Posts Tagged ‘Good News’

The Good News of Salvation in the Death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ

Saturday, October 14th, 2017

Although superseded this year because it falls on a Sunday, October 15 is usually the day when the Church lifts up for us Saint Teresa of Avila, a doctor of the Church whose witness and writings continue to offer lessons for the people of God. Like the modern age with its rapid changes and diminished […] [Read more]

Our Cathedral of Saint Matthew the Apostle

Saturday, September 21st, 2013

Today, the Feast of Saint Matthew offers us a chance to reflect on our own Cathedral of Saint Matthew the Apostle which is my special church as Archbishop of Washington and the home church of our family of faith in this archdiocese. The word “cathedral” itself takes its name from the bishop’s teaching chair (kathedra, […] [Read more]

Alleluia! Christ is Risen!

Sunday, March 31st, 2013

Just over two weeks ago, we witnessed the election of a new Chief Shepherd – Pope Francis.  The Chair of Peter is once more filled.  Now on Easter Sunday, with joy and exaltation, the entire Church throughout the world proclaims once again, as it has done for two millennia, “Christ is Risen!”  You and I […] [Read more]