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How do people live without faith?

Do not let your hearts be troubled or afraid.” The wedding I officiated last weekend was a beautiful experience. It was in San Luis Obispo, California, which is halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco. It is gorgeous! The young bride and groom are good, fun, and generous Catholics who did it just about all […]

Christ makes all things new

“Behold, I make all things new.” We are experiencing some new things around us this Easter season and spring. God gave us an awesome Revival night last Monday that was new for some of our visitors which included neighbors who just popped in. Getting complaints about the church being too hot that night was something […]

United as a family of believers

During the Easter season in 2013, the Lord gave me and many of the Catholic students at GW University an experience similar to that of the early Christians. It stemmed from a hot-button social issue: whether persons of the same sex could enter into marriage. This had been an intense issue on campus since I […]

Young Adults Group

Young adults ages 18-35 are invited to join the Assumption DC YA group. We meet regularly for bible study, fellowship and prayer. Street evangelization and outreach are an integral part of our faith sharing, but we also encourage small group networking and friendship.  For more information, check out the ADC Young Adult Facebook page.

Early days of the Church

During the Easter season, the first readings at Mass take us through some of the Acts of the Apostles. This book of the Bible is an incredibly dramatic account of the first days of the church that Christ founded. It begins with the Ascension of the Lord into heaven (Acts 1), and then the descent […]

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 […]