Posts Tagged ‘feast day’

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]

“Spare Me from a Faith that is Lukewarm!”

Thursday, October 15th, 2015

Tweet Share123 Pin3 +14 Email Reddit Share Share Yum StumbleDuring the visit of the Holy Father to the United States, one of the groups he mentioned with gratitude on a number of occasions was American women religious. Among them is the community of the Little Sisters of the Poor. It was a privilege to go […] [Read more]

Simple and Ordinary Acts of Love Renew the World

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

Tweet Share Pin +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble Some of the clearest expressions of the Gospel come from young people and so whenever I encounter them, I cannot help but be encouraged. Whether it is meeting with school children, teenagers at the Youth Rally and Mass for Life, or dinner with college students, […] [Read more]

Saint Augustine and the Seeker of Today

Friday, August 28th, 2015

Tweet Share114 Pin +13 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble Today’s saint is one that people of the modern age can readily identify with. To hear the story of his early life, you might think he was living today. In fact, he lived 1,600 years ago. He is Saint Augustine. Born and raised in North […] [Read more]

Saint Francis de Sales: A Saintly Spiritual Guide for All People in Every State of Life

Saturday, January 24th, 2015

Tweet Share93 Pin3 +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble In the life of Saint Francis de Sales, who has inspired many people over the centuries, we find the quiet urgings of grace, the response to his calling by the Lord, and the experience of his mission unfolding over a long period of time.  He […] [Read more]

The Feast of Saint Mark the Evangelist

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Tweet Share46 Pin6 +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum StumbleToday, we celebrate the Feast of Saint Mark the Evangelist. We join in prayer in a special way with all of the parishioners of St. Mark Church in Hyattsville on their patronal feast day, but it is really a feast for all of us who are followers […] [Read more]