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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.

    Check with event contacts in case of cancellation.

    Coming Events 

    Dec. 2

    Parish Liaison Network Quarterly Meeting

    Online, bit.ly/DecPLN, 10-11:30 a.m. RSVP by Nov. 27, volunteer@ccda.net.

    Dec. 4

    No Room at the Inn Gala

    Hosted by Church of the Redeemer, nativities, choir and live auction, online, churchredeemer.org/no-room, 7-8 p.m. 804/730-7980 or noroom@churchredeemer.org.

    Dec. 4-6

    Praying through Infertility

    Online Advent retreat with Springs in the Dessert, a Catholic apostolate for families dealing with infertility. Info@springsinthedessert.org or springsinthedesert.org.

    Dec. 6

    Mass

    Celebrated by Bishop Michael Burbidge, for the anniversary of granting the name of minor basilica, Basilica of St. Mary, 310 S. Royal St., Alexandria, 11:30 a.m. 703/836-4100.

    Tau Fraternity Secular Franciscans Meeting

    Online, 1:30 p.m. Kimberley Heatherington, 703/795-0941 or Walter Gawlak, 571/512-8402. Tauofs.org

    A Festival of Lessons and Carols

    An Advent tradition of music and readings, with Bishop Michael Burbidge, Cathedral of St. Thomas More, 3901 Cathedral Ln., Arlington, and livestreamed, 4 p.m. Social distancing and mask-wearing will be observed. Register, bit.ly/3f1MeZY.

    Dec. 11

    Mass for the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

    Celebrated by Bishop Michael Burbidge, Our Lady of Angels, 13752 Marys Way, Woodbridge, 7 p.m. 703/494-2444.

    Dec. 12

    Rosary for College-age Young Adults

    With Praying Catholic Moms, to pray for academic success, protection and well-being, online, 10 a.m. Frances Chamberlin, 703/981-7100 or lizhild2411@gmail.com.

    Dec. 23

    Closing Mass for Simbang Gabi

    Celebrated by Bishop Michael Burbidge, Cathedral of St. Thomas More, 3901 Cathedral Ln., Arlington, and livestreamed, 7 p.m. 703/525-1300 and Arlington.diocese.org/sinbanggabi.


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    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.

    Nov. 26

    Thanksgiving Dinner

    With PTSC, Clyde’s at Mark Center, 1700 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, 12:45 p.m. RSVP by Nov. 20, ptscnva@gmail.com.

    Nov. 28

    Manassas Battlefield Walk

    With PTSC, Henry Hill Visitor Center, 6511 Sudely Rd., Manassas, 11 a.m. RSVP by Nov. 27, ptscnva@gmail.com.

    Dec. 6

    Roving Restauranteers

    With PTSC, Old Ebbitt Grill, 675 15th St. N.W., Washington, 1:30 p.m. RSVP by Dec. 3, ptscnva@gmail.com.

    Dec. 8

    Mass for the Feast of the Immaculate Conception

    With PTSC, Cathedral of St. Thomas More, 3901 Cathedral Ln., Arlington, 11:45 a.m. RSVP by Dec. 6, ptscnva@gmail.com.