- Healing Mass - Saturday, 2:30pm Join Father Tom at this special Mass for those in need of physical, emotional, mental or spiritual healing, and for caregivers. Reception will follow.
- Year of Mercy Kick-off - Saturday, 6-8pm Family-friendly event with food, fun and games. RSVP HERE (to help us have enough food!)
- Sharing Sunday every Weekend in Lent: Thank you for donations of non-perishable groceries to help neighbors in need.
- Operation Rice Bowl: Pick up a Rice Bowl this weekend and participate in this Lenten activity of prayer, fasting and charity.
- Nail Sale after Masses: Support our HS teens as they raise money for WorkCamp. The nail is a reminder of the service the teens will be performing, as well as Christ's sacrifice on the cross. Thank you for your prayers and donations!
- Parish Mission Begins Sunday! Join Father Matt Hillyard Sunday, Monday and Tuesday evening for our Lent Mission:Opening Our Hearts to Mercy. Sunday, 7:45pm, Monday and Tuesday, 7:00pm. More details HERE
OPPORTUNITIES DURING LENT
Join us in Prayer, Fasting, and Charity as we Journey to Easter in the Year of Mercy. Some activities for Lent include:
- Wednesday evening Mass, at 6pm
- The Light is On for You, Sacrament of Reconciliation, Wednesdays, 6:30 - 8:00pm (all parishes in DC and Arlington)
- Stations of the Cross, Fridays, 6:45pm
- Lectio Divina, (Bible study / Prayer group) Fridays, 9:45am
- 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
- and much more! For information on our Lent opportunities: Read our Lent Brochure and visit our web site.
BISHOP'S LENTEN APPEAL (BLA) -
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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