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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 […]

We Are One Body

Did you know that there are Catholic commentaries on the Bible? These are books that help us to interpret passages, words, characters, and events in Sacred Scripture. We priests use these! The one that I use for homilies, Bible studies, and overall knowledge is called the Navarre Bible commentary. The series I have covers all […]

Party on, Jesus!

2nd Sunday Fun at Cana Jesus performed first sign / miracle      1. He can      2. So that people would believe in Him “Woman” / “hour” Eucharist     1.  He can     2. People to believe in Him http://media.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/p/content.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/Homily_2nd_Sunday_2019.MP3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

No Second Place With God

Did you ever consider that God takes great delight in you? We are by no means second or afterthoughts of God. As the master artisan, God takes delight in every fabric of our being and every single component of who we are. We are intentionally and lovingly designed! God gets much joy out of every […]

Civil Rights Day

In Catholic social tradition, “rights” correspond to the treatment every person deserves not because of background or individual merit, but by virtue of being created in the image and likeness of God. As followers of Christ, we are called to a concern for our brothers and sisters. This means that, in acknowledging rights, we also […]