2016 marriage Jubilee Mass


    Bishop Paul S. Loverde will honor couples in the Diocese of Arlington celebrating 25 and 50 years of marriage at the annual Marriage Jubilee Mass. If you were married in 1966 or 1991, please watch for registration details in your parish bulletin, beginning in August.

    Catholic Diocese of Arlington

    Date, Time & Location

    Sunday, October 16, 2016,
    at 2:30pm

    The Cathedral of Saint Thomas More 

    3901 N. Cathedral Lane
    Arlington, VA 22203

    Cake & punch reception in the Church Hall following the Mass (approx. 4:00pm).


    Beginning in August, you should see announcements in your parish bulletin regarding registration for the Jubilee Mass. Please contact your parish office to register once the announcements appear. The registration deadline is Friday, September 23rd.  If you are unable to attend or your spouse has recently passed away you may receive a certificate and program by registering through your parish. 

    Registered couples will receive details by mail two weeks before the Jubilee Mass. Directions will be included.

    Additional Details

    There is no cost to register or attend.           

    Mass includes collective renewal of vows led by The Bishop of Arlington

    Dress is Sunday best.

    Please do not arrive before 2:00pm.       

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    Guests are welcome to attend the Mass and reception. They do not need to register to attend.

    This  Mass will fulfill your Sunday obligation. The regular Sunday collections may be taken.

    The Marriage Jubilee Mass honors only 25 and 50 year marriage anniversaries. We are unable to include other anniversaries in the ceremony.

    Handicap seating is available for jubilarians and/or guests. Please specify this need in advance when registering with your parish.

    Please bring a camera if you wish to take pictures with Bishop Loverde at the reception.          


    Contact Monika Felock or Bridget Wilson at (703) 841-2550.