What’s Happening In and Around OLPH:

KINGDOM BUILDERS – Daughters Arise We can often approach Jesus as if we are an inconvenience ~ only seeking crumbs and scraps. But Jesus desires MORE for us. He is inviting us to come out of the shadows, stand up, and claim our title as a beloved daughter of the King! Ladies ~ Join us in June to rest in His love, receive His peace and joy, and hear from our guest speaker, Mary Cartagena, on Wednesday, June 26th, 7-8:30 pm at St.Louis Main Church, Clarksville, MD. Women of all ages are welcome to attend.

FR. ARNOLD’S 25TH ORDINATION ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION—Save the Date! Sunday, July 14, Mass & Reception. Our former pastor, Fr. Arnold, celebrated the 25th Anniversary of his Ordination on June 6. To celebrate this joyous occasion, all are invited to a Mass of Thanksgiving at 11 AM with a reception to follow at St. John the Evangelist in Severna Park.

MARYLAND WOMEN’S CATHOLIC CONFERENCE – This year’s Maryland Catholic Women’s Conference will be hosted at St. Mark in Catonsville on November 9. Many hands are needed to bring this event to life. An informational meeting will be held at St. Mark on Tuesday, June 25, at 6:30 PM in the Parish Center for those interested in volunteering. Registration to the conference will be discounted for all volunteers, so spread the word and bring along some friends who might also be interested in helping at the conference!

NEW – 24 HOURS WITH CHRIST RETREAT – A Short Spiritual Getaway Inspired By the Spiritual Exercises. For Women: Jul 20-21 / Nov 2-3. For Men: Aug 17-18 / October 19-20. This one-night retreat offers guided meditations, Mass, and individual spiritual direction, allowing time for personal reflection and exploration of the natural surroundings. Registration required. Cost: $159 per person (Early-Bird Rate). Find more information and register on the website www.ourladyofbethesda.org. Our Lady of Bethesda Retreat Center, Miracles Happen Here! Bethesda, MD 20817.