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    Coming Events   

    Feb. 19-22

    “Springtime of the Spirit"

    With guest speaker Fr. Brian Thomas Becket Mullady, sponsored by the St. Timothy Lenten Parish Mission, St. Timothy Church, 13807 Poplar Tree Rd., Chantilly, 7:30 p.m. Terry Miller, 703/266-8972 or tmiller@sttimothyparish.org.

    Feb. 22

    Return to God: a Musical Encounter

    Concert with John Angotti, St. Ann Church, 5310 10th St. N., Arlington, 7 p.m. 703/528-6276 or go to johnangotti.com.

    Mass for Healing

    With Fr. David L. Martin, Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 8601 Wolftrap Rd., Vienna, 7:30 p.m. Sheila Cowling, 571/216-3024, sheila@flythrough.com or healingministry.net.

    Feb. 23

    Father-Daughter Dance

    With dinner, DJ and door prizes, sponsored by the Knights of Columbus, St. Joseph Church, parish hall, 750 Peachtree St., Herndon, 7-9:30 p.m. Fee. RSVP, Bern Patchan, 703/395-8294 or bernpatchan@gmail.com.

    An evening with Caitlin Jane

    Musician and speaker, hosted by St. Charles Borromeo's Respect Life, St. Charles Borromeo gym, 3304 Washington Blvd., Arlington, 7:30 p.m. Fee. Delia Tyagi, deliaroma1@gmail.com.

    Feb. 23-24

    “Little Women"
    With Oakcrest School’s Upper School production of Louisa May Alcott’s novel, The Stage at Holy Trinity Church, 850 Balls Hill Rd., McLean, Feb. 23: 7:30 p.m., Feb. 24: 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Fee. Marty Lerner, 703/790-5450 or mlerner@oakcreast.org or go to bit.ly/OakcrestLittleWomen.

    Feb. 24

    La Salette Lenten Recollection Saturday

    Mass followed by “Reconciliation through Our Lady of La Salette Apparition” presentation by Deacon Marques Silva,  St. Mary of Sorrows Church, 5222 Sideburn Rd., Fairfax, 9:15 a.m. Marty Galarneau, 571/228-2845 or lslc.coord@gmail.com.

    Celebrate Black History Month

    With homilist Deacon Gerard-Marie Anthony, featuring the St. Joseph Gospel Choir, pot luck reception following Mass, sponsored by the Holy Family Catholic Church Black History Heritage Outreach Ministry, Holy Family, 14160 Ferndale Rd., Dale City, 5 p.m. 703/670-8161.

    How to Win Friends for Christ, one conversation at a time

    With author Fr. Thomas Cavanaugh, sponsored by Our Lady of Angels Catholic Grandparents Association and Knights of Columbus, Our Lady of Angels Church conference room, 13752 Mary’s Way, Woodbridge, 7 p.m. Colleen Rooney, 703/945-9780 or colleen.rooney6@gmail.com.

    Vía Dolorosa

    A Taizé Contemplative Stations of the Cross, theme is “Stay with me, remain here with me; watch and pray,” presented by Lightworks Ministry of the Christian Life Community and Heartsongs Tam Tinh Ca Music Ministry of the ASTM Radio Broadcast Ministry, St. Philip Church, 7500 St. Philip’s Ct., Falls Church, 8 p.m. 703/573-3808.

    Feb. 25

    Family pancake breakfast

    Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus, Holy Spirit Church, 8800 Braddock Rd., Annandale, after the 7:30, 9 and 10:30 a.m. Masses, Fee. John Asiello, 703/321-7840 or jfasiello@outlook.com.

    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.

    Rebuilding Program

    Nine-week program for those separated, divorced or widowed, sponsored by the diocesan Office of Marriage, Family and Respect Life, St. Martin de Porres Senior Center, 4650 Taney Ave., Alexandria, 5:30-8 p.m. 703/596-2673, facilitator@copingrebuilding.com or go to copingrebuilding.com.

