Saint Matthias the Apostle

Catholic Church

There will be no Stations of the Cross on Friday, March 13, 2020

In order to minimize the spread of the corona virus, Archbishop Wilton Gregory has cancelled all public Masses at Archdiocesan parishes beginning Saturday, March 14, until further notice.  This means that there will be no weekend or weekday Masses at St. Matthias, until further notice.

There will be no Adoration or Confessions on Monday, March 16.  Religious education classes, RCIA, Bible Study, Faith Formation meetings, prayer group meetings, and ministry gatherings are also cancelled until further notice.

This weekend’s church bulletin may be found on the parish website.  We will post notifications on the website as updates become available.


A Volunteer Luncheon will be held on Sunday, March 22nd, from 2:00-4:00 PM, to honor those who assist with Masses and/or offer services to others in the parish and community. If you are a registered volunteer, please pick up a registration form in the church vestibule. Your completed form may be placed in the Volunteer Luncheon box, collection basket, or dropped off at the parish office. We look forward to seeing you at the celebration!

A memorial Mass will be offered for Sol Del Ande Eaton, former parishioner, on Friday, February 28th, at St. Matthias the Apostle Church, 9475 Annapolis Rd., in Lanham, MD.  The family will receive visitors at 10:00 AM and the service will begin at 11:00 AM.

We offer our condolences to the family.

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.

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Our Parish code is MD41.

What Should I Do if I Can’t go to Mass?

View the Archdiocese of Washington’s Coronavirus Dispensation and Prayers

Mass Times / Horario de Misas

Saturday Vigil / Vigilia del Sábado
5:00 PM
7:00 PM (en español)
Sunday / Domingo
8:00 AM
9:30 AM
11:30 AM
6:00 PM
Daily Mass Schedule / Misa Diaria
Monday – Saturday / Lunes-Sabado
8:30 AM
Holy Days of Obligation / Días Santos de Obligación
8:30 AM
12:00 PM
7:30 PM
*unless otherwise announced / *A menos que se anuncie algo diferente.


Adoration / Adoración
Monday / Lunes 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Confession / Confesiones
Monday / Lunes 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Benediction / Bendición
Monday / Lunes 7:45 PM