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Welcome to the Church of the Holy Apostles. We are a Catholic Church of the Archdiocese of Baltimore located in Gambrills, Maryland. Our pastor is Rev. James Kiesel.
For the latest information on the joining of Church of the Holy Apostles with St. Joseph-Odenton, please visit the Greater Odenton Catholic Community Website at www.gocc.org.
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Our Mission and Vision
Mission Statement We bring the Good News of salvation to all people! Vision Statement
The Parish Pastoral Council is in the process of an Appreciative Inquiry of the parish's strengths and dreams. The following five provocative statements have been agreed upon in driving the vision for CHA: Worships/Prays Together We worship and pray together in a way that invites, enables, and inspires all to fully participate. Welcomes, Cares & Serves We welcome, serve and love all as God loves us, to build up the Body of Christ. Equips Others for Ministries and to Lead With the guidance of the Holy Spirit, we encourage and equip each other to recognize and share our gifts for ministry. Evangelizes We live the gospel and share the Good News with all to nourish and grow the Body of Christ, and transform our world. Facilitates/Teaches We cultivate prayer and discernment as we make important life decisions, seeking wisdom through the liturgy, the sacraments and Sacred Tradition; we embrace the Holy Spirit within and among us.
Worship and Sacraments
| Sunday Mass (with Children's Liturgy of the Word) is held at 9:00AM and 10:45AM at the School of the Incarnation Multi-Purpose Room (Marian Hall) in Gambrills. |
Weekday Mass is held at 8:30AM on Mondays and Wednesdays in the Chapel we share with the School of the Incarnation in Gambrills.
First Sunday: Outreach Sunday and Hospitality after each Mass.
Holy Days: as announced.
Penance: by appointment.
Baptisms: Families expecting a child are asked to contact Sr. Angela Case in advance of the birth to make preparations for your child's baptism. Sr. Angela can be reached at the Parish office Monday through Thursday.
Marriage: Couples seeking to celebrate the sacrament of marriage must contact Fr. Jim at the Parish office at least 6 months prior to their wedding date and participate in Marriage Preparation.
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|Celebrating the Sacrament of Baptism|
We joyfully celebrate the baptism of our newest, youngest members during Sunday Mass. Families seeking the baptism of a child are asked to contact the parish office to make arrangements.
Prayer for Church of the Holy Apostles
Gracious God, you have called us to be your faithful people,
living in covenant with you and the community of the church.
We ask your blessing as we continue to respond to your call.
Fill our worship with your Spirit.
Guide our decisions by your Wisdom.
Continue to form us as people open to all who seek you.
May all people find your Holy Spirit alive in our midst.
May all we do in furthering the development of Church of the Holy Apostles
be a sign of hope to our neighbors
and bring honor and glory to our living and true God,
now and forever.
Church of the Holy Apostles
2601 Symphony Lane, Gambrills, MD 21054
Parish Office: 410.519.2291 · Fax: 410.519.2299
Rectory: 1755 Urby Drive, 21114 · Emergency: 410.206.3601