Wednesday, July 29, 2020, Our Lord called Fr. Jim Shelton to Himself. Where do you start to write about this man
who lived a truly human life many times over?
He was always a faithful Catholic.
It seemed as if he had adventure in hi ...
You may have
noticed a few ‘new’ things around the campus this past weekend – four picnic
tables by the pond and fresh-painted curbs.
Due to the cancellation of our diocesan WorkCamp, our teens did their
own local WorkCamp entirely outdoors. ...
You may have
noticed a tall priest at Holy Trinity the last week. Fr. Peter Fegan is a Dominican Friar who will
be one of our full-time parochial vicars.
It is a bit of a homecoming for him as he grew up just off Vint Hill
Road in Fauquier C ...
will be the final weekend at Holy Trinity for Fr. Isaiah. He will be returning to Uganda where his
order, the Apostles of Jesus, has many apostolates. We thank him for his dedicated service to God
and the people of Holy Trinity ...
On July 4, 1776 56 members of the Congress in the Colonies
declared themselves independent of unjust English rule. The signing of the Declaration of
Independence serves as the date of independence for the United States of America. How the no ...
How often in
the history of our nation – indeed the world – has there been civil
strife? How often has there been threat
of contagion and disease? Who found
peace in those times? Where did they
find true peace – in their own hear ...
A religion that does
not interfere in the secular order will soon discover that the secular order
will not refrain from interfering with it.
Such are the words of the Venerable Fulton J. Sheen who was
the Catholic American orator of the 20th century. ...
Well, what a
week it has been.
looking forward to our first public Masses since March 16, 2020. It was terrific to have people back in the
church for Mass. It was the high Church
Feast of Pentecost, the Birthday of the Church:   ...
Sunday 2020 saw a ‘re-birth’ of sorts in our parish. This was the weekend that we could once again
have public Masses!
often termed the ‘Birthday of the Church’. Yes, Jesus had founded the Catholic
Church with Peter ...
The following two paragraphs were part of Pope St. John Paul’s homily
on the Eve of Pentecost, June 2, 1979.
Please be mindful that he was speaking to millions of Poles who had
lived under atheistic communist dictatorship since World War II.&nbs ...