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Column: MH Washington DC

This column contains articles related to the Madonna House field house in Washington, D.C.


A Movie or the Advent Wreath? — by Cynthia Donnelly. This article was adapted from a talk given in Combermere in May 2013. The mandate for this house is to pray for the president of the USA and those who work for the government and to respond... (December 06, 2013)

The Storm is Coming — by Cynthia Donnelly. Not too long ago, one of our friends called, deeply troubled by the culture of death and the relentless undermining of our religious freedoms in the U.S.A. As I listened, I was reminded of a meditation... (April 19, 2013)

Words from Washington — by Cynthia Donnelly. As most of you know, the Catholic Church is facing a serious challenge in the United States right now, but before I talk about that I will tell you a little bit about our house. Our... (April 03, 2013)

A Light on Capitol Hill — by Msgr. Steve Rossetti, friend of MH Washington. When we think about efficacy, what works, what is important in spreading the kingdom of God, we usually get caught up in worldly ideas, secular notions about power and success. But... (July 13, 2011)

Pebbles in Washington — by Cynthia Donnelly. Our house in Washington has an unusual mandate from our bishop: to pray for the president of the United States, the American government, and the archbishop of Washington and to respond to the spiritual needs of the... (October 06, 2010)

The March for Life — by Maureen Ray. On January 22, I was among the estimated 300,000 people who gathered in Washington D.C. for the annual March for Life. This was probably the largest crowd since the march began in 1974, when 20,000 pro-life Americans... (April 19, 2010)

Our Christmas Tree — by Cynthia Donnelly. Last Christmas we found one of the most beautiful Christmas trees, or so we thought. We bought it and brought it home.... (December 21, 2009)

Praying for the American Government — by Cynthia Donnelly. For 28 years, Madonna House has had a house in Washington D.C. about two blocks from the Capitol building where Congress meets to make the laws governing the United States.... (September 04, 2009)

Christmastime in the MH Houses — Here are some glimpses into Christmastime in three very different houses last year.... (December 19, 2008)

Notes from Near and Far: Washington, D.C. — by Maureen Ray. The mandate of Madonna House Washington is to pray for the government of the United States and for our archdiocese and to respond to the spiritual needs of those who come to us. Here’s how we endeavored... (September 26, 2008)

My First Year in Washington — by Maureen Ray. It’s almost a year since I came to this "room" of Madonna House. When I arrived at the airport, my bags didn’t, and while Cynthia and I were waiting for them, she told me a little bit... (November 09, 2007)

Glimpses of Splendor — by Cynthia Donnelly. Catherine Doherty, in an interview a few years before her death said, "I know when I die, I will wake up and see that I lived in a splendor I never realized." She taught us, her spiritual... (February 05, 2007)

Notes from Near and Far: Washington DC — by Pat Probst, MH Washington. Gratitude, gratitude, gratitude has been my word from this prayer-listening house ever since I arrived for my new assignment here on April 4th, two days after the pope died. This gratitude grows in me every... (August 26, 2005)

Notes From Near and Far: Washington, D.C. — by Cynthia Donnelly, MH Washington. I am writing this shortly after Cathy Mitchell, who has been on staff at our house for 18 years and director for 14 of them, left to be local director of MH Combermere. Cathy and... (February 01, 2005)

Notes From Near and Far: Washington, D.C. — by Cynthia Donnelly, MH Washington. I am writing this shortly after Cathy Mitchell, who has been on staff at our house for 18 years and director for 14 of them, left to be local director of MH Combermere. Cathy and... (February 01, 2005)

 

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