We had a great meeting that was very well attended.  The social "hour" went well passed and we hope to see even more people next time.

   Here are the two big events we want to promote.

1) Bowling next Saturday (23rd) at 6:30pm on JBAB.  RSVP if you haven't already so we can help arrange you getting on base. $30 gets a person 3 games, shoes, soft drinks, and pizza.  ALL monies will go to Warriors to Lourdes.

2) There is a third degree on March 30th.  Already four Knights are going so join your friends and take the third degree!

  Additionally, in May we will have council elections for all elected positions (  If you are interested in helping continue the 25 years of success which O'Boyle has done for our four parishes and the church, please contact Jack, Patrick A, or Patrick R for more information.

Additional Events

*St Patrick's Day Support - Saturday, 16 March at St. Peter's starting at about 5pm.  Man the bar, defend the food before the mass ends (a real battle), and collect donations!  If you can help email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Volunteer Coordinator Molly Pannel can tell you where she needs you the most!

*Overnight Silent Retreat (Semi-poustinia) - Friday, 22 March at Madonna House right near St Joseph's.  An overnight silent, solo retreat with you in a room with a retreat book, a Bible, and God.  RSVP at least a week before.  Saturday morning we can grab a breakfast together.

*Kneeler Repair - 23 March at St. Dominic's after the 9am mass.  Ed Von Hagel needs help renewing all worn and damaged kneelers.  If you can help out email him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.g

*Council Bowling Night for Warriors for Lourdes - Saturday, 23 March at 6:30pm at Joint Base Anacostia Bowling. $30 is your donation and we'll buy you food and a refillable soft drink.  Please RSVP that you are able to come and if you can be a driver.

*Third Degree - Saturday, 30 March at the St John Paul II Shrine.  Reply back to RSVP.

*NATSMASS w/possible cookout - Sunday, 31 March at St Vincent de Paul, setup at 11am - If it is above 60 degrees and not rainy we'll have the first NatsMass cookout.

*First Friday - Friday, 5 April at St Joseph's from 6:30pm to 9pm - Confession, Adoration, Mass and Fellowship with food.

*Day of Reflection at St. Vincent de Paul - Saturday, 6 April 10am - 3pm.  Lunch will be provided.

*Council Monthly Meeting with Food and Drink Social Afterwards - Wednesday, 10 April at St Dominic's at 7pm. Food with drinks will be provided.

*Titanic Park Cleanup (third party hosted) - Saturday, 13 April at the Titanic Memorial in Southwest Waterfront - Mark the 105th year of the loss of the Titanic by helping cleanup the monument in DC dedicated to the men who gave their lives so women and children could get on lifeboats.  Sign up online if you can help out

*NATSMASS - Sunday, 14 April at St Vincent de Paul, setup at 11am.  Balkan Burgers for volunteers.  Enough said for those in the know.  If you don't know, come and taste!

2019 Columbus Classic Golf Tournament - Monday, May 20, 2019 - Noon Shotgun Start at Oak Creek Golf Club, 600 Bowieville Manor Ln, Upper Marlboro, MD 20774.  Early Bird: $100 per golfer/$400 per foursome (Until April 20, 2019) Regular: $125 per golfer/$500 per foursome.  Registration

*Pasta Dinner at St Dominic's - TBD at St. Dominic's at 6pm.  We need help setting up and cleaning afterwards.  All proceeds will go to the poor box.