Church News & Events

  • Bishop Burbidge has issued a statement decrying the sin of all forms of hatred, and asking us to pray to the Blessed Mother for "unity, respect, and peace in our communities."  Read the entire statement HERE.

  • To mark the 100th Anniversary of the Marian apparition at Fatima, Portugal, Pope Francis has presented us yet another opportunity for mercy.  Read HERE to learn more about the plenary indulgence associated with this important milestone. 

    To learn more about indulgences in general, read here

  • Men's Group meets Saturday mornings                         

    The parish men's group meets on Saturday mornings from 7-8:30 am. This year we have live speakers followed by discussion. Doors open at 6:30. Sessions include hot breakfast, a guest speaker, and small groups. Did we mention breakfast? 

    Take advantage of this great opportunity to strengthen your Faith, to better understand Church teachings, and to build a community of men in the parish.  For more info, contact  

  • Walking with Purpose is a dynamic women's Bible study that has reached more than 200 women in our parish.  Click here to learn more about our upcoming events.   

  • Join us for a special study for the Jubilee Year of Mercy!  Read more about "The Doors of Mercy: Exploring God's Covenant with You" by clicking here .

  • Did you know our parish has a subscription to what has been termed "the Catholic Netflix"?  Formed is the online hub for continuous formation in the Faith, packed with movies, programs regarding a range of topics, and more.  All of this is available to our parishioners for no cost!  To receive the parish code, and create your own registration within our account, email sdoyle (at) or call the parish office at 703.998.6100. 

    *Once you receive the parish code, enter it at FormedYou will be directed to a page where you'll create your own profile, including your own user name and password.  DO NOT USE THE PARISH CODE AS YOUR PASSWORD as it will not be accepted.  The parish administrator for our account will see your name only, but does not see your logins nor what you view.  



  • Are you interested in learning more about Catholicism?  Are you a "cradle Catholic," wanting to learn more about the Faith?  Our RCIA class is what you're looking for!  Classes start Weds., Sept. 7, at 7 pm.  For more information, click here.

  • Our 2015-2016 Musical Offerings Concert Season has begun!  Download our concert flyer by clicking here.

  • On the Feast of Divine Mercy, Pope Francis called for a Year of Mercy to start Dec. 8, 2015 and continue through the Feast of Christ the King, Nov. 20, 2016.  To read the papal bull the Holy Father issued, click HERE.

  • Bishop Loverde and Bishop DiLorenzo have issued a joint statement calling for a re-examination of the death penalty's necessity.  Click HERE for the English version.