Browsing the June 2013 archive of Blog

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 »