Posts Tagged ‘Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception’

The Trinity Dome: The Crowning Jewel of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

Friday, December 8th, 2017

The dedication today of the Trinity Dome mosaic, the crowning jewel of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, marks the completion of a pilgrimage that began nearly a century ago, with the laying of the shrine’s foundation stone in 1920. The final touches on this sanctuary of prayer are thanks to […] [Read more]

Evangelization and Supporting the Trinity Dome

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

Evangelization is the mission of the Church and there are an infinite number of ways that we carry out this work, as demonstrated in the coming weeks.  For example, in the life of the Church, May is the month of Mary.  Recent popes have spoken of the Blessed Virgin as the “Star of Evangelization” because […] [Read more]

Archdiocese of Washington To Welcome Pope Francis

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

I’m pleased to confirm the welcome news that Pope Francis will visit Washington, D.C. between September 22 and September 25, 2015. During his time with us, among other things, the Holy Father will meet with President Barack Obama at the White House, address a joint meeting of both houses of Congress, and on the afternoon […] [Read more]