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


Engaging in Religious Mystery in Devotional Art:  Joyful, Sorrowful and Glorious Mysteries of  the Rosary
October 25, November 8, November 15:  6:30pm via Zoom
Parishioner Kathleen Bashian will be presenting three one-hour talks on the Mystery of the Rosary in Art. The talks will precede the Tuesday evening Rosary with Father Gillespie.  Please join the Zoom and all are welcome to stay to pray the rosary.  Zoom link:

New Parishioner Orientation
Sunday, November 20:  4:00-5:30pm McKenna Hall

If you are new to the parish or simply want to learn more about it, join us for our fall orientation.  Meet Fr Kevin, the Jesuits and staff.  Light snacks and beverages will be available.  Children are welcome and no RSVP is required.  For more information contact Lisa Dittmeier


Christmas Caroling in the Georgetown Neighborhood
Monday, December 12, 6:30pm   
Meet in the Upper School Cafeteria and join the fun with people of all ages from the parish and the school as we carol around the Georgetown neighborhood.  No singing experience required.  Wear your festive clothes as we knock on doors and sing on the street corners.  Enjoy hot chocolate and treats afterward around a campfire. NO rsvp required.  Contact Sara Keese  for more information. 


Holy Trinity at Nat's Park
October 1, 2022 7:05pm
(Due to the Rainout a date in 2023 will be scheduled - Please hold on to your tickets) 

Join Fr. Gillespie and Principal Kevin McShane at Nat's Park on October 1, 2022 at 7:05pm.  It's the Nat's against the Phillies.....who do you think Fr. Gillespie will be rooting for!!!

Tickets are $12 per person.  We'll be in Section 224.

Click here to make online payments.   The mode of ticket distribution is to be determined, i.e. downloading or physical.

Goooooo Nats!!

Faith & Football with the Washington Commanders

The Washington Commanders are hosting their first ever Faith and Football event on October 24th, 4:30pm to 6pm at Grace Covenant Church in Chantilly Virginia with special appearances from QB1 Carson Wentz, Team President Jason Wright and Team Chaplain, Brett Fuller!

Registration starts as low as $29 per participant and includes admission to our November 27th matchup against the Falcons here at FedExField.

Here is the special discount ticket link. 



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.

The Holy Trinity Book Discussion Group will meets virtually via Zoom on Thursdays from 7:15pm to 8:45pm.
For more information about our current book and Zoom particulars, please contact Bob Stewart  Click here for more info.

This group holds either virtual and in-person meetings every week.  Please click here for the current schedule or you can email or call.   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.

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.

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