Posts Tagged ‘Mass’

The Holy Mass: Our Participation in the Sacred Mysteries of Jesus Christ

Friday, March 24th, 2017

The Mass is the heart of Catholic life. In it, we participate in the saving events of Jesus as they are made present again in our lives. Like our Lenten journey, the order of Mass can be seen as an ascent from the River Jordan to Jesus’ teaching ministry to Jerusalem and the Cross and […] [Read more]

Mass at the Beach

Friday, July 15th, 2016

Now is the prime season for individuals and families to pack their bags and head out for a vacation, flying or driving to a place that is apart from the D.C. metropolitan area. For many, the preferred getaway is found on the beaches lining the eastern shore of the United States, but for others, the […] [Read more]

‘Ask the Cardinal’: Finding Time to Pray

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

During a recent event at the Newseum sponsored by the John Carroll Society –  a conversation with Fox News Channel’s Bret Baier on the topic, “Catholicism and our Challenging World Today” – I was asked a variation of the following question.  My answer is adapted below. Between my work and family obligations and numerous other […] [Read more]

Each of Our Catholic Churches Tells a Love Story

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

This is a special moment in the life of the Catholic Church, as we carry out the work of the New Evangelization by deepening and sharing our Catholic faith, and as we celebrate a Year of Faith coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council. Our Archdiocese of Washington, meanwhile, […] [Read more]