Even through 
tragedy, ‘God
 is with us,’ says
 Wuerl at D.C. Mass

Cardinal Wuerl presided over the noon Mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception on Christmas Day, leading celebrants through a nearly two-hour service that included prayers, hymns and receiving of the Eucharist.

A congregation of 4,000 fill the main church as Archbishop of Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl leads the Solemn Mass of Christmas Day at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, December 25, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

A congregation of 4,000 fill the main church as Archbishop of Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl leads the Solemn Mass of Christmas Day at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, December 25, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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