Summary of Bishop Burbidge’s letter on Human Dignity

Our Bishop released an eight-page letter on human dignity and gender identity which reaffirms clearly the Church’s teaching on each person’s dignity and gender as created by God.  The following is a brief summary.  That said, every Catholic should read and ponder the Bishop’s words so as to bring truth of every person’s dignity to the public square, including and especially education.

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Scrupulosity to Love, Fr. Basil Maturin: Spiritual Guidelines for Souls Seeking God

“It does indeed produce an entire change in the whole conception of the Christian life when one passes from under the law of prohibitions to live under the benign influences of the law of the Beatitudes.

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Critical Race Theory Explained….

In light of Independence Day, I thought it appropriate to discuss a popular and anti-independence theory being used in much of our culture: Critical Race Theory.  The author of the following points is Deacon Gerard Marie Anthony, DRE at St. Timothy Parish in Chantilly.  He is African-American.

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Holy Trinity Parish – 20th Anniversary!

On June 27th, 2001 then Bishop Loverde established the parish of Holy Trinity in the northernmost part of Prince William County.  The founding pastor was Fr. Francis Peffley who had been ordained a little over ten years.  His vision, interaction with families, evangelical spirit and organizational skills set Holy Trinity parish on a clear path to provide a Catholic culture and aid its members to grow close to Our Lord through His Mother.

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Critical Race Theory

On May 28, 2021 our ‘good Catholic’ president Biden released his Budget proposal for 2022.  It includes a measure, which is unprecedented, to abolish the Hyde Amendment.  The Hyde Amendment, voted as an amendment in 1976, restricts taxpayer dollars from being used for abortion – except rape, incest and life of the mother (not ideal, but trying to save as many babies as possible was Henry Hyde’s thought).  This budget promotes and makes possible more abortions.

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Corpus Christi

Thank you to everyone who was able to participate in our outdoor Corpus Christi/Eucharistic Procession last Sunday!  It was a joy to see many of our First Holy Communicants with some of our recent Confirmandi participate at the front of the procession.  It was good for us to publicly process and profess our faith in the Real Presence of Jesus in the Holy Eucharist.

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