“What is the New Evangelization?” — Feb 25

Feb. 25:
What Is The New Evangelization?

“There is the need for a proclamation of the Gospel capable of accompanying man on his pilgrim way, capable of walking alongside a younger generation.”

Come join the St. Francis Men of Emmaus as we discuss the answer Bl. John Paul II gave to this question in Crossing The Threshold Of Hope (copies in Church library).  We meet in the Youth Room on Saturday mornings for coffee, bagels, and fellowship at 7:45 A.M. and continue until 9:00.
Upcoming:  Pope Benedict XVI, “Jesus of Nazareth – Holy Week: From The Entrance Into Jerusalem To The Resurrection”, Chapter 1 – The Entrance Into Jerusalem
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“What Is The Use Of Believing” — Feb 4th

Feb 4:
What Is The Use Of Believing?

“Isn’t it possible to live an upright and honest life without taking the Gospel seriously?”

Come join the St. Francis Men of Emmaus as we discuss the answer Bl. John Paul II gave to this  question in Crossing The Threshold Of Hope (copies in Church library). We meet in the Youth Room on Saturday mornings for coffee, bagels, and fellowship at 7:45 A.M. and continue until 9:00.
Upcoming – Feb 11th:  “Be Not Afraid!”

“Why Does God Tolerate Suffering” — January 28


“Why Does God Tolerate Suffering?”

If God is all-powerful and all-loving, why does He permit and continue to permit
suffering in the world He created?
Come join the St. Francis Men of Emmaus as we discuss the answer Bl. John Paul II gave to this question in Crossing The Threshold Of Hope (copies available in Church library).  We meet in the Youth Room on Saturday mornings for coffee, bagels, and fellowship at 7:45 A.M. and continue until 9:00.
Upcoming – Feb 4:  “What is the use of believing?”

“The Defense Of Every Life” — January 21st

Jan 21:
The Defense Of Every Life

“It is not possible to speak of the right to choose when a clear moral evil is involved. . .”

Come join the St. Francis Men of Emmaus as we discuss Bl. John Paul II’s take on this issue from Crossing The Threshold Of Hope (copies in Church library). We meet in the Youth Room on Saturday mornings for coffee, bagels, and fellowship at 7:45 A.M. and continue until 9:00.
Upcoming —  Jan 28 – “Why Does God Tolerate Suffering?

St. Francis-sponsored Mass Near Germantown Abortion Clinic June 4

June 4 – St. Francis sponsored mass near Germantown Abortion Clinic SFA Facebook Friends:

On Saturday, June 4, Fr. David is saying mass at the office next to the abortion clinic in Germantown where LeRoy Cahart performs late term abortions.

Details will be in the bulletin this weekend and next. I hope you will consider attending.

Thanks!

Event: A Royal Welcome — Parishes of Hospitality — June 17 & 18, 2011

Presented by Sr. Janet Schaeffler, O.P., this is for parish staff, parish councils, volunteers, parishioners, committee heads, and anyone else who is interested in learning how to make parishes of hospitality.

When:  June 17, 2011 and June 18, 2011

When:  7:30-9:00 P.M./9:00-12:00 P.M.

Contact:  Alice Noe — (301) 853-5385 for more information

Register at:  www.zoomerang.com/survey.WEB22C7XC7AQC/

Triduum 2011: Mass Schedule At St. Francis Of Assisi

Here is the Mass schedule for the Triduum at St. Francis of Assisi in Derwood, MD:

April 21 — Holy Thursday

7:30 P.M.  Mass of the Lord’s Supper (Lent ends)

Adoration until 10:00 P.M.

April 22 Good Friday

12:00 Noon:  The Seven Last Words Of Christ

1:00 P.M.  Children’s Stations of the Cross

3:00 P.M.  Stations of the Cross

7:30 P.M.  Celebration of the Lord’s Passion

April 23 – Holy Saturday

8:00 A.M.  Men of Emmaus Prayer Service

8:00 P.M.  Easter Vigil

April 24 – Easter Sunday

Mass times    8:00/9:30/11:15 am/1:00 pm

No 5:00 pm Mass