Posts Tagged ‘DCPriest’

Parish Life Seen Through the Eyes of our Priests

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

Tweet Share348 Pin100 +11 Email Reddit Share Share Yum StumbleThis first week in July is a very special time in our archdiocese. Our eight newly-ordained priests begin their priestly ministry at the parish to which they were assigned. Pastors and associate priests, formally called “parochial vicars,” who have received new assignments also this week move […] [Read more]

Ordination to the Priesthood Live Stream

Saturday, June 25th, 2016

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Servants of All

Saturday, June 11th, 2016

Tweet Share868 Pin +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble The Archdiocese of Washington is blessed this morning with a new class of transitional deacons in addition to our newly-ordained priests in a couple of weeks. With each of these ordinations of seminarians to the transitional diaconate, as with the priesthood, we learn something of […] [Read more]

Pray for our Future Priests

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

Tweet Share749 Pin1 +11 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble For a number of years now, in the weeks leading up to ordination, our Saint John Paul II Seminary has highlighted the relationships of prayer and priestly ministry by hosting and inviting parishes to host a holy hour for transitional deacons who are to be […] [Read more]

The Saint John Paul II Seminary Celebrates its Fifth Anniversary

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

Tweet Share340 Pin1 +11 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble Yesterday our family of faith marked a special milestone as we celebrated the Founding Day Mass for our archdiocesan seminary, which was formally established five years ago originally bearing the name Blessed John Paul II Seminary. That day on which I signed the Decree of Erection, […] [Read more]

Saint John Paul II’s Enduring Presence

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

Tweet Share97 Pin1 +13 Email Reddit Share Share Yum StumbleSaint John Paul II – whose feast day we celebrate today – has been an on-going presence in the Church of Washington impacting lives in a special way since the fall of 2011, when we opened a new archdiocesan seminary named in his honor. After he […] [Read more]

Newly Ordained Priests Will Continue Legacy of “Manifesting the Kingdom”

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Tweet Share6 Pin2 +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble For 2,000 years, priests in every generation have taken up the call that Jesus made to his Apostles – the first priests – at the Last Supper: “Do this in memory of me” (Luke 22:19).  Every time they celebrate the Eucharist and preach the Gospel, […] [Read more]