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    Holiday Bazaars

    Nov. 25

    Christmas Craft Fair

    Sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council No. 7771, with handcrafted Christmas cards, candles, ornaments and rosaries, St. John the Baptist Church, Father Ruehl Hall, 120 W. Main St., Front Royal, 2-8 p.m. Michael Turner, mtcinc1@cs.com.

    Dec. 1-2

    Christmas Bazaar

    With raffles for gift baskets and a Christmas quilt, handmade gifts and the Sisters’ Famous Yard Sale, St. Isidore the Farmer Church, 14414 St. Isidore Way, Orange, Dec. 1: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Dec. 2: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. 540/672-4933 or go to saintisidorethefarmer.com.

    Dec. 2-3

    St. Agnes Arts and Crafts Christmas Boutique

    Hosted by the St. Agnes Women’s Arts and Crafts group, with handmade gifts and Christmas crafts, Money Doll Raffle and White Elephant, St. Agnes Church parish hall, 1910 N. Randolph St., Arlington, Dec. 2: 5-6:30 p.m., Dec. 3: 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. 703/525-1166 or go to saintagnes.org.

    Coming Events   

    Nov. 26

    Diocesanwide Eucharistic Holy Hour

    Sponsored by the World Apostolate of Fatima (the Blue Army), Our Lady of Angels Church perpetual adoration chapel, 13752 Mary’s Way, Woodbridge, 3-4 p.m. 703/989-7176 or rmd3514@yahoo.com.

    Dec. 1

    Messiah Singalong

    With St. Luke Festival Choir, orchestra and soloists, led by conductor Thomas Colohan, featuring soprano Jaely Chamberlain, mezzo-soprano Natalia Kojanova, tenor Allan Pallacios Chan and baritone Kevin Johnson, St. Luke Church, 7001 Georgetown Pk., McLean, 7:30 p.m. Fee. 703/356-0670 or musicinmclean@gmail.com.

    Sharing Hope

    Support group for men and women going through separation or divorce, on “Post-Traumatic Growth,” St. Mary of Sorrows Historic Church hall, 11112 Fairfax Station Rd., Fairfax Station, 8 p.m. 703/978-6318.

    Dec. 2

    “Miracle of Christmas”

    Trip to Sight and Sound Theatres in Lancaster, Pa., for a live Nativity show, hosted by the Filipino Catholic Community, bus departs Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 8601 Wolftrap Rd., Vienna, 7:45 a.m.-midnight, Fee. Reservations are first-come first-served, Chiqui Sanchez, 571/499-8277 or filminolgc@gmail.com.

    NoVA Chestertonians meeting

    With John Lipka discussing G.K. Chesterton and Hilaire Belloc on usury, with The Servile State as suggested reading, Famous Dave’s, 14452 Chantilly Crossing Ln., Chantilly, 3-5 p.m. 703/406-9244 or novachesterton@gmail.com.

    Dec. 3

    Tau Fraternity Secular Franciscans Meeting

    St. Joseph Church, 750 Peachtree St., Herndon, 12:30 p.m. Pam Brooks, 703/975-9256 or Walter Gawlak, 571/512-8402.

    Chaplet of Divine Mercy and rosary

    Missionhurst, 4651 N. 25th St., Arlington, first Sundays 3 p.m. Joe Perez, 703/532-0080.

    The Scene

    For Young Adults and Singles

    Nov. 25

    Vermeer Exhibit

    With PTSC (Prime Time Single Catholics, age 40+), National Gallery of Art, West Building, 6th and Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, meet inside entrance, 10:45 a.m. RSVP by Nov. 23, Anne, 703/751-0739.

    Nov. 26


    With CSGW (Catholic Singles of Greater Washington – single Catholics age 21-65+), Bowl America Lanes, 1101 Clopper Rd., Gaithersburg, Md., Sundays 7 p.m. Fee. CACinfo@dcSingleCatholicPro.org.

    Nov. 27


    With PTSC (Prime Time Single Catholics, age 40+), Par 3 Burke Lake Golf Course, 7315 Ox Rd., Fairfax Station, Mondays 11 a.m. Lunch to follow. RSVP, Anne, 703/751-0739.

    Woodbridge Theology on Tap

    With Fr. Dominic Monti, professor of Franciscan Studies at St. Bonaventure University, “Rebuild my Church: The Impact of St. Francis in His Own Day and the Franciscan Charism Today,” Ornery Beer Company and Public House, 14389 Potomac Mills Rd., Woodbridge, 6:30 p.m. young adult gathering and discussion, 7:30 p.m. talk, Brother Henry Fulmer, 703/221-4044 or friarhenry@stfrncis.org.

    Nov. 28

    Lunch at Yayla Bistro

    With PTSC (Prime Time Single Catholics, age 40+), 2201 Westmoreland St., Arlington, noon, RSVP by Nov. 28, Bob, bobs1947@juno.com.

    Dec. 3


    With Catholic Sports Club, Queen of Apostles Church, 4401 Sano St., Alexandria, Sundays 7:30-9 p.m. yam@arlingtondiocese.org.

    Dec. 4

    Advent Day of Reflection

    With PTSC, hosted by Fr. Anthony Pinizzotto, includes conference, prayer, lunch, adoration, benediction and Mass, St. Luke Church, 7001 Georgetown Pk., McLean, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Fee. RSVP by Nov. 28, Joyce, 703/356-8419.

    Dec. 5

    Youth, Campus and Young Adult Ministry Appreciation Mass and Dinner

    With YAM, including Mass, dinner and awards presentation, St. Joseph Church, Herndon, 6-9:30 p.m. Fee. RSVP, Clarissa Maciel, 703/841-2559 or c.maciel@arlingtondiocese.org.