paul's Outreach actively invites college students to a life of Christian discipleship. With Sait Paul as our example, we creat vibrant, faith-filled environments that challenge students to deepen their relationships with Christ in the fullness of the Catholic Church.
NET Ministries challenges young Catholics to love Christ and embrace the life of the Church. NET offers: training for youth ministry leaders, local teen Masses and events, extended summer retreats held across the U.S., and formation and training opportunities for young adults.
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This is designed as a place of dialogue for Catholics and atheists. Have questions about Catholicism and atheism? Here you go and with conversation to boot.
This is a lot of everything from daily readings to saints of the day to apologetics. There's a daily catechism feature, a variety of prayers and commentary.
BOUGHT WITH A PRICE
"Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, which you have from God? You are not your own; you were bought with a price." (1 Cor 6:19-20)
Click here to download a copy of Bishop Loverde's Pastoral Letter.
Celebrating their 25th or 50th wedding anniversary this year please call the rectory office. The diocese offers a special Mass for those who are celebrating their special anniversary. Plus you can request an Apostolic Certificate.
The pamphlet racks in our church vestibule always carry good Catholic literature for adults and children. There are additional materials of interest on a table in the foyer of the Parish Hall
Miscarriage, Stillbirth, Stillborn, Abortion, Loss after Abortion
NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING CLASSES - BY CORRESPONDENCE:
For couples who are unable to attend a regular scheduled class. Course can be ordered directly from Couple to Couple League @ 1-800-745-8252
WORLDWIDE MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER
Plan to enrich your marriage by attending one of the next Marriage Encounter Weekend. Call John and Lori Scali at 703-631-5289 or visit: http://marriage4.com
Is the name of a progrm designed to help heal and renew troubled marriages. The French wordk "retrouvaille" simply means "rediscovery". the program offers you a chance to look at yourself as an individual, rediscover your spouse, and build a loving relationship in your marriage. Go to retrouvaille.org for more information and resources.
Services to Abused Families, Inc. If you are currently or have previously experienced domestic violence, or have a friend, family member or co-worker who is experiencing domestic violence contact SAFE today at 800-825-8876.
Sirvicio a Familias Victimas de Abuso, Inc. Si usted o alguien que usted conoce necesita un refugio de emergencia, ayude a obtener una orden de protección, intervención de crisis, acompañamiento hospitalario o de corte, por favor llame a nuestro. Línea directa de 24 horas: 800-825-8876
For more information and resources go to safejourneys.org.
ST. PETER JULIAN PRAYER CHAIN
is a group of people who will pray for you. Please call Joanna Madorma at 825-2235 with any prayer requests or if you wish to join the group.
THE MOST HOLY BLOOD AND BODY OF CHRIST
Jesus has given his Body to eat and His Blood to drink so as to nourish us on our journey towards Heaven. All are called in Christ but some are chosen to nourish His body as priests and in the consecrated life. Could you be among them? If so, please call Father J.D. Jaffe at 703-841-2514
or email email@example.com
You are not Alone Hope after Loss
A miscarriage, either your own or that of a loved one, can be a very painful experience resulting in intense emotions and grief. It may also be confusing, as this loss can be quite sudden and leave those involved wondering what to do.
Most people think a miscarriage is rare, and many believe that if a woman loses a pregnancy that she brought it upon herself. Neither of those things is true, but the enduring beliefs cause great pain to women and their partners." It's irrational, but there is a deep shame attached to not being able to carry a baby to term...I don't want another baby, I want THIS baby." "It's bazarre that the topic is so taboo." "I felt alone until I realized there is this big, secret miscarriage club - one that nobody wants to be a member of - and when I realized it existed, I felt angry that no one told me they had active membership."
Miscarriage affects ALL families members in different way and at different times: Mothers, Fathers, Siblings, Children, Grandparents
For those looking for help, there are a number of resources available to answer questions, offer support, and help in the healing process. Share your story anonymously, read other's stories, get anwers to medical concerns, leave a remembrance and so much more.
Go to miscarriagehurts.com for all these resources and more.
Abortion Changes You
"I thought life would be the way it was before."
"I wish I could go back"
"I wonder if there was something I could have done"
"Will she ever forgive me"
"Sometimes it makes me sad"
"We made this decision together but I've never felt so alone"
Abortion Changes You aids men, women and family members who may be grieving loss through abortion - meeting people right where they are and gently inviting them to find healing. Resources can be used by men and women in the privacy of their home or with the assistance of a supportive friend, spiritual advisor, or professional counselor. Visitors can go to this interactive website and explore their own esperience, anonymously at their own pace, and engage in a number of healing activities.
Go to abortionchangesyou.com for more help.
RETREAT FOR POST-ABORTION HEALING
Project Rachel weekend retreats are a beautiful opportunity for women who have struggled with the emotional or spiritual pain of an abortion. It offers a supportive, confidential and non-judgemental environment where you can begin the process of healing. For more information please contact by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or www.helpafterabortion.org or call 888-456-HOPE (4673)