• 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.

    Coming Events   

    May 18

    Sharing Hope

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

    May 18-July 28

    Border (Untitled)

    An exhibition on the current state of culture, art and politics surrounding immigration and refugees, Marymount University’s Cody and Barry Galleries, May 18: opening reception at Cody Gallery, 1000 N. Glebe Rd., Arlington, 6-8 p.m. May 30: opening reception at Barry Gallery, Reinsch Library, 2807 N. Glebe Rd., Arlington, 6-8 p.m. 703/522-5600 or go to marymount.edu.

    May 19

    Mass honoring Our Lady of Antipolo

    Children may offer flowers to Our Lady, Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Crypt Church, 400 Michigan Ave., N.E., Washington, 10 a.m. Bnantipolo@gmail.com.

    Daughters of the King

    Aday of faith, friends and fashion, with talks, a health and beauty boutique, dinner and fashion show for young ladies in sixth-12th grades, hosted by Seton School, 9314 Maple St., Manassas, 1-8 p.m. Fee. Register by May 15, dotkatseton@gmail.com.

    Mass for Healing

    With Fr. Horace H. Grinnell, St. Peter Church, 12762 Lee Hwy., Washington, Va., 5 p.m. Sheila Cowling, 571/216-3024, sheila@flythrough.com or healingministry.net.

    May 20

    Pentecost in Portuguese

    With the Brazilian community, Missionhurst Chapel, 651 25th S. N., Arlington, 4 p.m. Refreshments after Mass. Office of Multicultural Ministries, 703/841-3888 or multicultural@arlingtondiocese.org.

    May 23

    Book talk and signing

    Where Birds Never Sing, with author Jack Sacco, sponsored by the Italian Heritage Society of St. Mary of Sorrows Church, 5222 Sideburn Rd., Fairfax, 7 p.m. Lucy Schleibaum, 703/323-0345 or lucys5959@yahoo.com.

    “Mere Christianity”

    Speaker series on C.S. Lewis’ book, with David Campbell, “The Life of God in You (Really!),” St. Bernadette Church, Bradican Room, 7600 Old Keene Mill Rd., Springfield, 7-8 p.m. Tom Nally, 703/451-5358 or nally1000@cox.net.

    May 24

    “Praise and Adoration evening”

    With the Emmanuel Community members in the D.C. area, St. John Paul II National Shrine, 3900 Harewood Rd., N.W., Washington, 7-8 p.m. Marie Lejeune, 301/385-8583 or go to emmanuelcommunity.com.

    May 27

    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.

    May 30

    “Mere Christianity”

    Speaker series on C.S. Lewis’ book, with David Campbell, “More Christianity,” St. Bernadette Church, Bradican Room, 7600 Old Keene Mill Rd., Springfield, 7-8 p.m. Tom Nally, 703/451-5358 or nally1000@cox.net.

    June 1

    Forks, Corks & Kegs

    A tasting festival of breweries, wineries and food trucks, with Sunday Night Big Band performing, hosted by the St. Andrew Apostle School PTO to benefit the school, 6720B Union Mill Rd., Clifton, 6-11 p.m Buy tickets at bit.ly/forkscorkskegs18. 703/817-1774 or office@standrew-clifton.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+

    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.

    May 19

    Contra Dance

    With St. Mary’s Youth and Young Adults, The Basilica School of St. Mary gym, 400 Green St., Alexandria, 7:30-10:30 p.m. 703/836-4100, ext. 3024 or saintmarysparishyouth@gmail.com.

    May 20

    Mass and breakfast

    With PTSC, Mass at St. Ann Church, 5312 10th St. N., Arlington, followed by breakfast at Knights of Columbus, 5115 Little Falls Rd., Arlington, meet at 8:45 a.m. in the vestibule, Fee. RSVP by May 19, Bob, bobs1947@juno.com or go to bit.ly/ptsc.

    May 21


    With PTSC, Burke Lake Golf Course, 7315 Ox Rd., Fairfax Station, Fee. weather permitting, 11 a.m. Lunch to follow. RSVP, Anne, 703/751-0739 or go to bit.ly/ptsc.

    Fairfax Theology on Tap

    With YAM, “Love Saves Lives,” with Jeanne Mancini, president of the March for Life, The Auld Shebeen, 3971 Chain Bridge Rd., Fairfax, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Alison Fram, 703/577-5329 or afram@nativityburke.org.

    May 27


    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 Brendan Gotta, B.Gotta@arlingtondiocese.org.

    “Summer Blast” Concert

    With PTSC, free concert by the United States Marine Band, followed by fireworks, The Filene Center at Wolf Trap, 1645 Trap Rd., Vienna, meet at ticket office 6:15 p.m. RSVP by May 25, Carol, 703/503-7285 or go to bit.ly/ptsc.

    May 29


    At Afghan restaurant Panjshir, with PTSC, 114 E. Fairfax St., Falls Church, noon. RSVP by May 29, Bob, bobs1947@juno.com or go to bit.ly/ptsc.