St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church

One Parish ~ Two Locations


Let God Grace Your Life at St. Peter's!

Please come and join us for worship and the Sacraments, and receive God's peace, forgiveness, and presence.

We cordially invite you to join us for the celebration of Mass!

* Our "Offseason" Mass schedule is in effect and runs from the weekend after Labor Day 2021 through and including the weekend before Memorial Day, 2022.


  • 4PM at the Lake Center
    INDOOR / OUTDOOR (outdoor seating available when weather allows)
    For outdoor seating, please bring a lawn chair.


  • 9AM at the Church
    Additional indoor overflow space available as needed.

Daily Mass:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 12:00PM in the Chapel

Click the "Worship with Us" tab (below) for a complete listing of Mass, Reconciliation, and Adoration opportunities.

* Free, private parking is available at each location.

* Low-gluten hosts are available at all Masses.


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To register, fill in the quick form (to the right), click on "Uno" the Sheep (to the left), or text SPACP to 84576 from your phone.

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Stay in Touch with Church - Important Parish and Archdiocesan News (6/2/21)

Worship with Us - Mass, Reconciliation, and Adoration (6/7/21)

  • Weekend Masses
    > Saturday, 4PM at the Lake Center
    > Sunday, 9AM at the Church
    ** During our
    Summer season beginning 30 May 2021 through and including
    05 Sep 2021, we offer one additional Mass :

    > Sunday, 11AM at the Lake Center

  • Daily Mass
    > Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 12:00PM in the Chapel in Oakland

  • Reconciliation:
    > First Wednesday of the month, 4:30PM in the Chapel in Oakland
    > By appointment - call Father Tom at the office (301-334-2202)

  • Adoration:
    > Wednesday, 6:00PM-8:00PM in the Chapel in Oakland (Rosary at 7:30PM)

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 (

Brother Art Wolf - Pastoral Assistant

Mrs. Kelly McDonagh - Office Manager (, ext. 4)

Mrs. Diane Wolfe - Receptionist (

Mrs. Kelly McDonagh - Coordinator of Religious Education (, ext. 6)

Mrs. Betsy Nickel - Business Manager/Finance/HR (

Mr. Neil Krebs - Music Director (

Maria Hines - Sacristan

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

Mrs. Dolores Gloeckl - Lake Center Coordinator

Dave McKenzie - Maintenance (, ext. 7)

Maria and Robbie - Housekeeping (

Patrick O'Brien - Information Technology (

Parish Council: