Parish Life

Parish Life is a ministry of Holy Trinity that focuses on building community, and supporting programs and events that allow parishioners to connect with one another on social, pastoral, spiritual, and emotional levels. There are many groups represented within Parish Life that play a part in making Holy Trinity a vibrant, involved and active parish.

For a complete description, visit our main Groups & Ministries page or view the pages below.


Lisa Dittmeier or
Helene Flanagan
(202) 903-2801

Upcoming Parish Life Events

Faith and Football, Sunday January 2, 1pm   

Join Holy Trinity parishioners for a day of football at FedExField to see the Washington Football Team vs the Philadelphia Eagles.  Bring the family and friends.  Sponsored by Parish Life, tickets are $35 and our Holy Trinity Group will be seated together.  Purchase your tickets directly online at   For more information contact Sara Keese at

Christmas Caroling in Georgetown   
December 13, 6:30pm
Join together with the parish and school for Christmas Caroling in Georgetown,  Wear your festive attire and bring your singing voice.  Meet in the Lower School Cafeteria and afterwards, come back to the courtyard for hot chocolate and cookies around the fire.  No RSVP required, but for more information, please contact Sara Keese at

Ignatian Pilgrimage to Spain and Italy 

Father Kevin Gillespie will be leading a group of Holy Trinity parishioners and friends on a pilgrimage tracing the steps of St. Ignatius of Loyola from March 20-29, 2022.  In collaboration with Illume Tours, you will experience the transformative power of travel with prayer through Spain and Rome during the "Ignatian Year."
Visit the webpage at for information and registration.  There are still some spots available. 

Please contact Lisa Dittmeier <> for more information.

Have you experienced a death in your family, or among your close friends, and are dealing with protracted sorrow or spiritual emptiness associated with that loss? Grief support group meetings will be held for six weeks twice a year to deal with the effects of such bereavement and to provide an enabling space for healing and spiritual renewal. Click here for more information.

Holy Trinity Book Discussion Group
Beginning October 1, 2020, the Holy Trinity Book Discussion Group will meet virtually via Zoom on Thursdays from 7:15pm to 8:45pm.  For more information and Zoom particulars, please contact Bob Stewart  Click here for more info.

Separated/Divorced/Widowed Group
This group holds either virtual and in-person meetings every week (email or call to find out about the schedule).   The group provides support for the widowed, divorced or separated. This is a warm and inviting group, everything is confidential, and there is no cost. We use Rebuilding When Your Relationship Ends as a basis for discussion.

Virtual meetings are on Monday evening at 7:30 pm.  Once a month, we will meet in person on the Holy Trinity Campus.  We use videoconferencing software such as Zoom, but there will be a phone-in option if you prefer that. For more information, or to discuss whether the group is right for you, contact Mary Ellen Curto, ‭(301) 509-1224,, Vilma Aguilar, , or Jack Harllee, 202-986-3838.


Ongoing Events

Sunday Coffee and Donuts
Coffee & Donuts are back in McKenna Hall after the 9:00 and 11:30 Sunday Masses. Grab a cup of coffee and a donut from your kitchen and join us for fellowship.

There will be no coffee and donuts on December 26 and January 2.

On the last Sunday of the Month, Katie Wolf  who is Holy Trinity's Ambassador Coordinator, will join the coffee for Welcome Sunday. New Parishioners are encouraged to join in and Katie and other parishioners can answer questions you may have about the parish.

New and Expanding Groups

We are looking for interested parishioners to expand or start up the following groups:

Holy Trinity Ambassadors
Would you like to be a part of a team who welcomes newcomers to our Parish? Help expand our Ambassador program! We are especially looking for parents of school-aged children and young adults. Please contact Katie Wolf to learn more.

Parents of Young Children
Share in fellowship with other parents of infant and toddler aged children. Interested? Contact Lisa Dittmeier and Helene Flanagan