Posts Tagged ‘The Joy of the Gospel’

The Convocation of Catholic Leaders and the Joy of the Gospel

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

Today the Church celebrates the great feast of the Apostles, Saints Peter and Paul, including their bold missionary spirit, of which we are heirs.  As Pope Francis said at the canonization of another missionary, Saint Junípero Serra, “We are indebted to a tradition, a chain of witnesses who have made it possible for the Good […] [Read more]

Voices of Youth from the Rally for Life

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

One of the most inspiring scenes I witness each year happens on or around January 22 as I, together with many of my fellow bishops and usually hundreds of priests, process into the Verizon Center for the Mass for Life attended by thousands of enthusiastic young people from across the Archdiocese of Washington and throughout the […] [Read more]