Posts Tagged ‘service’

Holy Thursday in the Year of Mercy

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

Tweet Share76 Pin1 +11 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble Our commemoration of the Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday takes place this year in the context of the Jubilee Year of Mercy. “Jesus Christ is the face of the Father’s mercy,” affirms Pope Francis, adding, “Jesus of Nazareth, by his words, his […] [Read more]

Show How You Serve Christ’s Kingdom With YouServe

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

Tweet Share14 Pin +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble Ever since it was announced that Pope Francis is coming to Washington, people have been asking, “How can I join in? How can I ‘Share the Joy, Walk with Francis?’” Last week I invited you to take the “Walk With Francis Pledge.” This extraordinary initiative […] [Read more]

Homily: Mass for Archdiocesan Synod

Sunday, June 8th, 2014

Tweet Share Pin2 +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble It is a pleasure to welcome all of you to the Cathedral of Saint Matthew the Apostle as we celebrate the Solemnity of Pentecost.  While it is true that the Pentecost we commemorate today happened almost 2,000 years ago, what we are celebrating is the […] [Read more]

Caritas

Friday, September 27th, 2013

Tweet Share24 Pin +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble It has been said that no man is an island.  While each of us can claim a unique identity and a personal relationship with God, we are nonetheless called to live out our lives in relationship with others. All human community is rooted in God’s […] [Read more]

The Legacy of Love of Blessed Mother Teresa

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

Tweet Share110 Pin1 +11 Email Reddit Share Share Yum StumbleAgnes Gonxhe Bojaxhiu was initially called to religious life with the Sisters of Loreto.  Taking the name of Sister Teresa, this young Albanian woman was sent to India in 1929 after first learning English in Ireland.  It was not until she had been teaching at a […] [Read more]

To Be the Best Church We Can Be

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

Tweet Share4 Pin +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum StumbleThe celebration of our birthday often prompts us to spend some time reviewing the past year and setting some goals for the year to come.  Similarly, as we prepare to celebrate the great Solemnity of Pentecost on Sunday – sometimes called the birthday of the Church […] [Read more]