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    Coming Events   



    March 21

    Mass for Healing

    With Fr. Tuck Grinnell, St. Mark Church, 9970 Vale Rd., Vienna, 7:30 p.m. Sheila Cowling, 571/216-3024, sheila@flythrough.com or healingministry.net.

    March 22-30

    “Curtains”

    Comedy presented by Bishop Ireton High School, 201 Cambridge Rd., Alexandria, March 22, 23, 29, 30: 7:30 p.m.; March 24: 2:00 p.m. Buy tickets at brownpapertickets.com/event/4065717. John Lilly, 703/751-5152 or john.lilly@bishopireton.org.

    March 22, 29, April 5, 12

    Fish Fry

    Hosted by Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, DeSales Hall, 8601 Wolftrap Rd., Vienna, 4-7 p.m. OLGCFishFry@gmail.com or go to olgcva.org.


    March 23

    Morning of Reflection

    Hosted by Catholic Daughters of America, talk by Fr. Roger J. Landry on “Rebuilding the Church with Living Stones: Responding to the Ecclesial Crisis with Personal Holiness,” includes Mass, breakfast, talk and adoration, the Basilica of St. Mary, 310 S. Royal St., Alexandria, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. RSVP, Bertha Braddock, 703/212-9339 or berthabraddock.bb@gmail.com.

    Mass and Anointing of the Sick

    Followed by luncheon, hosted by the Order of Malta Federal Association USA Northern Virginia Region, St. Ambrose Church, 3901 Woodburn Rd., Annandale, 11 a.m. RSVP, Kevin Fischer, 703/475-2906 or moonfish@verizon.net. 


    March 24

     The World Apostolate of Fatima

    Our Lady’s Blue Army Holy Hour, 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.


    March 25

    Marian Tour at Franciscan Monastery

    Recalls Seven Joys of the Blessed Mother through replicas and art in honor of the Solemnity of the Annunciation, Franciscan Monastery, 1400 Quincy St. N.E., Washington, 1-2 p.m. RSVP, Carolyn, 202/526-6800.

    Rosary for Life

    Join Holy Spirit Church Knights of Columbus in saying the rosary in commemoration of the Day of the Unborn Child, Holy Spirit Church, 8800 Braddock Rd., Annandale, 7 p.m. knights@holyspiritchurch.us.


    March 28

    “UNPLANNED”

    Red Carpet Premiere, hosted by The Paul Stefan Foundation, Regal Cinema in Fredericksburg, 3301 Plank Rd. Route 3W, Fredericksburg, 7 p.m. Buy tickets at paulstefanhome.org.


    March 30

    Arlington Kids’ Stuff Sale

    Consignment sale for children’s clothes, toys, books and more, for infants to teenagers, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 4000 Lorcom Ln., Arlington, 8 a.m.-noon. Go to kidsstuffsale.com.

    Human Trafficking Conference

    Presentations and panel discussion with lunch, St. John the Evangelist Church Mercy Hall, 186 John E. Mann St., Warrenton, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. RSVP, Mary Lou Swanberg, 540/305-9001 or marylouswanberg@gmail.com.

    Soul of the Apostolate

    Sponsored by Holy Spirit Church’s Good Samaritan Society, with Fr. John O’Donohue on the book Soul of the Apostolate, Holy Spirit Church Quinn room, 8800 Braddock Rd., Annandale, 10-11:30 a.m. Thebeutners@cox.net.


    March 30-31

    “Finding My Way Home”

    Lenten retreat, led by Fr. Eric de la Pena, St. Anthony of Padua Church, 3305 Glen Carlyn Rd., Falls Church. RSVP by March 28, filipinoministry@catholicweb.com.


    March 30-April 3

    “Finding Jesus in Prayer”

    Lenten mission, led by Fr. John Riley, including five talks, daily Mass, adoration and confession, St. Andrew the Apostle Church, 6720 Union Mill Rd., Clifton. For full schedule, go to st-andrew.org.


    April 1

    Celebrate Calm

    With founder Kirk Martin on strategies for parents to communicate with their children, Holy Spirit School gym, 8800 Braddock Rd., Annandale, 6:30 p.m. Ptopresident@holyspiritflames.org.


    April 3

    VA March for Life

    Travel to Richmond for pro-life march, meet at Holy Spirit Church, 8800 Braddock Rd., Annandale, Mass at 7:30 a.m., bus boards at 8 a.m. RSVP, holyspiritchurch.us/respectlife. Respectlife@holyspiritchurch.us.


    April 4, 18

    Grief Support Group

    Led by trained facilitators, Nativity School, 6398 Nativity Ln., Burke, first and third Thursdays, 7:30-9 p.m. Cmack@nativityburke.org.



    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+

    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.



    March 24

    Roving Restauranteers

    Buffet brunch with PTSC, Ireland’s Four Provinces, 105 W. Broad St., Falls Church, 1 p.m. RSVP by March 22, Tom, ptscnva+tp@gmail.com.

    March 26

    Lunch

    With PTSC, Panjshir Restaurant, 114 E. Fairfax St., Falls Church, noon. RSVP by March 26, Bob, ptscnva+bs@gmail.com.

    March 27

    Dinner at Clyde’s at Mark Center

    With BSSA 39+, multi-cuisine dining, Mark Center, 1700 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, 7 p.m. RSVP by March 26, Tom Palumbo, 703/313-8388 or tomtal1@verizon.net.

    March 30

    Work of Silence Lenten retreat

    With Fr. Thomas Cavanaugh and Soren Johnson, All Saints Church, parish activity center, 9300 Stonewall Rd., Manassas, 8-11 a.m. RSVP by March 27, Soren Johnson, soren.johnson@arlingtondiocese.org.

    Walk at Fort Ward Park

    With PTSC, 4301 W. Braddock Rd., Alexandria, meet in the museum at noon, lunch to follow at nearby restaurant. RSVP by March 29, Joe, ptscnva+jd@gmail.com.

    April 2

    Arlington Worship

    With prayer, reflection, confession, praise and worship, Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 830 23rd St. S., Arlington, first Tuesdays 8-9 p.m. Social to follow at Good Stuff Eatery, 2110 Crystal Dr., Arlington. Arlingtonworshipministry@gmail.com or facebook.com/arlingtonworship.