Posts Tagged ‘summer excursions’

Summer Excursions: The Franciscan Monastery

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Once again, families and individuals have been setting out on summer trips in planes, trains and automobiles.  Residents of the Washington area and visitors here have a variety of places to go and do and see, and one place I would like to suggest is the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America in Northeast […] [Read more]

Summer Excursions: Encountering the Sacred at the National Gallery of Art

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

When going on vacation or a quick trip for the day or weekend, some people like to simply get away from it all and leisurely sit on the beach and perhaps read a good book. Others go to historic sites  or festivals, while still others prefer to spend some time in museums where they might […] [Read more]

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

Saturday, July 23rd, 2016

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 our nation’s founders and those who preserved our Union 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]