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Weekend Mass Times
Weekday Mass Times
Confession Schedule

Saturday 5pm; Sunday 9am, 11am (ASL interpreted), 5pm
Tuesday-Friday 7am & 12:10pm
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 11:30-12pm; Wed 6-6:45pm
Wednesday Benediction at 6:50pm

Click here more information and Adoration schedule

 

If you have been away from the Church for a while, know that St. Peter’s is always ready to welcome you home.  St. Peter’s is a warm community of faith and committed to helping anyone and everyone draw closer to Christ through the Catholic Church.  We hope that you will consider coming to Confession and Mass to begin your journey home, or think about contacting a priest to discuss whatever may be keeping you away.  We miss you and hope to see you soon!

Sacristan Ministry

We are looking for people to serve as sacristans at our weekend Masses. What do sacristans do? They set up all the elements for Mass: get out the chalices, fill them with wine, prepare the cruets of water and wine, make sure there are hosts in a ciborium to be brought forward with the gifts, and a few other details. It takes about 10-15 minutes before Mass to get everything ready. Ideally, if we get enough people, you would only have to serve once a month. If you would like more information or are feeling called to this important ministry, please contact Pat in the church office. 202-547-1430 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Presenting the Gifts at Mass

Did you know that the practice of parishioners presenting the bread and wine to the priest dates back to the fifth century? St. Augustine wrote of this tradition. “Lord, receive our gifts in this wonderful exchange: from all you have given us we bring you these gifts, and in return you give us yourself.”

We would like more people to have a chance to participate in this tradition. If you would like to present the gifts at Mass, please take a moment to sign up on the poster in the back of the church. We welcome three or four people each Mass to sign up, you can sign up with a friend, your spouse, your family or the person who sits in the same pew! At your selected Mass, after the Profession of Faith (Creed), meet the ushers in the back of the church and they will instruct you.

 

Join the Parish Team & Support Vocations!

St. Peter's is forming a cycling team for the Ride for Vocations on Labor Day. The ride supports vocations to the priesthood in the Archdiocese of Washington. Riders of all levels are welcome. Riders can choose their distance -- from 17 to 100 miles. This well-supported ride is scenic and fun with the opportunity to meet and ride along with faithful Catholics to support vocations. It's not a race! Each cyclist agrees to raise $250 in support of vocations.

Join Father Gary and other St. Peter's cyclists and register today. You must register on two websites in order to register for the ride:

The Southern Maryland Fall Century and The Ride for Vocations.

Please let Father Gary know that you are registered and you will receive information on optional training rides with team members throughout the summer.

If you are unable to ride with the team, look for future announcements to support team members with prayers and donations -- all to promote and support vocations within the archdiocese.

 

On This Rock capital campaign update

Below is an update from Fr. Gary on our parish's capital campaign, On This Rock. Thank you to everyone who has pledged their support.

Capital Campaign Update

St. Patrick's Day homily

For those of you who missed our St. Patrick's Day Mass and celebration, Father Gary's homily is below.

St Patrick's Day 2019 homily.pdf