Welcome to Our Church!
Blessed Sacrament is a Roman Catholic Church located just outside of Washington, DC, within the Diocese of Arlington in Virginia under the direction of Most Reverend Bishop Paul Loverde. Our pastor is Reverend John C. Cregan.
For information about our priests, click here. For a listing of our office directory, click here. If you have any questions regarding the parish, please do not hesitate to contact the parish office by email or by phone
Read about our Parish in the Arlington Catholic Herald!
There are no emergency announcements at this time.
1. Many thanks to those who helped make our Annual Blessed Sacrament Gala and Auction a wonderful success! Your support makes an amazing difference to our school.
2. Looking for the Lent and Holy Week schedules? Click here.
3. Praying with the Scrutiny Gospels - The Scrutinies are rites celebrated in the 3rd, 4th, 5th Sundays of Lent for those being baptized at Easter. The Gospels proclaimed at those Masses reveal Truths about Jesus which crescendo as we prepare for the Resurrection. Join us as Father Dyer speaks about how to pray with these Gospels using the ancient Lectio Divina method. Thursdays following the 7 pm Mass in the church: March 13, 20, 27.
4. Join us for Passion & Purpose Live! on Saturday, March 22, 2014, from 9:00am-1:30pm at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alexandria. Discern God’s Plan for Your Life. Rediscover Catholicism for you, your family and community. Matthew Kelly (renowned speaker/bestselling author) will be the featured speaker. Contact the Church Office for ticket information.
5. Save-the-Dates for this coming summer- Keep the following dates in mind for religious education and stay tuned for registration forms and details!
- Confirmation Camp (alternative to school-year CCD for rising 7th/8th graders)- July 21-25
- Vacation Bible School for grades K-4 -July 14-18
6. Walking with Purpose” aims to bring women to a deeper personal relationship with Jesus Christ in a personal study and small group discussions. The next session is a six-week program entitled Living in Freedom, and is on Mondays from April 28-June 9 (except Memorial Day). There are morning and evening sessions (morning includes childcare). Space is limited and the deadline to register is April 10th. Click here for more information and to register; you can also register in the Parish Office.
7. The Diocese of Arlington will host two conferences in March 2014. You can download the Men's Conference flyer by clicking here. You can also download the Women's Conference flyer by clicking here.
8. The Holy Father, Pope Francis, has just issued an encyclical, Lumen Fidei, which was initiated by Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. Click here to be taken to the page on the Vatican website.
9. Are in you curious about Catholicism, or know someone who is? Catholic already, and want to know more? Our RCIA class starts again May 22 and will run through January. Click here for the schedule. Contact Susan Doyle at email@example.com or 703.998.6100, x102.
10. Do you know someone who’s curious about Catholicism? Are you someone who has some questions, but not ready to commit to an RCIA class? Virtual Inquiry may be just for you! Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll get started!
11. The Blessed Sacrament Blog page has been launched! Check it out by clicking on this link!
12. Volunteers are needed to prepare and serve evening meals once a month at Christ House. Volunteers are also needed for food delivery. Click here for the details.
For more news, check our weekly bulletin!
Last Update: March 7, 2014 3:08 PM