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Body and Blood of Christ

Continuing my theme of the spiritual works of mercy this month, here is a question that a parishioner asked me last week about speaking to her siblings about our Catholic faith. May you know the peace of Christ, Fr Greg “My siblings and I, were all raised Catholic. I am the only one who still […]

Sisters in the Spirit Invite You

Sisters in the Spirit of the Archdiocese of Washington cordially invites you to attend our annual commemoration of the Triumph of the Cross and our 15th anniversary celebration on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at St Joseph Catholic Church (2020 St. Joseph Dr., Largo, MD 20774). The event is from 9 am to 1 pm (registration […]

Enjoy Baseball While Supporting Our Priests!

On Sunday, August 28, the DC Padres, a baseball team consisting entirely of Catholic priests and seminarians, will play their final game of the 2016 season at Prince George’s Stadium (home of the Bowie Baysox). This will be a game to remember! Bishop Holley will be there, and the Padres are ready to win. And […]

Questions of Faith

Continuing my theme of the spiritual works of mercy of the last few weeks, here are some more questions that your children and grandchildren might ask you when talking about our Catholic faith. Once again, it’s really just to give you some kind of answer to tough questions. I’m happy to expound on them if […]

What is Your One Thing?

“City Slickers” The secret of life is finding your one thing. Gospel Is your one thing Jesus Christ? All good personified in Him Love / sacrifice / Col 1:24 Abraham and Mary get it Assumption Parish 100 years / One thing Others anxious about many things http://media.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/p/content.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/Homily_16th_Sunday_2016.MP3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Speak the Truth in Love

Going off of last week’s column, here are some practical examples of how to live the spiritual works of mercy, particularly “admonish sinners” and “instruct the uninformed.” Many of you have asked me how to speak to your children and grandchildren about the faith. Having worked with young people for many years in ministry, these […]

Reflections on Mercy

“Which of these three, in your opinion, was neighbor to the robbers’ victim?’ He answered, ‘The one who treated him with mercy’” (Lk 10:37). Now is a good time for us to reflect on mercy, and what Christ’s call for mercy looks like, especially in this Year of Mercy. The Church gives us some guidelines […]