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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 

    Feb. 21

    Opioids Addiction Workshop

    Hosted by Catholic Charities, St. John the Apostle Church, 101 Oakcrest Manor Dr. N.E., Leesburg, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. 703/777-1317.

    Blessed Sacrament Festival Choir and Orchestra

    Performing Beethoven’s Mass in C and Mozart’s cantata, Blessed Sacrament Church, 1427 W. Braddock Rd., Alexandria, 7:30 p.m. John McCrary, 703/998-6100.

    Feb. 22

    Heaven in Your Home: How to Build a Flourishing Catholic Household

    With Soren and Ever Johnson, co-directors of Trinity House Community, Precious Blood Church, 114 E. Edmondson St., Culpeper, 9-11:30 a.m. Fee. Register, trinityhousecommunity.org/workshops.

    Feb. 23

    The World Apostolate of Fatima

    Our Lady’s Blue Army Holy Hour, Our Lady of Angels Church perpetual adoration chapel, 13752 Mary’s Way, Woodbridge, fourth Sundays 3-4 p.m. 703/989-7176 or rmd3514@yahoo.com.

    Feb. 28

    Meatless Meals

    Eastern European meals, Fridays of Lent, Epiphany of Our Lord Byzantine Catholic Church, 3410 Woodburn Rd., Annandale, takeout: 4-7 p.m.; dine-in, 5-7 p.m. 703/573-3986 or eolbcc.org.

    Feb. 29

    Morning of Reflection

    Led by Fr. Ed Guilloux, for mothers of children with special needs, All Saints Catholic Church, 9300 Stonewall Rd., Manassas, 9-11:30 a.m. Register, signupgenius.com/go/30e084da8a72ea3fb6-morning. 703/368-4500.

    Mass for Black History Month

    Followed by reception, Holy Family Church, 14160 Ferndale Rd., Woodbridge, 5 p.m. 703/670-8161.

    March 1

    Chaplet of Divine Mercy and Rosary

    First Sunday of the month, Missionhurst, 4651 N. 25th St., Arlington, 3 p.m. Joe Perez, 703/532-0080.

    Preparing our Hearts: A Guided Examination of Conscience for Holy Confession

    Hosted by the Institute of Catholic Culture, with Fr. Paul Scalia, St. Agnes Church hall, 1910 N. Randolph St., Arlington, 6 p.m. Andy Hickman, 540/635-7155.

    Tau Fraternity Secular Franciscans 

    St. Joseph Church, 750 Peachtree St., Herndon, parish hall, 12:30 p.m. Kimberly Heatherington, 703/795-0941 or Walter Gawlak, 571/512-8402 or tauofs.org.

    March 1, 8

    The Shroud of Turin: One of the World’s Greatest Mysteries

    Sponsored by the diocesan Office of Faith Formation, March 1: St. Jude Church, 9600 Caritas St., Fredericksburg, 7 p.m.; March 8: St. Timothy Church, 13807 Poplar Tree Rd., Chantilly, 6:45 p.m. 703/841- 2554.

    March 6

    Meatless Meals

    Eastern European meals, Fridays of Lent, Epiphany of Our Lord Byzantine Catholic Church, 3410 Woodburn Rd., Annandale, takeout: 4-7 p.m.; dine-in, 5-7 p.m. 703/573-3986 or eolbcc.org.

    March 7

    NoVA Chestertonians

    With Steve Moellering discussing “The Hound of Heaven” by Francis Thompson, Famous Dave’s, 14452 Chantilly Crossing Ln., Chantilly, 3-5 p.m. Novachesterton@gmail.com.

    Scrabble Scramble Tournament

    Fundraiser for Beacon Adult Literacy, competition, food and prizes, Linton Hall School, 9535 Linton Hall Rd., Bristow, 6-9 p.m. Register a team, beaconliteracy.org. 571/428-2504.

    March 8

    Mendelssohn’s “Elijah”

    Performed by the Reston Chorale, St. Luke Church, 7001 Georgetown Pk., McLean, 4 p.m. Buy tickets, restonchorale.org. 703/834-0079.


    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.

    Feb. 21

    Trivia Night

    Hosted by St. Charles Church, 3304 Washington Blvd., Arlington, 7:30-10 p.m. Bit.ly/2SDX1i6.

    Feb. 23

    Roving Restauranteers

    With PTSC, Guapo’s Restaurant, 4028 Campbell Ave., Arlington, 4 p.m. RSVP by Feb. 21, ptscnva+jm@gmail.com.

    Feb. 28-March 1.

    Discernment Retreat for Men

    Catholic Diocese of Arlington, 200 N. Glebe Rd, Arlington, Feb. 28, 6:30 p.m.-March 1, 1:30 p.m. Bit.ly/2uzsHgL.

    March 3

    Arlington Worship

    Prayer, reflection, confession, and praise and worship, first Tuesdays, Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 830 23rd St. S., Arlington, 8-9 p.m. Facebook.com/arlingtonworship.

    March 7

    Sandwich Making

    With PTSC, St. Luke Church, 7001 Georgetown Pk., McLean, meet in kitchen next to church hall, bring two loaves of whole wheat bread, 1 p.m. RSVP by March 4, Madeleine, ptscnva+mb@gmail.com.