Archbishop Sheen on the Future

Archbishop Sheen on the Future

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
In every parish there are those who give of their time and talents for Our Lord and His people in a hidden way.  Our Samaritans help those in temporal need – i.e. utilities, rent, medicine, etc.  In the twenty years of ou ...

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9/11 20th Anniversary

9/11 20th Anniversary

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
Before I get into the column every Catholic adult should know that our Prince William County School Board will be meeting 9/15 discuss the use/implementation of Critical Race Theory in public schools.  Critical Race Theory, as we have explaine ...

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Conscience

Conscience

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
There has been much discussion of ‘conscience’ over the last many months.  What is conscience?  Does everyone have a conscience?  Why must one follow it?  Is it infallible? The Catechism of the Catholi ...

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Bishop Letter on Human Dignity

Bishop Letter on Human Dignity

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
Our Bishop released an eight-page letter on human dignity and gender identity which reaffirms clearly the Church’s teaching on each person’s dignity and gender as created by God.  The following is a brief summary.  That said, eve ...

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Scrupulosity to Love

Scrupulosity to Love

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
S Fr. Basil Maturin: Spiritual Guidelines for Souls Seeking God "It does indeed produce an entire change in the whole conception of the Christian life when one passes from under the law of prohibitions to live under the benign influences of t ...

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COVID-19 Vaccines

COVID-19 Vaccines

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
Recently, the bishops of Colorado released a very helpful letter on vaccinations.  I include it for your information. We, the Catholic bishops of Colorado, consistent with our previous letterson COVID-19 vaccines, affirm that the use o ...

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Vincent de Paul

Vincent de Paul

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
Thank you to Mrs. Abigail Loin and her merry band of actors who presented last weekend a very entertaining version of Singing in the Rain. The following quote from St. Vincent de Paul caught my attention recently.  We should recall tha ...

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Annette Wilowatyj Farewell

Annette Wilowatyj Farewell

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
If you have called the Holy Trinity office in the last nineteen years you probably have heard the calm, patient, helpful voice of Mrs. Annette Wilowatyj.  Annette will be ‘mostly’ retiring from her position at Holy Trinity on July 31st. ...

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Fr.  Liebermann on Peace

Fr. Liebermann on Peace

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
Thank you to Mr. Paul Bevins, his adult volunteers and teens who made the most of their Summer Work Camp at Holy Trinity! If you happen to notice the stained picnic tables, pergola and painted curbs, our teens did it. They also collected food for the po ...

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Critical Race Theory, Final

Critical Race Theory, Final

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
This weekend we complete Deacon Gerard Anthony’s critique of Critical Race Theory as another form of Marxism/Communism. 6. “The Communists are further reproached with desiring to abolish countries and nationality.  The working men have no co ...

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