A Day of Reflection for Married Couples

Archdiocesan Day of Reflection

for Married Couples

Sunday July 23, 2017 8:30am-3:00pm at St. Catherine  Laboure in Wheaton, MD.  The Day will be led by Fr.   Ángel Espinoza de Los Monteros from México. He will be talking about Communication in Marriage and growing deeper in your relationship with your spouse. Talks will be in Spanish but with simultaneous translation into English. www.adwdayofreflectionformarriedcouples.eventbrite.com


World Youth Day UNITE

Is a national young adult (18 to 39) and young family festival where thousands will gather in Washington, D.C. for amazing worship, inspiring talks with dynamic Bishops, engaging break out groups, incredible music with Audrey Assad and  Tony Melendez, and much more,   similar to the international world youth day celebrations.  This event will be a moment of national unity and authentic communion for all young adults living and working in a broken, polarized, and divided world.  Co-hosts: Saint John Paul II  National Shrine, Knights of    Columbus, Archdiocese of Washington Young Adult Ministry DCCatholic, Diocese of Arlington Young Adult Ministry, Archdiocese of Baltimore Young Adult Ministry, Basilica of the National Shrine of  Immaculate Conception, Catholic Apostolate Center, FOCUS, St. Mary's Youth and Young Adult Ministry, and the Dominican Province of St. Joseph. Saturday, Jul 22, 2017, 11:30am. Saint John Paul II National Shrine and Brookland Area 3900 Harewood Rd. Washington, DC 20017. For more information and to register, visit: www.wydunite.com



Run for Vocations

Run for Vocations registration is coming! Marine Corps 10K and “Run for Vocations” registration opens on April 22. Time to get your running shoes out and your team together!  Additional information and online registration can be found at  www.dcpriest.org, or at "Run for Vocations" on Facebook.


2017 Annual Jubilarian Celebration of Marriage

Honoring couples married 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, and 51+ years, will be held Sunday, June 25 at 2pm  at  the  Basilica  of  the  National Shrine of the  Immaculate  Conception.  Cardinal  Donald Wuerl will preside the Mass.  Please, stop by our office to register before April 24.


Camp Veritas 2017

It is a one-week play-and-pray sleep away summer camp for teens going into 7th to 12the grades. It will be held at Summit Lake Camp in Emmitsburg, MD on July 23-29.  Enrollment opens 1/1/17 and the  price is $450 per camper.  Early bird rate by 4/1/14 is $400. Volunteers are needed and free!  More details at www.campveritas.com


Make a Difference for Christians in Syria

The Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in Washington, DC is part of the Franciscan Custody (province) that has served the people and shrines in the Holy Land for 800 years. Please keep the Franciscan friars and parishioners in Syria in your prayers as they struggle to keep our Catholic faith alive in the midst of the war that has engulfed this second cradle of Christianity, the place of St. Paul’s conversion. Learn more at myfranciscan.org/Syria or call 202-526-6800, x895.


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