Sunday TV Mass
Do you know someone
who cannot get to Mass?
Since 1952, the Archdiocese
of Washinton has produced a weekly televised
Mass for those who are homebound, broadcast from the Crypt Church of the Basilica of the National
Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.
It is a
wonderful ministry for those members of our Catholic
family who are unable to be physically present
with a local worshiping community for the Sunday
The Mass airs every Sunday at
10:30am on WDCW-50.
For more information go
to adw.org/tvmass or call 301-853-4517.
Annual All Craft Show
Hollywood Firehouse Social Hall,
Sunday, November 19th from 10:00am-
Free admission & parking.
will be available for sale by the Ladies Auxiliary.
Sponsored by Ladies Auxiliary Hollywood Volunteer
For more information contact:
Leone Gatton at 301-373-2221.
Rhythm & Riches event
The Archangel Scholarship Foundation,
supporting St. Michael's School, will again be
sponsoring the Rhythm & Riches event.
It will be
held on Friday, October 20th at the Hollywood Fire
Department and doors open at 5:00pm.
games, cash prizes and much more.
Tickets and additional information are available at
www.rhythmandriches.com or by calling 240-587-
7111. Buy two tickets in September and receive 1
Raffle ticket free.
The American Heritage Girls Troop 2014 are
requesting donations for their Operation Christmas
Child shoebox service project.
There will be a
collection box and flyers in the back of the church
through November 5th.
Thank you for your support!
Kalnasy Concert Series - 2017/18 Season
The 3rd season of the Kalnasy Concert Series opens with the Southern Maryland Community Gospel Choir.
Their concert is Sunday, August 20, at 3:00 at St. Aloysius in Leonardtown.
The SMCGC is under the direction of Mrs. Sherri Fenwick. The theme for this energy-filled concert is, "I Feel the Spirit."
Admission is free.
Donations are accepted.
All Kalnasy Concert Series events are free and open to individuals and families of all religious denominations and abilities.
February 17, 2018 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
MTASM Marathon Recital Day (Youth musicians)
March 11, 2018 3:00 PM
Father David Beaubien in concert with the St. Aloysius Handbell Ensemble
The Kalnasy Concert Series is a faith-based music program grown from one woman's love for music and ministry.
The Series, supported by St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Kalnasy family members, and others in the SOMD Community is coordinated by Georgia Harvey,
a former music director, local organist, pianist and teacher.
For more information about the the Kalnasy Concert Series,
visit St. Aloysius Catholic Church on line at
eGiving with Faith Direct--We are introducing
a new and exciting way for you to support our parish
offertory and second collections: Faith Direct.
Faith Direct enables parishioners to make contributions
through either direct debit from your checking/
savings account or through your credit/debit card.
Faith Direct also offers you personalized offertory
cards to replace your envelopes for the collection
Please join me in Enrolling here donate.html to
enroll sec urely online. Our parish code is MD862.
MASS WITH ASL INTERPRETATION FOR THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING
at 5:00 pm at St. Aloysius Church in
Leonardtown on the fourth Saturday of every month.
Inviting All Girls-
The American Heritage Girls
is a Christian-based scouting-like organization.
organization has more than 43,000 members with
troops in all 50 states. American Heritage Girls is the
premier national character development organization
for girls ages 5 to 18 that embraces Christian
values and encourages family involvement.
local troup 2014 meets at SMS twice a month on
Monday evenings from 6:00pm-8:00pm,
additional field trips and events throughout the year.
The 2017 kick-off and registration meeting will be
on Monday, September 11th.
Our first event will be
a bring-a-friend hike at Flag Ponds on September
30th from 9:00am-11:00am.
Please contact Lara
Davis, troop vice-coordinator with any questions
Info about:Sweet Frog Fundraiser September 15
Loyola on the Potomac Retreat
Give a weekend
to God! Ignatian Weekend Retreat"Come,
At the Jesuit Retreat House in Faulkner,
MD. Our Ignatian weekend silence includes generous
amounts of time for prayer, personal reflection
and the cultivation of a deeper relationship with
God. It is open to everyone who desires to grow in
their relationship with God through prayer. The retreat
begins on Friday evening, October 27th and
concludes with lunch on Sunday, October 29th.
For more information or to make reservations contact
Charlie Tennyson at 301-872-5498.
A deposit of
$115.00 and a registration form are required to secure
The retreat fee for the weekend is
$245.00 ($195.00 for first time retreatants and/or
young adults up to age 30). You can also reserve
online at www.loyolaonthepotomac.com. "Come
away and rest awhile".
