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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. 

    Aug. 1

    Tau Fraternity Secular Franciscans

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

    Aug. 6

    Drive-thru Spaghetti Dinner

    With your choice of meat or marinara sauce, includes bread, salad and dessert, St. Paul Church, 7070 Nomini Hall Rd., Hague, 5-7 p.m. Fee. 804/472-3090.

    Aug. 7

    First Saturday Devotion

    With veneration of a first class relic of Blessed Carlo Acutis, Christ the Redeemer Church, 46833 Harry Byrd Parkway, Sterling, confession, 8-8:50 a.m., Mass, 9 a.m. The Multilingual, International Rosary follows the Mass. Annettefgibson@gmail.com.

    Aug. 8-Sept. 11

    A Pray-for-Peace Walk

    Commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, will start at the National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial in Arlington and end Sept. 11 at Ground Zero in New York City Sept. 2021walks.org.

    Aug. 14

    One-day Mission Trip

    With Commissioned by Christ and Catholic Charities, to glean crops for donation to the St. Lucy Project, Parker Farms, 1647 Kings Hwy., Colonial Beach, 8-11 a.m. Register

    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.

    July 31

    Walk in Glade Pool Recreation Area

    With PTSC, along the Turquoise Trail, Glade Recreation Area, 11550 Glade Dr., Reston, 10:30 a.m. RSVP by July 30, ptscnva@gmail.com.

    Aug. 8

    Roving Restauranteers

    With PTSC, Good Eats Emporium, 45990 Waterview Plaza, Sterling, 4 p.m. RSVP by Aug. 6, ptscnva@gmail.com.

    Aug. 12


    With PTSC, Clare and Don’s, 130 N. Washington St., Falls Church, 1p.m. RSVP by Aug. 10, ptscnva@gmail.com.