Family, parishioners, and fellow clergy gathered at the Basilica and via livestream Jan. 16 for Father Dudkiewicz’s funeral Mass, celebrated by Bishop Douglas J. Lucia.
“Each one of God’s calls is an initiative of his love,” the pope said Jan. 17 before reciting the Angelus prayer. “God calls to life, he calls to faith and he calls to a particular state in life: ‘I want you here.'”
Bishop Douglas J. Lucia announces new pastoral assignments.
For the first time since 1974, when it first began, the message of the national March for Life to participants is: Stay home.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi referenced the Epiphany, St. Francis of Assisi, and also uttered a prayer as the House of Representatives reconvened the night of Jan. 6 to confirm the Electoral College win of President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. in the November presidential election. The count had been interrupted by hundreds of marauders who breached the Capitol that afternoon, bringing the count to a halt.