Holy Week begins this Sunday, Palm Sunday.
Check our website for opportunities for prayer, Stations of the Cross, the Sacrament of Reconciliation, and more as we prepare to celebrate the Resurrection of Christ on EasterSunday. CLICK HERE.
THIS WEEKEND AT GOOD SHEPHERD
- Parish Seder Saturday, March 19, 3-4:30pm with Rabbi Rain Zohav from the Interfaith Families Project. REGISTER HERE
- Sharing Sunday every Weekend in Lent: Thank you for donations of non-perishable groceries to help neighbors in need.
- Operation Rice Bowl: Drop off your Rice Bowl Donations this weekend after all Masses, or visit CRSRiceBowl.org to donate online.
- Nail Sale after Masses: Support our HS teens as they raise money for WorkCamp. Thank you for your prayers and donations!
Happy Saint Patrick's Day today, March 17!
- Happy Saint Joseph's Day on Saturday, March 19!
Join us in Prayer, Fasting, and Giving in the final weeks of Lent.
- Stations of the Cross, Fridays, 6:45pm (through Friday, March 18)
- Lectio Divina, (Bible study / Prayer group) Fridays, 9:45am (through Friday, March 18)
- Friday Fish Fry at the Knights of Columbus (8592 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22309) 5pm-6:30pm Flounder, cole slaw, potato salad and more for family-friendly prices! DETAILS HERE
- Wednesday evening Mass, at 6pm
- The Light is On for You, Sacrament of Reconciliation, Wednesdays, 6:30 - 8:00pm
- and much more! For information on our Lent opportunities: Read our Lent Brochure and visit our web site.
REQUEST FOR PRAYERS, AND A PETITION FROM THE USCCB
The USCCB is requesting prayers and urging Catholics to sign a petition in support of Christians and other religious minorities who are being persecuted in the Middle East. Please CLICK HERE for more information from the USCCB.
Good Shepherd has an immediate opening for a part-time Receptionist / Administrative Assistant, supporting parishioners, volunteers, and visitors. Hours are Mon.-Thurs. 5pm-8pmand Sunday 8am-4pm. Candidates should send a cover letter, detailed work and education resume, and three references to email@example.com. (See also our ONLINE AD)
100th ANNIVERSARY OF THE IRISH EASTER RISING and ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARTY
Saturday, March 19 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 8592 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22309. Join the Knights for a celebration of Irish History and a Dinner. Includes a guest speaker, music, food, and dancing. CLICK HERE to buy tickets and for more details.
EASTER MASS SCHEDULE
Saturday, March 26, Easter Vigil, 8:30pm(bilingual Mass, 2+ hours)
Sunday, March 27
7:30am, 9:00am, 10:30am, 12:00 Noon
2:00pm in Spanish
(Additional parking and shuttle to Mt. Vernon HS Sunday, 8:30am - 3:30pm)
Note changes to our regular schedule:
No 5pm or 6:30pm Vigil Mass Saturday, March 26.
No 6:30pm Mass on Easter Sunday, March 27.
BISHOP'S LENTEN APPEAL (BLA) - DONATE NOW!
Go Forth as Heralds of God's Mercy
Support the BLA and serve the needy, educate our youth, encourage vocations, promote a culture of life and assist the clergy, religious, and lay people who help build and strengthen our diocesan Church. Prayerfully consider making a pledge.
- To learn more about the ministries, programs and charitable works of our diocese,CLICK HERE.
- The EASIEST and FASTEST way to make a donation is online: CLICK HERE!
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Looking for something to "give up" during Lent? Consider giving up envelopes and switching to online giving! Help Good Shepherd keep on budget by signing up for Faith Direct.