Funeral services for longtime parishioner, Francis Greenfield, will be held at St. Matthias the Apostle Church on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. The family will receive visitors beginning at 10:00 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM. Burial will take place at Resurrection Cemetery in Clinton, Maryland. Our condolences to the Greenfield family.
SER DISCIPULOS MISIONEROS: Tres Noches de formación, por Padre Frank DeSiano, CCP, y Diacono Paolo Puccini, CSP. Hughes Center. Noviembre 9, 16, 23, 8:00 -9:00 PM. Durante estas noches, pueden explorar la exhortación “La Alegría del Evangelio” y descubrir nuestro encuentro con Cristo, su mensaje, y como formar una parroquia misionera.
BE MISSIONARY DISCIPLES: Three Nights of formation, by Father Frank DeSiano, CCP, and Diacono Paolo Puccini, CSP. Hughes Center November 9, 16, 23, 8:00 -9: 00 PM. During these nights, you can explore the exhortation “The Joy of the Gospel” and discover our encounter with Christ, his message, and how to form a missionary parish.
Funeral arrangements for a long time parishioner, Rose Wilson, are as follows:
Monday, October 14, 2019: Beginning at 10:00 AM, the family will receive visitors at St. Matthias the Apostle Church (9475 Annapolis Road, Lanham, Maryland). A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11:00 AM, followed by the burial service at Gate of Heaven Cemetery (13801 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring, Maryland). We offer our condolences to the family.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Rose Verden Wilson Memorial. All funds collected will be divided between the Academy of St. Matthias the Apostle in Lanham, Maryland, and the Birch Grove School in Birch Grove, Grenada.
The Parish Multicultural Festival will be held Saturday, October 19th, from 12:00-4:00 PM. Festivities will be both indoors and outdoors here at St. Matthias. Discount cards for a variety of area businesses and restaurants are available for purchase after Masses this weekend. We look forward to seeing you! To volunteer for this event, contact Thad Ereme at 301-459-4814 x 207.
The Parish Office will be closed on Monday, October 14th, in observance of Columbus Day. The office will reopen Tuesday, Oct. 15th, at 8:00 am.
The World Apostolate of Fatima-Archdiocese of Washington Division invites you to participate in a Rosary and Mass celebrated by Msgr. Balbago in the Immaculate Heart of Mary Chapel in the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in honor of Our Lady of Fatima’s apparition to the children, Friday, September 13th, at 1:00 PM, 400 Michigan Ave, NE Washington, DC.
Arrangements for longtime parishioner, Anthony “Tony” Verna, who died August 10, 2019:
Sunday, August 18th: 1:00-4:00 PM Visitation at Beall Funeral Home (6512 N.W. Crain Highway, bowie, MD 20715)
Monday, August 19th: 10:00-11:00 AM Visitation at St. Matthias the Apostle Church, with Funeral Mass following at 11:00 AM.
Please go to www.beallfuneral.com for the complete obituary.
Father Jack Kennealy, pastor, and Father Canice Enyiaka, resident at St. Matthias Parish, joined a group of parish & school volunteers and members of the Knights of Columbus to staff a concession stand at the stadium for a recent soccer game. For information about volunteering, contact Thad Ereme at 301-459-4814 x 207.