Cardinal Wuerl Celebrates Mass for Fortnight for Freedom
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The Fortnight for Freedom Closing Mass will be celebrated by Cardinal Donald Wuerl, with USCCB President Archbishop Kurtz of Louisville as the homilist, on Friday, July 4 at 12:00 p.m. at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C.
The Fortnight for Freedom Opening Mass will be celebrated by Archbishop William Lori on Saturday, June 21 at 5:30 p.m. at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Baltimore, Maryland.
July 04, 2012 The Fortnight for Freedom has been fourteen days of prayer, education and action in support of religious freedom. Culminating on Independence Day, this has also been a time for us to count our many blessings and to celebrate both our Christian and American heritage of liberty. This past January, our Holy Father, […]
June 06, 2012 In April, the Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Liberty of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) issued a document, “Our First, Most Cherished Liberty,” outlining the bishops’ concerns over threats to religious freedom, both at home and abroad. The bishops called for a “Fortnight for Freedom,” a 14-day period of prayer, […]
Cardinal Wuerl Celebrates 75th Anniversary of Archdiocese of Washington with Masses at Historic Sites in Southern Maryland
April 27: A Message from Cardinal Wuerl (en español) April 11: Alleluia! Christ is Risen! March 23: God’s Mercy March 16: Pope Francis’ Second Anniversary (en español) March 9, 2015: Seeing Jesus in the Face of Migrants (en español) March 2, 2015: Silencing the Church’s Voice February 23, 2015: Our Suffering Christian Family February 7, 2015: Preparing for […]
“Let us thank God for the call, the freedom and the courage to stand up for religious liberty.” July 04, 2013 Thousands of people spent Independence Day in the nation’s capital at a Mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception celebrating and praying for religious freedom. Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop […]
“Your faith is a remedy for what ails our society.” June 24, 2012 Telling the gathered crowd, “We are called to deepen our own appreciation of our faith, renew our confidence in its truth and be prepared to share it with others,” Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, and the Archdiocese of Washington hosted a […]