Posts Tagged ‘prolife’

A Way of Life

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Over the last week, American civic values have been on full display as many people have travelled here to witness the presidential inauguration, as well as some who have raised their voices on a whole host of issues. Unlike these, one event in our nation’s capital is not a once-every-four-years occurrence or every decade or […] [Read more]

University Mass for Life Homily

Saturday, April 23rd, 2016

Epiphany Catholic Church Washington, D.C. April 21, 2016 As I begin these reflections, I want to thank Father Adam Park, Pastor of this Parish and also Chaplain to the Catholic faculty and students at George Washington University, for arranging this opportunity to celebrate the University Mass for Life in which we give thanks to God […] [Read more]

Rallying, Praying and Marching for Life

Thursday, January 21st, 2016

Tomorrow morning we will gather for the Youth Rally and Mass for Life at the Verizon Center and D.C. Armory. Every year this is an unforgettable experience for the tens of thousands of animated young people who fill the two venues, and for me in my role as the principal celebrant of the Mass at […] [Read more]

Familiaris Consortio and the Gift of Children

Friday, August 21st, 2015

Thirty-five years ago, early in his pontificate, Saint John Paul II convened a Synod of Bishops to reflect on the mission of the Christian family in the modern world. This 1980 gathering was followed a year later by the Pope’s apostolic exhortation on the family, Familiaris Consortio. This momentous document has guided the Church ever […] [Read more]

The Future is Life

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

#iStand4Life is the rallying cry of our young people who will gather early Thursday morning, January 22, for the 2015 Youth Rally and Mass for Life. This inspiring event, which drew tens of thousands last year despite a heavy snow, will be held at two locations again this year – at the Verizon Center and […] [Read more]