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Abundant life in the Eucharist

Good Shepherd Sunday First Holy Communion What is the Eucharist? Why do we believe? Why does Jesus give us His Body and Blood? Good Shepherd Abundant life = eternal life Heaven Mothers Everything we have in life is through mothers Life – through mothers Eternal life – through Christ / Eucharist Thank you! Mom Mary […]

Divine Mercy Sunday

Today the Church celebrates the second Sunday of Easter which, since 2000, is also Divine Mercy Sunday. The following are excerpts from the divinemercysunday.com which explain today’s feast. My door for Confession is open 24/7. May you know the peace of the risen Christ, Fr Greg The Feast of Divine Mercy “Despite evil’s attempts at […]

Have mercy on us and on the whole world

Divine Mercy Sunday – Street Evangelization Sola Scriptura? Priesthood Jn 20/20 JC’s ministry to each generation Those who have seen + unseen Mercy in modern world Chaplet of divine mercy http://media.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/p/content.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/Homily_Divine_Mercy_2017.MP3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

The Resurrection of the Lord

On behalf of our entire staff at Assumption, I wish you and your family a blessed Easter! Christ is risen! He is risen indeed! Parish Launches Street Evangelization Recently, we embarked on our maiden voyage into the waters of street evangelization. It was an exciting and fruitful two hours that we spent at Congress Heights […]

Easter Sunday Homily

Street evangelization     Christian who doesn’t believe in Resurrection?     Witnesses to Resurrection     Joy, happiness Appreciate Resurrection more after Cross Best Catholic witness is in Eucharist http://media.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/p/content.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/Homily_Easter_Sunday_2017.MP3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Cry Out to God About Your Own Cross

“My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from me” “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” Jesus is true God and true man. We believe in His divinity and see his humanity from the moment of his birth. But, the events of Holy Week show us that He is fully […]

Go forth and be fishers of men

Will you heed the call? Today we are asking you to sign up for prayer teams for our upcoming “street evangelization.” You’ve heard me mention this and even explain it in homilies in the past, but now it gets real. On two upcoming Saturdays (April 8 and 22), a couple of parishioners and I will […]

Men and Women of the Resurrection

Resurrection Instilled In Us Not in those at time of Lazarus     Jesus perturbed, troubled, weeping     Doubt     Raising of Lazarus changed them Resurrection of Christ has changed us     Joy in sadness     Light in darkness     Hope in doubt http://media.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/p/content.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/Homily_5th_Sunday_Lent_2017.MP3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Seeing as God sees

Couples Wedding Infertility Seeing as God sees not as man sees    Moral issues    Church Sin of Pharisees: not open to seeing what God sees (truth)    “We see” = I got this, I don’t need God, I know better than God + Church      Vs. humility / openness of blind man + all those healed […]