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
or call 301-853-4517.
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will begin again on Wednesday, March
8th at 7:00pm in the sacristy.
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.
New Choir Members Needed
the choir is looking
for new members. Anyone from middle school
age and older. Practice is on Thursday evenings at
6:30pm and sing at 10:30am Sunday mass.
St. Peter Claver's Vacation Bible School 2017
June 26th to 30th. Theme: "I've Got Talent Showcasing
Our Gifts for Jesus".
Time: 9:00am-3:00pm. Breakfast
and lunch provided.
Ages K-12th Grade. Lesson
based on people in the bible showcasing their talents.
Crafts, video and cooking activity based on
lesson of the day.
Donations accepted, all are invited.
Call Darlene Barnes at 301-863-2790 for more
Have you ever seen a handbell choir at Mass?
Are you curious about how to play an instrument like handbells?
Are you looking for a way to participate more fully at the Mass?
Come learn more about the handbells at our first summer camp!
Available to ages 10 and up!
Monday, July 17th- Friday, July 21st 1:30-3:30
Play and support at a Mass that weekend
At St. Aloysius Church worship space
COST $20 for the week (for purchasing snacks and gloves)
REGISTRATION DEADLINE July 7th, A minimum of 7 participants is needed
CONTACT Kristen Moore email@example.com
St. John's Summer Program 2017
Summer Program, SOMD's largest summer camp,
will open online registration on Sunday, March 5th
This year's new classes include First
Responders, Cake Boss, Superheroes Camp, Going
Viral, Upcycling Fashion Design and Inventor’s
Battleground, among others, as well as many
favorites from last year.
The Program's goal is to
help our children grow in knowledge and love of
Christ and our Catholic faith, while enjoying an
amazing summer with young, strong Catholic role
models as instructors.
We open every day with song
and prayer and Fridays with Mass.
Extended care is
available, and we are a Maryland licensed summer
camp. Go to www.StJohnsSummerProgram.com
for more information.
introduces Family Fellowship Swim
The available July dates are the 12th,
18th, 19th and every Tuesday and Wednesday
evening in August.
The times for these events is
4:00pm – 8:00pm, weather permitting.
Check in at
the Dining Lodge when you arrive.
Cost is $6 for
adults, $5 for kids.
Refreshments available for
purchase. Certified Lifeguard on Duty.
Theresa at firstname.lastname@example.org
.com to reserve
Walk-ins are welcome.
contact Ann at email@example.com
located at 41290 Camp Maria Rd. Leonardtown,
Breakfast for Ridge Volunteer Rescue Squad
at Knights of
Columbus Hall in Ridge.
June 25th from 8:30-11:00am.
Menu: Pancakes, sausage, chip
beef, eggs, apples, toast w/ jelly,
Juice and coffee to
Price is still $10.00 for adult, $8.00 seniors,
$5.00 youth under 6, and $10.00 carry out.
The 19th Annual River Concert Series
Friday evening through July 22nd.
Concerts are free
and open to the public, beginning at 7:00pm on
Vendors for food and drink are
Grounds open at 5:00pm.
the Chesapeake Orchestra directed by Jeffrey
June 30th concert theme is "An Evening
of Americana for Our Independence Holiday".
Ridge Lions Club
The next Pitch Card Party
help those less fortunate in our community will be
on Friday, July 7th at the Knights of Columbus Hall
Doors open at 6:30pm and games begin
Entance fee is $10.00 per person which
includes 1 free hot dog, chips, soda, coffee, tea
For more information contact Bobbie
Bell at 301-872-5114 or Terri Kaftan at 240-538-2818.
Additional food available for sale, door prizes, 50/
A night of fun with friends, family and
Youth Group Schedule
Please contact Greg
DeStefano, Youth Minister at firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Franciscan Monastery Photo Contest
your experience of the beautiful Franciscan
Monastery of the Holy Land in America, its church,
shrines and stunning gardens in photography and
enter your photos in our annual contest.
online a t myfranciscan.org/photo-contest.
are due by June 30, 2017.
The monastery is located
at 1400 Quincy St. NE, Washington, DC 20017, not
far from the Brookland/CUA Metro.
World Youth Day UNITE
All young adults and
families are invited to join us on Saturday, July
22nd, for World Youth Day UNITE featuring artists
Audrey Assad and Tony Melendez, TED-style talks
by dynamic Catholic bishops, and opportunities
for Confession and Adoration.
A vigil Mass will
be celebrated by His Eminence, Cardinal Wuerl.
The festival theme this year, chosen by Pope
Francis, is "The Mighty One Has Done Great Things
for Me and Holy is His Name."
The event will take
place at the Saint John Paul II National Shrine in
Washington, D.C. from 11:30am to 10:00pm.
Register online at https://www.wydunite.com/register/.
PAXCatholic is a regional young adult ministry.
For more information about Theology on Tap or to find out how you can help PAXCatholic in their mission,
please email email@example.com
or visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/PaxCatholic/!
PAXCatholic presents the Theology on Tap Summer Series starting Wednesday, June 14!
This month' speaker will be Fr. Marco Schad, pastor of
Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish in Lexington Park.
Fr. Marco will be offering answers to the all-important question, "What is Heaven, and how do we
Come by Olde Town Pub in Leonardtown at 6pm for Happy Hour, followed by Fr. Marco's talk at 7 pm.
PAXCatholic welcomes all young adults aged 21-39.
This is a great opportunity to meet other young adults while
engaging with your faith!
2017 Annual Jubilarian Mass
Wuerl will celebrate the annual Jubilarian Mass honoring
couples married 25 thru 51+ years on Sunday,
June 25th, at 2:00pm at the Basilica of the National
Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.
Chicken Dinner will be on Sunday, July 9th at the
Knights of Columbus Hall in Ridge from 11:30am-
The next Bingo TBA
Doors will open at 5:30pm and the first game will
be called at 6:30pm.
Tuesday evenings 7:00pm-
9:00pm starting October 4th in St. Michael's
Please come join other women and
encounter the love that God, the Father has for
This is a powerful Catholic study for the
imperfect woman seeking holiness in an imperfect
The 25 week study will include a video lecture
by Johnnette Benkovic, host of the EWTN show,
"The Abundant Life", and large and small group
Each Tuesday, we will meet two great
women saints, receive wisdom from Holy Mother
Church, unpack the life-changing wisdom of Holy
Scripture, and discover how the Blessed Virgin Mary
is an exemplar of discipleship and the pathway to
her Son, Jesus Christ and the heart of the Father.
Materials needed are"Full of Grace" book and the
accompanying study guide. You can order your
copies by calling 1-800-558-5452 or ordering online
at www.womenofgrace.com. If you have any
questions, please call the facilitator, Kathy
Dameron at 240-925-2157 or email at
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!.
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
firstname.lastname@example.org 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.