Religious Education

Holy Mary, Our Lady of the Wayside we seek thy intercession for the welfare of our Faith, our families, our flocks, and our fields. We beg thee to obtain for us the grace to walk in the Way of your Son, Our Lord Jesus Christ. May we find the end of our pilgrimage at the gates of Heaven, and there give praise to God our Almighty Father, forever and ever. 

religious education

The CCD coordinator, Melissa Hoffman can be reached by email at or calling our office at (301)884-2502. When a weather emergency creates hazardous travel conditions, Our Lady of the Wayside Church follows the St. Mary’s County School policy. If school is cancelled, all church activities are cancelled and the office will be closed. If school is delayed, the office will be delayed also.

CCD 2020 - 2021

Our CCD program looks a little different this year due to COVID-19. This year CCD will take place in the comfort of your own home. Each student will be provided a textbook and an activity book (a pick up time for these will be announced soon), and teachers will be sending lessons via email to their students to complete at home. Once a month the child’s completed lessons will be submitted via email to their teacher (a picture of the assignment will work just fine). Teachers will keep track of each child’s completed assignments. The registration form can be mailed to the church or dropped off in the drop box at the church hall. The registration fee for this year is $20. This will cover the cost of both books the children will receive. The address for the church is:

Our Lady of the Wayside
37575 Chaptico Road
P.O. Box 97
Chaptico, MD 20621

Our Location

37575 Chaptico Rd
P.O. Box 97
Chaptico, MD 20621
tel: (301) 884-2502
fax: (301) 884-0381

office hours

Mon. – Thr. 7:30am – 3:00pm
Fri. 7:30am – 12:30pm