Due to an unavoidable conflict, the Healing Mass is re-scheduled for Saturday, February 27 at 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.
THIS WEEKEND AT GOOD SHEPHERD
- Soup and Stations, Friday, February 19, 6:00pm Join us for a light soup supper and a presentation of the Stations of the Cross from our Youth Group.
- Make Me a Channel of Your Peace: Saturday, February 20, begins with 5pmMass. Dinner and Keynote address to follow. Keynote Speaker: Bishop Oscar Cantú from the Diocese of Las Cruces, New Mexico and Chair of the Committee on International Justice and Peace. (RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org, 703-841-3881. $10 donation suggested.)
- Sharing Sunday every Sunday in Lent: Thank you for donations of non-perishable groceries to help neighbors in need.
- Pancake Breakfast: Join us after Mass Sunday morning for pancakes and sausage (thanks to the Knights of Columbus).
- 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!
- LMVSC Soccer Registration: Sunday, 1-4pm Volunteers from LMVSC will be available to assist with registration for Spring soccer.
SECOND QUARTER STEWARDSHIP REPORT
Read about our stewardship activities for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2016. Available this weekend in the bulletin and online: 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
- Parish Mission with Father Matt Hillyard, Sunday, February 28 - Tuesday, March 1(details)
- and much more!
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!
TODAY: ESTATE PLANNING SEMINAR AT KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS
8592 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22309
Thursday, February 18, 6:00pm Social Meeting / Pot luck Dinner followed by seminar (7:30pm). Contact the Knights for more information.
FYI - INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY
Emergency announcements are shared in the following ways:
- parish website (announcements are placed on the home page; and HERE)
- parish Mobile App (CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE APP - Be first to get the news!
THANK YOU FOR USING FAITH DIRECT! Information and sign up HERE.
During a snow storm, our expenses go up and our in-pew collections go down. Help Good Shepherd keep on budget by signing up for Faith Direct.