St. Catherine Labouré
11801 Claridge Road, Wheaton, MD 20902
301-946-3636 | [email protected]

St. Catherine Labouré

Catholic Church † Iglesia Católica  

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Canonically Established: 1951
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Languages: English, Spanish

"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.

Pope Francis said, “Since faith is one, it must be professed in all its purity and integrity. Precisely because all the articles of faith are interconnected, to deny one of them, even of those that seem least important, is tantamount to distorting the whole.” Living Catholic and Faith Foundations, adult formation courses for the Archdiocese of Washington, provide you with the opportunity to deepen your understanding of Christ and his Church. To learn more or to sign up for these programs, visit the Archdiocese of Washington adult formation page at

A Lifeline to help you through difficult times in your marriage – Retrouvaille (pronounced retro-vie) is a Catholic program designed to provide the tools to help get your marriage back on track. It will give you the opportunity to rediscover each other and examine your lives together in a new and positive way. This program has helped 1000’s of couples experiencing marital difficulty at all levels including disillusionment and deep misery. All calls and inquiries are confidential. For more information please call 301-924-4125, or visit, or email us at: [email protected]

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
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• Block pornography, gambling, drugs, violence/hate/racism, etc. • Force SafeSearch on all major search engines • Set time restrictions • Configure custom lists for "always allow" and "always block" • Trust the enhanced anti-tampering, even children can't break • View easy reports to monitor what sites have been visited and control web activity. Visit to download it.

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.

Welcome to St. Catherine Labouré
Catholic Church
Our purpose is to build the Body of Christ under the guidance of the Holy Spirit. We are 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, and worshiping community.

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"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."
Juventud Huellas 
de Cristo
Los domingos
Salón Russel
Youth Group
Every Friday, 7:00pm-9:00pm
in the Russell Room
St. Michael the Archangel Prayer
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.
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 boldly 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.

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