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    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   

    Jan. 18

    Mass for Healing

    With Fr. David L. Martin, St. Luke Church, 7001 Georgetown Pk., McLean, 7:30 p.m. Sheila Cowling, 571/216-3024, sheila@flythrough.com or healingministry.net.


    Jan. 19

    March for Life

    11:20 a.m. musical opening with Plumb!, noon rally program, meet at 12th St. on the national Mall between Madison Drive and Jefferson Drive, 1 -3 p.m. march begins on Constitution Avenue between 12th and 14th Streets to the U.S. Capitol and the Supreme Court. More info at marchforlife.org.

    Sharing Hope

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


    Jan. 20

    Blessed Sacrament Men’s Group

    Meeting with breakfast, speaker and discussion, with Dan DiBiase, general manager at WMET (1160 AM radio) on the importance of the media spreading the Catholic faith, Blessed Sacrament Church, 1427 W. Braddock Rd., Alexandria, 6:30-8:30 a.m. Paul Pisano, paulpisano@comcast.net or 703/998-6100.

    Seasons of Hope

    A six-week grief support group, Holy Spirit Church parish center, 5121 Woodland Way, Annandale, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Dawn Beutner, 703/978-1096 or thebeutners@cox.net.


    Jan. 21

    Feast of St. Agnes celebration

    With choir-led procession to parish hall for lunch featuring a musical ensemble, St. Agnes Church, 1910 N. Randolph St., Arlington, after noon Mass. RSVP, Michaela Herndon, celebrations@saintagnes.org, or 703/525-1166.

    Mass in Portuguese

    With refreshments after Mass, Missionhurst Chapel, 4651 25th St., N., Arlington, third Sundays 4 p.m. Office of Multicultural Ministries, 703/841-3888 or multicultural@arlingtondiocese.org.


    Jan. 27

    Blessed Sacrament Men’s Group

    Meeting with breakfast, speaker and discussion, with Amy McInerny, director of Respect Life, Office for Marriage, Family and Respect Life, Blessed Sacrament Church, 1427 W. Braddock Rd., Alexandria, 6:30-8:30 a.m. Paul Pisano, paulpisano@comcast.net or 703/998-6100.

    “Journey through Grief”

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

    Concert

    With Chantry performing Renaissance Vespers: Music of Spain’s Greatest Composers, Holy Spirit Church, 5121 Woodland Way, Annandale, 202/625-2855 or go to chantrydc.com.


    Feb. 2

    Sharing Hope

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


    Feb. 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.


    Feb. 3

    NoVA Chestertonians meeting

    With Larry Stine discussing G.K. Chesterton’s book A Short History of England, Famous Dave’s, 14452 Chantilly Crossing Ln., Chantilly, 3-5 p.m. 703/406-9244 or novachesterton@gmail.com.

    Gala

    To benefit the Guadalupe Free Clinic in Colonial Beach, with live and silent auction, swing dancing demo and big band music by King Teddy, cocktail attire, Old Hickory Golf Club, 11921 Chanceford Dr., Woodbridge, 5:30-10 p.m. Fee. Purchase tickets at gfcgala2018.eventbrite.com through Jan. 27. Gfcgala@gmail.com.


    Feb. 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.

     



    The Scene

    For Young Adults and Singles

    Jan. 19

    Joyful Noise

    Contemporary praise and worship Eucharistic adoration, confession with Fr. Stephen Vaccaro, Church of the Nativity, 6400 Nativity Ln., Burke, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Alison Fram, 703/577-5329 or afram@nativityburke.org.


    Jan. 20

    Adoration

    With PTSC (Prime Time Single Catholics, age 40+), St. Agnes Church, 1910 N. Randolph St., Arlington, 11 a.m.-noon, optional lunch to follow. RSVP by Jan. 18, Adlin, 703/328-1614.


    Jan. 25

    Winter Dodgeball League

    Hosted by St. Charles Borromeo Church, form teams for weekly games and playoff tournament, social to follow each game, proceeds to benefit WorkCamp 2018, players must be 21, 3304 Washington Blvd., Arlington, games played in gym, 6:45-8:45 p.m. Fee. Register at bit.ly/StCharlesDodgeball. Francesca Gross, fsayre@stcharleschurch.org.


    Jan. 26

    Contra Dance

    With St. Mary’s Youth and Young Adults, calling by TJ Dhanagom with live music by Eric Schmalz and James McGlynn (fiddle), Laura Leftwich (recorder), and Peregrine North (guitar). No experience or partner necessary. Beginner's lesson from 7:30-8 p.m. St. Mary’s Lyceum, second floor, 313 Duke St., Alexandria, 7:30-10:30 p.m. 703/836-4100, ext. 3024, or saintmarysparishyouth@gmail.com.


    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.