TLMs scheduled for Sunday, Monday at Silver Spring

A Low Mass in the Extraordinary Form is scheduled at 8:00 am on Sunday, December 31, at the Traditional Latin Mass Congregation of Silver Spring, Maryland. The celebrant of the Mass of Sunday in the Octave of Christmas will be Reverend Father Zachary Akers, a native of the Washington area who was ordained in 2014 for the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter and currently serves as the Fraternity’s Director of Development at their Pennsylvania headquarters. Confessions will be heard from 7:30 to 7:55 am.

Additionally, a Low Mass is scheduled at 10:00 am on Monday, January 1. The celebrant of the Mass of the Octave of the Nativity will be Reverend Father Vincent Rigdon, pastor of Our Lady of the Presentation parish in Poolesville, Maryland. Confessions will be heard from 9:30 to 9:55 am.

Silver Spring TLM Congregation meets at the Historic Church of St. John the Evangelist, 9700 Rosensteel Avenue, Forest Glen. Ample free parking is available at the Knights of Columbus Hall across the road.

Fr. Carr to offer TLM this Saturday morning

Reverend Father Richard Carr will celebrate a low Christmas ferial Mass in the Extraordinary Form at 10:00 am on Saturday morning, December 30, at St. Michael Church, 7401 St. Michael’s Lane, Annandale.

Please note that this Mass is scheduled at the discretion of the celebrant, and is not part of the parish’s published Mass calendar. This Mass has been added to our seven-day schedule.

Fr. Langevin to offer Dominican Rite Mass on Christmas at Silver Spring

A Low Mass in the Traditional Dominican Rite is scheduled on Monday, December 25, at the Traditional Latin Mass Congregation of Silver Spring, Maryland. The celebrant of the Mass of the Nativity will be Reverend Father Dominic Langevin op, Instructor in Systematic Theology at the Dominican House of Studies in Washington.

Holy Mass will begin at 8:00 am. Confessions will be heard from 7:10 to 7:50 am.

Silver Spring TLM Congregation meets at the Historic Church of St. John the Evangelist, 9700 Rosensteel Avenue, Forest Glen. Ample free parking is available at the Knights of Columbus Hall across the road.

Fr. Sanderfoot to celebrate Christmas TLM at Silver Spring

A Low Mass will be offered Friday morning, December 25, at the Traditional Latin Mass Congregation of Silver Spring, Maryland. Reverend Father Brian Sanderfoot, pastor of St. Francis de Sales Church in Washington, will celebrate the Christmas Mass at Dawn.  The Mass will be accompanied by Christmas carols.

Holy Mass will begin at 8:00 am.  Confessions will be heard from 7:30 to 7:55 am.

Silver Spring TLM Congregation meets at the Historic Church of St. John the Evangelist, 9700 Rosensteel Avenue, Forest Glen.

Benedict St. Francis sets Christmas Eve and midnight Mass events

A catered community dinner will be held at the parish hall of St. Francis de Sales Church on Benedict Avenue in Benedict, Maryland, at 8:00 pm on Christmas Eve, Thursday, December 24, for those who may be alone at Christmas or are struggling financially. Anyone wishing to attend may contact the parish pastor, Reverend Father Kevin Cusick, in advance on 301-274-3416 to make reservations.

At midnight, a parish Missa Cantata for the Nativity of the Lord will be offered. This Mass has been added to our seven-day schedule. The sung Traditional Latin Mass will be immediately preceded by carols at 11:30 pm.

Following the Mass, a potluck breakfast will be served in the church hall. Those planning to attend are asked to call Pam on 301-884-8869 and let her know what they plan to bring.

St. Francis de Sales Church is located in Charles County about 45 minutes to an hour south of the Capital Beltway (I-95/495). Established in 1903, the parish has offered the Traditional Latin Mass every Sunday since the first Sunday of Advent 1989.

Special New Year’s week Masses set for Benedict St. Francis de Sales

Two special offerings of the Traditional Latin Mass will be celebrated on January 1 and 2 by Father Kevin Cusick at St. Francis de Sales Church, 7185 Benedict Avenue, Benedict, Maryland:

  • Mass will be offered for the Octave of the Nativity of Our Lord (Circumcision) on Thursday evening, January 1, at 8:00 pm. The faithful are reminded that January 1 is a Holy Day of Obligation, on which all Catholics are required to attend Mass unless lawfully impeded.
  • A First Friday Mass will be offered at 7:00 pm on January 2. There will be Eucharistic Adoration immediately after Mass, followed by light refreshments.

These Masses have been added to our seven-day schedule.

St. Francis de Sales Church is located in Charles County about 45 minutes to an hour south of the Capital Beltway (I-95/495). Established in 1903, the parish has offered the Traditional Latin Mass every Sunday since the first Sunday of Advent 1989.

Fr. Rigdon to offer TLM on New Year’s morning at Silver Spring

A Low Mass will be offered January 1 at the Traditional Latin Mass Congregation of Silver Spring, Maryland. Father Vincent Rigdon, pastor of Our Lady of the Presentation parish in Poolesville, will be the celebrant of the Mass of the Octave of the Nativity of the Lord.

Holy Mass will begin at 8:00 am.  Confessions will be heard from 7:30 to 7:55 am.  The faithful are reminded that January 1 is a Holy Day of Obligation, at which all Catholics are required to attend Mass unless lawfully impeded.

Silver Spring TLM Congregation meets at the Historic Church of St. John the Evangelist, 9700 Rosensteel Avenue, Forest Glen.

Fr. Sanderfoot to celebrate Christmas TLM at Silver Spring

A Low Mass will be offered Thursday morning, December 25, at the Traditional Latin Mass Congregation of Silver Spring, Maryland. Reverend Brian Sanderfoot, pastor of St. Francis de Sales Church in Washington, will celebrate the Christmas Mass at Dawn.  The Mass will be accompanied by Christmas carols.

Holy Mass will begin at 8:00 am.  Confessions will be heard from 7:30 to 7:55 am.

Silver Spring TLM Congregation meets at the Historic Church of St. John the Evangelist, 9700 Rosensteel Avenue, Forest Glen.

Fr. Carr to offer TLM on Christmas Eve

The Traditional Latin Mass (Extraordinary Form) for the Vigil of the Nativity of the Lord will be offered at 7:00 am on Wednesday, December 24, by Father Richard Carr at St. Michael Church, 7401 St. Michael’s Lane, Annandale.

Please note that this Mass is scheduled at the discretion of the celebrant, and is not part of the parish’s published Mass calendar. This Mass has been added to our seven-day schedule.