Thursday, August 15th, is the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, a holyday of obligation. Masses will be held at St. Ignatius Church, 2315 Brinkley Road, Fort Washington/Oxon Hill, Maryland, at 9 am and 7 pm.
His Excellency Archbishop Wilton Gregory (of the Archdiocese of Washington) has appointed Fr. John Vidal as administrator of St. Ignatius Catholic Church, Fort Washington/Oxon Hill, Maryland. This duty comes in addition to his responsibility as pastor of St. Luke’s Catholic […]
Please join us for Evensong at the Abbey! The first Evensong of the 2018-2019 school year takes place on Saturday, September 8th at 4 pm at St. Anselm’s Abbey, a Benedictine monastery in Northeast Washington, D.C. Evening Prayer, or Evensong when chanted, is one of the […]
Good Friday, which commemorates the crucifixion and death of Jesus at Calvary, is observed during Holy Week as part of the Paschal Triduum on the Friday preceding Easter Sunday. It is called ‘good’ in the sense “pious, holy”; The Oxford English Dictionary also gives other examples with the sense “of […]