Hope you had a restful and enjoyable Memorial Day Weekend.
A few schedule changes this week at the Cathedral, due to the Diaconate rehearsal on June 1, 2017, Eucharistic Adoration is cancelled. There will only be a Holy Hour from 7:30pm to 8:30pm.
There will be a
10:00am School Mass on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 and there will
no 10:00am Mass
on Friday, June 2, 2017.
This Sunday, our second collection is for the Catholic Communication Campaign. This campaign connects people with Christ, here and around the world in developing countries, through the internet, television, radio, and print media. Fifty percent of funds collected remains in our diocese to fund local communications efforts. Your support helps spread the gospel message! To learn more, visit
Sincerely in Christ,
Rev. Robert J. Rippy
Meals on Wheels
Volunteers provide deliveries of meals to elderly and disabled persons in the community as part of Meals on Wheels of Northern Virginia, serving the Arlington community.
STM volunteers deliver on the 2nd and 5th Tuesdays and Thursdays to the homes of Meals on Wheels participants from the distribution point at First Presbyterian Church, 601 N. Vermont St., Arlington 22203 (near Ballston Mall--corner Vermont & Carlin Springs Rd.). Teams meet at 11 AM with most routes being completed in one hour.
Volunteers can deliver a regular monthly route or substitute when the need arises. Prepared meals and route directions are provided to each delivery team. Meals are usually delivered by a pair of volunteers, a driver and a ride along partner. Parents with children are very welcome. STM's coordinator can provide a partner for for a single volunteer, or a team of two can volunteer together.
The program is looking for volunteers, if interested please call Ann Wester, STM Coordinator, at 703-521-2841.
Altar Server Schedule*
*Please note, the list of servers below is as scheduled.
Saturday, June 3
Sunday, June 4
Pro-Life News and Notes
Turn the Parking Lot Yellow!
Show your support for LIFE by switching to Choose Life yellow license plates. To order online, have your credit card and vehicle registration ready and go to
. Or you can go to your local DMV to order your yellow plates. For additional information google "Choose Life Virginia". Questions or comments call Loren Wilee
Looking to get more out of the Sunday Readings?
Opening the Word
through Formed is a program offering prayer and insights for the upcoming Sunday readings. Featuring a variety of experienced presenters including Dr. Tim Gray, Mary Healy, Scott Powell, Dr. Edward Sri, and Ben Akers, the fifty-two videos are designed to facilitate thought and discussion for personal faith formation. Personal Prayer Journals are also available to make the most of these Sunday readings.
Click the link above to prepare for Pentecost Sunday, June 4, 2017.
Bishop Ireton High School Summer Camps
Bishop Ireton High School announces its
2017 summer camp
offerings at its Alexandria campus. The variety of camps includes, sports, theater and science. The ages served are rising 1st through 12th graders. Sign up online at bishopireton.org. If you have questions contact Peter Hamer, (703)751-7606 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteers Needed - Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind
Interested in volunteering? Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind is in need of more volunteers in the Readers and Friendly Visitors program. In this program, adult volunteers are matched with adults who are blind or visually impaired. Volunteers assist with activities such as reading mail or the newspaper, going to the local library and shopping for groceries. Volunteer readers and visitors typically visit with their clients for 3-4 hours per month. Interested individuals will need to attend one orientation and they will be approved upon application review and background research.
Cathedral Connection Submissions
Items for the Cathedral Connection
must be submitted to email@example.com by noon each Friday
in order to be included in the following week's edition.
All submissions must be in print-ready form.
Items received after this deadline will be held until the following issue.
Thank you for your cooperation.
English Legion of Mary
Bell Choir C
Arts and Crafts
7:30 - 8:30 pm
Friday Friday Mass
1st Saturday Mass and Rosary
Jr. Legion of Mary Rectory Conference Room
Mass and Reception
Coffee and Doughnuts at all Masses
Credit Union Open
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Spanish Prayer Group
Click on the USCCB image above for the daily readings