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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.

    Check with event contacts in case of cancellation.

    Coming Events 

    Dec. 10-30

    Leesburg Nativity Tour

    Sponsored by Loudoun Awakening, experience the history of Christmas with a self-guided tour with shops and restaurants through Historic Downtown Leesburg. Patricia Phillips, 571/243-5800, patricia@phillipsresources.com or www.leesburgnativitytour.org.

    Dec. 11

    Mass for the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

    Celebrated by Bishop Michael Burbidge, Our Lady of Angels Church, 13752 Marys Way, Woodbridge, and livestreamed, https://www.facebook.com/olaccva/, 7 p.m. 703/494-2444.

    Dec. 12

    Rosary for College-age Young Adults

    With Praying Catholic Moms, to pray for academic success, protection and well-being, online. Frances Chamberlin, 703/981-7100 or lizhild2411@gmail.com.

    Dec. 20

    Blood Drive

    Sponsored by the seniors at St. Anselm Abbey School, St. Agnes Church, 1910 N. Randolph St., Arlington, 8:30-2:30 p.m. Register, bit.ly/stanselms1220 or 1-866-BLOODSAVES (1-866/256-6372), sponsor code 8593. Nicholas Decarlo, nddecarlo568@gmail.com, Sonja DeCarlo at ssdecarlo@gmail.com.

    Dec. 20, Jan. 3

    Drive-thru Live Nativity

    With live animals, giveaways and a blessing as cars pass through, canned food donations welcome, Precious Blood Church, 114 E Edmondson St., Culpeper, 6-8 p.m. 703/501-2206. 

    Dec. 23

    Closing Mass for Simbang Gabi

    Celebrated by Bishop Michael Burbidge, Cathedral of St. Thomas More, 3901 Cathedral Ln., Arlington, and livestreamed, 7 p.m. RSVP, eventbrite.com/e/simbang-gabi-mass-with-bishop-michael-burbidge-tickets-131081988757. 703/525-1300 and Arlington.diocese.org/sinbanggabi.


    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.

    Dec. 12

    Walk in Bluemont Junction Park

    With PTSC, 601 N. Manchester St., Arlington, 11 a.m. RSVP by Dec. 11, ptscnva@gmail.com.

    Dec. 19

    Tailgate Party and Ice Show

    Cameron Run Regional Park, 4001 Eisenhower Ave., Alexandria, 4 p.m. RSVP by Dec. 17, ptscnva@gmail.com.