On the Solemnity of the Ascension of Our Lord, the Church celebrates our Lord's bodily ascension to heaven 40 days after his resurrection from the dead on Easter Sunday. In the Archdiocese of Washington and many other dioceses, the celebration of the Ascension of Our Lord is transferred to the following Sunday, the 43rd day after Easter, which this year is May 8.
All are welcome to adore our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament at a Eucharistic Holy Hour on Monday, May 16 from 6 to 7pm. The Sacrament of Reconciliation will be available in English and Spanish during the hour.
Join our Catholic adults preparing for the Sacrament of Confirmation as together we prepare the Feast of Pentecost at a day retreat, "Sent Forth by the Spirit" on Saturday, May 7. View the flier.
Our parish Respect Life Ministry will collect baby supplies before and after all Masses on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 8. View the flier. (El Ministerio de Respeto a la Vida estará recogiendo artículos de bebes el 8 de mayo, Día de las Madres, antes y después de todas las misas. Vea el olante.)