St. Peter the Apostle Church ~ St. Peter at the Lake Center
Our Parish - Two Locations

Thank you for visiting our website.  If you are a regular parishioner or a Garrett County neighbor, we hope this website will be of regular use to you and provide you helpful information to stay connected with your local Church.  If you are from out-of-town, we look forward to seeing you whenever you are able to visit.  Either way, please come back again soon, and please let us know if you have any comments or ideas for how we can make our website serve you better.

God bless, and we hope to see you at Church!

-Fr. Doug Kenney, Pastor


Read Archbishop Lori's Pastoral Letter, "A Light Brightly Visible - Lighting the Path to Missionary Discipleship".  (Click here for PDF.)  (Click here for eBook.)

Click here to read Pope Francis' Apostolic Exhortation on Love in the Family, or "The Joy of Love".


Saturday  1st September 2018-25th May 2019
Weekend Masses
Saturdays at 4PM Lake Center 
Sunday at 9AM Oakland 

Christmas Season Mass  Schedule:
Monday , December 24th
Christmas Eve
400PM Youth Ministered Mass ( Church) 
400PM Christmas Eve Mass ( Lake Center) 
Singing of Christmas Carols before Mass
800PM Christmas Eve Mass (Church) 
Singing of Christmas Carols before Mass

Tuesday,December 25
900AM Christmas Day Mass ( Church) 

Offices Closed December 25th thru January 2nd 
No Daily Masses Christmas Week
December 29th, Vigil of Feast of Holy Family 400PM Saturday, Mass ( Lake Center)
December 30th, Feast of Holy Family 9AM Sunday, Mass ( Church) 
December 31st, Vigil Mary Mother of God 7PM Monday , Mass ( Church)
January 1st, the Solemnity Mary Mother of God  900AM Tuesday ,Mass ( Church)
January 5th , Eve of the Feast of the Epiphany 400PM Saturday , Mass (Lake Center)
January 6th, Feast of the Epiphany 900AM Sunday , Mass ( Church) 

Daily Masses 

See the bulletin for exceptions.

Adoration Thursdays from 6-8 PM in the Chapel in the Office Bldg in Oakland                               


MASS TIMES AND LOCATIONS (as of September 9, 2017)

The following weekend Mass schedule is in effect beginning Saturday, May 26th at 4Pm until September 2nd at 11AM 9th, 2017, 

Saturday, 4:00PM (Year Round)
St. Peter at the Lake Center - Deep Creek Lake
1140 Mosser Road, McHenry, MD  21541

Sunday, 9:00AM (Year Round)
St. Peter the Apostle Church - Oakland
208 South Fourth Street, Oakland, MD  21550

Sunday, 11:00AM (from Memorial Day to Labor Day) 
St. Peter at the Lake Center - Deep Creek Lake
1140 Mosser Road, McHenry, MD  21541

Daily Mass
Parish Hall, Lower Level (at the Oakland Church)
(Enter from parking lot, through door marked "Office".)
This will be temporary for part of the summer due to Fr Doug Rehab
    Monday: 12:00PM
    Wednesday: 12:00PM
     Thursday: 815AM
    Friday: No Mass office closed 

Daily Mass during inclement weather...
If Garrett County schools are closed or dismissed before lunch, there will be no 12:00noon Masses (Monday or Wednesday).  If Garrett County schools are closed or delayed at all, there will be no 8:15AM Mass on Tuesday or Thursdays.

* Prior to Mass, as available
* By appointment

Church Office:


Mailing Address:
    208 South Fourth Street, Oakland, MD  21550

Office Hours:
    Monday - Thursday, 8AM - 4PM (Closed on Friday)


General Inquiries:

Bills, Invoices, Statements, and Receipts:
    (If mailing, please send to "Attn: Business Manager")

Corporators - Officers of the Parish
* Mrs. Connie Tomlin 
* Mrs. Carol Gregg

Fr. Doug Kenney - Pastor, 

Msgr. Paul Byrnes - Weekend Assistant

Brother Art Wolf - Pastoral Assistant

Mrs. Patrica HinesSecretary, ext. 4

Mrs. Eileen Caputo - Receptionist

Mrs. Kelly McDonagh
Coordinator of Religious Education, ext. 6

Youth Director

Mr. Neil Krebs - Music Director

Miss Maria Hines - Sacristan

Mr. Fred Gregg & Mr. Bill Ewing - Head Ushers

Mrs. Dolores Gloeckl - Lake Center Coordinator

Mr. Bobby Morgan / Rich Caputo Maintenance, ext. 7

Maria Hines  Housekeeping

Betsy Nickel   - Business Manager (Finance, HR)