This page will be updated regularly throughout Advent and Christmas. All in-person events are subject to change during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Actualizaremos esta página web periódicamente durante el Adviento y la Navidad. Todas las actividades en persona están sujeto a cambios durante la pandemia de COVID-19.
Weekly bulletin reflections: Read a reflection each week of Advent and Christmas (Nov. 29-Jan. 10) in the online SJN bulletin
Livestreamed Taizé (Dec 1, 7:30 p.m.): more information to come
Our Lady of Guadalupe Mass (Dec. 12, 7-8 p.m.): Sign up to attend in person
Livestreamed Lessons and Carols (Dec 13, 7:30 p.m.): more information to come
Parishioner-written booklet of Christmas reflections, sponsored by the Liturgy Committee: Sign up to write a reflection for a particular day; reflections due Dec. 4
Monthly Prayer Vigil, looking ahead to the 8th anniversary of the tragic school shooting in Newtown, CT, and pray for an end to gun violence (Dec. 5, 4-4:45 p.m., in the chapel); email Ken Fredgren at firstname.lastname@example.org or Bob More at email@example.com
Please call the parish office at 703-860-8510 to sign up for Christmas Mass (9 a.m.–4 p.m., Monday–Friday) before the office closes on Dec. 23. Be prepared with how many people will attend, your Mass time preference, and if you need an accessible seat. The only way to sign up for Christmas Mass is to call the parish office.
|December 24||December 25|
|3 p.m.||9 a.m.|
|5 p.m.||11:30 a.m.|
|7 p.m.||2 p.m. (español)|
Angel Gifts Drive: Support the children at the Laurel Learning Center; deadline Dec. 6. Learn how to sponsor a child.
Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe with Bishop Burbidge for Couples Struggling with Infertility, Miscarriage and Infant Loss (Dec. 4-12): Text “novena2020” to 84576 or sign up online to receive the novena each day; email personal intentions to the bishop at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Virtual Advent retreat, “In Her Heart,” led by Fr. Joe Laramie, SJ (Nov. 29-Dec. 2 with videos available online and on social media)
Advent activities for families from Strong Catholic Family Faith
“A Thrill of Hope” newsletter: Sign up for “a collection of Advent and Christmas devotionals focused on bringing peace and hope to the holiday season”