St. Catherine Labouré
11801 Claridge Road, Wheaton, MD 20902
301-946-3636

St. Catherine Labouré

Catholic Church  

"Freedom consists not in doing what we like, but in having the right to do what we ought." -Pope John Paul II


St. Catherine Labouré (Zoe) was born 1806 in Fain-Les-Moutiers France, 9th of 11 children. She entered the Sisters of Charity in 1830 and took the name Catherine. In November 1830 Mary appeared to her and asked for a medal to be made (Miraculous Medal). Mary had rays coming from gems on her fingers. Those without rays symbolized graces we forget to ask for. For the next 46 years Catherine led a hidden life, and cared for old men. She died on 12/31, 1876. She was canonized in 1947. Her body is incorrupt to this day.



Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of
Guadalupe, Mexico
August 11 – 16, 2015

Travel to Mexico City with Fr. Morrow to visit the Basilica and miraculous image of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Historic Center & Cathedral, tomb of Bl. Fr. Miguel Pro, the incorrupt body of Bl. Sebastian of Aparicio, Aztec Ruins, daily Mass and Holy Hour, and more. The cost, $1845 per person, includes airfare, hotel, deluxe bus transportation, tour guide, meals & more. See or contact Nancy Murray, 301.980.8693 for more information.

Deadline: May 8, 2015.



VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!
The Religious Education Program is in need of more catechists and volunteers for the upcoming year. If you are available to help, please contact the office
301-946-3636
or "sclredirector@gmail.com">.



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Committed Adorers Needed
Please visit Adoration Chapel and leave name, contact phone, & desired day & time you desire to cover.



Sunday Mass
The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception airs Mass every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Check your local listing for station information.



MARRIAGE SUPPORT PETITION – THANK YOU!
122,481 signatures! Thank you to all who signed. More info: marylandmarriagealliance.com & www.mdcathcon.org



Welcome to St. Catherine Labouré Catholic Church
Our purpose at St. Catherine Labouré is to build the Body of Christ under the guidance of the Holy Spirit. We are a people with a deep conviction of faith that seeks to grow in the experience of Christ's love. We aspire to be a vibrant, welcoming, worshipping community.
This week's events and changes in mass schedule: Click Here.
Dear parishioners,
I am providing you with the results of the parish wide survey.  The majority have selected to change the 9am English Mass to Spanish.  I have not made a final decision yet, because this may alienate some of our parishioners who are currently attending the 9am  English Mass.  Please be patient with me as I continue to consult and pray about this very difficult decision.  God Bless you.  
Fr. Mike —Pastor
Ô Marie, conçue sans péché, priez pour nous qui avons recours à vous

"O Mary conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee."
Mass Times
Sunday (English) - 7:30am, 9:00am, 10:45am
Domingo (Espanol) - 12:30pm

Saturday (English) - 8:30am, 5:15pm
Sabado (Espanol) - 7:00pm

Weekdays (English) - 7:00am, 8:30am

Holy Day of Obligation
Vigil (English) - 7:30pm
Day (English) - 7:00am, 8:30am, 12:00pm
Day (Spanish) - 7:30pm
Eucharistic Adoration
Weekdays from 7:30am - 9:30pm

Confessions
Saturday (Eng / Español) - 3:30pm-4:30pm
Or by appointment
Prayer to St. Michael the Archangel
St. Michael the Archangel,
defend us in battle.
Be our defense against the wickedness and snares of the Devil.
May God rebuke him,
we humbly pray,
and do thou,
O Prince of the heavenly hosts,
by the power of God,
thrust into hell Satan,
and all the evil spirits,
who prowl about the world
seeking the ruin of souls.
Amen.

Novena of Miraculous Medal
Wednesdays (English) - 7:00am, 8:30am
Loving Father, Thank You for the gift of life and for the freedom to love and worship You. Through the power of the Holy Spirit inspire us to be Your witnesses. Grant us the courage to boldy and joyfully stand in protection of our freedom. In Your mercy, guard our religious freedom so we may continue to live out our faith and transform the world in which we live. We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.

Last Updated: 05-14-2015

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