Lenten Corner

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Stations and Adoration

Every Friday of Lent you are invited to pray the Stations of the Cross in the presence of the Blessed Sacrament at 7:00pm in English and 8:15pm in Spanish.

Soup and Reflection

Please join fellow parishioners for soup and reflection during the Lenten season. Every Friday immediately after Stations and Adoration in English, during lent, in the Williamsburg Room.

The Light is ON for you

Every Wednesday of Lent from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. the Sacrament of Reconciliation will be celebrated in English and Spanish. Confessions will also be held on Saturdays from 2:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Lenten Day of Retreat

Saturday, February 20, 2016, from 9:30 a.m. until 3:45 p.m. Father Collins Henriques will lead the retreat. You must register for the retreat. Please call 301.598.0380 to register.

Parish Lenten Revival

Please join our parish community as we celebrate the Parish Lenten Revival 2016. This year’s theme is:“The Cross: The Omnipotent Gentleness of God’s Mercy.” The revivalist will be: Rev. Collins Henriques from the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kingston, Canada. This will take place Monday through Wednesday, February 22-24, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Please mark your calendars.

Young Adults

Why not join other young adults for an ALPHA small group. Come for dinner and stay for our engaging speaker and small group discussion. All young adults (college age-thirties) are invited to join Silver Spring Catholic for ALPHA to explore the meaning of life in an informal, fun and friendly environment. The Alpha Course consists of a series of talks, looking at topics including 'Who is Jesus?' and 'Why and how do I pray?', with the option of a weekend away. You don’t have to commit to the whole course – just come along for the first session and see what you think. The next Alpha course is starting on Tuesday, February 9 at 7:30pm at St. Michael the Archangel
Church in downtown Silver Spring. If you would like more information or to RSVP (so we know how much food to get) please email the YA Silver Spring Catholic community at sscatholics@gmail.com or visit facebook.com/
silverspringcatholic/events. We look forward to seeing you.

Share in Hope Food Drive

This lent, Saint Michael the Archangel Parish will again participate in Share In Hope Food Drive. All parishes will partner with the Archdiocese and Catholic Charities for this annual Food Drive which benefits Capital Area Food Bank. Bags will be distributed February 26 & 27 at Masses. Collection of food will take place on March 5 & 6, 2016.

Operation Rice Bowl

Help alleviate poverty in our area and around the world. St. Michael's Church needs your help collecting change as part of this year's Operation Rice Bowl campaign. Twenty five percent of your donations go to hunger and poverty alleviation efforts in our own community. Seventy Five percent goes to supporting Catholic Relief Services' humanitarian relief programs in 100 countries worldwide. Just $10 provides a family with two weeks of food. During lent, please be sure to take home from church a Operation Rice Bowl container and fill it up. Let's do something as a community and make this year's campaign the most successful yet.


Catechesis for Adults

Prepare yourself for Easter with adult catechesis (ages 13 and older). It is not late to start. Come and have an encounter with the Risen Christ. Every Monday and Thursday of Lent from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Williamsburg Room. For more information, please call Peter Caffrey at 240-706-7802. 


805 Wayne Avenue

Silver Spring, MD 20910



Tel.: 301-589-1155

Fax: 301-328-0819

© 2014 by St. Michael the Archangel

Archdiocese of Washington

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