Archive for March, 2018

Throwback Thursday: The Unique Genius of Woman in the Church and Society

Thursday, March 8th, 2018

The beginning of March, which is Women’s History Month, includes the feast days of some remarkable women, giving us an opportunity to celebrate again the nature and dignity of women, and recognize the indispensable role they have played in salvation history and in the transmission of the faith.  This includes the many great women in […] [Read more]

The Compton Bassett Chapel and the House Churches of Early Christianity

Monday, March 5th, 2018

The original Compton Bassett house and estate, built by some estimates as early as 1700 in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, is just one of many historic places we are fortunate to have in this area. For Catholics, however, the chapel on the property has even greater significance and, although it was built later, it has a […] [Read more]

Sharing in the Joy of Love in Marriage and Family

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

At Mass this weekend, we hear one of the most beautiful of the Gospel stories – Jesus’ encounter with the Samaritan woman at the well (John 4:5-42). To the first listeners of this story, it sounded shocking, maybe even unbelievable:  Jesus talking to a woman who is not of his own people.  Jesus knowing all […] [Read more]