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Give Thanks | Dar Gracias – EDOW Thanksgiving Magazine

Download Give Thanks | Dar Gracias, EDOW's Thanksgiving magazine filled with prayers, poems, activities, and a 30-day Gratitude Challenge from Bishop Mariann.  

Thanksgiving for Vital Stories

As I reflect on this season of thanksgiving, I find I am grateful for our Regional Gatherings this fall. They were great in helping me get to know the people of this diocese better. I am especially grateful for the discussions we had around the Vital Signs of Parish...

Creating a catechumenate at St. Andrew’s, College Park

When the COVID pandemic reached the Washington, D.C. area in March 2020, forcing our congregations to cease in-person worship, I immediately sent an email to two adults in my parish who were planning to be baptized at the Easter Vigil. The postponement was...