Posts by Fr. Yuen

Posts by Fr. Yuen

Catechetical Sunday (20SEP)

This year, the Church will celebrate Catechetical Sunday on September 20, 2020, with the theme “I received from the Lord what I also handed on to you.” Those who the Community has designated to serve as catechists will be called forth to be commissioned for their ministry. Catechetical Sunday is a wonderful opportunity to reflect on the role that each person plays, by virtue of Baptism, in handing on the faith and being a witness to the Gospel. Catechetical Sunday…

Tragedy in Lebanon

Archbishop Broglio has written a letter to all the faithful regarding a response to the explosion in Lebanon.  He has asked that the faithful of the Archdiocese include those suffering in Lebanon in their prayers and that they offer their customary Friday penance for that intention. He has also suggested that a designated offering be taken up for this purpose.  View the full letter below. https://www.milarch.org/tragedy-in-lebanon/

AMS Virtual Faith Formation Webinar Series

AMS Virtual Faith Formation Webinar Series Email faithformation@milarch.org to connect to the webinar July 9 @ 2:00-2:30 EDT -Leadership: Selecting Basel Curriculum digital and print July 14 @ 2:00-2:30 EDT -Leadership: Equipping Catechists Inviting new students July 16 @ 2:00-2:30 EDT -Leadership Development –webinars, conferences and degrees USCCB Leadership Institute July 21 @ 2:00-2:30 EDT -Leadership: Embracing Technology in Catechesis July 23 @ 2:00-2:30 EDT -Domestic Church: AMS Family Faith Assessment

AMS Young Adult Ministry Symposium from 6 to 9 August 2020 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotels in Silver Spring, MD (suburban Washington, DC).

Archbishop Broglio invites young adults, between the ages of 18 and 29, to participate in the AMS Young Adult Ministry Symposium from 6 to 9 August 2020 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotels in Silver Spring, MD (suburban Washington, DC). In the Apostolic Exhortation Christus Vivit, Pope Francis calls on the Church to consider refreshing the ways she can accompany young people.  At the Young Adult Ministry Symposium, participants will have an opportunity to reflect and dialogue on how the Archdiocese can better serve the…

Archbishop Broglio Issues Statement on U.S. Naval Orders Prohibiting Participation in Off-Base Indoor Religious Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 07-04-2020 Archbishop Broglio Issues Statement on U.S. Naval Orders Prohibiting Participation in Off-Base Indoor Religious Services “…. the Navy cannot legally prohibit family members from frequenting religious services off base….” WASHINGTON, DC – His Excellency, the Most Reverend Timothy P. Broglio, J.C.D., Archbishop for the Military Services, USA, issued the following statement today on the prohibition by some commands in the US Navy against participation in off-base indoor religious services: For Immediate Attention: COVID-19 Orders– U.S. Navy A few…

The Eucharistic Precept in a Time of Pandemic

The Eucharistic Precept in a Time of Pandemic Canon 920 §1 obliges Catholics to receive Communion at least once a year after they have received Communion the first time. This general principle is further specified in paragraph two, which states that the precept must be fulfilled during the Easter season, though a just cause permits reception at another time during the year. A year in canon law is 365 days. So as long as a person has received Communion within…

LETTER OF FRANCIS THE BISHOP OF ROME

LETTER OF FRANCIS THE BISHOP OF ROME to the Faithful for the Month of May 2020 Dear Brothers and Sisters, The month of May is approaching, a time when the People of God express with particular intensity their love and devotion for the Blessed Virgin Mary. It is traditional in this month to pray the Rosary at home within the family. The restrictions of the pandemic have made us come to appreciate all the more this “family” aspect, also from…