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Preparing for Lent

Fr. Edlefsen's Sunday Column
February 15, 2019

“The Spirit drove Jesus into the wilderness” (Mark 1:1-2). Not long after the Holy Spirit anointed Christ at his baptism, that same Holy Spirit...Read more

A Poem: For Sanity's Sake

Fr. Edlefsen's Sunday Column
February 8, 2019

“Imagination does not breed insanity. Exactly what does breed insanity is reason,” said G.K Chesterton. “Poets do not go mad,” he said. As for...Read more

Wolverines

Fr. Edlefsen's Sunday Column
February 5, 2019

Did you ever wonder about wolverines? If no, you’re in good company. Until now. A recent issue of Montana Outdoors got me thinking....Read more

A Statement from our Pastor on the grievous statements of Virginia Governor Ralph Northam

February 5, 2019
A Statement From Father Frederick Edlefsen, Pastor

Dear St. Agnes Parishioners,

As you know, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam made grievous statements regarding human...Read more

The News: And the End of the News

Fr. Edlefsen's Sunday Column
January 25, 2019

January 1987. I sort of remember it. I arrived at National Airport to visit grad schools. A poster for Les Miserables caught my...Read more

Parish Celebrates Feast of Patroness

Parishioners Join to Honor St. Agnes
January 24, 2019

Parishioners joined together to celebrate and honor our patroness, St. Agnes, on Sunday, January 20th, following the Noon Mass. The celebration began with a...Read more

Three Virgin Martyrs

Fr. Edlefsen's Sunday Column
January 18, 2019
St. Agnes

On Virgins by Saint Ambrose, Bishop

Too young to be punished, yet old enough...Read more

A Matter of Life

January 14, 2019

A gentle but determined army descends on Washington this month. The 46 th annual March for Life is Friday, January 18. Its mission, this...Read more

Life

Fr. Edlefsen's Sunday Column
January 11, 2019

We’re not just born into the world. We’re born from the world. By “world,” I don’t just mean mother earth . I mean society...Read more

The New World of Light And Some Bits of Enlightenment and Catholic Wisdom

Fr. Edlefsen's Sunday Column
January 4, 2019

“In every age there come forth things that are new and have no foretelling, for they do not proceed from...Read more

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Preparing for Lent

Fr. Edlefsen's Sunday Column
February 15, 2019

“The Spirit drove Jesus into the wilderness” (Mark 1:1-2). Not long after the Holy Spirit anointed Christ at his baptism, that same Holy Spirit...Read more

A Poem: For Sanity's Sake

Fr. Edlefsen's Sunday Column
February 8, 2019

“Imagination does not breed insanity. Exactly what does breed insanity is reason,” said G.K Chesterton. “Poets do not go mad,” he said. As for...Read more

Wolverines

Fr. Edlefsen's Sunday Column
February 5, 2019

Did you ever wonder about wolverines? If no, you’re in good company. Until now. A recent issue of Montana Outdoors got me thinking....Read more

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