Fr. Donald J. Planty, Jr., JCD

About Fr. Donald J. Planty, Jr., JCD

Rev. Donald J. Planty, Jr., a priest of the Diocese of Arlington, is Pastor of St. Charles Borromeo Parish in Arlington, Virginia. He has also had experience in the Vatican diplomatic corps. He is a Doctor of Canon Law specializing in Church law and sacred architecture.

Homilies for August 2014

 Homilies For Sunday Liturgies and Holy Days, August 2014 Miracle of the loaves and fishes  ______________________________ Our Homilies for August 2014 are being presented by two authors this month. Fr. Donald J. Planty, Jr., has prov … [Read more...]

A Priest by Any Other Name

The nature of Holy Orders is both collegial and personal.  Collegially, all priests are addressed as “Father” because all share in the one priesthood of Jesus, icon of the Father. Personally, each priest retains his own individuality, his ow … [Read more...]