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About Fr. Donald J. Planty, Jr., J.C.D.

Rev. Donald J. Planty, Jr., J.C.D., is a priest of the Diocese of Arlington with experience as a pastor and in the Vatican diplomatic corps. He is a Doctor of Canon Law specializing in Church law and sacred architecture. He currently serves as Head Chaplain of Christendom College in Front Royal, Virginia.

Homilies for August 2014

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 Homilies For Sunday Liturgies and Holy Days, August 2014 Miracle of the loaves and fishes  ______________________________ Our Homilies for August 2014 are being presented by two authors this month. Fr. Donald J. Planty, Jr., has … [Read more...]

A Priest by Any Other Name

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The nature of Holy Orders is both collegial and personal.  Collegially, all priests are addressed as “Father” because all share in the one priesthood of Jesus, icon of the Father. Personally, each priest retains his own individuality, … [Read more...]

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