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.
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.
Save the Date: The Parish Social Life Committee invites you to a Multicultural Festival on Saturday, September 8th. Raffle tickets are available at $ 5 each or 3 for $10. Prizes include a microwave oven, television, tablet, and a $100 Amazon gift card. Tickets may be purchased from PSLC members or at the parish office.
Here are some highlights from our Alumni Reunion! Thank you to all who came out to reminisce and for good times.
On November 29th the torch from the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City stopped at our parish. We celebrated Mass in Spanish before our guests left to take the torch to St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City arriving on Dec 12th.
Parish Social Life Committee
Thanks to all parishioners who participated and contributed to the successful Installation of Fr. Jack as Pastor of St. Matthias Church. A special thanks to all members of the PSLC for hosting another successful event. Our next meeting is Friday, October 6, 2017, at 6:30 PM, in the Hughes Center.
Save the Date
Saint Matthias the Apostle parish invites you to join us as we celebrate the installation of Father Jack Kennealy as pastor on Sunday, September 17th at the 6:00 PM Mass. Father Jack will be installed by Cardinal Wuerl.
After the Mass, the Parish Social Life Committee will host a reception with light refreshments in Friendship Hall. All are welcome.
The Parish Social Life Committee would like to thank all parishioners who attended Fr. Milt’s retirement celebration, Sunday, June 4, 2017. Special thanks to volunteers who donated treasure, food, and time to make this occasion a success, and to the Knights of Columbus for their logistical assistance for the event. We are grateful to all members of the PSLC for putting together a great event: Fr. Canice Enyiaka, Debbie Self, Zita Givens, Arlene Taylor, Jackie Bates, Rosario Andres, Evelyn Andres, Myr- tle Reeves, Ramon and Esperanza Lomosbog, Melba Adams, and Thad Ereme.
Altar Servers Training (grades 4th through adult). If interested, please attend the Orientation scheduled on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 7 p.m. in the Church. If you have any question, please contact Cynthia Faust 301.464.1799. Training classes will be held each Tuesday, October 20 through November 24, 2015 at 7 p.m. in the Church.
Father Milton Jordan was installed as pastor at St. Matthias the Apostle Church on August 30th, at the 6pm Mass. Donald Cardinal Wuerl presided. Following the Mass, a reception was held to celebrate our new pastor. Congratulations, Father Jordan!
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