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He is Risen!

On behalf of all of us at Assumption, I wish you and your family a blessed Easter! Christ is Risen! He is Risen indeed! Blessed Teresa of Calcutta used to say, “don’t ever get so sad that you lose sight of the Resurrection”. She would be preaching to the choir here because Assumption parishioners live […]

Seven Last Words

Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion March 20, 2016 The following are profound insights and reflection questions from Archbishop Fulton Sheen’s book, “The Seven Last Words”. May you know the peace of Christ this Holy Week. – Fr Greg “There was never a preacher like the dying Christ. There was never a congregation like that […]

Healing Through Forgiveness

4th Sunday Lent Examples Pope Francis Parable Wounds of sin Family      Healing through forgiveness How to forgive Filled w compassion Name it, IOU, tear up From heart Book Guideposts to forgiving Forgiveness by God, to others, and to self http://media.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/p/content.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/Homily_4th_Sunday_Lent.16.MP3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Black Catholic Clergy Caucus Was Milestone

In our parish hall for the remainder of the month is an impressive display of African American history. As an American, I am moved and inspired to see the images of heroes like Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, and Jesse Owens. As pastor, I am so grateful and honored to be stationed here, especially during Black […]