Msgr. Charles Pope

Msgr. Charles Pope is currently a dean and pastor in the Archdiocese of Washington, DC, where he has served on the Priest Council, the College of Consultors, and the Priest Personnel Board. Along with publishing a daily blog at the Archdiocese of Washington website, he has written in pastoral journals, conducted numerous retreats for priests and lay faithful, and has also conducted weekly Bible studies in the U.S. Congress and the White House. He was named a Monsignor in 2005.

Articles By Msgr. Charles Pope

What Will Our Resurrected Bodies Be Like?

“When we recall the four last things (death, judgment, Heaven, and Hell), we ought to consider for a moment what Scripture and Tradition have to say about what our resurrected bodies will be like.” – Monsignor Charles Pope

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Ash Wednesday Catholics: What are They Saying to Us?

“If we want Ash Wednesday Catholics to become All Sunday Catholics, maybe we can learn to build on what brings them in the first place and be less anxious to echo the opening words of Jesus’ public ministry, ‘Repent and Believe the Gospel!’” – Monsignor Charles Pope

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Lenten Assignment: Be Grateful!

“True gratitude is a grace, a gift, that comes from a heart deeply moved, astonished, and aware of the fact that God is so very good.” – Monsignor Charles Pope

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The Need for Two Pockets

Our glory is a humble, derived, reflected one. Whatever spark of glory we have it is but a spark; it is from God, whose glory is unsurpassable. – Monsignor Charles Pope

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