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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.

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    Publication is not guaranteed and events within the diocese are given preference.

    Coming Events   

    June 12

    Intercessory Holy Hour

    Sponsored by the Office for Marriage, Family and Respect Life, adopted by Lay Associates of Our Lady of LaSalette, with homilist Deacon Marques Silva, music from Natalie J. Plumb, St. Mary of Sorrows Historic Church, 11112 Fairfax Station Rd., Fairfax Station, 7:30-8:30 p.m. 703/841-2504 or info@helpafterabortion.org.

    June 14

    For Everything there Is a Season

    “Downsizing,” with Betty and Bill Ubbens and Nia Bagley of Weichert Realtors, sponsored by the St. Ann Adult Religious Enrichment Committee, St. Ann Church, lower level room 105, 5300 N. 10th St., Arlington, 1-2:30 p.m. 703/528-6276.

    June 15

    Sharing Hope

    Support group for men and women going through separation or divorce, topic is “Annulments,” St. Mary of Sorrows Historic Church hall, 11112 Fairfax Station Rd., Fairfax Station, 8 p.m. Maureen, 703/978-6318.

    June 16

    Remembering Fr. Gerry Creedon

    Celebrating the 50th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood, with a Mass, reception in Creedon Hall, and book sale from Father’s personal collection to benefit organizations he supported, Good Shepherd Church, 8710 Mt. Vernon Hwy., Alexandria, 5 p.m. 703/780-4055, office@gs-cc.org or go to gs-cc.org.

    Catholic for Housing 5K Run/Walk

    Honoring CFH founder, the late Fr. Gerry Creedon on the 50th anniversary of his ordination, Bull Run Regional Park, 7700 Bull Run Dr., Centreville, 8 a.m. registration opens, 9 a.m. race start. Fee. Register, bit.ly/cfh5k2018. 703/221-4510, info@cfhva.org or go to cfhva.org.

    June 17

    Missa em Português: Mass in Portuguese

    Organized by the Brazilian Catholic Community of the Arlington Diocese, with refreshments after Mass, Missionhurst Chapel, 4651 25th Street N., Arlington, third Sundays 4 p.m. Office of Multicultural Ministries, 703/841-3888 or multicultural@arlingtondiocese.org.

    June 21

    Mass for Healing

    With Fr. David L. Martin, Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 120 Keating Dr., Winchester, 7:30 p.m. Sheila Cowling, 571/216-3024, sheila@flythrough.com or healingministry.net.

    June 22

    Mass for Multicultural Communities

    Celebrating unity through diversity with Bishop Michael Burbidge, St. John Neumann Church, 11900 Lawyers Rd., Reston, Multicultural Choir prelude 6:30 p.m., Mass 7 p.m., reception and cultural fair after Mass. Office of Multicultural Ministries, 703/841-3881 or mcm@arlingtondiocese.org.

    June 22-23

    IHM National Catholic Homeschool Conference

    With speakers, Catholic gifts, curricula and books, for parents, educators and religious, Fredericksburg Expo and Conference Center, 2371 Carl D. Silver Pkwy., Fredericksburg, June 22: 9 a.m.-9 p.m., June 23: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. For schedule go to ihmconference.org or call 540/636-1946.

    June 23

    National Filipino Pilgrimage

    With Mass honoring Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage, celebrated by Bishop Francisco M. de Leon, Bishop of Antipolo, Philippines, Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, 400 Michigan Ave., N.E., Washington, 10 a.m. Novena, 11 a.m. Sacrament of Reconciliation, noon rosary prayers, Serenata and image procession, 2 p.m. Eucharistic celebration. Bnantipolo@gmail.com or go to antipolo.us.

    Family & Knights at the ball park

    With Potomac Nationals vs. Wilmington Blue Rocks, to benefit the St. Katharine Drexel Mission church building fund, includes opening ceremony, first pitch thrown by Fr. Christopher Murphy, photo ops with the mascot, actor Robert Wuhl (from “Bull Durham”) signing autographs and fireworks after game, Pfitzner Stadium, 7 County Complex Dr., Woodbridge, 6:30 p.m. Buy tickets at katharinedrexelcc.org  or contact Greg Murray, 330/701-4582 or grandknight16793@outlook.com.

