Bishop Noonan Celebrates Mass with St. Paul Students

On January 20, 2017, Bishop John Noonan came to visit the students at St. Paul Catholic School in Leesburg. The day began with Friday Mass, as Bishop Noonan led the congregation.

During the Mass, Bishop Noonan asked every grade how …

Holy Family Message – Dec. 2003

Much of our Christmas observance has been sanitized to consist of fuzzy warm feelings. So it is not surprising that we forget that while Christmas celebrates the coming among us of the Prince of Peace, his coming was indeed “a …

Christmas 2004

The Shepherds of Bethlehem hastened with joy
to the poor cave
where they encountered a child,
placed in a manger.
Enlightened by faith, they recognized in this fragile creature,
God made man, Emmanuel, Christ Our Lord.

In this Year of …

Immigrant Freedom Medal on January 17, 2004 from ACORN

Bishop Thomas Wenski receives the Immigrant Freedom Medal on January 17, 2004 from ACORN, the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, for his work with immigrant rights and legislation.  ACORN provides help to African-American and Hispanic communities of Central …

WORLD REFUGEE DAY 2009 – JUNE 2009

Prompted by a resolution of the United Nations, June 20th, for several years now, is observed as International World Refugee Day. Political upheavals throughout the world, including the conflicts in the Middle East and Africa, continue to create refugees.  The …