Queen of Hearts
Every Friday night
at the American Legion in Ridge.
Tickets will be on sale from 4:00pm-
7:00pm and food will be available
starting at 5:00pm.
Come out and support St.
Michael's School for a fun night of
Theology Over Dinner
Please join us Thursday, October 26th at
CAMP MARIA RETREAT CENTER
Camp Maria Road, Leonardtown, MD.
Dinner will be served at 6:00pm, talk begins at 7:00pm. This
month’s talk is entitled "Practical Ways to Keep Our
Family Strong and Healthy".
Fr. John Nguyen, Pastor
of Our Lady of Medleys Neck Catholic Church in
Leonardtown, will be our guest speaker.
friend! All are welcome to attend.
If you have any
questions, or a suggestion for a speaker or topic,
please contact Doug Powell at
The travel club of Our Lady Star of the Sea Church
in Solomons is hosting an information event at noon
on October 15th about the next Oberammergau Passion play.
The play, performed once every decade,
will next be performed in 2020 and the travel
club is holding space on 2 separate dates.
RSVP by October 8th if you would like to attend contact:
Ridge Rescue Squad Auxiliary Breakfast
Sunday, October 29th,
8:30am-11:00am at the
Knights of Columbus Hall in Ridge.
Cost is $10.00.
Also, the auxiliary is holding a Holloween Dance on
Friday, October 27th from 8:00pm to Midnight at the
Cost is $15 per person or $20 a couple.
The members of Serra Club of Southern
Maryland invite you to attend a Mass and talk at St. George Community Center,
19197 St. George's Church Road,
Valley Lee, Maryland,
Wednesday, October 18th at 7:00pm.
Celebrant will be Father Paul D. Nguyen.
Speaker: Ms. Carla Tomaszewski,
Topic: "A Man for All Seasons –Pope St. John Paul
Refreshments will follow Mass.
Info: Bob and Marie Goldsmith, 301-994-0235 or St. George Church
Please note: Mass is in the Community Center, not the Church.
Youth Group Schedule
Please contact Greg
DeStefano, Youth Minister at email@example.com for
more information, especially if you are a first-time
Middle School Youth Group is Tuesdays from 6:00pm-
7;30pm at IHM.
High School Youth Group is every Friday from
7:00pm-9:00pm at St. Cecilia's
Second Friday combined Middle School and High
School event, usually 5:30pm each second Friday
of the month.
Summer Youth Group Events: Please stay tuned for
upcoming events for the Summer 2017.
PAXCatholic is a regional young adult ministry.
Theology on Tap
PAXCatholic is a local ministry serving young adults in their 20s and 30s in St. Mary's and Calvert Counties.
For more information about Theology on Tap or to find out how you can help PAXCatholic in their mission,
please email firstname.lastname@example.org
or visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/PaxCatholic/!
Knights of Columbus
The next chicken dinner will be Sunday, September 10th
from 11:30am-5:00pm at the Knights of Columbus
Hall in Ridge.
The next Bingo will be held on Saturday, September.
Doors will open at 5:30pm and the first game will
be called at 6:30pm
The next Bingo will be held on Saturday, September 16th
Doors will open at 5:30pm.
Queen of Hearts
Beginning Friday, August 18th
from 5:00-7:00pm at the American Legion in Ridge,.
Food will be available.
Come out and support St.
Michael's School for a fun night of chance!
Prayer is powerful
Copies of the Prayer for Priests
and the Prayer for Our Nation will be in the gray
folder at the back of church as you exit.
take one home to pray with family during the
Make your own copies to share.
Ladies of Charity
Events (click for more info)
New Directory and group list available!
New members are welcome!.
Next MeetingTuesday Sept. 26, 7 PM in the sacristy.
If you are interested in joining this group of lovely ladies
please contact Kay Owens at 240-538-2772.
Pilgrimage to Italy--November 6-16, 2017.
Venice, Schio, Padua, Florence, Assisi, Orvieto,
Rome and Papal Audience.
Hosted by Msgr.
Charles Pope and Fr. Aaron Qureshi.
information contact Ms. Debbie Vanzego at
email@example.com or 202-408-4641.
American Legion Events: Bingo every Tuesday at 7 pm. Doors
open at 6 pm. Senior citizens are welcome to come for card games,
friendship and a meal starting at 10am Wednesdays. Steak night
second Saturday of the month 5 to 7:30pm. Call (301)872-5349
after 6pm for more information.