The Cathedral employs sign language interpreters at many liturgies, including at every 11:30am Sunday liturgy. We also provide an induction loop for the benefit of hearing aid users. Those desiring to take advantage of the induction loop shoud sit in pews B1, B3, A1 or A3 and switch thier hearing aids to "T."
"Confession: A Roman Catholic App" was the subject of a recent FOX 5 interview with St. Matthew's Parochial Vicar, Fr. Kevin Regan. The app, which sells for $1.99 on iTunes, "is designed to guide Catholics to confession by allowing users to check whether their behavior conforms with the church," according to FOX 5. Fr.
"Seek First the Kingdom" is the title of the blog launched Sunday, February 26 by the Archbishop of Washington, Cardinal Donald Wuerl.Cardinal Wuerl writes, "The title .... comes from the challenge of Jesus to his disciples that in the midst of all the things that make up our daily life we would keep our hearts clearly focused on something that is not as visible as the creation around us, but is every bit as real – the presence of God in our lives.
Maryland‟s Catholic bishops invite you to read and reflect upon their new statement, The Most Sacred of All Property: Religious Freedom and the People of Maryland. The document reviews the history and role of religious freedom in our society, highlights present-day threats to this freedom, and offers ways to get involved.
The document Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship, on the political responsibilities of Catholics, was approved by the full body of U. S. Catholic bishops in November 2007. It was revised for printing in October 2011, and is available now - click here to dowload the document.
Read Cardinal Donald Wuerl's email letter on protecting conscience rights against the threat posed by recent federal regulations on mandatory sterilization procedure and contraceptive coverage in health plans.
On Sunday, November 27, the First Sunday of Advent, we began using the revised ritual text containing prayers and instructions for the celebration of the Mass.