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Chicken Dinner Sunday August 10, 2014 11:30 AM to 5:00 PM K of C Hall

St. Michael's School building will be closed the weeks of July 28th & August 4th for maintenance.

Please call the rectory at 301-872-4321, or come by if you need Cash Bash tickets or something related to the school. The rectory hours are: Mondays-Wednesdays 9:00am-4:00pm; Thursdays 9:00am-3:00pm; and Fridays 9:00am-noon.

Ridge Volunteer Fire Department Carnival-- August 7th-10th and August 14th-17th.
There will be rides, games, nightly prizes and lots of food. Bikes will be given out nightly. The last night of the carnival, the grand prize a 2014 Carolina Skiff, 2013 motor, trailer and a boat package will be raffled off to the lucky winner. A second prize of $500.00 CASH will also be given out.
So come on out enjoy the carnival, chat with old firends and buy your raffle tickets. $10.00 per ticket or 3 for $25.00. Eat, drink and support your Fire Dept.

Beach Party on the Square--Saturday, August 2nd from 4:00pm-9:00pm at Leonardtown Square.
Music, games, and volleyball, firetruck hose-down, and the Annual Running of the Balls in the Square, and historic Buyboats return to the Leonardtown Wharf!

A Lifeline for Marriage--Retrouvaille (French for Rediscovery and pronounced Re-tro-vi)helps couples through difficult times in their marriages. It is designed to provide the tools to help get your marriage back on track. It will give you the opportunity to rediscover each other and examine your lives together in a new and positive way. This program has helped tens of thousands of couples experiencing marital difficulty at all levels, including disillusionment and deep misery.
Our next weekend is September 19th-21st. All calls and inquires are confidential. To register or obtain more information visit our website at:, call 443-400-7017 or e-mail:

Special Mass--Fr. Bill George S.J. will be the celebrant of a special mass at St. Ignatius Church on Villa Rd. to celebrate the feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola.
Mass will be on Thursday, July 31st at 6:30pm. Please join us.

St. Michael's School Cafeteria employee needed--must be capable of all food service responsibilities. Duties include the following: Working effectively with volunteer staff, plan monthly menus, purchase food for school and special activity meals, coordinate purchasing large food orders for planned menus, supervising food preparation effectively, practicing portion control, keeping accurate daily records and accurate inventory records, sanitizing work area and implements. Other duties as assigned. Please call the school at 301-872-5454.

The class of 1964 from St. Michael's High School
is getting ready to celebrate its 50-year reunion.
The class has decided to make the event one big blowout and party with all St. Michael’s classmates who graduated in the 1960s. Organizers have reserved the Knights of Columbus hall in Ridge for a dinner and to mix and mingle and dance on August 2nd and the celebration will continue August 3rd with a picnic at one of the local beaches.
To make reservations or for more information, contact either Dorothy Balta Hindle at 240-309-4205 or 240-925-7102 or e-mail or Nancy Adams Schmidt at 703-327-6212 or 443-570-1363 or email

Disciple Youth Bible Study starting up need teens and adult facilitators! The Augustine Institute has put together an exemplary program called Disciple for the formation of high school students. Part bible study-part apologetics class- part prayer support-part peer fellowship, this program uses online videos to spark discussion in gender specific small groups of 5-6 teens. The program meets at a host's home during the week. We have many groups forming all over the county and are interested in recruiting more participants. There is also a need for young adults or parents who might be willing to be trained as a facilitator or serve as a host family.
For more information please call Patrick Mullan, 240-682-2929.
You can also check out their website for more information & a short introductory video:

Ladies of Charity Events (click for more info)

Anyone interested in joining is invited to attend.

Save the Date...August 15th-22nd, 2014 for a 7 night Bermuda Cruise for the benefit of St. Michael's School. Contact Donnie Tennyson at for more details.
The Ridge Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary will be holding a Schwan's Truckload Fundraiser on the second Saturday of each month at the Fire House located at 13820 Point Lookout Road, Ridge, MD 20680. Schwan's will be available between 10am and 2pm to fill orders. To guarantee the availability of the items, pre-orders may be made on their website at using Event ID 39903, Ridge VFD Auxiliary, Ridge, MD 20680. Catalogs may also be requested via their website. See you there. Contact 301-872-5671 for additional information.

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.

Heavenly Presents is now stocked with First Communion and Confirmation gifts.
Operated by volunteers, our store hours are Wednesday and Friday, 10am to 6pm, Thursday and
Saturday, 10am to 3pm
We are now open Monday and Tuesday 11am to 3pm until June!!!
Also, please feel free to join us for Monday morning Rosary and intercessory prayer at 9:30am. Call (301) 476-9770, for more information.
Heavenly Presents is a store ministry of the Bread of Life Center for Peace, 22697 Washington Street, Leonardtown, MD 20650.

St. Michael's Choir is looking for a keyboard player or organist, as well as new choir members. Choir practice is on Thursday at 6:30pm. Please contact the rectory at (301)872-4321 if you can possibly join us.
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