Category Archives: Archdiocese

Where Do We Go from Here?

A Proposal for the Future I have a hard time believing some of the things I am hearing. I do not want to believe it all. The deteriorating situation signifies bad news in terms of our credibility in proclaiming the … Continue reading

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Our Pastor’s Thoughts on the Current Scandal

Reflecting Upon the Abuse Crisis The clergy abuse issue just never seems to let up. November 9, 2018 saw THE WASHINGTON POST headline, “Three Teens Allege Abuse by Catholic Priest in D.C.” A Capuchin parochial vicar from Sacred Heart Church … Continue reading

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November is Black Catholic History Month

Did you know that November is Black Catholic History Month? This month, we’re honoring the men and women from Africa who have pioneered the faith! Many forget that Christianity did not start in Europe. Black Catholics have had a huge impact … Continue reading

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Rosary for Healing

We are having a Rosary for Healing this Friday night starting at 7:00 PM at Holy Family Church in Mitchellville, MD. The Knights of Columbus are asked to assist. All are welcome. You can help in these efforts by offering … Continue reading

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ADW: Gaudete et Exsultate Reflection

There is a new initiative through the Archdiocese of Washington where resources have been developed to help the faithful grow in holiness through the Apostolic Exhortation, Gaudete et Exsultate. 30-Day Prayer Journal: Developed for both social media use as well as … Continue reading

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Parish Time Capsule Found After 25 Years

Jimmy Cardano, GK of Father Kidd Council is holding the lost Time Capsule. BK Roberto Ramiro helped to probe and shovel it up. Found behind the church, it was buried 25 years ago by Father Kidd. We looked at the … Continue reading

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Bishop Martin Holley Comes to Holy Family for Confirmations

Bishop Martin Holley confirmed our teens at Holy Family Parish tonight. He was my classmate at CUA many years ago. Everything went well.

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Fannie Mae Walk for the Homeless 2012

Come and join us tomorrow. I am offering the Opening Prayer and YES, I am walking, too! If you cannot walk you can follow the link and donate for yourself or under the name of a walker, like me! You … Continue reading

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ADW: Same Sex Marriage Legislation Passes in MD

Archdiocese of Washington statement on the passage of same-sex marriage legislation in Maryland: “The Maryland Senate altered the state’s longstanding definition of marriage as the union between one man and one woman in a vote today. Throughout the expedited hearings … Continue reading

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NEWS – 2012 Cardinal’s Appeal Begins

“SEEK FIRST THE KINGDOM OF GOD” (MATTHEW 6:33) Many of our parishioners have received a mailing this week from Cardinal Wuerl. He has asked that you make a pledge to the 2012 Cardinal’s Appeal. The Appeal not only funds the … Continue reading

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