Adult Faith Formation
Duties: Possess a desire to seek a better
understanding of God’s Word; leaders will be a
confirmed Catholic with a desire to serve others.
Time: one and a half to two hours a week, depending
on group.
Skills: A love for God’s Word and desire to study it
more deeply; at ease working with people.
Tuesday nights:
Gary Faller
(301) 863-6358
Wednesday mornings:
Flora Grider
(301) 298-3104
Friday nights:
Fr. Marco Schad
(301) 863-8144
Faith Foundations
Description: A series of online and live courses
designed to help you deepen your knowledge of the
truths of the faith.
Time: Schedule varies
Janet Harmon
(301) 863-8793
Children's Faith Formation
Duties: Help children grow in faith through their
participation in the parish religious education
program. Positions include: Catechists, Aides, Office
Moms, Child Care Assistants, and Special Projects
Time: Once a week (3 to 4 hours preparation time,
plus 75 minutes instruction time); September through
May.Training available for each ministry. All
volunteers must complete the Archdiocesan child
protection program.
Skills: Enjoy working with children; experience
Janet Harmon
(301) 863-8793
Infant Baptism Preparation
Duties: Lead parents in group discussions about
their faith journeys, the meaning of the sacrament of
Baptism, and the critical role parents play in their
children’s faith development.
Time: One 3-hour session on the second Saturday of
the month; preparation time; initial & on-going
formation; twice annually.
Skills: Hospitality, faith-sharing, small group
Ed & Gail Stapanon
(301) 863-0426 
Parish Office
(301) 863-8144
Little Flower School
Duties: Numerous volunteer opportunities during
the school day in office, library etc.Also with various
fundraisers during the year such as mulch sale,
bingo, and casino night.
Time: Varies.
Skills: Desire to assist in school programs,
organizational skills.Must complete archdiocesan
child protection program.
Laura Skarwecki
(301) 994-0404
Marriage Preparation, Couple Sponsor
Duties: Married couples meet with engaged couples
to help them prepare for marriage.
Time: Varies (includes several meetings with couple
in sponsor couple’s home).
Skills: Ability to listen well and share experience as a
married couple; training provided.
Ed and Anne Steiner
(301) 994-1323
Youth Ministry (via Christi Youth Group)
Duties: Participate in and assist the Youth Ministry
with planning and implementation.Elements of the
program include: the weekly Youth Group gatherings,
the monthly Youth Mass, retreats, fundraisers,
Archdiocesan-sponsored activities, etc.
Time: Sunday afternoon.
Skills: The ability to relate effectively to teens in a
faith and social context.This includes: patience,
listening, teaching without preaching, flexibility, and
comfortably sharing of one’s faith. Other individual
skills or interests are welcome as they may enhance
the overall program.All volunteers must complete the
Archdiocesan child protection program.
Patrick Mullan
(240) 682-2929
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)
Duties: Facilitate the process of initiating new
members into our Roman Catholic community of
faith through Baptism, Confirmation and
Eucharist.Team duties include: catechist, sponsor
formation, hospitality, and publicity.
Time: Weekly from September through May with
catechetical sessions.
Skills: Requires people of faith and prayer with a
strong sense of community, witnesses to the Gospel,
good listeners.
Tess Crowe
(240) 538-6951
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