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  • How to submit an event:

    For Coming Events/The Scene — include the event name, sponsor, location, time, date and contact information. Must be submitted in writing at least two weeks prior to the publication date

    Events may be emailed to events@catholicherald.com; mailed to the Catholic Herald, 200 N. Glebe Rd., Suite 600, Arlington, VA 22203; or faxed to 703/524-2782.  

    Publication is not guaranteed and events within the diocese are given preference.

    Coming Events   

    Jan. 11

    How to High School

    Readiness and skills workshop for grades 7-8, hosted by Saint John Paul the Great Catholic High School, 17700 Dominican Dr., Dumfries, noon-4 p.m. RSVP, forms.gle/7HF3JWyaSgyiBAiVA. Howtohighschool@jpthegreat.org.

    Jan. 14

    Praise and Worship for Conversion and Healing for Families

    Holy hour and reconciliation, with local musicians Valerie and Rocco Repetski, sponsored by the diocesan Office of Marriage, Family and Respect Life and Project Rachel Help after Abortion, St. Leo the Great Church, 3700 Old Lee Hwy., Fairfax, 7:30-8:30 p.m. 703/841-2550, info@helpafterabortion.org or arlingtondiocese.org/healingandconversion.

    Jan. 22

    Evening Prayer Service for Christian Unity

    With Bishop Michael Burbidge, St. Bernadette Church, 7600 Old Keene Mill Rd., Springfield, 6:30 p.m. 703/451-8576.

    Evening of Prayerful Remembrance and Intercession

    In response to the 47th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, adoration, prayer, personal testimonies and confession, Basilica of St. Mary, 310 S. Royal St., Alexandria, 7 p.m. 877/586-4621, info@helpafterabortion.org or stmaryoldtown.org.

    Jan. 23-24

    Life is Very Good

    George Mason University, EagleBank Arena, 4500 Patriot Cir., Fairfax, Jan. 23: prayer vigil, 7:30 p.m; Jan. 24: Mass, 10 a.m. Buy tickets, arlingtondiocese.org/youth-ministry/life-is-very-good. 703/841-2559.

    Jan. 24

    March for Life

    Peaceful protest of Roe v. Wade, National Mall, 12th St. N.W., Washington, noon. Marchforlife.org/national-march-for-life.

    Jan. 26

    Diaconate Ordination

    For Guillermo Gonzalez, St. Leo the Great Church, 3700 Old Lee Hwy., Fairfax, 11 a.m. 703/841-2514.

    Mass and Dedication of Mosaic of Blessed Frederic Ozanam

    Founder of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, 400 Michigan Ave., N.E., Washington, noon. 202/526-8300.


    For Young Adults and Singles

    All Saints YA — For Young Adults age 20s-30s, single or married

    CSGW — Catholic Singles of Greater Washington – single Catholics age 21-65+

    OLGC Young Professionals Ministry - for young adults age 21-38

    PTSC — Prime Time Single Catholics, age 40+

    SJN Young Adults  — St. John Neumann Young Adult Ministry, for young adults age 21-39

    The Basilica of St. Mary YA — Basilica of St. Mary Young Adults, for young adults age 21-39

    St. Rita Young Adults — St. Rita Church Young Adult Ministry, for young adults age 20-40

    YAM — Arlington Diocese Young Adult Ministry, 20s & 30s, married or single

    Catholic Life YAM — Serving the young adults of Fairfax area parishes

    Catholic Sports Club — Offering leagues and open gyms to all young adults, married or single, Catholic or otherwise.

    Jan. 11

    Tour of Eden Center Shopping Mall

    With PTSC, 6751 Wilson Blvd., Falls Church, meet by the clock tower, 11 a.m. RSVP by Jan. 10, ptscnva+jd@gmail.com.

    Jan. 19

    Roving Restauranteers

    With PTSC, Southside 815, 815 Southside Washington St., Alexandria, 1 p.m. RSVP by Jan. 17, ptscnva+ph@gmail.com.

    Jan. 26

    “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder”

    With PTSC, Tony Award-winning musical comedy, Little Theatre of Alexandria, 600 Wolfe St., Alexandria, meet in the lobby, 2:45 p.m. RSVP by Jan. 23, ptscnva+mm@gmail.com.