Chicken Dinner Sunday February 14, 2016 11:30 AM to
5:00 PM K of C Hall
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.
is February 10th.
Masses will be 9:00am and 7:00pm.
Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are days of fast and abstinence.
All other Fridays are days of abstinence only.
will be held on every Friday during Lent except
Good Friday following the 9:00am morning Mass.
Stations of the Cross
are at 7:00pm on Fridays.
The Light Is On for You
confessions will be heard on Wednesday evenings at 6:00pm.
on Wednesdays, beginning Feb. 17th at 7:00pm
in the sacristy.
No Bible Study on Ash Wednesday
Southern Maryland Youth Day 2016
Southern Maryland Youth Day will be held on Saturday, March 12th
at St. John's in Hollywood for all area middle school
students (H.S. students are welcomed to help chaperone).
The day will include Mass with Fr. Ray, great speakers,
confessions, Adoration, games, fried chicken and a DJ and
for more information and to register online!
We expect nearly 200 youth to attend.
Come grow in holiness while having a blast!
SAVE THE DATE!
In celebration of the Year of Mercy and the Pope's March
prayer intentions for support of Families in Difficulty,
on Sunday, March 6th at 1:00pm, Immaculate Heart of Mary will
host speaker Laurie Njoku from the Catholic Divorce Ministry of
the North American Conference for Separated and Divorced
Laurie will share her own personal story and then talk about the
reality of God's mercy in healing and reconciliation.
This event is for all Southern Maryland parishioners, family, and
friends and is an opportunity for healing not only if you are
separated or divorced, or know someone who is, but so we all can
be prepared to help and serve others, to grow in our own faith,
and learn from personal experiences about God's mercy.
Good will donations only will go directly to the Catholic Divorce
Catholic Volunteer Network (www.catholicvolunteernetwork.org
) based in
Takoma Park, MD, is looking for part-time volunteers to provide
assistance with mailings, data entry, and volunteer support.
This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of our national
efforts to support volunteers and missionaries serving with 200+
For more information, please contact Katie Mulembe at email@example.com
301- 270-0900 ext. 14.
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, Feb 14 from noon -5:00pm.
February 20th--Bingo--doors will open at 5:30pm and first game
will be called at 6:30pm.
for more info contact Grand Knight, Chris Hill 410- 610-9032.
Ladies of Charity
Events (click for more info)
New members are welcome!.
First Ladies of Charity meeting of 2016
on Tuesday, January 26th at 7:00pm in the Church Sacristy.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 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.