Middle School News
We hope to have piqued your interest and want all 6, 7, and 8th graders to join us for BASH on April 16. This annual event is a great Middle School festival for those in the Arlington Diocese. There is food, games, musical entertainment (Popple is the headliner), Mass with the Bishop and more. Cost is $10/pp and includes entry, a t-shirt and food. View the promotional video to learn more and register online ASAP – deadline is April 9.
Lenten Service Opportunities
St. Lucy Project
We need many hands to help fill the St. Lucy Project truck this Sunday, March 20, at 11:30 am after the 10:30 am Mass. The Parish has donated many food items and it is now time to pass them on. Please join us to help load the truck, contact Miguel firstname.lastname@example.org.
Easter Vigil Preparations
The Parish needs help preparing for the Vigil and other Holy Week events. The biggest need right now is to help put candles in all the holders. Other opportunities may arise. If you are interested, and need service hours, contact Miguel, email@example.com.
Veneration of the Cross on Good Friday
We still need teens to help carry the cross during the Good Friday Liturgy. Rehearsal is at 12:30 pm. The English liturgy occurs at 3:00 pm and the Spanish at 7:30 pm following the Live Stations of the Cross. Contact Miguel, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Other Lenten Opportunities
Model Seder - March 19
Preparations are underway for the “Model” Seder this Saturday, March 19 from 3:00 – 4:30 pm. Together with Rabbi Rain Zohav, we will walk through the many Christian symbols of the Seder meal in preparation of Holy Week. Participants are encouraged to bring tambourines to this communal and celebratory affair. Please RSVP online to ensure there is enough food.
Live Stations of the Cross - March 25
The Live Stations of the Cross is an annual tradition at Good Shepherd. Join this wonderful Good Friday event. Teens are encouraged to participate, please email email@example.com.
Basilica Pilgrimage - April 9
April 3 Donuts after Masses - signup here
April 30 - WorkCamp Fundraiser Dinner, Silent Auction & Raffle
First Communion Help – May 7
The Faith Formation team is seeking teens to help at the reception following First Communion Masses on May 7. More details to follow, contact Miguel firstname.lastname@example.org.
The weather is warming up, stay tuned for a new summer schedule and fun opportunities!