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Virginia Vespers: Evening Prayer for the Commonwealth
5 -6 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016, the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Richmond. Reception follows.
At the midpoint of the 2016 Virginia General Assembly session, join Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo and Bishop Paul S. Loverde, public officals of all faiths and others as we pray for the needs of the Commonwealth, using an ancient liturgy of the Christian faith.
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