Posts Tagged ‘Manifesting the Kingdom’

Epiphany: The Public Revelation of the Savior of the World

Sunday, January 4th, 2015

Tweet Share182 Pin4 +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum StumbleBefore the invention of satellites or digital compasses and the Global Positioning System, travelers, navigators and mariners looked to the stars for guidance. The Gospel of Matthew tells us about one particular star, the Star of Bethlehem, which pointed to the Lord Jesus and guided the […] [Read more]

To Be The Best Church We Can Be

Saturday, August 2nd, 2014

Tweet Share88 Pin +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum StumbleThis year, we have been celebrating a milestone – specifically, the 75 years that our family of faith has been manifesting the kingdom of God since the Archdiocese of Washington was established in 1939.  Looking back at this heritage, and to the roots of our Catholic […] [Read more]

A History of Manifesting the Kingdom: The Catholic Impact on Our Community

Friday, July 25th, 2014

Tweet Share26 Pin2 +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble Once at a meeting, I heard a man ask, “What does the Church bring to society?” When people pose such questions as a challenge, deep down they seem to be expressing a note of hope. Somewhere they heard the promise of Jesus and his Good […] [Read more]

Happy Birthday Archdiocese of Washington!

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Tweet Share229 Pin1 +11 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble Today we celebrate a special moment in our history.  On this day 75 years ago, July 22, 1939, the Archdiocese of Washington was born. When Pope Pius XII issued his papal bull establishing the archdiocese at the request of my predecessor, Archbishop Michael J. Curley, […] [Read more]

The Mission and Blessing of Manifesting the Kingdom

Saturday, July 19th, 2014

Tweet Share41 Pin +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble Manifesting the kingdom of God – this is the mission and blessing given to us by our Lord Jesus Christ. The Gospels tell us that Jesus “went around all Galilee…proclaiming the gospel of the kingdom” (Matthew 4:23).  This kingdom is spiritual and not a political […] [Read more]