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Most days, I arrive at the Chancery office while it’s still dark outside. I will come into my office, turn on the lights and the computer, and prepare to begin the work of the day. If I hadn’t prayed the Liturgy of the Hours at home before coming to the office, I’ll pray the Office of Readings and Morning Prayer…and then get to work.

Weeks ago, in late September, I came in on a Wednesday as usual…about 5:15 AM. I had already prayed…and was beginning to read my correspondence and catch up with e-mails….when a thought came to me…to remember the Presence of the Lord.

Surrounded by fellow Knights and Sir Knights of Peter Claver at St. Juliana Church in Alexandria, Bishop David Talley was initiated Nov. 4 into the Knights of Peter Claver Third Degree, joining St. Juliana Council #268.

Shortly after being initiated into the Knights of Peter Claver, Bishop Talley was exemplified as a Fourth Degree Knight by supreme officers from the national office, the Louisiana state office and Assembly #27 Faithful Navigator. Father August Thompson, a