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Updated: 2.25.20

First Sunday of Lent - March 1, 2020 - Jesus was led by the Holy Spirit into the desert for forty days of prayer and fasting. Are you open to being led by the Holy Spirit into the state in life God has prepared for you? If you are considering a vocation to the priesthood or consecrated life, call Father Michael Isenberg (703) 841-2514, or write: michael.isenberg@arlingtondiocese.org. [Exp. Date: 03.02.20]

Visit Christendom College in Front Royal, VA, at one of two upcoming Open House events: February 17th (President’s Day), and April 27th. This spring is a perfect time to visit the Shenandoah Valley and learn more about this highly ranked and respected Catholic college. Contact Michael.mazzara@christendom.edu for more information. [Exp. Date: 04.28.20]

Lenten Reflection for Men
“The Spiritual Struggle of Following Christ: Winning Your Battles Between Virtue and Sin” - Wed, Apr 1, 7:00-9:30pm. Join us for this month’s installment of the Monthly Reflections for Men. The evening includes: Mass, a meditation and practical talk, time for personal reflection, opportunities for Confession, a meal and fellowship.  Cost is $20 per person. Advance Registration is requested to help us prepare, visit our website to register www.ourladyofbethesda.org.  Hosted by the Men of Regnum Christi. Our Lady of Bethesda Retreat Center, 7007 Bradley Blvd., Bethesda, MD 20817. [Exp. Date: 04.02.20]


Monthly Mini-Retreats for Women
“A Path to Holiness...A Path to Happiness.”
Discover the path to holiness and happiness that God has paved for you! The Women of Regnum Christi invite you to monthly mini retreats focusing on personal conversion and transformation. Next Sessions: Evening retreat Wed, Feb 26, 7pm-9:45pm; Morning retreat Thurs, Feb 27, 9:45am–12:15pm.  The mini retreat includes: Mass, practical talk, personal reflection, opportunities for Confession, a meal and fellowship.  Cost is $20 per person. Advance Registration is requested to help us prepare, visit our website to register www.ourladyofbethesda.org. Babysitting, for children 2yrs and up, is available for the morning session, and requires reservation. Our Lady of Bethesda Retreat Center, 7007 Bradley Blvd., Bethesda, MD 20817 [Exp. Date: 02.28.20]

Altum l'alto Pilgrimages (ALP): Expedition-style pilgrimages under the patronage of St. John Paul II and Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati. Founded and directed by a parishioner of St. Catherine's living in Rome, ALP leads pilgrimages in Europe that include outdoor activities like hiking, kayaking, biking, and rafting. There is a chaplain on the courses and pilgrims lodge in religious accommodations every night. Leadership, cultural, and intellectual formation are also part of the pilgrimage. Sign-up for the Italy: July 3-25th pilgrimage (Frassati's Alps, Cinque Terre, Tuscany, Umbria, and JPII's Rome) by March 1st, 2020 at www.altumlaltopilgrimages.com. [Exp. Date: 03.02.20]

Soccer 3 v 3 at John Paul the Great - February 29, 2020 • 11:00-6:00 PM • Grades 5-8 • $25 per person - The indoor JP 3v3 Soccer Tournament is a great opportunity for soccer players of all levels to sharpen skills!  Create your team of 4-5 players!  REGISTER HERE: www.jpthegreat.org/apps/pages/middle_school_events [Exp. Date: 03.01.20]

Volleyball Clinic at John Paul the Great - April 25, 2020 • 10:00-12:00 PM • Grades 3-6 • $25 per person - Girls - hone your volleyball abilities in this fun learning environment for beginner and intermediate players.  The clinic focuses on fundamental skills and team activities.  Specific skills include passing, setting, and serving. REGISTER HERE: www.jpthegreat.org/apps/pages/middle_school_events [Exp. Date: 04.25.20]

PVI Close Up Night at St. Paul VI Catholic High School at our Fairfax Campus- This is a special evening for all 8th graders and their families who are considering a Catholic High School Education. Join us at 7:00 PM on Tuesday, March 10th at 10675 Fairfax Blvd., Fairfax, VA and experience all PVI has to offer your high school student. Learn about our programs and get a sneak preview of our new Chantilly campus. Questions: ehanley@pvipanther.net [Exp. Date:03.11.20]

Silent Retreat Weekends - Experience His Presence in the Silence. Plan your next retreat today. Find focus in the new year and experience a personal encounter with Christ. These retreats touch on so many important aspects of the spiritual life. For Men: Jan 31-Feb 2. For Women: Mar 20-22. Cost is $250 per person. Registration is required. Find more retreats and links to register on our website www.ourladyofbethesda.org.    Our Lady of Bethesda Retreat Center, A Place to Encounter Christ! 7007 Bradley Blvd., Bethesda, MD 20817)[Exp. date:03.23.20]


 The IPS Center for Psychological Services
-- 2001 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Suite 101 Arlington, VA 22202; http://ipscenter.org   703-418-2111 -   Email: ipscenter@divinemercy.edu. Quality mental health services at affordable rates.  The IPS Center for Psychological Services is an outpatient mental health facility providing clinical services to adults, adolescents, children, families and couples. We are committed to providing the community with high quality, affordable mental health services that understand the emotional, biological, social, spiritual and psychological aspects of a person. Clients of any faith or background are welcome at the Center. At the heart of such treatment is a deep respect for the dignity of each person and a commitment to providing appropriate state-of-the-art services.  The IPS Center is part of the Clinical Psychology Psy.D. program operated by the Institute for the Psychological Sciences (IPS) of Divine Mercy University.

