• Volunteers pack meals for the people of Burkina Faso through the Helping Hands program.

    More than 100 volunteers gathered together on a Saturday afternoon to battle hunger, packing 10,206 nutritious meals for the people of Burkina Faso through Helping Hands, a program developed by Catholic Relief Services and Stop Hunger Now.

  • Catholic Charities Dinner Van Program -- JCS Volunteers

    Msgr. John Enzler, President and CEO of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington, serves a sandwich at the agency’s Dinner Van program, joined by John Carroll Society volunteers Bill Chip, Michael Huston, and Valencia Camp. (Photo by Jaclyn Lippelmann/Catholic Standard)

  • Bishop Barry Knestout presents the Cardinal's Award to JCS President Elizabeth B. Meers and JCS Chaplain Msgr. Peter J. Vaghi

    His Excellency, Bishop Barry Knestout, Auxiliary Bishop of Washington, presents the Cardinal's Award to Elizabeth B. Meers (JCS President) and Msgr. Peter J. Vaghi (JCS Chaplain), at the Brunch following the Red Mass. The Cardinal's Award was given to the entire John Carroll Society, in honor of the Archdiocese’s 75th year, for helping to manifest the Kingdom of God in the Archdiocese.

  • Winners of the 2014 Pro Bono Health Care Awards

    Gathered at the Awards Ceremony following the Rose Mass are Msgr. Peter Vaghi (JCS Chaplain), Elizabeth Meers (JCS President), Award winner Fr. M. Valentine Keveny, Dr. Thomas Winkler (Rose Mass Committee Chair), Award winner Dr. Elizabeth Dugan; Cardinal Wuerl, and Award winners Dr. Joshua Yamamoto, Dr. Salvatore Selvaggio, and Dr. Robert Murphy.

  • 2014 Red Mass -- Pro Bono Award (Miller & Chevalier)

    Elizabeth B. Meers (JCS President), Bishop Barry C. Knestout (Auxiliary Bishop of Washington), Msgr. Peter J. Vaghi (JCS Chaplain) and Daniel W. Hardwick (JCS Red Mass Committee Chair) present the Pro Bono Legal Service Award to Anthony F. "Tony" Shelley of Miller & Chevalier Chartered, who accepted the award on behalf of the firm.

  • Gathering at the 2014 Top of the Town event.

    Enjoying the 2014 Top of the Town gathering are Elizabeth B. Meers (JCS President), Jonathan Diffley (Co-Chair, JCS Young Adult Fellowship), Jonathan Lewis (Coordinator of Evangelization and Young Adult Initiatives, Archdiocese of Washington), Sarah Yaklic (Director of Social Media, Archdiocese of Washington), Gabrielle Tucci (Co-Chair, JCS Young Adult Fellowship), and Msgr. Peter J. Vaghi (JCS Chaplain).

  • 2014 Red Mass -- Pro Bono Award (Jacqueline Acosta)

    Presenting the Pro Bono Legal Service Award to Jacqueline N. Acosta are Bishop Barry C. Knestout (Auxiliary Bishop of Washington), Elizabeth B. Meers (JCS President), Msgr. Peter J. Vaghi (JCS Chaplain) and Daniel W. Hardwick (JCS Red Mass Committee Chair).

  • Pilgrims gather at the Papal Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls during the 2014 Pilgrimage to Central Italy.

    Pilgrims gather at the Papal Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls during the 2014 Pilgrimage to Central Italy.

  • 2014 Red Mass -- Justice Scalia

    U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia joins several John Carroll Society members and guests at the Brunch following the Red Mass.

  • Elizabeth Meers (JCS President) and Petch Gibbons (Vice Chair, JCS Membership Committee) pose with new JCS members at the Brunch following the Baptism of the Lord Mass

    Elizabeth B. Meers (JCS President) and Petch Gibbons (Vice Chair, JCS Membership Committee) welcome many new members to the John Carroll Society at the Brunch following the Baptism of the Lord Mass.

  • 2014 Red Mass -- Pro Bono Award (O'Melveny & Myers)

    Elizabeth B. Meers (JCS President), Bishop Barry C. Knestout (Auxiliary Bishop of Washington), Msgr. Peter J. Vaghi (JCS Chaplain) and Daniel W. Hardwick (JCS Red Mass Committee Chair) present the Pro Bono Legal Service Award to Hugh E. Hilliard of O'Melveny & Myers LLP, who accepted the award on behalf of the firm.

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    Gathered at the 2014 Annual Dinner are JCS Chaplain, Msgr. Peter J. Vaghi; honorees Dr. Michael Keegan, Mary Ellen Bork, Daniel F. Akerson, Sr. Mary Bourdon, and Paul Scolese; and JCS President, Elizabeth B. Meers.

Upcoming Events

Jan 11

Baptism of the Lord Mass & Brunch

St. Patrick Church & The Hotel Monaco 10:00am - 1:30pm  More Details
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Feb 05

Monsignor Vaghi's First Thursday Talk

Little Flower Church (5607 Massachusetts Ave., Bethesda) Rectory Meeting Room 7:00am - 8:00am
Feb 28

The Lenten Day of Recollection

Washington Retreat House 9:00am - 5:00pm  More Details
Mar 05

Monsignor Vaghi's First Thursday Talk

Little Flower Church (5607 Massachusetts Ave., Bethesda) Rectory Meeting Room 7:00am - 8:00am

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