Lots of things are happening at OLP!
Our Giving Tree is in the gathering space with each ornament representing a wish for Christmas by a needy child.
December 3 at 5:30 PM is our monthly Family Mass.
December 3 at 9 AM is the meeting of our Catechist Group in the rectory meeting room.
November 30 and December 14 are the next meetings of our Bible Study group at 7:00 PM in the rectory meeting room.
Beginning November 27, there will be a special Children’s Liturgy of the Word at 10:45 AM Masses on Sundays — the Gospel story for children ages 2-8.
Our youth choir and children are practicing after the 10:45 AM Mass on Sundays for the Children’s Christmas Pageant at 4:00 Mass on Christmas Eve.
Our annual Christmas tree sale begins the weekend of December 2,3,4 at the Church.
Christmas cards designed by our children are for sale in the gathering space after weekend Masses.
Thursday, December 8, is a Holy Day of Obligation. Masses on that Thursday are at 8:30 AM in the Chapel and at 7:00 PM in the Church.
OLP will be hosting a workshop on January 14 from 9 AM to Noon for those who wish to be certified as an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion. Details are in the bulletin.
Baby Bottle Campaign runs from Oct. 16 through Thanksgiving. Take home a baby bottle and fill it with your loose change, paper money, or checks to benefit the Shady Grove Pregnancy Center.
Nov. 5-6 is Hospitality Weekend after all Masses.
We are collecting wamr winter coats and clothing for the Frederick Rescue Mission the weekends of Nov. 5-6 and 12-13 in the Gathering Space of the Church.
Nov. 4 (7 PM) until Nov. 5 (8:15 AM) – Adoration in the Church. Benediction at 8:15 AM followed by morning Mass in the Church.
Youth choir rehearsals at Noon in the church on Sundays. Next Family Mass is Nov. 5.
Bible Study Group meets 7 PM in the rectory basement on Wednesday, Nov. 2 and Nov. 16 to discuss Acts of the Apostles.
Next meeting of the Catechesis Group is Nov. 5 at 9 AM in the rectory basement meeting room.
Children are invited to design Christmas cards which will be printed up and sold. Deadline to submit artwork is November 6. Flyers with detailed information are in the gathering space of the church.
OLP is hosting the traditional Poolesville Thanksgiving Service in our Church on Sunday, Nov. 20, at 7 PM. The collection will go to WUMCO.