Donate Your Car to Catholic Charities - Thinking of replacing or getting rid of your old car? Please consider donating it to Catholic Charities. We take used vehicles and transfer them directly to qualifying families in desperate need of transportation. We also accept non-working cars, which helps to fund our volunteer ministries. Donating is EASY! We handle all the paperwork; you receive an IRS donation receipt. Avoid the hassle of selling your car, simplify your life, or reclaim that space in your garage. To donate, please email cars@ccda.net or call (703) 841-3898. Non- working 1-844-527-2232. [Exp. Date: TBD]

Gifts for the Seminarian Education Endowment Fund (SEEF) Please support our seminarians and SEEF, a permanent endowment fund established in 2011. SEEF’s income provides funding for annual seminarian expenses such as room, board, tuition, health insurance and books, which total almost $40,000 per seminarian. Please give generously! To donate, make checks payable to: “Foundation for the CDA – SEEF.” Mail to: The Foundation, 200 N. Glebe Road, Suite 811, Arlington, VA 22203. Contact Gretchen Koch at g.koch@arlingtondiocese.org or (703) 841-3819 with questions.  [Expiration Date: TBD]

Arnon Cemetery located in the Great Falls community at 646 Walker Road is releasing traditional burial spaces for single or multiple grave lots. We also provide an in-ground burial option for cremated remains. If you have any interest related to the 2019 release or questions please email  arnoncemetery@hotmail.com .[Exp. Date: TBD]

Catholic Singles of Greater Washington is an organization for single
Catholics, ages 21 to 65-plus, enjoying each other's company in a wide
variety of social, religious, and cultural settings. Most members are 45
and older. Please find out more about us at
www.catholicsinglesofgreaterwashington.org
or call Tricia at 301-460-9195.[Exp. Date: TBD]

 *Quality mental health services at affordable rates*.  Located in Arlington, VA, The IPS Center for Psychological Services is an outpatient mental health facility providing clinical services to adults, adolescents, children, families  and couples. We are committed to providing the community with high quality, affordable mental health services that understand the emotional, biological, social, spiritual and psychological aspects of a person. Clients of any faith or background are welcome at the Center. At the heart of such treatment is a deep respect for the dignity of each person and a commitment to providing appropriate state-of-the-art services.  The IPS Center is part of the Clinical Psychology Psy.D. program operated by the Institute for the Psychological Sciences (IPS) of Divine Mercy University, a Catholic University of psychology and counseling. [Exp.  Periodic]

 PRIME TIME SINGLE CATHOLICS (PTSC) serves single Catholics 40 and over. Meet us for: lunch (every Thursday); Mass, concert, and lunch in DC (Feb. 5); Flamenco dance program (Feb. 8); bowling (Feb. 15); piano concert at St. Luke Church (Feb. 16); dinner at Guapo’s in Shirlington (Feb. 23); Institute of Catholic Culture dinner and talk (March 1). For details, see our website: bit.ly/ptsc. With questions or to RSVP, email Tom at ptscnva@gmail.com. [Exp. Date: 02.29.20]  

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

Sacramental Schedule

Mass Schedule:

Sunday:
8 am 10 am 12 Noon*
*Novus Ordo Latin Mass

Saturday: 8:30 am & 5:30 pm Vigil Mass

Weekdays: 8:30 am, (Wednesdays: 12:15 pm)

Holydays (except Christmas):
8:30 am & 7 pm

Sacrament of Penance:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 7:45 am – 8:15 am
Saturday afternoon: 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Expanded schedule for Advent and Lent
 
All Day Eucharistic Adoration
Every Wednesday: 1 pm through Thursday morning, 8:30 am
Every First Friday: 9 am through Saturday morning, 8:30 am

Contact Us

Pastor
Rev. Jerry J. Pokorsky
Direct Line to Pastor 703.759.3520
No text messages please; contact the office for administrative questions.

Office Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:30 am to 1:30 pm 
Closed on Federal Holidays

Saint Catherine of Siena Church
1020 Springvale Road
Great Falls, VA 22066
Have a question? Have a comment? Please contact us!
Phone: 703.759.4350
Fax: 703.759.3753

 

office@saintcatherineschurch.org

 

 


St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church

1020 Springvale Rd., Great Falls, VA 22066

Parish Office: 703.759.4350
Fax: 703.759.3753
Religious Education: 703.759.3530
Siena Academy: 703.759.4129