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From the Office of the Chancellor

(For June 24-25 Bulletin)

Peter’s Pence (Holy Father) Collection

Next week, our second collection will be for Peter’s Pence, which provides Pope Francis with the funds he needs to carry out his charitable works around the world. The proceeds benefit our brothers and sisters on the margins of society, including victims of war, oppression, and disasters. Please be generous. For more information, visit www.usccb.org/peters-pence.

Expiration Date: June 26, 2017


(For July 1-2 Bulletin)

Peter’s Pence (Holy Father) Collection

Our second collection today is for Peter’s Pence, a worldwide collection that supports the charitable works of Pope Francis. Funds from this collection help victims of war, oppression, and natural disasters. Take this opportunity to join with Pope Francis and be a witness of charity to our suffering brothers and sisters. Please be generous today. For more information, visit www.usccb.org/peters-pence.

Expiration Date: July 3, 2017

Pastoral Solidarity Fund for Africa Collection

Next week, our parish will take up a collection for the Solidarity Fund for the Church in Africa (SFCA). While the Church in Africa is growing, many still lack access to basic resources and pastoral care. Many suffer due to high rates of poverty and unemployment, illiteracy, and poor education. The SFCA supports pastoral projects that foster lasting peace and reconciliation in a continent often marked by division and tension. To learn more, visit www.usccb.org/africa.

Expiration Date: July 3, 2017


(For July 8-9 Bulletin)

Peter’s Pence (Holy Father) Collection

Thank you for your generous support in last week’s Peter’s Pence Collection! As a parish, we collected $[amount]. Our contributions will be combined with those from our brothers and sisters around the world to help Pope Francis provide essential relief to people in need. If you missed the collection, it is not too late to give, visit www.usccb.org/nationalcollections, and click on the “How to Give” link on the left.

Expiration Date: July 10, 2017

Pastoral Solidarity Fund for Africa Collection

This week, our second collection is for the Solidarity Fund for the Church in Africa. The people of Africa are joyous and faith-filled, but they also often face challenges due to poverty, the high incidence of disease, food shortages, and migration. This collection is an opportunity to stand with the people of Africa and support pastoral projects that are so needed on this continent. Please be generous today. To learn more, visit www.usccb.org/africa.

Expiration Date: July 10, 2017


(For July 15-16 Bulletin)

Pastoral Solidarity Fund for Africa Collection

Thank you for your generous support of the Solidarity Fund for the Church in Africa. Your contributions will provide pastoral care and support to the people of Africa as they face the many challenges that come from high poverty and unemployment, the high incidence disease, and migration. Your donations will fund workshops, retreats, catechesis, and other projects that build the faith of African communities. If you missed the collection, it is not too late to give. Visit www.usccb.org/nationalcollections, and click on the “How to Give” link on the left.

Expiration Date: July 17, 2017


From the Office of Vocations

(For June 24-25 Bulletin)

“So do not be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows.” God is always looking out for what’s best for us. If He is calling you to be a priest, sister or brother, there is nothing to fear. Take a risk and and call Father J.D. Jaffe at (703) 841-2514 or write: j.jaffe@arlingtondiocese.org.

Expiration Date: June 26, 2017

(For July 1-2 Bulletin)

“Whoever finds his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life for my sake will find it.” Could God be calling you to follow after Him in this life and into the next? Contact Father J.D. Jaffe at (703) 841-2514 or write: j.jaffe@arlingtondiocese.org.

Expiration Date: July 3, 2017

(For July 8-9 Bulletin)

“You are in the spirit, since the Spirit of God dwells in you.” Is the Holy Spirit leading you or someone you know to serve Christ and His Church as a priest or in the consecrated life? If you are discerning your vocation, call Father J.D. Jaffe at (703) 841-2514 or write: j.jaffe@arlingtondiocese.org.

Expiration Date: July 10, 2017


From the Office for Family Life

Post-Abortion Healing Retreat for Women

An Entering Canaan Day of Prayer & Healing for women who have experienced abortion will be held on Saturday, September 30, 2017. Come begin your healing journey and experience God's hope and mercy. You are not alone. There is hope. There is healing. For further information and confidential registration, please contact Project Rachel at 888-456-HOPE (4673) or info@helpafterabortion.org.

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(For July 1-2 and July 8-9 Bulletin)

Arlington Theology on Tap (TOT) – July 10 at O’Sullivan’s Irish Pub

Join young professionals from around the diocese for an inspiring talk every month at 7:30 p.m. at O’Sullivan’s Irish Pub, 3207 Washington Blvd, Arlington. The next TOT will be held on Monday, July 10, and feature Fr. Andrew Fisher, Pastor of St. Ambrose in Annandale. For more information, contact Brendan Gotta at (703) 841-2549 or yam@arlingtondiocese.org.

(For June 24-25 and July 1-2 Bulletin)

Retreat Day for Couples led by Fr. Paul Scalia – Saturday, July 8

Married and engaged couples welcome! Fr. Paul Scalia will lead a full day retreat for couples at Our Lady of Hope in Potomac Falls from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The cost is $55 per couple. Register online at www.arlingtondiocese.org/couplesretreat2017. To learn more email Nancy McKeague at n.mckeague@arlingtondiocese.org.

Expiration Date: July 9, 2017

(For June 24-25 Bulletin and July 1-2 Bulletin)

Marriage Help

Retrouvaille has helped tens of thousands of couples at all stages of disillusionment or misery in their marriage. This program can help you too. For confidential information or to register for the program beginning July 7th, call (703) 351-7211 or go to www.HelpOurMarriage.com.

Expiration Date: July 3, 2017