year at the beginning of summer I attempt to ‘address’ the topic of modesty in
a positive way. Here, we go again! Everyone
wants to be respected by others. Modesty
is key to respect as it guides how an individual portrays himself/h ...
As we prepare for another young man from Holy Trinity to be
ordained a priest, I thought it well to mention the following story again.
The little Village of Lu, in northern Italy, is one of the
Church's unique examples of spiritual motherhood for pri ...
Thank you to
everyone who helped with and participated in our annual 5K to benefit
TAPS. In addition to helping a worthy
cause – the survivors of military and first responders killed in duty, it is a
very good opportunity to be with fellow paris ...
to our second group of First Communicants who received Jesus in Holy Communion
on Saturday, May 11. May you always
receive Holy Communion as if it were your first Holy Communion; your last Holy
Communion; your only Holy Communion!
This column is one of
congratulations and thanksgiving!
Congratulations to all who received
sacraments of Baptism, First Holy Communion and Confirmation at the Easter
Vigil. A special congratulation should
be given to those who became Catholic ...
turn of the first millennium there were 80 cathedrals built in Europe between
1050-1350. It was an incredible feat as
townspeople used their talents to build tremendous churches for the worship of
Almighty God. The town of Chartres ...
Friday the Romans, Jewish leaders killed Life Itself. The Jewish Sanhedrin concocted a lie to
convict Truth Itself. Being led by the
devil, they followed the wide road rather than He Who is the Way.
will tell us in 1 Cori ...
It was good
to see many of you at the movie, “Unplanned,” last Sunday. Though we had Abby Johnson at Holy Trinity
last year, a movie, when faithful to history, can tell a story in a beautiful
way. Such is the case in
As a priest,
this past week is always a memorable one for me. It is the week of anniversaries of three formative priests for me – and many
other priests in our diocese:
2, 2005: St. John Paul April
4, 2005: Monsignor Thomas P. Scan ...
Last week I
wrote a bit on our second bishop of Arlington, Bishop Keating. He died on March 22, 1998. Our third bishop of Arlington, Bishop
Loverde, was installed as our bishop on March 25, 1999. Back in 2016 I wrote a little on Bishop ...