Join us for the 2019 DVAM Vigil Mass October 5, 2019 at 5:15 pm
Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington DC
Highlights of NCSSS at DVAM Mass 2018
The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in collaboration with Catholics For Family Peace,reserved the Vigil Mass on October 6th as part of the national observance of "Domestic Violence Awareness Month". The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) issued the Pastoral Statement When I Call for Help(2002) in which they encourage pastors to dedicate at least one weekend of October to inform parishioners about how they can recognize and respond to the signs of abuse.
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You can watch watch the 2018 homily here!
Highlights of the DVAM Mass 2017
A Mass for Family Peace was celebrated at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception on Sunday, Oct. 7, at 5:15 pm. Monsignor John Enzler, president and CEO of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington, served as presider and homilist. You can watch the 2017 homily here.