LATEST NEWS: October 16, 2020
COVID-19 Updates at Our Lady of the Fields
Thank you for your patience and understanding during this time. Please be mindful that this pandemic is ever-changing and that we are aware of the directives given by the Archdiocese of Baltimore, as well as state and county officials. Continue to check this page often for the latest information.
In compliance with state and local mandates, we ask that all who wish to attend Sunday Mass to pre-register every week for a specific date and mass time. Please understand that this is necessary for compliance with county gathering limits and to ensure public safety. Click here for details and to get instructions on how to register for Sunday Mass.
- Remember to Register for Sunday Mass!
Thank you for your cooperation and patience with mass registration. To help our planning and to comply with state and local mandates and directives from the archdiocese, it is imperative that you continue to register for Sunday masses until further notice. Mass registration opens on Tuesdays at 9AM and closes on Friday at 9AM. If you do not register before our Friday deadline, you will not be assigned a pew for the weekend mass. Visit our website for details and instructions on how to register. The phone number to register is 443-782-3100.
- October is Respect Life Month
Thank you for responding to the call to actively live out the Gospel of Christ, which necessarily includes cherishing, serving, defending, and protecting human life. May we always strive to “see in every human face the face of Christ” (EV 81) and treat each person as we would treat Christ Himself. Find more information about Respect Life Month our website or at respectlife.org
- 40 Days for Life & Rosary for Life
Please join OLF and be a Voice for the Vulnerable pre-born babies and their mothers by praying and fasting to end abortion! Please stand vigil and pray with us outside Planned Parenthood of Annapolis for one hour during these 40 days. This peaceful prayer vigil runs daily 7AM-7PM, and OLF covers Saturdays 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM. All Covid-19 Guidelines will be followed (masks and 6ft distancing). Please also join us in the church on Wednesday evenings at 7:30 PM for the Pro-life Rosary. See the 40 Days for Life flyer for details. Prayers can be found on our Respect Life page. For more info or to sign-up for the vigil (we’ll match you with veteran “pray-ers”), contact Tony Martelli @ 443-254-5433 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenships – Election Novena
The USCCB is offering an electronic Election Novena to help Catholics prepare for the upcoming election. For nine consecutive days, Monday, October 26 through Tuesday, November 3, participants will be encouraged to pray one Our Father, Hail Mary, and Glory Be for the day’s intention. A closing prayer for elected leaders will be offered on day 10, Wednesday, November 4. Click here for the Election Novena Schedule and Prayer Intentions.
- Adoration Livestream Every Wednesday from 3-4pm
Our Lady of the Fields will livestream every Wednesday afternoon a Holy Hour from 3-4pm (the hour that is traditionally dedicated to seeking the Lord’s mercy). We invite everyone, especially those who are homebound or cannot attend Adoration, to spend some time in the presence of Our Lord. Let’s especially pray for our country during this difficult time. View the Livestream at vimeo.com/ourladyofthe….
- Change in Mass Time starting November 1
Due to the onset of winter and impeding darkness due to the end of daylight saving time, starting November 1, Fr. Jack has rescheduled the 6pm Mass to 5pm, and it will be celebrated in the church beginning the weekend of Oct 31-Nov 1. Fr. Jack thanks you for your cooperation and hopes this will not be a major inconvenience for anyone. Registration will be required when the mass moves indoors.