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Faith, family, friendships
We are passionate about the connection between faith and a vibrant family life. Offering retreats, homes blessings, catechesis, marriage enrichment, and charitable opportunities, we strive to bring beauty into the world. 
The Family Apostolate
Where faith and family meet

Faith & Family

UPCOMING EVENTS
"The world offers you comfort. But you weren't made for comfort.
You were made for greatness."
- Pope Benedict XVI
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Love of Neighbor

Join the Family Apostolate in helping our special needs friends in Nigeria. We are having a fundraiser at Bella Napoli restaurant in Pasadena Maryland. Consider a date night, grab the kids, or get together with friends for a delicious Italian meal anytime during the week of Jan 31 - Feb 5. The proceeds of your meal will go to the orphanage building fund. Thanks to Bella Napoli. Details here.

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You Were Made to Thrive!

In the encyclical Redemptoris Missio, Pope John Paul 11 writes, "Through inculturation, the Church makes the Gospel incarnate in different cultures and at the same time introduces peoples, together with their cultures... (52)." If you are African, consider attending this retreat from Feb 3-5. It will ignite your unique call to sanctity from an African perspective. Click here for more details.

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Healing that Transforms

Join our 6 Weeks Lenten Series as we delve deeper into healing and intimacy with God. Our study guide is Abide by Heather Khym. and will include small group/breakout sessions. Khym shares scripture, essential Catholic teaching, and her own personal healing journey to reintroduce you to God as the Divine Healer,     Restorer, and Miracle Worker.  Begins Feb 26.

More info to follow soon.

Volunteer Highlight

Meet Paula Gentile

Orphanage Fundraising Team

Board Member

"I love to serve, care, and connect people together. Serving on the Orphanage Team brings me great joy and draws me closer to God."

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1+ years

Orphanage Team​

A Lifetime of Service

  • Respect Life Ministry team leader

  • Lector

  • Catholic Daughters of the Americas

  • Mental Health Companions Core Team Member

  • St. Dymphna Prayer Group

  • Ruth Eason Special Education Center, Retiree

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Deepen your faith with
The Sunday Homily

The Third Sunday in Ordinary Time: January 2, 2022
 

Fishers of Men: Get out of the Boat

Readings: 1st- Is. 8:23 - 9:3; 2nd- 1 Cor. 1:10-13, 17;
Gospel- Matt. 4:12-23

Testimonials

Family Apostolate Retreat

"The talks were so moving and powerful. Although I was able to relate to them, I also learned so much.

I have clear next steps on my journey of faith!"

– Judy Branco

FA Women's Retreat 2022

"I enjoyed everything about the retreat.

My most favorite part of the retreat was adoration and the procession of the Blessed Sacrament.

I loved that it was combined with the worship music.

It made it even more powerful."

- Elizabeth Raftovich

FA Women's Retreat 2022

"The music was part of the healing balm.

Jesus looking at me from the monstrance and passing by, and when He went behind me, my back was warmed, and I knew it was Him. From a song that permeated my mind and heart: "And I will build my life upon Your Love, it is a firm foundation. And I will put my trust in You alone and I will not be shaken."

- Kathleen Basil

FA Women's Retreat 2022

Link to the audio talks for this retreat here

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Forever in Our Hearts
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In memory of a loved one!
Give the gift of life to orphans with disabilities. 
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