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    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   

    July 19

    Mass for Healing

    With Fr. John H. Melmer, St. Francis of Assisi Church, 18825 Fuller Heights Rd., Triangle, 7:30 p.m. Sheila Cowling, 571/216-3024, sheila@flythrough.com or healingministry.net.


    July 21

    Our Lady of Antipolo devotional Mass

    Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Crypt Church, 400 Michigan Ave., N.E., Washington, 10 a.m. Bnantipolo@gmail.com.


    July 22

    A diocesanwide Eucharistic Holy Hour

    Sponsored by the World Apostolate of Fatima, Our Lady’s Blue Army, 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.


    July 24

    Movie screening

    “Ignatius of Loyola,” sponsored by Catholic Daughters of the Americas, St. Ann Church, 5300 N. 10th St., Arlington, July 14: noon, July 24: 10 a.m. Proceeds to benefit Dominican Sisters in Linden. RSVP, Teresa, 703/573-1582 or cda1872@gmail.com.


    July 25

    Keys to Resilience Volunteer Training

    Offers guidance for those working with individuals who have experienced trauma, with licensed clinical social worker Beverly Hubble Tauke discussing the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) assessment, St. John Neumann Church, 11900 Lawyers Rd., Reston, 7-9 p.m. RSVP, sodwyer@ccda.net.


    July 26-28

    “Newsies”

    With the Summer Theatre Program, co-sponsored by St. Bernadette Church in Springfield and Bishop Ireton High School in Alexandria, Bishop Ireton High School, 201 Cambridge Rd., Alexandria, July 26-28: 7:30 p.m., July 28: 1 p.m. Buy tickets at summertheatreprogram.org/tickets.


    July 27

    Piano Music Concert

    With John McCrary, Director of Music at Blessed Sacrament, performing Ravel’s Le Tombeau de Couperin, Beethoven’s Grande Sonate Pathétique, Op. 13 and Bach’s Italian Concerto, Blessed Sacrament Church, 1427 W. Braddock Rd., Alexandria, 8 p.m. John McCrary, 703/998-6100, ext. 103, jmccrary@blessedsacramentcc.org.


    July 28

    Mass for Catholic Grandparents Association

    With celebrant Fr. Jerry Wooton, for grandparents and family members, Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Immaculate Heart of Mary Chapel, crypt level, 400 Michigan Ave., N.E., Washington, 10:30 a.m. Colleen Rooney, 703/878-9285 or colleen.rooney6@gmail.com.

    “Journey through Grief”

    Summer workshop with Haven of Northern Virginia, 4606 Ravensworth Rd., Annandale, 2-4 p.m. Registration required, 703/941-7000 or havenofnova@verizon.net or go to havenofnova.org.


    Aug. 3-4

    Two Hearts of Jesus and Mary

    Vigil Mass followed by eucharistic Adoration, confession and rosary, St. Agnes Church, 1910 N. Randolph St., Arlington, first Friday and Saturday 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Mark Gallagher, 571/225-0497, markgallagherjmj@gmail.com.


    Aug. 4

    NoVA Chestertonians meeting

    With Samuel Burke discussing “What books are a good introduction to Chesterton?”, Famous Dave’s, 14452 Chantilly Crossing Ln., Chantilly, 3-5 p.m. 703/406-9244 or novachesterton@gmail.com.


    Aug. 5

    Tau Fraternity Secular Franciscans Meeting

    St. Joseph Church, 750 Peachtree St., Herndon, 12:30 p.m. Pam Brooks, 703/975-9256 or Walter Gawlak, 571/512-8402 or go to tauofs.org.

    Chaplet of Divine Mercy and rosary

    Missionhurst, 4651 N. 25th St., Arlington, first Sundays 3 p.m. Joe Perez, 703/532-0080.


    Aug. 11

    Movie screening

    “Ignatius of Loyola,” sponsored by Catholic Daughters of the Americas, St. Ann Church, 5300 N. 10th St., Arlington, noon. Proceeds to benefit Dominican Sisters in Linden. RSVP, Teresa, 703/573-1582 or cda1872@gmail.com.


