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Blogging for faith

What is a blog site? This will hopefully become a frequent question at our parish because I want to start such a site here. Blog sites are all over the internet. They are websites where people become authors on different topics, and oftentimes others can leave comments in response. I have run two blog sites […]

Live the liturgy

Are we ready and prepared for what life will ask of us? The answers to life’s challenges, especially those that involve purpose, meaning, and happiness are not found in material things or by searching the Internet. Many things in life require a journey of the heart and the acquisition of wisdom. When one acquires wisdom, […]

Can you hear God in the Mass?

If you have seen Bishop Robert Barron on YouTube or the “Catholicism” series, you know how excellent he is. He provides insightful and entertaining short videos that span many topics related to God, the culture, and the world. We are showing one of his videos at Community Sunday this weekend – “Bishop Barron on the […]

Always be ready to go cuz you never kno

32nd Sunday Wisdom St Martin de Porres Description – see as God sees From HS, relationship w God Know if something is of God or not Masculine / feminine God is groom, wisdom bride From all eternity Wisdom thru suffering No regrets! Wise virgins Oil On watch and no oil? Wisdom is living heaven in earth […]

Pray that Priests Preach the Word

Masculine / feminine     Marriage     Church Pray for priests     Preach the Word of God     Give of themselves     Practice what they preach http://media.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/p/content.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/Homily_31st_Sunday_2017.MP3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

The Challenge of Racism Today

by His Eminence Donald Cardinal Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington To the Clergy, Religious and Laity of the Church of Washington Grace and peace to all in Christ. The sight from the sanctuary of many a church in our archdiocese offers a glimpse of the face of the world. On almost any Sunday, we can join […]

You Can Help Make Jacob’s Wish Come True This Christmas

Nine-year-old Jacob Thompson may not live until Christmas. So, strangers are sending him an early holiday. “Jacob loves Christmas,” his father, Roger Guay, told the news station, encouraging people to continue sending him cards. “Any way to brighten his day would be a great benefit to him.” So the boy’s family, friends and complete strangers […]

Is Your Goal Humility?

It is so easy to cast judgment upon the thoughts and behaviors of others. We have heard the phrase, “Practice what you preach.” If we really believe in Jesus, we will put great effort and care into following his example and living his message. Humility is our goal. True humility begins when I see myself […]

Q&A about Discernment for the Priesthood

Q. If someone is interested in becoming a priest, how does he go about it? Discerning a vocation can happen in any number of ways.  It might come as a surprise to the person called, or to family or friends.  Sometimes, it is a gradual process, other times it is as quick and bright as […]