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.
The Bread of Life Center for Peace
Heavenly Presents on Saturday, October 15th,will
be participating in the 2016 Public Square Rosary
Crusade with over 15,500 gatherings across
America to pray for our country.
We will begin
opening prayer on the Square in Leonardtown at
the Rosary begins at 12 noon.
At Fatima, in 1917, Our Lady made it very clear that the Rosary
is the supernatural solution to our earthy problems.
St. Louis de Montfort stated that "Public prayer is
far more powerful than private prayer...." We hope
you will join during this election year to pray for
God's blessing and grace.
Watch the Prolife movie "Voiceless" at a special screening.
We have theater No. 1 of Lexington Exchange 12 at 7:00pm on Thursday October 6th.
Call for tickets 240-925-0546.
Volunteer at the Right to Life Booth at the St. Mary's County Fair.
Be a friendly Prolife person to engage and help change the culture face to face by handing out
balloons, candy, information and chatting. Sign up now at: http://signup.com/go/NsRqHd
Become a volunteer Assistant Coordinator (Deputy)
to help prepare and manage the Right to Life Booth materials and volunteers for the upcoming Fair.
Rhythm & Riches Event to benefit St. Michael's
October 22nd at the St. Mary's County Fairgrounds.
The 'Rhythm' includes music from the
bands "The Amish Outlaws" and "Robbie Boothe".
'Rhythm' tickets are $15 each.
The 'Riches' includes
a raffle with cash prizes totaling $20,000. $50 per
ticket for the raffle also includes entry for the
Only 2500 'Riches' tickets will be sold.
Also available at the event is a Cornhole tournament,
games of chance, food & craft vendors, and
beer & wine.
For more info, visit the website
or call 240-587-7111.
Middle School Youth Group meets on Tuesdays from 5:30pm-7:00pm at IHM.
High School Youth Group will be meeting on Fridays from 7:00pm-9:00pm at St. Cecilia's (except on 2nd Fridays)
The next Southern Maryland Mass with Healing Prayers
will be on Monday, October 17th at
Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Lexington Park.
Confessions will begin at 6:30pm, the mass will begin at 7:00pm followed by Healing Prayers. All are welcome
Fr. Andrew White
holds a monthly drawing for
$100.00. This is their only fundraiser. Tickets are $10
each or 11 for $100.
Purchase your tickets by November
1st to be sure you are in for all twelve months.
Tickets will be sold after 8:15am Masses.
Charlie Tennyson 301-872-5498.
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.
from St. Michael's parish
to help with the W.A.R.M.
November 3rd , 4th and 5th.
This year St. Michael's
parish along with St. Cecilia's parish will assist St.
Peter Claver parish with the weeklong W.A.R.M.
(Wrapping Arms 'Round Many) program to be held
at St. Peter Claver's McHenna Hall the first week of
This program provides shelter during the
night for those who have no other shelter from
November to March each winter.
St. Michael's will
be responsible for staffing monitors (2 or 3 hour shifts
through the night) and kitchen help (dinner:
5:00pm-7:00pm and breakfast: 5:00am-7:00am)
Thursday night, Nov. 3rd from 5:00pm to Nov. 4th at
7:30am and Friday night, Nov. 4th from 5:00pm to
Nov. 5th at 7:30am.
All three parishes will staff the
last evening, Saturday, Nov. 5th from 5:00pm to Nov.
6th at 7:30am.
Call John at 240-298-3490 for more
information or to sign up.
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
. If you have any
questions, please call the facilitator, Kathy
Dameron at 240-925-2157 or email at
The 24TH International Week of Prayer and Fasting
coalition in collaboration with the The
National Shrine of The Divine Mercy and Priests for
Life are asking for individuals, families, prayer groups
and parishes to unite for nine days (Oct 2ND thru 10TH)
of prayer and fasting for the following goals:
the conversion of all peoples and nations;
a culture of life;
to defend the sanctity of marriage
and family life;
to implore God's
For the final day, on Monday, October 10th,
please join us at the Basilica of the National Shrine
of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C.
from 9:00am to 4:30pm for the International Day of
Please register online at www.iwopf.org
receive a free prayer card at the Basilica event.
St. Mary's Ryken invites you to our Fall Open House
on Monday, October 10th at 8:30am.
Join us for
coffee with administrators, an admissions
presentation, student-led campus tours and a Q &
A session with SMR leadership.
To RSVP, visit http://www.smrhs.org/openhouse
or contact the Admissions Office at 301-373-4183 or 301-373-4184.
St. Mary':s Ryken 5K and Blaine Whorl Family Fun Run
Saturday, October 22nd at 8:30am St.
Mary's Ryken High School.
Join SMR for a day of
fitness & fun for the whole family as it hosts its 5K
and Blaine Whorl Family Fun Run!
The 3.1 mile course
is USATF certified and registration is $25 until 10/1/16
and $30 after.
SMR Staff/Faculty/Student discounts
Kids 10 and under can register for a FREE
100 meter pumpkin dash.
T-shirts will be included
with early registrations.
Music, refreshments, games
and family fun will be a part of the day.
will be given for top qualifiers.
Runners, walkers and
sponsors can find all necessary information online
Don't miss out!
Saint John Paul II National Shrine
"God's Servant First, The Life and Legacy of Thomas More"
has an exhibit featuring relics and artifacts from September 16, 2016 thru March 31, 2017.
Saint John Paul II National Shrine is located at 3900 Harewood Rd., NE Washington, DC.
Open Daily from 10:00am5:00pm. Their website is jp2shrine.org
Camp Maria Retreat Center
is having their 5th Annual Oyster Scald
October 9th from noon-4:00pm rain or shine.
will be fried chicken and fried oysters dinners as
well as baskets available.
Live Music, vendors and
Catechists for Faith Formation
Parish is in need of teachers for the Sunday morning
faith formation classes.
Teachers for Kindergarten;
5th and 7th grades are especially desired.
consider giving an hour or so of your time each
Sunday morning from 9:15am to 10:15am to hand
down the Faith of our Church and the love of God
to our children.
All volunteers are required to
complete the Archdiocese of Washington Child
Please contact the rectory or
Deacon Jim (firstname.lastname@example.org
342-9655 for more information.
St. John's School
Come on out for an evening
of fun and fellowship!
St. John's School will be
holding a Designer Purse & Basket Bingo on Friday,
Oct. 14th, 2016
at the St. John's Monsignor Harris
Center in Hollywood, MD.
Doors open at 6:00pm
and Bingo starts at 7:00pm.
There will be 20 regular
games, 6 specials, pull tabs, raffles, brown bag
auction items, food, beer, wine and more!
selection of beautiful Designer Purses and
Longaberger Baskets will be available to win.
Many local businesses have been generously giving gift
certificates for door prizes.
Buy tickets online: http:/
contact Holly Daube at 757-619-9865
Knights of Columbus
The next Knights of Columbus chicken dinner will be on Sunday, October 9th from 11:30am-5:00pm.
Bingo will be held on Saturday, October 15th. Doors
will open at 5:30pm and the first game will be called
--Voter’s Registration Drive--If you have changes in
your name, address, party affiliation or a first time
voter, please contact Charlie Tennyson at 301-872-
Ladies of Charity
Events (click for more info)
New members are welcome!.
Ladies of Charity Meeting
is scheduled for
Tuesday, Septetmber 27th at 7:00pm in the church
All are welcome to attend.
If you are interested in joining this group of lovely ladies
please contact Kay Owens at 240-538-2772.
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.
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.