Upcoming Events

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St. Patrick's Church, Washington, DC and Grant Hyatt Washington (1000 H St NW)

The Mass is traditionally celebrated at St. Patrick Church, followed by a brunch (often referred to as the January Brunch) held at a nearby venue. The January Brunch traditionally focuses on members of the academic community, counting among its speakers many university presidents and professors. We especially welcome the attendance of alumni/ae of Catholic colleges and universities and new members of the John Carroll Society.

This year, the Mass celebrates the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, with Msgr. Peter J. Vaghi, Society Chaplain, as principal celebrant and homilist.

Following the Mass, brunch will be held at the Grand Hyatt Washington, where the brunch speaker will be Fr. James R. Van Dyke SJ, President of Georgetown Preparatory School.

His talk is entitled "The Crying Need for Catholic Imagination." All are welcome!

Brunch tickets are $60. Register here.

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The Catholic University of America, 620 N Muchigan Ave., NE

Panamá in the Capital is a one-day Catholic festival on January 26, 2019 celebrating World Youth Day Panamá in our nation's Capital with thousands of young adults!

FEATURING:

-Livemusic

-Bilingualtalkswithbishopsandnationalspeakers

-Panamanianmusicandculture

-Adorationandconfession

-20+men'sandwomen'sreligiouscommunities

-Fellowshipwiththousandsofcollegestudentsandyoungadults


For more information click here

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Catholic Charities (924 G St NW, Washington, DC 20004)

The John Carroll Society partners with Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington, D.C. to serve hot meals to homeless men and women through the dinner van program.

Members of the John Carroll Society volunteer certain evenings to serve food and beverages to about two hundred of the hungry in downtown D.C. outside of Catholic Charities.

Mission Statement

The John Carroll Society is an organization of Catholic professionals united in their desire for an ever deepening and enriching knowledge of their Faith and in service to the Archbishop of Washington.


News & Information

2018 Red Mass

This year, the Society's Chaplain, Msgr. Peter J. Vaghi, delivered the homily during the Red Mass. To read the homily, please click here. To read Msgr. Vaghi's remarks from the 2018 Red Mass Brunch, please click here.

St. Maria's Meals

Catholic Charities (924 G St NW, Washington, DC)

The John Carroll Society partners with Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington, D.C. to serve hot meals to homeless men and women through the dinner van program.

Members of the John Carroll Society volunteer certain evenings to serve food and beverages to about two hundred of the hungry in downtown D.C. outside of Catholic Charities.

Upcoming opportunities to volunteer are posted on our calendar. Come join us!
Msgr. Vaghi's Thursday Reflections

Our Chaplain, Monsignor Vaghi, will offer his thought-provoking spiritual reflections during his First and Third Thursday talks.

The theme this year, inspired by the writings of St. Francis de Sales, is "The Devout Life: A Snapshot".