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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   

    Sept. 13, 20, 27

    Al-Anon Meeting

    Held Fridays, St. John Neumann Church, 11900 Lawyers Rd., Reston, 7 p.m. 703/362-3534 or mfm2u2@gmail.com.

    Sept. 14

    Thinking through the Ethics of the Transgender Question

    With Fr. Tad Pacholczyk, St. Raymond of Penafort Church, parish hall, 8750 Pohick Rd., Springfield, 9:45-noon. 703/440-0535 or office@straymonds.org.

    Mass for those with Special Needs

    Votive Mass and reception, St. Francis de Sales Church, 37730 St. Francis Ct., Purcellville, 7 p.m. 540/338-6381 or knights11136@gmail.com.

    Sept. 21

    Korean Vocation Conference

    Talks in Korean and English on vocations, St. Paul Chung Church, 4712 Rippling Pond Dr., Fairfax, 2 p.m. 703/841-3881 or mcm@arlingtondiocese.org.

    Institute of Catholic Culture 10th Anniversary Celebration

    3010 Rose Creek Ct., Oakton, 3-6 p.m. RSVP by Sept. 15, 540/635-7155 or instituteofcatholicculture.org.

    Sept. 22

    Parish Picnic

    St. Ambrose Church, 3901 Woodburn Rd., Annandale, 1-4pm. 703/280-4400.

    Sept. 23

    Mass with Healing Prayers

    Celebrated by Fr. Stefan Starzynski, with praise and worship, St. Mary of Sorrows Church, 5222 Sideburn Rd., Fairfax, 7 p.m. Terry Riggins, 703/224-1474 or Teresa.riggins@arlingtondiocese.org.

    Sept. 26

    Mass for Healing

    With Fr. John Melmer, Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 830 23rd St. S., Arlington, 7:30 p.m. Sheila Cowling, 571/216-3024, sheila@flythrough.com or healingministry.net.

    Sept. 28

    Arlington Kids’ Stuff Sale

    Includes clothes, toys, books, games and more, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 4000 N. Lorcom Ln., Arlington, 8 a.m.-noon. Kidsstuffsale.com.

    Sept. 29

    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.

    Sept. 23-29

    “Maximilian: Saint of Auschwitz”

    One-man show performed by Leonardo Defilippis, retells the story of St. Maximilian Kolbe. Go to stlukeproductions.com/dramas/maximilianshown. Shown at the following times and locations:

    Sept. 23 — Christendom College in Front Royal, school gym, 6:30 p.m.

    Sept. 25 — Church of the Nativity in Burke, Fr. Martin Center, 7 p.m.

    Sept. 27 — All Saints Catholic Church in Manassas, parish activity center, 7 p.m.

    Sept. 28 — Bishop Ireton High School in Alexandria, Garwood Whaley Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.

    Sept. 29 — Good Shepherd Church in Alexandria, Creedon Hall, 4 p.m.

    The Scene

    Sept. 13

    Paradise Springs Winery

    With PTSC, taste testing and music, Paradise Springs Winery, 13219 Yates Ford Rd., Clifton, meet at the entrance, 5 p.m. Fee. RSVP by Sept. 11, ptscnva+cm@gmail.com.

    Sept. 15

    “A Few Good Men,” with PTSC

    Play written by Aaron Sorkin, Little Theatre of Alexandria, 600 Wolfe St., Alexandria, meet in the lobby, 2:45 p.m. Fee. RSVP by Sept. 12, ptscnva+mm@gmail.com.

    Sept. 16, 23, 30


    With PTSC, Par 3 Burke Lake Golf Course, 7315 Ox Rd., Fairfax, 11 a.m. RSVP, ptscnva+ad@gmail.com.

    Sept. 16

    Fairfax Theology on Tap

    With YAM, “Peer Leadership in your Parish,” with Sara Prince, The Auld Shebeen, 3971 Chain Bridge Rd., Fairfax, 6:30-8:30 p.m. bit.ly/2krdsRQ.

    Sept. 24


    With PTSC, at Ireland’s Four Provinces, 105 W. Broad St., Falls Church, noon. RSVP by Sept. 24, ptscnva+bs@gmail.com.

    Sept. 28

    Walk at Burke Lake Park

    With PTSC, three miles round trip, Burke Lake Park, 7315 Ox Rd., Fairfax, 10:30 a.m. RSVP by Sept. 26, ptscnva+jd@gmail.com.

    Sept. 29

    Roving Restauranteers

    Coyote Grill, 10266 Main St., Fairfax, 5 p.m. RSVP by Sept. 27, ptscnva+ph@gmail.com.

    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.