Posts by Rosemary Jean-Louis

Inspiration in Light of Presidential Election

These words of encouragement come from Rev. Dr. Kirk Byron Jones by way of our revivalist and friend of Lourdes, Josslyn Luckett. 1. If your candidate was not elected, be disturbed, dismayed, and even disgusted, but choose not to be destroyed. 2. Amid the personal and social fallout, protect your soul. Take moments to rest in…

800 Years of Dominicans Preaching the Gospel

From November 7, 2015 to January 21, 2018, Dominicans around the world will be celebrating the 800th Jubilee (anniversary) of the approval of the Order of Preachers by Pope Honorius III in 1216. At Lourdes we’re blessed to have two members of the order in our midst: our Pastor Rev. Jeffrey Ott and Associate Pastor…

Lourdes Members Play For Pope in DC

Look closely at the footage of the Pope’s visit to Washington, DC and you might spot a few Lourdes members. Specifically our new choir director Kenneth Louis and members Kathy Farrell and Beatice Soskin were there to be part of the choirs singing for the Mass presided by Pope Francis for the canonization of Junipero…