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50th Anniversary ADW Annual Appeal

Frequently Asked Questions How much of my donation will be used for administrative overhead? NONE. Every penny of your contribution – 100% – goes directly to the programs and charities that are part of the Appeal. All administrative costs associated with the Appeal are paid for from separate funding sources of the Archdiocese. How can […]

Blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord

6th Sunday Msgr Al Schwartz     Poverty of Christ “Blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord” Poor     Fruitfulness / Success     Vertical / Horizontal “Blessed are the poor” Promises – next lifeResurrection / Eucharist http://media.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/p/content.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/Homily_6th_Sunday_2019.MP3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

50th Anniversary of the Annual Appeal

 A Time for Reflection The theme of the 2019 Appeal is “Our Faith. Our Hope. Our Mission.” and is much different from a one-time special collection. It is a pledge campaign where you can make a gift, today, payable over ten months that will help support the ministries and mission of all our faith communities […]

Encountering God

Getting ahead in the world is something many see as important. Success, a comfortable life, and worldly securities are seen as what is needed to achieve happiness. Whether or not we like to admit it, these pursuits are operative in many of our lives. As much as we want to believe in the Gospel, we […]

Pray for our President

Tomorrow, January 18, is Presidents Day in the U.S. Please join us for Mass at 10 a.m. as we pray for our current and past presidents. If you’re like me, you have read different (and maybe even conflicting) things about the faith of our presidents and founding fathers. The following article from www.pewresearch.org (1/20/17) seems […]

Lord, I am not worthy

5th Sunday Unworthiness / Call      2 Thess 1 Unworthiness / presence, power of God      Readings God’s Word makes us worthy     Unworthy, too Worthy of the Cross http://media.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/p/content.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/Homily_5th_Sunday_2019.MP3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

We Are All Made in His Image

A Prayer as we begin Black History Month God of love, peace, and unity, we thank you for welcoming us all just as we are; for making us equal as your children from all corners of the earth; and for giving us your blessings as your children; and for making us belong. We pray that […]

Today is holy

3rd Sunday TODAY 1. “Today is holy to the Lord” Government workers Israelites Mass / us Live in the present 2.  “Today this Scripture passage is fulfilled” A.D. Church Eucharist     Best part of each day     GET TO DO today http://media.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/p/content.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/Homily_3rd_Sunday_2019.MP3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

We are the body of Christ

St. Theresa of Avila reminds us that, “Christ has no body now on earth but yours; no hands but yours; no feet but yours. Yours are the eyes through which the compassion of Christ must look out on the world. Yours are the feet with which He is to go about doing good. Yours are […]