Chicken Dinner Sunday June 12, 2016 11:30 AM to
5:00 PM K of C Hall
Memorial Day at Catholic Cemeteries
this Year of Mercy, "we are called to remember
everyone, even those who no one remembers," says
Pope Francis. "We remember those who sacrificed
their lives to serve others. We especially entrust to
the Lord, those who have left us during the past
On Memorial Day, come offer a spiritual work
of mercy and pray in loving memory of family,
friends, and fellow citizens who have given their
lives for our freedom and now experience their
destiny in the love of Christ.
Special outdoor Masses
will be held at 10:00am on Monday, May 30th on
the sacred ground of the Catholic cemeteries of
the Archdiocese of Washington, including:
Cemetery, 8000 Woodyard Rd., Clinton, MD,
; St. Mary's Queen of Peace Cemetery,
38888 Dr. Johnson Road, Mechanicsville, MD 20659
Memorial Mass for the Military Services
Sunday, May 15th, the 22nd Annual Memorial Mass
will be held to honor those who have served and
are serving in our nation’s armed forces.
will take place at 12 noon in the Basilica of the
National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception (400
Michigan Ave., NE).
The principal celebrant and
homilist will be Archbishop Timothy Broglio of the
Archdiocese for the Military Services.
personnel are encouraged to be in uniform, and
civilians should wear business attire.
limited and carpooling is advised. To request
seating or to obtain additional information, please
Sunday TV Mass
--Do you know someone who cannot get to
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 WDCW-50.
The Kalnasy Concert Series at St. Aloysius presents Belle Triste
a musical duo that features clarinetist, Anita Thomas and classical guitarist, Candice Mowbray.
All are invited to attend the concert on Friday, April 29, 2016 at 7:30 PM in the church.
On Saturday, April 30
, from 11:30 AM-12:30 PM,
Dr. Mowbray and Ms. Thomas will also conduct a workshop for young musicians
(middle school, high school and college) and families and friends.
The concert and workshop will both be held at St. Aloysius, 22800 Washington Street, in Leonardtown, MD.
Both are free to the public.
Download Flyer for more information.
New Altar Servers Practice
--Interested in becoming
an altar server or just need more practice?
May 7th from noon-1:30pm;
Monday, May 9th
Tuesday, May 10th from 5:30pm-7:00pm.
servers are welcome to attend these practices.
To become an altar server you must have received
your First Holy Communion.
Holy Hour for Vocations
will be held here on
Saturday, June 4th from 10:00 am to 11:00 am as our
men are preparing for ordination to the diaconate
Summer Knights, St. Mary's Ryken Summer
offer academic, enrichment and athletic
camps for students in grades 5-12.
SMR camps are
taught by professional coaches and faculty, are
offered from 8:30am-3:00pm and are located on a
beautiful, waterfront campus.
transportation are available.
Ask about discounts
for multiple camps.
Discover the Summer Knights
more and register today!
The RidgeVolunteer Fire Department
sponsoring the 2016 Southern Maryland Volunteer
Firemen's Association Convention and Parade April
30, 2016-May 1, 2016. Parade will happen on Sunday,
May 1st on Route 5, in front of the Carnival
Grounds in Ridge. Food will be served at the Carnival
Grounds. Come out and support our Volunteer
2016 Annual Jubilarian Mass
The annual Jubilarian Celebration of marriage honoring couples
married 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, and 51 plus years will be held
Sunday, June 19, 2016 at 2:00pm at the Basilica of the National
Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.
Cardinal Donald Wuerl will preside at the Mass.
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 11
Knights of Columbus
Our Next chicken dinner is Sunday, June 12 from noon -5:00pm.
for more info contact Grand Knight, Chris Hill 410- 610-9032.
Ladies of Charity
Events (click for more info)
New members are welcome!.
If you are interested in joining this group of lovely ladies
please contact Kay Owens at 240-538-2772.
Holy Land Pilgrimage
--June 23rd thru July 2nd.
The total package cost is $3,485.00. Hosted by Fr. Timothy Baer,
Pastor of St. Mary’s of Piscataway. For more information please
contact May Oteyza at email@example.com
St. Maria's Meals,
Breakfast Distribution Program
Every Friday morning, volunteers serve a hot breakfast in the
parking lot at the corner of University Boulevard and Piney
Volunteers set up the tables and tents, serve breakfast and help
with clean up.
Catholic Charities is seeking committed groups of 5 to volunteer
at different times throughout the year.
To sign-up, please visit: www.catholiccharitiesdc.org/volunteer/st-marias-meals
Every Friday, 6:00am to 8:00am at 640 University Blvd. East,
Silver Spring, MD.
Youth Group New Schedule
Middle School Youth Group is Tuesdays, 5:30pm-7:00pm at IHM;
High School Youth Group is every other Saturday, 7:00pm-9:00pm at
St. Cecilia's (starting Sep. 26th) - full calendar
forthcoming; Discussion Group for High School
(Politics/Philosophy) is Wednesdays, 7:00pm- 9:00pm at St.
Holy year of Mercy Pilgrimage to Rome & the Holy
April 4-15, 2016. Join Fr. George Schommer, O.P., Pastor of St.
on a Pilgrimage to Rome and the Holy Land.
For additional information please contact: Father Schommer,
Elizabeth Grinder 301-740-9332, or
Reservation deadline is December 30, 2015.
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 affordable.
A deposit of $375.00
is due to reserve your spot. For more information, pleasecontact
Mrs. Joan Stevens at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.