Vocations Updates

Fathers Rene Pellessier and Samuel Schneider have been ordained as a priest, and the Reverend Mr. Michael Metz and Reverend Mr. Jay Horning have been ordained as deacons. All four are prospective chaplains. Continue reading

2017 Chrism Mass

The Annual Chrism Mass was held on Tuesday, April 4 in the Crypt Church of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Continue reading

Spring Discernment Retreat

Twenty men gathered for prayer and reflection March 23-26 as part of their discernment of the possibility of vocations as military chaplains.  Please continue to pray for these men. Continue reading

Rite of Election of Catechumens

The Rite of Election took place on March 6 at the Edwin Cardinal O’Brien Pastoral Center in preparation for four individuals to receive the Sacraments of Initiation into the Catholic Church. Continue reading

Saint Patrick’s Day

This year St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Friday in Lent. The Archbishop has granted to those who would like to honor St. Patrick with Irish
dishes or other festive meals permission to choose another day to abstain from meat. Continue reading