Posts Tagged ‘Healing’

The Sacrament of Conversion

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

In what has become a tradition during Lent in our parishes in the Archdiocese of Washington, as well as in the neighboring Diocese of Arlington, Wednesday evenings are set aside for the Sacrament of Reconciliation with The Light is ON for You campaign. These special moments to receive God’s mercy are in addition to the […] [Read more]

The Christian Witness of Father Damien

Friday, May 10th, 2013

This is the time of year when people begin to look forward to their summer vacations.  During tourist season here in Washington, DC, the National Mall becomes a sea of humanity.  Those who visit the U.S. Capitol will find the statues of many important people in our nation’s history, among them Saint Damien de Veuster, […] [Read more]

Prayer: Our Most Powerful Tool

Monday, April 15th, 2013

The news of the explosions today in Boston has stunned us all. We grieve for those killed and join with people of all faiths in praying for them, for the wounded in the attack, for their family members and friends and for the first responders and emergency workers tending to the injured. Our most powerful […] [Read more]

Clearing a Space for Christ during Advent

Sunday, December 2nd, 2012

What is on your list?  It is a familiar question at this time of year.  Parents ask it of children, spouses ask it of one another, colleagues bring it up over coffee at the office.  Some of us make lists of gifts we need to purchase, Christmas cards we want to send, groceries we need […] [Read more]