Chicken Dinner Sunday June 14, 2015 11:30 AM to 5:00
PM K of C Hall
Sunday TV Mass
--Do you know someone who
cannot get to Mass?
Please tell them about the Sunday
TV Mass, which is produced by the Archdiocese
of Washington and taped in 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 Eucharistic Liturgy.
The Mass airs every Sunday at 10:30am on
(Sometimes with our own Deacon Jim Dominic)
Knights of Columbus Bingo
Saturday, April 18th
at the KofC Hall in Ridge.
Doors open at 5:30pm
and games start at 6:30pm.
Prizes, jackpot and
$20.00 for 20 games and specials
Refreshments also available.
St. Peter's Church, Olney, Maryland
looking for more from your faith? Has attending
Mass become routine?
Are you living as the best
version of yourself?
Join us here at St. Peter's
Church, Olney, on Friday, April 17th for
Purpose Live" with renowned Catholic speaker and
best-selling author Matthew Kelly.
speaking here at St. Peter's!
This entertaining, funny
and faith filled event will change the lives of those
who attend to become "the Best Versions of
Call 1-859-980-7900 or go to the
You can also call Deacon Tom Cioffi at
301-253-6042 to answer your questions and help you
purchase tickets. Space is limited so do not wait,
buy your tickets soon. This event will sell-out!
Immaculate Heart of Mary Church
you and your community to join us for Becoming
, an evening workshop that
teaches all Catholics how to share their faith with
family, friends, and communities through simple
acts of testimony and witness.
good Catholics find it hard to articulate their personal
relationship with Christ. This workshop helps
them – and especially parish leadership – to reflect
on their personal relationship with Christ and the
Church and to learn concrete, practical ways to
share that relationship with others. Becoming Everyday
will be held at Immaculate
Heart of Mary Church in Lexington Park on Thursday,
April 23rd from 6:00pm-9:00pm.
Dinner will be
provided. There is no cost for the workshop, and it
is open to all.
We want your parish community to
be a part of this workshop. To RSVP, or if you have
any questions, please contact me at
Please RSVP by April 20th.
SMCM Campus Mass meets Sundays,
Cole Cinema (1st Floor Campus Center).
Campus Mass will be May 10th.
Cardinal Sean O'Malley to speak
Matthew's on April 26th at 3:00pm.
This year 2015
is the 175th Anniversary of the founding of the
parish of St. Matthew the Apostle, now the
Cathedral Church of the Archdiocese of
To help us celebrate this important
milestone in the life of our parish, Cardinal Seán
O'Malley will deliver an address at the Cathedral.
We hope you and members of your parish will join
us for this very special event and the following
Ridge Rescue Squad is having a Fried Chicken
on Saturday, May 2nd from 4:00pm-7:00pm
at the Knights of Columbus hall in Ridge.
out and support our local Rescue Squad!
St. Ignatius Church-Chapel Point
, 33rd Annual
Saturday, May 9th. Join a
celebration to honor Our Blessed Mother.
to historic Jesuit parish St. Ignatius Church which
overlooks the Port Tobacco River, where Fr. Andrew
White settled over 374 years ago.
Mass will be held
at 11:00am in the church.
It will be followed by a
procession led by the Knights of Columbus to the
Shrine of Our Lady, Queen of the Most Holy Rosary.
Our First Communion children will crown Mary at
the Shrine and we will pray the Living Rosary led by
the Knights of Columbus.
Light refreshments will
follow in the parish hall courtesy of the Catholic
The church is located at 8855 Chapel
Point Road, Port Tobacco, Md.
If you have
questions, please call 301-934-8245.
Weekend Retreat for People Facing Serious
A retreat specially planned for men and
women facing serious physical illness will be held
at the Dominican Retreat House in McLean,
Virginia, from May 22th-24th.
A team of doctors,
nurses, priests, sisters and helpers will be present
around the clock. Scheduling allows plenty of time
for rest and reflection. There is no fee to attend
It is a non-smoking weekend.
Registration closes May 12th. If you have an interest
in attending, please call the Dominican Retreat
House as soon as possible at 703-356-4243 in order
For questions about the retreat, you
may call Doug Sebek at 703-477-5681.
The 61st U.S. National Pilgrimage to Lourdes
June 28th - July 7th. Accompanied by a medical staff,
clergy and volunteers to assist the needs of the pilgrims.
For details, contact Fr. Joseph Allen, O.P.,
the Lourdes Pilgrmage office at 1-877-276-7279 or email:
The dealine for reservations
is March 25th.
