Posts Tagged ‘John Carroll Society’

Reflections from the John Carroll Society Annual Board of Governors Mass

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

Yesterday, I had the joy of celebrating Mass with the Board of Governors of the John Carroll Society. With me was their chaplain, Monsignor Peter Vaghi. This is long standing tradition – the Advent Mass preceding the evening meeting. For those who may not be familiar with the John Carroll Society, it is an organization […] [Read more]

Joining in Solidarity to Strengthen our Catholic Identity

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

The New Evangelization beckons all of us to proclaim anew with vigor the Good News of Jesus Christ, to radiate the splendor of his light of love and truth in a world of increasing spiritual darkness as various social and cultural trends seek to bleach out recognition and appreciation of God. The laity, whose task […] [Read more]

The Rose Mass: A Celebration of the Ministry of Healing

Saturday, March 14th, 2015

This past September, I saw a truly memorable sight I will never forget – the transformation of a basketball arena into a state-of-the-art mobile dental clinic, where 400 dentists, hygienists, oral surgeons and many more volunteers served poor clients seated at 100 dental chairs. It was the Mid-Maryland Mission of Mercy and Health Equity Festival […] [Read more]

The Rose Mass and the Legacy of Bringing Christ’s Healing to the Sick

Saturday, March 29th, 2014

All across the country, the face of medicine and health care delivery is changing and, in some cases, bringing new challenges. However, the motivation that brings the Catholic faithful to the health ministry remains constant. Tomorrow, Laetare Sunday, at the Church of the Little Flower in Bethesda, we will celebrate the 23rd Annual Rose Mass […] [Read more]

The Law at the Service of the Human Person

Sunday, October 6th, 2013

The tradition of the Red Mass began in England around 1310, following those held previously in Paris.  We continued that tradition today, gathering at the Cathedral of Saint Matthew to celebrate the 61st Annual Red Mass in our community with the sponsorship of the John Carroll Society.  Concelebrating with me was the Most Reverend Kevin J. Farrell, former […] [Read more]