Searching for More
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Hosted by the Diocese of Arlington, “Searching For More” features interviews and discussions about topics ranging from culture, morality, sexuality, Church history, stories of those who have overcome adversity, the moral implications of public policy, and more. In addition to interviews, some podcasts will emanate from talks, speeches, homilies, and lectures given throughout the Diocese.
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Most Recent Episode
17 - Father Paul Scalia Speaks to the Diocesan Retreat Day for Married Couples on Poverty in Marriage
2 days ago
On Saturday, July 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Holy Trinity parish, in Gainesville, Fr. Paul Scalia, Episcopal Vicar for Clergy, hosted a Retreat Day for Married Couples. 220 couples attended the enriching and reflective day, which included talks, Adoration, confession, spiritual time spent with the spouse, and concluded with Mass. Fr. Scalia gave talks on poverty, chastity and obedience (the three evangelical counsels of the consecrated life), and how they exist analogously in marriage. These vows are, of course, typically made by religious in community, though they are present in an analogous way in marriage. Poverty: When one marries, one does not just give up a certain pursuit of material things; rather, in marriage, one’s very life is opened up, shared with, and indeed given to the other. A spirit of poverty in marriage takes the form of giving up one’s own desires for the sake of the common good. Read more »