Posts Tagged ‘Kraków in the Capital’

World Youth Day Pilgrims Leave Mark along the Digital Highways

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

This past the week, our eyes were focused on Kraków as Pope Francis joined a reported more than one million young Catholics gathered for World Youth Day. United through prayer, some 1,300 young adults added to that number at Kraków in the Capital, a stateside World Youth Day celebration here in Washington, D.C. Countless more […] [Read more]

The Gift of Universality

Friday, July 29th, 2016

When you ask what is memorable about an international World Youth Day gathering, young Catholics often mention the universality of the Church. There are the sights and sounds of the colorful displays of so many different national flags, so many different languages and the presence of peers of every race and color, all gathered together […] [Read more]

Finding the True Source of Happiness: A Novena on the Beatitudes

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Next week the Church Universal will celebrate the gift of our young people to our family of faith and the whole world as pilgrims begin to gather for World Youth Day in Kraków and here locally at “Kraków in the Capital” on the campus of The Catholic University of America. This is a special time […] [Read more]

Kraków in the Capital

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

One indicator of the vitality of a parish church is the presence of young people who are active in the worship life of the community and in parish activities. As our Archdiocesan Synod identified, this indicator is of particular importance in the Church of Washington because of the presence of so many young people studying […] [Read more]

Keeping the Faith on Campus

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

As Archbishop, I am blessed to make pastoral visits and celebrate the Eucharist at our parishes and Catholic schools, and also see firsthand the impact of our other institutions that reflect Christ’s love to this community through our charitable, health care and educational outreach. Today I will be visiting the Catholic Student Center at the […] [Read more]