March 25, 2015

Maryland Day 2015

It is a joy for me to welcome all of you this morning to the National Shrine of the Basilica of the Assumption, our Nation’s first Roman Catholic Cathedral, for the celebration of Maryland Day. I warmly greet and welcome Henry Conley Pitts, Scott Watkins, and all the members of the Society of Colonial Wars...
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Pope says prayers, not ‘gossip,’ needed for successful synod on family

No matter how weary, wounded or sinful a family has become, the church will always do everything to try to help, the pope said.
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A.D.: The Bible Continues

The opportunity to watch a biblical interpretation on the big or small screen can be a mixed blessing.
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Master planning process seeks to improve school facilities

The archdiocesan schools office launched an ambitious planning project March 18.
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Maryland Day observance at Basilica celebrates freedom of religion

What do Pope Francis, Prince Charles and a church in historic St. Mary’s City have in common?
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Of the Mixed-up Lunches of the Buettner Family

This morning I got up, heated chicken noodle soup, and filled two thermoses.I sliced and skinned apples. I filled lunch containers with blueberries (for Daniel) and turkey pepperoni (for Leo) and edamame. I added a pickle for Leo and some cold mac and cheese for Daniel.Our boys never take the
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