Current Pastor: Reverend Timothy K. Baer
Current Deacons: Permanent Deacon Stephen D. McKimmie
Permanent Deacon George Ames, Jr. (Retired)
Monday-Friday & 1st Saturday of the Month: 8:00 a.m. in Our Lady`s Chapel
Saturday: 5:00 p.m. in Our Main Church
8:00 a.m. in Our Lady`s Chapel
9:30 a.m. in Our Main Church
12:00 p.m. in Our Main Church
A televised Sunday Mass is offered by the Archdiocese of Washington on Sunday on WDCW
at 10:30 a.m. WDCW airs on Comcast Channel 3 in Prince George’s County and in Southern
Maryland. Dish or Direct TV is on Channel 50, RCN is on Channel 15 and Verizon is on Channel 3.
Christmas Masses (NOTE: Music starts approximately 1/2 earlier than the Mass; all Masses are in the Main Church):
Tuesday, December 24 (Christmas Vigil)
Wednesday, December 25 (Christmas Day)
"Find the Perfect Gift"...You can view the TV spot at: http://youtu.be/p8xKPZuhcRU
Holy Days of Obligation:
Christmas: Wednesday, December 25 (Vigil: 4:00 p.m., 6:30 p.m., Midnight; Day: 8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m. all in Main Church)
*Mary, Mother of God: Wednesday, January 1 (Vigil: 7:30 p.m.; Day: Mass at 10:00 a.m. both in Main Church)
Ascension of Our Lord:(Observed on Seventh Sunday of Easter) Sunday, June 1 (See Sunday Mass Schedule)
*Assumption of Mary: Friday, August 15 (Mass at 8:00 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. both in Main Church)
*All Saints: Saturday, November 1/NOT A HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION (Mass at 8:00 a.m. in Our Lady`s Chapel and 7:30 p.m. in the Main Church)
Immaculate Conception: Monday, December 8 (Mass at 8:00 a.m. Main Church)
Christmas: Thursday, December 25 (Vigil: 4:00 p.m., 6:30 p.m., Midnight; Day: 8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m. all in Main Church)
*When these three Holy Days fall on a Saturday or a Monday the obligation to attend Mass and to abstain from unnecessary work is suspended.
Saturday, 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. (except on the following Saturdays in Advent: 12/7, 12/14 and 12/21 from 3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.) or by appointment.
Click below for:
Examination of Conscience for Grades 2-5
Examination of Conscience for Teens
Examination of Conscience for Adults
Click HERE for the Act of Contrition
Tuesday: After 8:30 a.m. Mass to 9:00 p.m. (Benediction prior to 9:00 p.m.)
Wednesday: After 8:30 a.m. Mass to 9:00 p.m. (Benediction prior to 9:00 p.m.)
Thursday: After 8:30 a.m. Mass to 7:00 p.m. (Divine Mercy Chaplet/Benediction prior to 7:00 p.m.)
NOTE HOLIDAY SCHEDULE 2013:
Wednesday, 11/27, Adoration will end at 12:00 noon.
Thursday, 12/19, Adoration will end and start up on Tuesday, January 7.
Permanent Adorers are needed:
(Just a reminder that during the winter months Eucharistic Adoration and other evening events will not be held when St. Mary’s School is closed for inclement weather such as snow, freezing rain, or ice, as announced on the radio or television. If there is a delay in opening the school, the Blessed Sacrament will be exposed to correspond with the opening of the school or at the discretion of the pastor. (Mass is always held if the priest can get to the church.)
Holy Communion for the Sick
Please contact the parish office if you would like Communion brought to your home (301) 292-0527.
Sacrament of Baptism
In order to have your infant or child baptized at St. Mary`s Church you will need to complete the form below and return it to the parish office. The next step is to setup an appointment with the parish priest, Father Baer (301) 292-0527. After that, parents must then attend a Baptism preparation class (please contact Bill Keimig (301) 292-0527 Ext. 104). Finally, a date of baptism will be setup with Father Baer or one of our deacons that is convenient for both parties involved.
Please print off this FORM, if you desire a copy of the above procedures.
Please print off this FORM, if you desire to have your child baptized and bring it with you to your appointment with Father Baer.
Please print off this FORM, and complete this form if you need a letter of approval to be a sponsor for a Baptism or a Confirmation.
Sacrament of Matrimony
The bride or groom must be a parishioner of St. Mary`s Parish. Arrangements with a priest should be made at least 6 months in advance. Music arrangements must be made with Dr. Terry at (301) 292-0527.
Annointing of the Sick
If the person needing annointing is at a hospital, please contact the hospital chaplain (please also inform the parish office so we can pray for you!) If it is an emergency, and the person is at home and in danger of death, please call our emergency line at (301) 292-6904 and speak to Father Baer. If Father isn`t available, please contact another priest at a local parish.
It is customary for the family to contact the funeral home of their choice after a loved one is deceased. If the family member was a parishioner of St. Mary`s, the funeral home will contact a parish priest to schedule the date and time for a funeral Mass. Music arrangements for a funeral Mass must be made with Dr. Terry (please call the office for his phone number.) Cemetery arrangements are made with Catholic Cemeteries at (301) 932-1766.