Schedule of Masses, Events, and Activities  

Click here to show a list of upcoming Parish events.

Our Locations: 

Note: Events that are marked in gold in this list are clickable for additional details.  Complete details can be found in our current bulletin. 

Christmas Masses

* = Pending availability of a Priest or Deacon


Monthly recurring events...

Note: holidays may affect recurring events. Please check the schedule above. Thank you. Bless You.

Weekend Mass: Saturday, 4PM 

St. Peter at the Lake Center

1140 Mosser Rd., McHenry, MD  21541  
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(Outdoor seating  = weather permitting)

One Parish ~ Two Locations


Click here for the bulletin for December 10 

(For previous bulletins, click "Bulletins", above.)


Week Day Mass: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday at Noon 
in the Parish Center Chapel
(Lower level, across from our historic Church in Oakland)


Free parking available at both locations.

Low-gluten hosts available at all Masses.

Weekend Mass: Sunday, 9AM

St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church

208 S. 4th St., Oakland, MD  21550  
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(*Additional indoor overflow space available as needed.)

Reflecting on Last Week - 03 December 2023:

First Sunday of Advent

Looking Ahead to Next Week - 10 December 2023:

Second Sunday of Advent

Papal Intentions...

"We pray that people living with disabilities may be at the centre of attention in society, and that institutions may offer inclusive programs which value their active participation.

Let God Grace Your Life at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Parish!

Join us for the celebration of the Mass and Holy Sacraments. Bring your family and friends!

Receive God's peace, forgiveness, and presence.

Click the "Worship with Us" tab (below) for a complete listing of all Masses, Reconciliation, and Adoration of the Blessed Eucharist with the Holy Rosary and Benediction.



Recent Photos

Worship with Us - Mass, Reconciliation, and Adoration (11/19/23)

Please check our "Schedule of Masses, Events, and Activities" at the top of this page for Holy Day Mass Schedules, announcements and upcoming events.

Parish Information

Church Office: 301-334-2202

Church Fax: 301-334-9006

Church and Office Address: 208 S. 4th Street, Oakland, MD  21550

Lake Center Address: 1140 Mosser Road, McHenry, MD  21541

Office Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8:00AM-4:00PM (closed on Fridays)


General inquiries:

Contact the Parish Council:

Bills, Invoices, Statements, and Receipts:

> If sending by mail, please send to "Attn: Business Manager"

Parish Corporators - Officers of the Parish: Mrs. Carol Gregg and Mr. Bill Meagher

Parish Staff Listing & Contact Information

Father Tom Gills - Pastor (

Deacon Jon Hess - Deacon (

Deacon Jon Hess - Business Manager/Finance/HR (

Brother Art Wolf - Pastoral Assistant

Sheila Saab - Office Manager/Secretary (, ext. 4)

Mrs. Diane Wolfe - Receptionist (

Deacon Jon Hess - Director of Religious Education (, ext. 6)

Mr. Neil Krebs - Music Director (

Mrs. Wendy Cardiff - Religious Articles Shop (

Maria Hines - Sacristan

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

Barbara Myers and Patti Price - Lake Center Sacristans

Dave McKenzie - Maintenance 

Maria and Robbie - Housekeeping

Beth Hart - Information Technology (

Parish Council:



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