Posts Tagged ‘Saint Clement’s Island’

Summer Excursions: Day Trips to the Local Roots of Our Faith

Saturday, July 23rd, 2016

Tweet Share361 Pin1 +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble As residents of the Washington metropolitan area, we are blessed to live in a place that is a destination for travelers from across the United States and around the world. These tourists can see the U.S. Capitol and White House and visit landmarks related to […] [Read more]

Feast of the Holy Cross

Sunday, September 14th, 2014

Tweet Share104 Pin +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble Today, the Church celebrates the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross.  The origin of this feast lies in the 4th century.  Legend has it  that when Saint Helena, mother of the emperor Constantine, visited the Holy Land, she saw there was a pagan […] [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]