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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 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.

A funeral service for Charles O’Banion, a 1998 graduate of St. Matthias School, will be held at St. Matthias the Apostle Church (9475 Annapolis Rd., Lanham, MD  20706) on Saturday, May 18th.  Visitation with the family will begin at 12:30 PM and a funeral service will follow at 1:30 PM.

The Academy of St. Matthias the Apostle will hold an Open House for all grades on Friday, March 29, 2019 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., as well as a Pre -K (three year old and four year old) and Kindergarten Open House for prospective families on Sunday, March 31, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 12 noon and on Monday, April 1, 2019 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.  Please call our school
office to let us know you will attend.
(301-577-9412). We look forward to seeing you.

The Parish Social Life Committee is proud to assist Father Jack again this year in recognizing the many parishioners who regularly give their “Time, Talent, and Treasure” to help make St. Matthias Church a fine and friendly place of worship. The Second Annual Volunteer Luncheon will be on Sunday, March 10th, from 2:00-4:00 PM in Friendship Hall. If you are an active member of a parish organization or ministry that provides services to the church or community,

please submit this RSVP form no later than Sunday, February 17th.

It is greatly appreciated that there are many groups that meet at various times in the church during the week. However, the Volunteer Luncheon is to “honor” those ministries/organizations that assist in the holy Masses and/or offer services to others within the church and community.

The following are the volunteer ministries/organizations:
Altar Servers, Altar Committee, Choirs, Dance Ministry, Eucharistic Ministers, Faith Formation, Flower Committee, Front Office Workers, Greeters, Knights of Columbus (KOC), ladies of Charity {LOC}, lectors, Music Ministry, Parish Social Life Committee {PSLC), Projectors Monitor Ministry, Ushers, and Youth Ministry

Mark your calendar!
ST. MATTHIAS ANNUAL VOLUNTEER LUNCHEON ON SUNDAY, MARCH 10, 2019, 2 TO 4 PM IN FRIENDSHIP HALL. DRESS IS SUNDAY CASUAL. ONLY REGISTERED VOLUNTEERS MAY ATTEND.

Dear Friends, On behalf of Father Canice and our visiting clergy, I offer you best wishes for a blessed and happy Christmas. We look forward to the coming year as we continue to grow in faith.

Sincerely in Christ, Father Jack

Christmas Mass Schedule

Monday, December 24, 2018

Daily Mass at 8:30 AM

Christmas Vigil Mass at 5:00 PM

Christmas Vigil Mass at 10:00 PM (Christmas Carols begin at 9:30 PM)

Tuesday, December 25, 2018 Christmas Day

Masses: 8:00 AM, 11:30 AM, 1:30 PM (Spanish)

Monday, December 31, 2018

Daily Mass 8:30 AM

“Crossover” Mass at 11:00 PM

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Solemnity of the Holy Mother of God (A Holy Day of Obligation)

Daily Mass at 8:30 AM

Mass at 10:30 AM (Bilingual)

 

The Parish Office will be Closed Monday, December 24th and Tuesday, December 25th, in observance of Christmas. The office will re-open Wednesday, December 26th, at 8:00 AM

Viewing & Visitation with Family:  Monday, December 3, 2018 from10:00-11:00 AM at Saint Matthias the Apostle Church, 9475 Annapolis Rd., Lanham, MD 20706.

Mass of Christian Burial:  Monday, Dec. 3, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Saint Matthias the Apostle Church, followed by a graveside service at 1:30 PM at Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton, MD.

Our prayers and condolences are extended to Melvin’s family.

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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.

Devotions

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

Fr Jack’s Challenge