Mass, mariachis for the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

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To celebrate the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Dec. 12, several churches in the Diocese of Arlington will offer a special Mass featuring traditional music.

Dec. 9 St. Thomas à Becket Church, Findlay Hall, 1421 Wiehle Ave., Reston, 2 p.m., puppet show with local teens working large marionette puppets to tell the story of how Mary appeared to Juan Diego about 500 years ago, all ages welcome, finger food and cookies to be served after the show, new clothing requested for a collection to benefit a local crisis pregnancy center.

St. Agnes Church, 1910 N. Randolph St., Arlington, 5 p.m. bilingual Mass, followed by candlelight procession, rosary, potluck dinner and mariachi band.

St. Anthony of Padua Church, 3305 Glen Carlyn Rd., Falls Church, 6 p.m., mariachis following Mass, dance at school gym.

Dec. 10St. Louis Church, 2907 Popkins Ln., Alexandria, 5 p.m. Mass, procession with mariachis.

Dec. 11Our Lady of Angels Church, 13752 Mary's Way, Woodbridge, Vigil Mass 7:30 p.m.

Dec. 12St. James Church, 103 N. Spring St., Falls Church, 7 p.m., Bishop Michael F. Burbidge celebrates bilingual Mass; procession of image of Our Lady of Guadalupe from church to Heller Hall for light reception, entertainment.

St. Rita Church, 3815 Russell Rd., Alexandria, 5:30 a.m. mariachis; 6 a.m. Mass (Spanish).

St. Louis Church, 2907 Popkins Ln., Alexandria, 5 a.m., las mañanitas, rosary, mariachis.

All Saints Church, 9300 Stonewall Rd., Manassas, 2 a.m. adoration and confession; 3:30 -4 a.m. mariachis; 4:30 a.m. Mass; 5:30 a.m. celebrations, dances; regular morning mass 7:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m., 7 p.m. bilingual mass, followed by an 8:30 p.m. celebration in parish center.

St. Anthony of Padua Church, 3305 Glen Carlyn Rd., Falls Church, 5 a.m. Mass, las mañanitas.

Good Shepherd Church, 8710 Mount Vernon Hwy., Alexandria, 4:30 a.m. las mañanitas, 5 a.m., Mass (Spanish), las mañanitas; 6 a.m. reception; 9 a.m. Mass; 7 p.m. Mass (Spanish) and reception following.

Our Lady of Angels Church, 13752 Mary's Way, Woodbridge, 5 a.m. Mass, las mañanitas; 10:45 a.m. school Mass and procession; 7 p.m. Mass and reception.

St. Luke Church, 7001 Georgetown Pk., McLean, 9 a.m. Mass with mariachis, reception to follow.

 

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