2015 Annual Jubilarian Mass
Wuerl will celebrate the annual Jubilarian Mass
honoring couples married 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50 and
51+ years on Sunday, June 21, 2015 at 2:00pm at
the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate
Please call the parish office or
use the sign-up forms in the back of church to register.
Names of jubilarians need to be turned in to
the parish office by Monday, April 13th.
Meet Mary at the Women's Museum
Mary has been one of the most iconic and popular
subjects in Western art for millennia.
60 stunning depictions of Mary will be housed temporary
at Washington, D.C.'s National Museum of
Women in the Arts.
The exhibition Picturing Mary:
Woman, Mother, Idea shows the many aspects of
This exhibition will be on view from December
5, 2014 through April 12, 2015. For more information,
go to http://nmwa.org/picturing-mary
Hospice of St. Mary's Camp Sunrise
7th, helping children cope with death and grief.
5th is the meet and greet dinner and summer camp
is June 6th & 7th.
Call to register 301-994-3078. Children
Bus trip sponsored by St. Cecilia's to see the
"Miracle of Christmas"
at the Sight and Sound
Theater in Pennsylvania on November 19th 2015.
per person includes bus trip, lunch and the theater
The bus will leave Wildwood parking
lot at 8:00am and return by 8:00pm.
Lunch at a
Please call Bernie Goldsborough
at 301-737-1315 ASAP to reserve your seat.
to get reservations in early to get good seats. Call
Ladies of Charity
Events (click for more info)
Ladies of Charity
The next Ladies of Charity meeting will be held on
Tuesday, March 24th at 7:00pm in the sacristy.
If you are interested in
joining this group of lovely ladies please contact
Kay Owens at 240-538-2772.
Come participate in our annual Church
Spring Cleaning event on Saturday, March 14th
from 9:00am -12:00pm.
Supplies will be provided.
St. Michael's Annual Auction is planned for June
We can accept donations of large items (cars,
boats or motorcycles) in
good running condition. We
can store the item and do
minor repairs before auction
Please contact Rich
Muir at 240-538-1888.
for your continued support!
Sunday Campus Mass returns
18th at 7:30pm in St. Mary's College Cole Cinema
(lower level of the Campus Center past the
The Restorers of Mount Carmel
on Saturday, February 28th at Mount
Carmel, 5678 Mount Carmel Road, LaPlata, MD.
The retreat will begin with mass at 8:00am and will
end by 3:00pm.
Cost is $30 per person and includes
Mass, several talks, quiet time, confessions, rosary,
benediction/exposition, continental breakfast
snacks, beverages, boxed lunch, and some hand
Father Savatore Sciruba, OCD, is the retreat
master and the theme will be "The Carmelite Approach
Please call Peggy Goldsmith
at 301-645-5564 to make a reservation and get
Make check payable to Peggy
Goldsmith and send it to Peggy at 3885 Renner
Rd., Waldorf, MD 20602.
The Ladies Auxiliary of the Hollywood Volunteer
Fire Department will sponsor their annual stuffed
ham and fried oyster dinner
on Saturday, March 7th,
from 1:00pm to 5:00pm at the Hollywood Fire House.
The Cost will be $25.00 for adults, children 4-12 years
of age $7.00 and children 3 and under are Free.
The dinner will be served buffet style.
Carry out will
be available $25.00 each.
Discover the historic beauty and rich faith of
our Catholic heritage
this Fall, Sept. 29th-Oct. 8th,
with a tour of English cathedrals.
unforgettable exploration of pre-Reformation
Catholic England in Canterbury and Wells, Oxford
and London and other scenic cities.
Capuchin Father Francis Russo. $4699 per person.
For more information, contact: 202-529-2188. Email:
World Youth Day-
-St. Mary's Ryken High School
students have the opportunity to go to World
Youth Day in Krakow, Poland in July 2016. Students
will follow the Footsteps of Saint Pope John Paul
II, visiting his hometown and all of the places
important in his life before becoming Pope. We
will then welcome Pope Francis to Krakow and
spend four days celebrating our rich Catholic faith
with him and tens of thousands of catholic youth
from all over the world.
This is a once-in-a lifetime
opportunity and students will make memories that
last a lifetime.
The cost of the trip in $4000.00 for
round-trip airfare, four-star hotel
accommodations, World Youth Day registration,
tours, land transportation, and most meals. We
plan to fundraise to make the cost more
A deposit of $375.00 is due to reserve
your spot. For more information, pleasecontact
Mrs. Joan Stevens at email@example.com.
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.
is now stocked with First Communion and
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
Heavenly Presents is a store ministry of the Bread of Life Center
for Peace, 22697 Washington Street, Leonardtown, MD 20650.