Browsing the February 2013 archive of Blog

Share in Hope Food Drive

Posted by Father Marco Schad on 2/25/13

In 2008 Catholic Charities marked the visit of Pope Benedict XVI to the Archdiocese of Washington with our first Share in Hope Food Drive. The tradition has continued annually since then. Give alms this Lent by putting food onto the table of a hungry family in your community. Food ... Read More »

Taller sobre Relaciones Saludables

Posted by Father Marco Schad on 2/25/13

Una relación saludable se entiende como aquella en la que ambas personas están comprometidas y abiertas a compartir pensamientos, sentimientos, principios y creencias, sin temor a reacciones emocionales ni agresivas de su pareja. Esta presentación muestra las características de una relación saludable y como construirla, los estilos de comunicación ... Read More »

Comunidad y tradición

Posted by Father Marco Schad on 2/16/13

La parroquia está invitada a acompañar a Brian, Janay, Jenna y Matthew – estudiantes de posgrado de la Universidad de Maryland – a las 5:30pm el sábado, 23 de febrero en el Msgr. Albert Room. Ellos harán una presentación sobre los resultados de su estudio del otoño pasado sobre ... Read More »

Community and tradition

Posted by Father Marco Schad on 2/16/13

The Parish is invited to join University of Maryland graduate students Brian, Jenna, Janay and Matthew at 5:30pm on Saturday, February 23rd in the Msgr. Albert Room. They will give a presentation on the results of their study from last Fall on community and traditions at St. Mark. Light ... Read More »

Lobby the State Legislature Feb. 18

Posted by Father Marco Schad on 2/15/13

Join Maryland’s bishops and hundreds of fellow Catholics on Presidents’ Day – Monday, February, 18 – for the 29th annual Catholic Lobby Night in Annapolis and become ACTivated by Faith.

Please note that the location for this year has changed. Due to outgrowing the space at St. Mary's we ... Read More »

Resources on the Papacy

Posted by Father Marco Schad on 2/15/13

For information on the Papacy from the Archdiocese of Washington: http://site.adw.org/resources-on-the-papacy

Reglamento sobre Ayuno & Abstinencia

Posted by Father Marco Schad on 2/05/13

Como una penitencia común, todo católico que haya cumplido los 14 años debe abstenerse de comer carne (de mamíferos y aves) el Miércoles de Ceniza y todos los viernes del año (en los viernes fuera de Cuaresma, se puede sustituir otra penitencia equivalente).  Esta obligación prohíbe comer carnes, pero ... Read More »

Fasting & Abstinence Regulations

Posted by Father Marco Schad on 2/05/13

As a common penance, abstinence from (mammal or bird) meat is to be observed by all Catholics 14 years and older on Ash Wednesday and on all Fridays throughout the year (on Fridays outside Lent, another equivalent penance may be substituted).  This obligation prohibits the eating of meat, but ... Read More »

Bring in your palms from Palm Sunday

Posted by Father Marco Schad on 2/01/13

We are collecting previous years' Palm Sunday palms to make the ashes for Ash Wednesday.  Please bring your palms no later than Sunday, February 10, and deposit them in the basket at the church vestibule (by the flags).

Parish Annual Retreat

Posted by Father Marco Schad on 2/01/13

St. Mark's Annual Retreat in English is being held this year during Lent on the evenings of Tuesday, March 12th, Wednesday, March 13th; and Thursday, March 14th. The presenter will be Rev. Rich Colgan, CSP.  Father's main topic will be "Living the Lord's Prayer" with emphasis on the Sacraments of ... Read More »