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Misa de Instalación del nuevo Párroco

Posted by Father Marco Schad on 8/30/13

El Cardenal Wuerl instalará al P. Roberto Cortés formalmente como párroco de San Marcos Evangelista durante una misa bilingüe a las 9 am el domingo, 15 de septiembre.

Installation Mass for our new Pastor

Posted by Father Marco Schad on 8/30/13

Cardinal Wuerl will install Fr. Roberto Cortés as the new pastor of St. Mark the Evangelist at the 9 am Mass on Sunday, September 15. All parishioners are encouraged to attend.

Statement of the Archdiocese of Washington on the Supreme Court Rulings Regarding Marriage

Posted by Father Marco Schad on 6/28/13

Upon initial review, the Archdiocese of Washington finds very troubling that the Supreme Court of the United States has ruled the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional and chose not to rule on the question of same-sex marriage in California. The apparent outcome of these decisions is that the federal government may ... Read More »

New Pastor appointed for St. Mark

Posted by Father Marco Schad on 6/20/13

Donald Cardinal Wuerl has appointed Father Roberto Cortés-Campos as pastor of St. Mark the Evangelist as of July 10, 2013. Fr. Cortés is currently pastor of Our Lady Queen of the Americas Parish in Washington, D.C. and was briefly parochial vicar at St. Mark several years ago. Father John Dillon has ... Read More »

Mención de San José añadida a Plegarias Eucarísticas

Posted by Father Marco Schad on 6/20/13

En virtud de las facultades concedidas por el sumo Pontífice Francisco, con un Decreto, fechado el 1 de mayo de 2013, memoria de San José Obrero, la Congregación para el Culto Divino y la Disciplina de los Sacramentos, decreta que el «nombre de San José, Esposo de la Bienaventurada ... Read More »

St. Joseph added to Eucharistic Prayers

Posted by Father Marco Schad on 6/20/13

USCCB* Press Release Vatican Approves Inclusion of St. Joseph’s Name in Main Eucharistic Prayers

June 19, 2013

WASHINGTON—The Vatican's Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments has issued new texts that include the name of St. Joseph, husband of the virgin Mary, in the main Eucharistic ... Read More »

Procesión de Corpus Christi, 2 de junio

Posted by Father Marco Schad on 5/19/13

Acompáñenos en una Procesión Eucarística para la Solemnidad del Cuerpo y la Sangre de Cristo, despues de la Misa del mediodía del domingo, 2 de junio.

Corpus Christi procession, June 2

Posted by Father Marco Schad on 5/19/13

Please join us for a Eucharistic Procession on the Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ, following the 12 noon Mass (so, at about 1:10 pm) on Sunday, June 2.

For background information, please see: Corpus Christi: The Body and Blood of Christ: http://www.therealpresence.org/eucharst/pea/cchristi.htm Corpus Christi: Called to be ... Read More »

Archdiocesan Synod Listening Session

Posted by Father Marco Schad on 4/17/13

The archdiocese's 75th anniversary year provides a special opportunity to examine the work of the local Church and plan for its future. The focus of gatherings leading up to the synod will be the five main areas of Church life: worship, education, community, service, and administration/stewardship. Date: Saturday, April 20, ... Read More »

Free Eye Screenings

Posted by Father Marco Schad on 4/17/13

St. Mark's Health Ministry is pleased to announce that the Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind will have its mobile van on the premises of St. Mark's during the hours of our parish festival on Sunday, April 28, from 1pm-4pm. Free eye screenings will be available for all ages (including infants and children). ... Read More »