    June 24

    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.

    June 29

    Solemn Vespers

    With Bishop Michael Burbidge, to celebrate the Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul, with refreshments to follow in courtyard, The Basilica of St. Mary, 310 S. Royal St., Alexandria, 7-8 p.m. 703/836-4100 or jlilly@stmaryoldtown.org.

    June 30

    Sts. Peter and Paul Conference

    “Sex, Love and Parenthood,” with Fr. Tadeusz Pacholczyk, Director of Education at The National Catholic Bioethics Center in Philadelphia, The Basilica of St. Mary School gym, 400 Green St., Alexandria, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Mass at Basilica, 310 S. Royal St., Alexandria, 8:30 a.m. Buy tickets at stmaryoldtown.org, includes breakfast and lunch. 703/836-4100 or jlilly@stmaryoldtown.org.

    July 1

    Chaplet of Divine Mercy and rosary

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

    July 6-7

    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.

    July 7

    NoVA Chestertonians meeting

    With Tim Ehlen discussing Chesterton and Hilaire Belloc’s economic ideology of distributism using Belloc’s book, Economics for Helen, Famous Dave’s, 14452 Chantilly Crossing Ln., Chantilly, 3-5 p.m. 703/406-9244 or novachesterton@gmail.com.

    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.

    June 16

    Mini Golf

    With PTSC, Jefferson District Park and Golf Course, 7900 Lee Hwy., Falls Church, followed by optional dinner, 4 p.m. Fee. RSVP by June 14, Tom, 301/762-6748 or go to bit.ly/ptsc.

    June 17


    With Catholic Sports Club and YAM, St. Leo the Great School, 3704 Old Lee Hwy., Fairfax, 3-5 p.m. Sundays through November, 703/841-2549 or yam@Arlingtondiocese.org.

    June 18


    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.

    Fairfax Theology on Tap

    With YAM, “The Bible: It’s for Catholics too!” with Catholic evangelist Meg Hunter-Kilmer, bring your bible, The Auld Shebeen, 3971 Chain Bridge Rd., Fairfax, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Alison Fram, 703/577-5329 or afram@nativityburke.org.

    June 24

    National Air and Space Museum visit

    With PTSC, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, 14390 Air and Space Museum Pkwy., Chantilly, meet at main entrance at 2 p.m. Parking fee, carpooling encouraged. Optional lunch afterward. RSVP by June 22, Anne, 703/751-0739 or go to bit.ly/ptsc.


    With Catholic Sports Club and YAM, St. Leo the Great School, 3704 Old Lee Hwy., Fairfax, 3-5 p.m. Sundays through November, 703/841-2549 or yam@Arlingtondiocese.org.

    June 26

    Lunch at Plaka Grill

    With PTSC, 513 W. Broad St., Falls Church, noon. RSVP by June 26, Bob, bobs1947@juno.com or go to bit.ly/ptsc.

    July 1


    With Catholic Sports Club and YAM, St. Leo the Great School, 3704 Old Lee Hwy., Fairfax, 3-5 p.m. Sundays through November, 703/841-2549 or yam@Arlingtondiocese.org.

    July 4

    Independence Day Fairfax Parade

    With PTSC, meet at Woodson High School to catch shuttle to parade ground, 9525 Main St., Fairfax, 9:30 a.m. RSVP by July 2, Pat, pava1319@gmail.com or go to bit.ly/ptsc.

    July 7

    Summer Fun, Faith and Food in the Park

    With Arlington Regia Legion of Mary, for young adults ages 19-39, led by Fr. Dort Bigg and Fr. Andrew Haissig, includes food, faith talks, ropes activities, group sharing, religious activities and bonfire, Holy Trinity Jubilee Park, 4407 Aldie Road, Catharpin, 1-8 p.m. Fee. Register by June 30. Dr. Seggy Acosta, 703/392-6420, Maureen Earner, 703/622-9293 or Phil Cooper, 703/772-0371.

    July 8


    With Catholic Sports Club and YAM, St. Leo the Great School, 3704 Old Lee Hwy., Fairfax, 3-5 p.m. Sundays through November, 703/841-2549 or yam@Arlingtondiocese.org.