Bulletins

October 10, 2021

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10 October

This fall, the Arlington diocese welcomed 11 new seminari-ans, including two men from Cameroon: John Fimmuchime (on the left) and Christian Nyuykonge (on the right).

John Fimmuchime (on the left) and Christian Nyuykonge

Bishop Burbidge and Bishop George Nkuo of the Diocese of Kumbo agreed that Arling-ton would sponsor two Cameroonian seminarians for their last four years of formation. After ordination, the men will serve for four years here in Arlington before returning home. When asked about what influenced his decision to apply for seminary entrance, Mr. Fimmuchime said:

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October 3, 2021

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3 October
27th Sunday in Ordinary Time
19th Sunday after Pentecost

Ordinary Form
Genesis 2,18-24
Psalm 128,1-2.3.4-5.6
Hebrews 2,9-11
Mark 10,2-16

Extraordinary Form
Ephesians 4,23-28
Psalm 140,1
Matthew 22,1-146

Welcome Marvin Muhat!

Marvin Muhat

With the Feast Day of the holiest of deacons, St. Francis of Assisi, taking place on October 4 we look forward to two more deacons coming from St. John the Beloved.

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September 26, 2021

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26 September
26th Sunday in Ordinary Time
18th Sunday after Pentecost

Ordinary Form
Numbers 11,25-29 1
Psalm 19,8.10.12-13.14
James 5,1-6
Mark 9,38-43.45.47-48

Extraordinary Form
Corinthians 1,4-8
Psalm 121,1.7
Matthew 9,1-8

Mauricio Portillo is about to be ordained a Deacon!

When Mauricio was accepted into the seminary for the Diocese of Arlington in July 2014, he left St. John the Beloved and our American shores as a pioneer. He was the first participant in the pilot program between the Diocese and the Universidad Eclesiástica San Dámaso in Madrid, Spain. In addition to philosophy and theology studies there, he lived in the seminary Hogar Sacerdotal Padre Laforet. The pilot program for native Spanish-speaking seminarians took advantage of what our Vocations Directors described at the time as the best ecclesiastical institution in the Spanish-speaking world.

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September 19, 2021

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19 September
25th Sunday in Ordinary Time
17th Sunday after Pentecost

Ordinary Form
Wisdom 2,12.17-20
Psalm 54,3-4.5.6.8
James 3,16-4,3
Mark 9,30-37

Extraordinary Form
Ephesians 4,1-6
Psalm 32,12.6
Matthew 22,34-46

Welcome, Brother Brendan!

Brother Brendan Baran

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September 12, 2021

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12 September
24th Sunday in Ordinary Time
16th Sunday after Pentecost

Ordinary Form
Isaiah 50,5-9a
Psalm 116,1-2.3-4.5-6.8-9
James 2,14-18
Mark 8,27-35

Extraordinary Form
Ephesians 3,13-21
Psalm 101,16-17
Luke 14,1-11

Welcome Back Brother Pachomius!

Brother Pachomius Walker

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