We welcome Father Jaffe from the Arlington Diocese Office of Vocations to Masses this Sunday. Join us in prayer for Vocations to the Church.
International Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
January 18 – 25 Reconciliation - the love of Christ compels us (cf. 2 Cor 5:14-20)
- Attend the Prayer Service for Christian Unity at Mount Olivet UMC, Tuesday, January 24, 7:30pm, with Bishop Burbidge from the Catholic Diocese of Arlington; Rt. Rev. Edwin Gulick Jr., Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia; Rev. Richard Graham, Bishop of Metropolitan Washington for the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America; and Rev. Tom Joyce of the Virginia Conference of United Methodist Church.
- Learn about dialogues between the Catholic Church and other Christian denominations at the Vatican web page.
- Download materials, daily prayers and reflections at oikoumene.org.
National March for Life
- Participate in the March: Friday, January 27, 9am - 7pm Ride the bus with fellow parishioners, the Knights of Columbus and our neighbors from St. Louis. The day begins with 9am Mass at the KoC Council Hall, 8592 RIchmond Hwy. Busses return to the Hall at 5pm. Dinner served at Good Shepherd (approximately 5:30pm). CLICK HERE for details and to sign up. Contact:Richard Hayden (Teens interested in helping serve dinner, contact: email@example.com)
- Sign up for a Digital Pilgrimage - 9 Days for Life: January 21-29 Being pro-life is about cherishing and protecting each person and his or her life at every stage and in every circumstance. The U.S. Catholic Bishops invite us to participate in 9 Days for Life - a digital pilgrimage. Join the Facebook Event, download the Novena, or sign up for daily emails or text messages at 9daysforlife.com.
Prayer Service for Healing for Victims/Survivors of Sexual Abuse
Saturday, January 21, 10:30am St. Louis Catholic Church
Presider: Father Tom Ferguson
The Services include a survivor’s testimony of his/her efforts to heal, followed by a light reception. For information, contact the Office of Victim Assistance, Diocese of Arlington, 703-841-2530.
Mass with Bishop Burbidge
Monday, January 23, 7pm at St. Bernadette Parish in Springfield, Virginia
Reception after Mass. All are welcome! More information at arlingtondiocese.org
Eucharistic Adoration / Holy Hour
Join Father Tom and parishioners for confession, prayer and adoration to the Blessed Sacrament. We especially offer prayers for our country.
Youth Groups and More!
- High School Nights - Sundays, 7:30 - 9pm
- Middle School Youth Group - Thursdays, 6:30 - 7:30pm
- Life Is VERY Good Evening of Prayer Concert - Thursday, January 26, Eagle Bank Arena. 'Stand for Life' and pray at this live concert. Cost $17. SIGN UP
- High School WorkCamp - Information after all Masses Sunday, January 22 and 29: Miguel and parishioner Joe Ferguson will be available to answer questions and share information. Register now for this life-changing experience of faith and service. Space is limited. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Designate your donation before January 31!
Do you want to honor a loved one with a memorial donation for Our Capital Campaign - Our Family, Our Faith, Our Future? Your Capital Campaign donations - past or future - can be designated as a memorial donation. Names of donors and memorial donations will be displayed on a special Memorial Wall. To designate your gift, contact: Janice Spollen, email@example.com.
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