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Taste of Resurrection International Dinner 

In October our parish holds its annual Taste of Resurrection International Pot-Luck Dinner to celebrate the diversity of our community. Parishioners are asked to bring some specialty dish representative of their home state, country, or ethnic origin. The Amadeo Room is brightly decorated with colorful flags and balloons and is filled with parishioners literally from around the world gathered in the Spirit of welcoming, community and friendship. 

The wide varieties of home-made international delicacies are always plentiful and outstandingly delicious, covering more than 8 tables for the main dishes, 2 tables for the children's foods, and 3 more tables full of specialty desserts. What a unique opportunity to sample such a wide variety of authentic foods from around the world, all in one place! 

Bringing our parishioners together to appreciate the cultural and ethnic texture of our parish, to enjoy our delicious diversity, and to celebrate our oneness as a community is what the Taste of Resurrection is all about. This festive celebration of our parish's international community is a fixed scheduled event on the parish's calendar to be held annually on the third Saturday of October. Please check the bulletin as October draws near for more details. 

Spring and Fall Flea Market

Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Bishop Lyons Council 9808 and held in the Church Parking Lot in June and September each year. Please watch the bulletin for details. 

Winterfest 

The parish's major fundraiser of the year, the Winterfest and Craft Fair is held on the first weekend of December, Friday 3-9pm and Saturday 9-3pm. The two-day event is held in the Amadeo Room and the Parish Life Center. Admission is free. 

Bridge Club

Resurrection Parish has an active Bridge Club which meets and plays regularly. Bridge Club Contact Person: Maureen Quebedeaux 301-384-0411 

Leisure Club

The Leisure Club is for all parishioners over the age of 55. It provides a forum to meet for both spiritual and social activities. Events, which usually include Mass, as well as field trips, are schduled on a monthly basis. A committee of members plans the events and shares responsibility for organizing them. 

Knights of Columbus

The Knights of Columbus, a dynamic, fraternal Catholic Organization serving the community through charity, seeks new members!  If you are an 18-year-old or older Catholic male wanting to serve those in need, we want you. More importantly, your community needs you!  Consider joining the Knights of Columbus:  We are Charity, Unity, Fraternity and Patriotism!  We urge you to come learn about the Knights by contacting a brother Knight after Mass (look for their K of C name badge).  The Bishop Lyons Council #9808 of the Knights of Columbus conduct meetings at 8:00 pm on the first and third Tuesdays of the month.  

To learn more about us, go to www.kofc.org. To learn more about our Council #9808, please contact Lee Pfeffer at 301/384-0120 or email him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . For more information about Council #9808, see our January 2015 newsletter.