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Updated May 21 2019

 

Sixth Sunday of Easter - May 26, 2019 - "Whoever loves me will keep my word.” Are you called to bring the word of Christ to his flock?
Call Fr. Michael Isenberg, (703) 841-2514, or write: michael.isenberg@arlingtondiocese.org. [Exp. Date: 05.27.19]

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. [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]  

Summer Family Pilgrimage in the Holy Land! - TRAVEL DATES: July 30-August 10, 2019. Walk where He walked, pray where He prayed, Come and Experience the person of Jesus Christ in the Holy Land! This pilgrimage is for families or could be an ideal gift for Graduation or Confirmation! Minimum age of participants is 12yrs old.  Join Fr. Peter Hopkins, LC who will lead you through our unique Christ-centered itinerary, beginning with the infancy of Jesus (Eim Karim, Bethlehem), his baptism (Jericho and Mount of Temptations), his hidden life and Galilean ministry; enjoy a faith filled adventure experience.COST: $3,295 per person-all inclusive, land only (10 hotel nights, double occupancy basis, meals, all entrance fees and tips, no hidden tax fees) Group Flight available for additional cost. BOOKING DEADLINE IS MAY 30.  For full itinerary details please contact Cris Tallent at Our Lady of Bethesda Retreat Center 301-365-0612 or at ctallent@ourladyofbethesda.org. More information on our website: www.ourladyofbethesda.org [Exp. Date: 06.01.19]

From Pro-Choice Resident to Pro-Life Doctor - May 22nd at 8:30pm at St. Veronica Catholic Church - Join Divine Mercy Care and St. Veronica's Aslan's Army Apostolate to hear Dr. John Bruchalski share his conversion story. All the way from providing abortions to providing prenatal care for the poor, Dr. B's transformation is an encounter with Divine Mercy you will never forget! Please register at divinemercycare.org. [Exp. Date: 05.23.19]

Eucharistic Holy Hour - The Arlington Division of the World Apostolate of Fatima (the Blue Army) will sponsor a diocesan-wide Eucharistic Holy Hour on Sun., May 26  from 3 - 4 pm in the Perpetual Adoration Chapel at Our Lady of Angels Church, 13752 Mary's Way, Woodbridge. We hope you can join us to pray for world peace through the conversion of souls. [Exp. Date: 05.27.19] 

Attention female athletes in grades 7-12!  FIERCE Athlete, whose mission is to promote true femininity in sports, will be hosting a two-day Physical and Spiritual training clinic June 24-25th at Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church from 9-4 pm.  There will be agility training, core work, sport specific training, spiritual talks, prayer time and femininity talks.  Sign up at: https://fierceathlete.org/clinic  [Exp. Date: 06.26.19]

Ordination Events - Come Pray for Our Future Priests - The ordination of men to the priesthood and diaconate are beautiful and inspiring events for our entire diocese and all are welcome to witness them. The Mass of Ordination to the transitional diaconate for seminarians Peter McShurley, Joe Moschetto and Charles Pavlick is Saturday June 1. The Mass of Ordination to the Priesthood for Deacons Nicholas Blank, Edouard Guilloux, Sean Koehr and Will Nyce is Saturday June 8. Both events are at the Cathedral of St. Thomas More starting at 11:00 a.m. There is also a Holy Hour Vigil with Bishop Burbidge and the seminarians on Friday June 7 at 7:30 p.m. at the Cathedral, followed by a light reception. Come and pray for our future priests! [Exp. Date: 06.09.19]

PRIME TIME SINGLE CATHOLICS (PTSC)- serves single Catholics 40 and over. Enjoy these events with us: golf (every Monday); lunch (every Thursday); Mini Golf in Falls Church (June 2); dance at Epiphany of Our Lord Byzantine Church (June 8); Institute of Catholic Culture dinner and  talk at St. Agnes Church (June 9); Little Theatre of Alexandria (June 16, RSVP by June 13); Annual Picnic at Nottoway Park (June 23); lunch in Falls Church (June 25); Spanish Mass at Church of the Nativity (June 29); dinner in Fairfax Corner(June 30). RSVP to Tom at ptscnva@gmail.com. For details, see our website: bit.ly/ptsc.[Exp. Date: 07.01.19]

