Religious Liberty

Religious Liberty

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
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. ...

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Father’s Day

Father’s Day

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
Thank you to everyone who came out to our parish picnic last Sunday! It was a beautiful day to celebrate with Fr. Brian and Fr. Tom. Both will begin their assignments on June 25, 2015 – Fr. Brian at Holy Trinity; Fr. Tom at George Mason University. Tha ...

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Priest Transition at Holy Trinity

Priest Transition at Holy Trinity

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
As we enjoy our parish picnic this weekend it will be a perfect opportunity to thank Fr. Tom for his dedicated three years of priesthood at Holy Trinity. It will also be an opportunity to celebrate Fr. Brian McAllister’s ordination to the priesthood an ...

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Priesthood

Priesthood

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
This weekend is a joyful one in our diocese! Yesterday, Bishop Loverde ordained seven men to the priesthood and one to the diaconate. One of these men is our own Fr. Brian McAllister who has been assigned with us this past year. Fr. Brian will have a Mas ...

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Modesty

Modesty

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
Summer is back! - great opportunities to be out in the heat having a lot of fun whether at the park, lake or beach. Of course, summer comes with various styles of dress. Every year is good to address – no pun intended – the topic of Modesty in a posi ...

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Ordination

Ordination

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
Congratulations to all our confirmandi and their families! Last Sunday was a bit of a blur – a joyful blur with the Bishop and priests coming and going for Masses throughout the day. Have you ever had the opportunity to spend a Saturday or Sunday at th ...

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Confirmation 2015

Confirmation 2015

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
Congratulations to all our confirmandi who will receive Confirmation today! Thank you to all of our parents and teachers for your support, encouragement and guidance of these youngsters over this past year. Thank you as well to our DRE, Mrs. Michele Lear ...

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Mother’s Day and May Crowning

Mother’s Day and May Crowning

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
Today we congratulate our third group of First Holy Communicants who received Our Lord in the Holy Eucharist for the first time this Saturday. As you receive Our Lord often may each of you grow in your belief and love for Jesus in the Holy Eucharist! Tha ...

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Glorified Bodies

Glorified Bodies

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
Congratulations to our second group of young people who received their First Holy Communion this past Saturday! May your belief in Jesus’ Real Presence in the Holy Eucharist and love for Him grow daily throughout your lives. Thank you and congratulatio ...

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St. Catherine of Siena

St. Catherine of Siena

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
Congratulations to our first group of young people who received their First Holy Communion this past Saturday – there will be two more groups of youngsters the next two weeks! May your belief in Jesus’ Real Presence in the Holy Eucharist and love for ...

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