    Aug. 11-12

    Lord Teach Me to Pray: Facilitator Training-Retreat

    Will prepare you to facilitate “Lord Teach Me to Pray” Ignation prayer groups and improve prayer life, Washington Retreat House, 4000 Harewood Rd., N.E., Washington, Aug. 11: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Aug. 12: 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Carol Weiler, 504/439-5933 or carolweiler@cox.net or Fr. Marty Gleeson, 504/717-8770 or mgleesonop@gmail.com or go to lordteachmetopray.com.


    Aug. 18

    Mass honoring Our Lady of Antipolo

    Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Crypt Church, 400 Michigan Ave., N.E., Washington, 10 a.m. Bnantipolo@gmail.com.


    Aug. 23

    Mass for Healing

    With Fr. Horace H. Grinnell, Church of the Nativity, 6400 Nativity Ln., Burke, 7:30 p.m. Sheila Cowling, 571/216-3024, sheila@flythrough.com or healingministry.net.



    The Scene

    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+

    PTSC — Prime Time Single Catholics, age 40+

    SJN Young Adults  — St. John Neumann Young Adult Ministry, 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.


    July 30

    Golf

    With PTSC, Burke Lake Golf Course, 7315 Ox Rd., Fairfax Station, weather permitting, 11 a.m. Lunch to follow. Fee. RSVP, Anne, 703/751-0739 or go to bit.ly/ptsc.


    July 31

    Lunch at Peking Gourmet Inn, with PTSC, 6029 Leesburg Pk., Falls Church, noon. RSVP by July 31, Bob, bobs1947@juno.com or go to bit.ly/ptsc.


    Aug. 1

    P3: Prayer, Penance, Pub, includes adoration and reflection followed by dinner at a local restaurant, with All Saints YA, 9300 Stonewall Rd., Manassas, 7-9 p.m. 703/393-2141 or youngadults@allsaintsva.org.


    Aug. 4

    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, 10 a.m. RSVP by Aug. 1, Madeleine, 703/820-4138 or go to bit.ly/ptsc.


    Aug. 5

    Roving Restauranteers

    With PTSC, Yard House, 6791 Springfield Town Center, Springfield, 5 p.m. RSVP by Aug. 1, Anna, 703/440-9659 or go to bit.ly/ptsc.


    Aug. 5, 12, 19

    Basketball

    With Catholic Sports Club, Queen of Apostles Church, 4401 Sano St., Alexandria, 7:30-9 p.m. Yam@arlingtondiocese.org.


    Aug. 6

    Old Town Theology on Tap

    With St. Mary’s Youth and Young Adults and YAM, with Thomas J. Curry, head of school at Bishop Ireton High School in Alexandria, Murphy’s Irish Pub Old Town, 713 King St., Alexandria, 6:30-9 p.m. 703/836-4100, ext. 3024 or saintmarysparishyouth@gmail.com.


    Aug. 6, 13

    Golf

    With PTSC, Burke Lake Golf Course, 7315 Ox Rd., Fairfax Station, weather permitting, 11 a.m. Lunch to follow. Fee. RSVP, Anne, 703/751-0739 or go to bit.ly/ptsc.


    Aug. 7, 21

    Arlington Worship

    With YAM, music and reflection, Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 830 23rd St. S., Arlington, every first and third Tuesday 8-9 p.m., social to follow at Good Stuff Eatery, 2110 Crystal Dr., Arlington. 703/841-2549 or yam@arlingtondiocese.org.


    Aug. 10

    Folk/Pop music concert

    With PTSC, free concert by The Ragbirds, Lake Accotink Park, 7500 Accotink Park Rd., Springfield, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Meet Tom at 6:45 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. by concession stand. RSVP by Aug. 8, Tom, tomtal1@verizon.net.


    Aug. 14

    Sterling Theology on Tap

    With YAM, “Mercy is Our Mission: How to Have Transforming Encounters Through the Works of Mercy,” with Carmen “China” Briceño, O’Faolain’s Irish Restaurant, 20921 Davenport Dr., Sterling, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Yam@arlingtondiocese.org.


    Aug. 15

    Holy Day Mass and lunch

    With PTSC, Mass for the Solemnity of the Assumption, Basilica of St. Mary, 310 S. Royal St., Alexandria, meet at noon outside basilica for group seating, lunch to follow at nearby restaurant. RSVP by Aug. 13, Linda, 703/451-6167 or go to bit.ly/ptsc.