Archive for August, 2016

Sports and the Christian Life

Saturday, August 6th, 2016

The pageantry of the Opening Ceremony of the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro last evening was again a wonderful celebration of harmony and friendship, hope and goodwill among mankind. As we cheer on some of our local athletes, we can also learn many valuable lessons from this international competition, which in antiquity began […] [Read more]

Summer Excursions: Encountering the Sacred at the National Gallery of Art

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

When going on vacation or a quick trip for the day or weekend, some people like to simply get away from it all and leisurely sit on the beach and perhaps read a good book. Others go to historic sites  or festivals, while still others prefer to spend some time in museums where they might […] [Read more]

World Youth Day Pilgrims Leave Mark along the Digital Highways

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

This past the week, our eyes were focused on Kraków as Pope Francis joined a reported more than one million young Catholics gathered for World Youth Day. United through prayer, some 1,300 young adults added to that number at Kraków in the Capital, a stateside World Youth Day celebration here in Washington, D.C. Countless more […] [Read more]