St. Agnes Catholic Corner2021-07-02T14:46:40-05:00

Welcome to the St. Agnes Catholic Corner. This page contains articles written about both Catholic teachings and St. Agnes Catholic Church. Grab a cup of coffee and take some time to browse the topics and expand your horizons. New articles are posted every one to two weeks. If you have any questions about the topics or if you have anything you’d like to learn about, contact our Director of Liturgy at liturgy@stagnesshepherdstown.org.

Ordinary Time

Catholic Corner January 13, 2022 Now that the Christmas Season is past, we return to Ordinary Time but Ordinary Time is anything but ordinary! Our focus tends to be on the “big [read more...]

All Things Christmas

Catholic Corner December 23, 2021 Fun facts about Christmas! First, Christmas is not a celebration of Jesus’ actual birthday! December 25th is not the date of his birth, rather scholars place the [read more...]

Christ’s First Coming

Catholic Corner December 16, 2021 For the past three Sunday’s of Advent our attention has looked forward to the Second Coming of Christ. This Sunday we turn our attention to Christ’s first [read more...]

Gaudete (Rejoice) Sunday

Catholic Corner December 10, 2021 On the third Sunday of Advent, we light the rose colored candle.  It is Gaudete (Rejoice) Sunday.  Historically the Advent Season had a heavily penitential character that [read more...]

All Things Advent

Catholic Corner November 26, 2021 Given the importance of the Advent season let’s take a look back  to what we’ve said before about the meaning and history of this important part of [read more...]

Solemnity of Christ the King

Catholic Corner November 18, 2021 Today we celebrate the Solemnity of Christ the King.  When we hear the word “king” we most often think pomp and privilege, power and [read more...]

The Sensus Fidelium

Catholic Corner November 4, 2021 Who is called to participate in this synod? All the People of God! This is a process that is meant to engage all the baptized in deep, [read more...]

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