Third Sunday in Ordinary Time
There is a certain urgency in today’s Gospel as Jesus calls His first disciples – Andrew and Simon, James and John. Each one follows Jesus immediately, unhesitatingly abandoning nets and boats and father and fellow-workers. To what is Jesus calling me – at this moment, in these circumstances? What will I need to abandon in order to follow Him?
Thursday, January 22nd, on the 42nd anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortions in the US, thousands gather in Washington D.C. to march in defense of Human Life.
The Archdiocese of Washington has for the last 20 years celebrated the annual Mass and youth Rally for Life in the Verizon Center and for the past couple of years also in the DC Armory. Drawing more than 28,000 catholic youths and young adults from across the country it has become a prayerful and exciting staple for Catholics participating in the March for Life,
This year in the Verizon center, Our Lady of Sorrows was well represented! Several of our Youth were chosen to serve as Lectors at the Mass and also to help read the prayers of the faithful.
After the Mass, el Pregonero interviewed some of our youth and what they believed about defending life. Check out the article (in Spanish): El sí de la Juventud
Check out some of the pictues of our Youth at the Rally and March
Also our parochial Vicar, Fr. Mario Majano gave the homily at the Mass Celebrated by Cardinal Donald Wuerl. You can hear it below:
'Life Site News' interviewed Fr. Mario's mother: Read it here