Chicken Dinner Sunday August 14, 2016 11:30 AM to
5:00 PM K of C Hall
Theology on Tap Summer Series
Join PAXCatholic, a regional Catholic young adult ministry,
on second Wednesdays at 6:30 pm at Cheeseburger in Paradise for a fun and relaxing time with other Catholic young adults.
Dates will be June 8, July 13, and August 10.
Don't forget to like us on Facebook and join our email list by emailing email@example.com
Share Mercy with People in Need
|Kalnasy Concert Series Season 2016-17 Presents the Southern Maryland Community Gospel Choir|
The first concert of the Kalnasy Concert Series for the 2016-17 season will be presented by the Southern Maryland Community Gospel Choir.|
The concert will be held at St. Aloysius on Sunday, August 21, at 3:00 PM. The theme of this concert is "UNITY!"" The Director of the SMCGC is Mrs. Sherri Fenwick,
a professional musician, and a recent retiree from the St. Mary's County Public Schools,
where she taught music for 36 years.
The Gospel Choir consists of people from many different backgrounds and religions;
their mission if to "create harmony through diversity" and use music to bless and encourage people.
Admission is free and donations are always accepted.
For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Charities, the social service arm of the Church,
welcomes you, the Church, to share mercy by
serving people in need. Come make a difference
in someone's life and your own! Sign up for a onetime
event or make a bigger commitment: be a
mentor to someone returning from prison,
welcome people arriving at a shelter for the night,
or help provide 1,000 people with dental care at
the Southern Maryland Mission of Mercy (clinical and
general volunteers needed for this event July 28-30
Get information and get started by
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.
Summer Youth Group Events
The following will
be days of pilgrimage and excursion to some of
the greatest Catholic sites in our region.
be opportunities to see beautiful churches and
places! We need chaperones and help with transportation
Monday, June 20th, DC#1, National
Shrine and Franciscan Monastery;
July 6th--Emmitsburg, MD;
Monday, July 18th,
DC-2, Cathedral of St. Matthew;
Monday, July 25th,
Wednesday, August 17th, DC-3, JPII
More information will come out for each
Steubenville July 8th-10th, High School Conference
in Steubenville, OH.
Camping Trip--July 28th-31st, Rocky Gap State
Ridge Volunteer Fire Department Ladies
Sunday, September 18th,K & B Tours presents a trip to Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore, MD
as a fundraiser for the Auxilary.
The price is $50.00 per person but you get back $35.00.
The bus will be leaving Ridge Fire House at 8:00am and returning
For more information contact Lauren Fairfax at 301-904-9408.
leave a message and she will get back with you.
Camp St. Charles
Boys and Girls Catholic Overnight
Fully accredited with
the American Camp Association and certified by
the State of Maryland, Camp St. Charles has been
run by the Salvatorian Fathers and Brothers and Lay
Salvatorians for over 60 years.
For more information
and directions see our web site:
or call us at 301-934-8799.
Ridge Volunteer Rescue Squad is hosting a Brown bag Auction
Saturday, August 27th.
Doors open at noon and auction begins a 2:00pm
at Ridge Volunteer Firehouse.
Tickets are $1 a
peace, 6 for $5, 14 for $10, or an arms length for
Bring a non-perishable food item for St.
Cecilia's Food Pantry and receive 5 free tickets (limit
1 per family).
The Ridge VFD Ladies Auxiliary will be
hosting a Vendor Fair during the Auction.
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 (email@example.com
342-9655 for more information.
Historic St. Mary's City
This August, for the first
time in over 15 years the Maryland Dove, a
recreated tall ship, is headed back to Baltimore.
The ship is an important exhibit presenting the story
of the first colonists of Maryland and their journey
to the New World and we are excited to once again
share that exhibit with the public in Baltimore.
Historic St. Mary's City will open the Dove to visitors
and also host a gala on Pier One, in Baltimore's
Inner Harbor (301 E. Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD
The Dove will be docked in the Inner Harbor,
at Pier One, from Friday, August 19th to Monday,
August 29th and open to the general public.
evening of August 25th from 7:00pm to 10:00pm the
Gala will be held.
For additional information
contact George Connelly at 240-895-4977
. We hope to see you,
this August, on Baltimore's Inner Harbor!
Local World Youth Day Festival for Young
On Saturday, July 30th at The Catholic
University of America in Washington, DC, join
thousands of young adults (18-39, married and
single) from across the region at Kraków in the
Capital, a day-long experience coinciding with the
celebration of World Youth Day with Pope Francis
in Kraków, Poland. Visit Washington, experience
Kraków, and encounter Christ through: Polish food
and music, bilingual talks from bishops and national
speakers, a visit to the National Holy Door of Mercy,
Adoration, Confession, Stations of the Cross, a
vocation/long-term service exhibit hall, Vigil Mass
with Cardinal Wuerl, a late-night concert, and
Register for the event and learn more at
or on social media using #wydDC.
Knights of Columbus
Our Next chicken dinner is Sunday, August 14 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.
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.
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.