    Feb. 28

    Talk on prayer

    With Dr. Ralph Martin, Blessed Sacrament Church, 1427 W. Braddock Rd., Alexandria, following the 7 p.m. Mass. 703/998-6100.

    March 2

    Sharing Hope

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

    March 2-3

    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.

    March 3

    Retreat on contemplative prayer

    Sponsored by Praying College Moms, with instruction in “Lectio Divina” and “The Prayer of Recollection” from St. Teresa of Avila, Mass, Eucharistic adoration and rosary, Mount Tabor Retreat House, 2363 Hunter Mill Rd., Vienna, Fee. Register at prayingcollegemoms.org by Feb. 21. Frances Chamberlin, 703/716-4451.

    Polish Easter egg decorating class

    A fundraiser by the Our Lady of Salette Lay Community (LSLC) to support the La Salette Poland Convent Project, with instruction by a Polish National Alliance Member, St. Mary of Sorrows Church, 5222 Sideburn Rd., Fairfax, for ages 12-adult. Fee. Session I: 1-2:30 p.m., Session II: 2:45-4:15 p.m. Register, Nancy, rosenkrgn@verizon.net.

    NoVA Chestertonians meeting

    With Mary Ann Kreitzer discussing G.K. Chesterton’s book William Cobbett, Famous Dave’s, 14452 Chantilly Crossing Ln., Chantilly, 3-5 p.m. 703/406-9244 or novachesterton@gmail.com.

    March 4

    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.

    Chaplet of Divine Mercy and rosary

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

    March 7


    With praise and worship and healing prayers, with celebrant Fr. Stefan Starzynski, music by Colleen and Liz Turgeon and Friends, sponsored by St. Mary’s Logs of Fire Catholic Charismatic Prayer Group, St. Mary of Sorrows Church, 5222 Sideburn Rd., Fairfax, 7 p.m. Gerrianne, logsoffireprayergroup@gmail.com.

    March 24

    Post-Abortion Healing Retreat for Women

    An entering Canaan Day of Prayer and Healing for women who have experienced abortion, Register. Project Rachel Ministry, 1-888-456-HOPE (4673) or info@helpafterabortion.org.

    The Scene

    For Young Adults and Singles

    Feb. 22


    With Catholic Sports Club, Church of the Nativity, 6400 Nativity Ln., Burke, Thursdays 8:30-10:30 p.m. Yam@arlingtondiocese.org.

    Feb. 23-25

    2018 Young Adult Retreat

    Hosted by YAM (Arlington Diocese Young Adult Ministry, 20s & 30s, married or single), San Damiano Spiritual Life Center, 125 Old Kitchen Rd., White Post, 6 p.m.-noon Feb. 25, Register Jan. 17-Feb. 21. Fee. Brendan Gotta, 703/841-2549, b.gotta@arlingtondiocese.org.

    Feb. 24

    Young Adult Day of Reflection

    Young Adult Inspire with Holy Desire Conference: Keys to Happiness in Relationships and Life, St. Timothy Church, 13807 Poplar Tree Rd., Chantilly, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Fee. Register at sttimothyparish.org/6322-2 or deaconanthony@sttimothyparish.org.

    Feb. 25

    Indoor Soccer

    With Catholic Sports Club, hosted by YAM, Seton School, 9314 Maple St., Manassas, 1:30 p.m. Yam@arlingtondiocese.org.

    Feb. 26

    Theology on Tap

    Sponsored by St. Francis of Assisi Church in Triangle, with Michael Duffy on “Transformation Through Service,” Ornery Beer Company and Public House, 14389 Potomac Mills Rd., Woodbridge, 6:30 p.m. 703/221-4044 or go to stfrncis.org.

    March 3

    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, 1 p.m. RSVP by Feb. 28, Madeleine, 703/820-4138.

    March 4

    Indoor Soccer

    With Catholic Sports Club, hosted by YAM, Seton School, 9314 Maple St., Manassas, 1:30 p.m. Yam@arlingtondiocese.org.