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Liturgical Ministries

The composition of the Eucharistic assembly ideally represents and reflects the nature of the Church herself, which is hierarchically ordered. The very arrangement of the celebration in its various ministries shows that all the baptized have a place in the Church – women and men, young and old, people of every race and tongue. Through the active participation of the faithful and the variety of liturgical ministers in the Church, the Body of Christ is built up. ~ # 6 General Instruction of the Roman Missal

Contact: Gerard Hall, Director of Liturgy, 703.896.7411
Thomas Conroy, Liturgy Assistant, 703.896.7418

Opportunities to Become Involved

2019 Holy Days of Obligation

Jan. 1 - Mary, Mother of God
March 6 – Ash Wednesday
April 21 - Easter
Aug. 15 – Assumption of Mary
Nov. 1 – All Saints Day
Dec. 8 – Immaculate Conception Celebrated on Dec. 9
Dec. 25 - Christmas

Principal Celebrations of the Liturgical Year:
Jan. 6 - Epiphany of the Lord
Jan. 10 - Saint Leone Aviat
Jan. 24 - St. Francis de Sales
April 14 - Palm Sunday
June 2 - Ascension of Jesus
June 9 - Pentecost
June 16 - Trinity Sunday
June 23 - The Most Holy Body & Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi)
June 28 - Sacred Heart of Jesus
Aug. 12 - St. Jane de Chantal
Oct. 12 - Blessed Louis Brisson
Nov. 2 - All Souls Day
Nov. 24 - Our Lord Jesus Christ King of the Universe
Dec. 1 - First Sunday of Advent
Dec. 9 - Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Dec. 12 - Our Lady of Guadalupe

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