Posts Tagged ‘Walk with Francis’

Celebrating the Election of Pope Francis: Four Years Later

Monday, March 13th, 2017

Four years ago today, as a result of an ancient process of prayer, silent reflection and an outpouring of the Holy Spirit, Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected Bishop of Rome and thus Successor of the Prince of the Apostles, Supreme Pontiff of the Universal Church, also called Servant of the Servants of God, and became […] [Read more]

The Jubilee Year of Mercy

Friday, December 4th, 2015

Pope Francis has offered a special gift to all of us in the Church and in the world – a Jubilee Year of Mercy which will begin on December 8, 2015, the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, and run through November 20, 2016, the Solemnity of Christ the King. Receiving this gift of God’s loving […] [Read more]

Walking with Francis, the Journey Continues

Thursday, November 12th, 2015

As he has throughout his ministry, Pope Francis voiced a message of accompaniment during his trip to the nation’s capital, expressing the desire that everyone walk together in the presence of the Lord. Hearing his call, the Church of Washington and many others in our community joined in solidarity to participate in the “Walk with […] [Read more]

Share the Joy!

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

All summer long, as our local Church and entire community have prepared for the upcoming arrival of Pope Francis, I have been struck how this visit is not simply for Catholics, but a moment to share the joy that we have found in our Catholic faith with the whole city and region. We know how […] [Read more]

Teachers with Soul

Monday, August 24th, 2015

Today, I have the great privilege of marking the opening of the academic year by celebrating the Mass of the Holy Spirit with teachers and administrators of our Catholic schools. This joyous celebration is an opportunity to invoke the blessings of the Spirit and also for me to express my gratitude for the thousands of […] [Read more]

Walk With Francis

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

Our Holy Father, Pope Francis has captured the world’s attention with his infectious joy. What is striking to me is that in his actions we see the source of his joy. He loves sharing God’s love with others. His words, his gestures, his preaching teach us how to imitate Christ who is the human manifestation […] [Read more]