Paul VI Boys Soccer Camp 2019 - Come join us at the Paul VI Boys Soccer Camp this summer July 29-Aug 2, 2019! PVI has a proven history of both team and individual successes. We won the VA Independent Boys State Championship in Fall 2015 and 2010. In Fall 2018, we were Finalists in the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference (WCAC) Championship. In addition to numerous All WCAC, All Met, and All State honors, we had NSCAA All Americans in both 2014 and 2015. The camp runs from July 29-Aug 2 from 9am to 3pm. There are a limited number of spots which means a very good camper-to-instructor ratio. It's a fun and instructive camp for boys of all levels, and if your son is interested in playing at PVI the exposure to the coaches is invaluable. Please visit us at https://paulvi.jumbula.com/. If you have any questions, please contact Coach Ed Aponte at eaponte@pvipanther.net or call 703-929-9151. [Exp. Date: 08.03.19]

Summer Theology Courses at Christendom Graduate School  - Learn more about the Faith by taking a summer course at the Christendom Graduate School! Catechists, DREs schoolteachers, and youth ministers new to our program receive 50% off their first two courses in celebration of our 50th anniversary! Online courses run from May 13 through August 10. The six-week session for on-campus courses runs from June 24 – August 3. Our on-campus offerings include: The Pentateuch, Church History 1, God the Father, Philosophy of God & Man, Sexual & Biomedical Ethics, and Methods of Catechesis & Evangelization. This year we are offering The Synoptic Gospels in a live-online format on Monday evenings from 7-9 pm EST. WE ALSO SEVERAL OTHER ASYNCHRONOUS ONLINE COURSES, many of them in Sacred Scripture. For more information, please visit https//:graduate.christendom.edu/, email us at graduate.school@christendom.edu, or call 703-658-4304.[Exp. Date: 08.11.19]

Experience His Presence in the Silence!  “The Spiritual Exercises”  
The Spiritual Exercises are an opportunity to retreat from the hectic, noisy world and experience a personal encounter with Jesus Christ.  These retreats touch on so many important aspects of the spiritual life. The central principles are self-knowledge, discernment of God’s will for your life, and the decision to follow Christ our Lord more closely. Upcoming Dates--For Men August 16-18(3 day) cost is $250.00 per person; For Women May 31-Jun 2 (3 Day) cost is $250.00 per person and June 20-27 (6 Day) cost is $600.00 per person.   Registration is required. You will find more information and links to register on our website www.ourladyofbethesda.org. Our Lady of Bethesda Retreat Center, 7007 Bradley Blvd., Bethesda, MD 20817 [Exp. Date: 08.19.19]

Saint John Paul the Great Catholic High School is excited to announce their 2019 SUMMER CAMPS!  Whether you’re looking for an enrichment and leadership experience or a sports program for your child, the John Paul Summer Programs are full of opportunities for children in grades 2 through 12.  Have questions?  Contact camps@jpthegreat.org or 703-445-0300. Camp descriptions and registration information here: www.jpthegreat.org/apps/pages/summeractivities [Exp. Date: 08.31.19]

 A Pilgrimage to Poland, Austria, Czech Republic & Hungary - Under the Spiritual Directions of Fr. Brian McAllister - 14 days - September 16-29, 2019. Special Discount Price $3,699 ~ Roundtrip from Washington Dulles, VA  (IAD).  For the Day by Day Itinerary, please see the Bulletin Board.  For more information please contact Terra Sancta Travel Center at 202-302-5889 or email at info@terrastc.com - Tour Number: IAD-0916/14D  [Exp. Date: 09.30.19]

 

 

 

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

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

24 Hour Eucharistic Adoration
Every Wednesday: 9 am 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 non-emergency cell: 703.638.8451 (Preferred)
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