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    Our Holy Father, Pope Francis, named Father Mario Dorsonville, Vice President of Mission of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington as auxiliary bishop of Washington.

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    Light The City, a one-night evening of prayer and personal invitation, took place on Saturday, February 28th, from 8pm to midnight at St. Matthew’s Cathedral. Click here to watch the video.

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    Our doors are open and the Light Is ON For You.  Join us for Confession on Wednesday evenings.  Learn more here.

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    Journey with us this Lent. Click here or text LENT to 84576 to receive daily reflections.

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    Each year, the Cardinal’s Appeal blesses us with an opportunity to reach out to people in our community who are in great need. Click here to learn more.

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— Pope Francis

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