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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. 

    Jan. 12

    Parish Liaison Quarterly Network Meeting, online, 10-11:30 a.m. Register, bit.ly/Jan12PLN.

    Jan. 16

    Mass in Observance for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, celebrated by Bishop Michael Burbidge, Cathedral of St. Thomas More, reception following Mass, 3901 Cathedral Ln., Arlington, and livestreamed, 11 a.m. Office of Multicultural Ministries, mcm@arlingtondiocese.org. 703/525-1300.

    Jan. 19

    Ecumenical Service, in observance of the International Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, with Bishop Michael Burbidge, St. Bernadette Church, 7600 Old Keene Mill Rd., Springfield, 7:30 p.m. Call 703/451-857 or go to stbernpar.org.

    Jan. 21

    Mass for the Gift of Human Life, with Bishop Burbidge, Cathedral of St. Thomas More, 3901 Cathedral Ln., Arlington, 10 a.m. 703/525-1300.

    March for Life, rally and march, 12th Street on the National Mall, between Madison and Jefferson Drives, 12:15 p.m. March up Constitution Avenue to Supreme Court and Capitol in protest of Roe v. Wade. Marchforlife.org.

    Jan. 22

    Seasons of Hope Grief Support Group, for anyone who has lost a loved one, Holy Spirit Church parish center, 5121 Woodland Way, Annandale, 10:30 a.m. Chris and Gary Horne, griefsupport@holyspiritchurch.us.

    “Black Panther” Movie Night, hosted by St. John Neumann Racial Justice Ministry, online, 6:30 p.m. Register by Jan. 20, Bit.ly/3E8ePI4. Robert More, racial.justice.sjn@gmail.com.

    Jan. 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.

    Jan. 27

    Nativity Italian Heritage and Cultural Society talk by Archbishop Timothy Broglio of the Military Services USA, Nativity School cafeteria, 6398 Nativity Ln., Burke, 7 p.m. Nonmembers fee. Steve Pannucci, spannucci@gmail.com.

    Food Drives

    Diocesan Catholic Charities is conducting ongoing food drives to support the St. Lucy Food Project, which distributes food to those in need.

    The drives, which collect nonperishables and other food items that go toward providing meals to those who are food insecure, are held at different parishes after weekend Masses and during weekday drop-offs.

    For a complete list of dates, times and locations, go to ccda.net under Upcoming Events. 


    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. 13

    Lunch, with PTSC, Bamian Restaurant, 5634 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, 1 p.m. RSVP by Jan. 11, ptscnva@gmail.com.

    Jan. 15

    National Museum of the U.S. Army, with PTSC, 1775 Liberty Dr., Fort Belvoir, meet in the lobby, 11:20 a.m. RSVP by Jan. 13, ptscnva@gmail.com.

    Jan. 18

    Installation Mass for 2022 Council, with PTSC, Church of the Nativity, 6400 Nativity Ln., Burke, 11:50 a.m. RSVP by Jan. 16, Anne, 703/751-0739.

    Jan. 23

    Roving Restauranteers, with PTSC, Romano’s Macaroni Grill, 5925 Kingstowne Towne Center, Alexandria, 1 p.m. RSVP by Jan. 21, ptscnva@gmail.com.

    Jan. 27

    Lunch, with PTSC, House of Dynasty, 7550 Telegraph Rd., Alexandria, 1 p.m. RSVP by Jan. 25, ptscnva@gmail.com.