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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.

    Coming Events   

    July 12

    House of Mercy Open House

    Meet the staff and check out the food pantry, thrift store and donation center, 8170 Flannery Court, Manassas, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 703/659-1636 or houseofmercyv.org.

    July 13

    Third Annual Mass for the Catholic Grandparents Association

    Celebrated by Fr. Luke Clark, Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, 400 Michigan Ave., N.E., Washington, 10:30 a.m. Betty Wooton, 703/490-3781 or colleen.rooney6@gmail.com.

    July 13, 16

    Our God’s Brother: The Story of St. Albert Chmielowski

    Movie showing, hosted by the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, St. Ann Church, 5300 N. 10th St., Arlington, July 13: noon; July 16: 10 a.m. Register, Teresa at 703/573-1582 or CDA1872@gmail.com.

    July 21

    Mass in Portuguese

    Missionhurst Chapel, 4651 25th St. N., Arlington, 4 p.m. 703/841-3888 or multicultural@arlingtondiocese.org.

    July 25

    How to be a Courageous Witness for Life

    Hosted by Hosea, talk by Terry Beatley, St. Raymond of Penafort Church, parish hall, 8750 Pohick Rd., Springfield, 7 p.m. 703/440-0535 or info@hosea4you.org.

    July 27

    Domestic Church Day: Man and Woman He Redeemed Them

    Catechesis for children, teens and adults, three-part series on Theology of the Body, Saint John Paull II National Shrine, 3900 Harewood Rd., N.E., Washington, 1:30-6:30 p.m. Register, domesticchurchday.eventbrite.com. Events@jp2shrine.org.

    “Your Journey through Grief”

    Haven of Northern Virginia, 4606 Ravensworth Rd., Annandale, 2-4 p.m. Register, 703/941-7000 or havenofnova@verizon.net.

    July 28

    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.

    The Scene

    July 13

    Contra Dance

    Hosted by St. Mary's Youth and Young Adults, the Basilica School of St. Mary, in the gym, 400 Green St., Alexandria, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Fee. stmaryoldtown.org/contra-dance-july-13.

    July 15, 22, 29


    With PTSC, Par 3 Burke Lake Golf Course, 7315 Ox Rd., Fairfax, 11 a.m. RSVP, ptscnva+ad@gmail.com.

    July 17

    Service Night

    Hosted by All Saints Young Adults, help sort and pack food, St. Lucy Catholic Charities Food Warehouse, 8426 Kao Cir., Manassas, 7-9 p.m. facebook.com/events/183461402600069/?event_time_id=183461412600068.

    "Stop Worrying about your Vocation"

    Vocations talk, hosted by Nativity Church, with seminarian Dave Witherow, 7:30 p.m. nativityburke.org/ya-vocations-talk-with-dave.

    July 18

    Summer Faith and Culture

    Hosted by the Basilica of St. Mary, with Fr. Nicholas Blank, St. Mary's Lyceum, 313 Duke St., Alexandria, 7-8:30 p.m. facebook.com/events/491407144966150.

    July 20

    Young Adult Family Ministry

    Hosted by Nativity Church, discussion of faith and parenting, 6400 Nativity Ln., Burke, 9-10:30 a.m. Register, yafamilyministry@nativityburke.org. nativityburke.org/family-ministry-next-gathering.

    July 21

    “Wizard of Oz”

    The musical, with PTSC, Church of the Nativity, 6400 Nativity Ln., Burke, meet in the lobby at 1:30 p.m. Fee. RSVP for tickets by July 17, ptscnva+lr@gmail.com.

    July 24


    With BSSA 39+, Red Lobster, 555 S. Van Dorn St., Alexandria, 7 p.m. RSVP by July 23, John McBride, 703/820-9196 or jfmcbride_526@hotmail.com.

    July 26

    “Swamp Romp”

    On the Vienna Green, Louisiana jazz and folk outdoor concert by U.S. Army Band, with PTSC, Vienna Town Green, 144 Maple St. East, Vienna, meet at 6:30 p.m. Optional dinner before. RSVP by July 25, ptscnva+ph@gmail.com.

    July 28

    Roving Restauranteers

    With PTSC, Old House Cosmopolitan Grill, 1024 Cameron St., Alexandria, 5 p.m. RSVP by July 26, ptscnva+ph@gmail.com.

    July 30


    With PTSC, Liberty BBQ, 370 W. Broad St., Falls Church, noon. RSVP by July 30, ptscnva+bs@gmail.com.

    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.