Virginia Vespers: Evening Prayer for the Commonwealth
At the midpoint of this year’s Virginia General Assembly session Virginia Bishops Francis X. DiLorenzo and Paul S. Loverde and their public policy agency, the Virginia Catholic Conference, invite government officials and the public to the first-ever Virginia Vespers: Evening Prayer for the Commonwealth at the beautiful, historic Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Richmond at 5 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 17. The hour-long service will draw on an ancient Christian liturgy to pray for the needs of Virginia. Join lawmakers and public officials of all faiths, clergy, educators, social service practitioners, parishioners and other people of goodwill at this vital gathering. A reception follows. Register at www.vacatholic.org.