Posts Tagged ‘Young Adult Ministry’

Helping Young People in the Life of Faith

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

As we move through the Easter Season, our Mass readings tell the wonderful story of the growth of the Church through the preaching of the first Apostles. That Gospel mission continues today and all the baptized, including young people, are called to be missionary disciples. Now Pope Francis has called a Synod of Bishops to […] [Read more]

Keeping the Faith on Campus

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

As Archbishop, I am blessed to make pastoral visits and celebrate the Eucharist at our parishes and Catholic schools, and also see firsthand the impact of our other institutions that reflect Christ’s love to this community through our charitable, health care and educational outreach. Today I will be visiting the Catholic Student Center at the […] [Read more]

The Gift of Blessed John Paul II

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

With Catholics around the world, I rejoiced at Pope Francis’s announcement that Blessed John XXIII and Blessed John Paul II will be canonized on April 27, 2014 – Divine Mercy Sunday. Both popes in their own way helped bring Jesus to the modern world – with Pope John XXIII opening the Second Vatican Council, and […] [Read more]

Theology on Tap – Meeting Young Adults Where They Are on Their Journey of Faith

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

In addition to some of the usual engagements one might expect to find on the calendar of the Archbishop of Washington – Confirmations of youth at parishes across the archdiocese, baccalaureate Masses and commencement addresses – there’s one event on my schedule that stands out from the norm: a talk on May 7 for Theology […] [Read more]