News and Announcements

Mass and Healing Service Oct. 26th

The Catholic Healing Ministry…

of the Diocese of Arlington will celebrate a Mass and Healing service on Thursday, October 26th at 7:30pm at St. Luke, McLean, VA. Fr. Bill Korpi, celebrant. For further information call 540.347.0809 or (Note: This is a change from the originally scheduled host church of Our Lady of Good Counsel.)


Join the book club on November 8th

The Parish Book Club will be watching and discussing a movie on Wednesday, Nov 8 at 7:30 pm in Room five. Paths of the Soul follows 11 pilgrims over 9 months on a Buddhist bowing pilgrimage of about 560 miles from the small village of Nyima to Lhasa, the holy capital of Tibet.

Spiritually uplifting and visually beautiful, this film was the winner of the SIGNIS award at Filmfest DC. SIGNIS is a juried award for the film that best illuminates and celebrates what it means to be human in a diverse and challenging world.

Contact Kate Flynn if you have questions (


Lectors and Ushers Needed!

Would You Like to Serve the Church as a Lector or an Usher?

We are in need of additional volunteers

If you are interested in becoming a lector or an usher, please contact Dana at or Elaine at


Help wanted – only once or twice a month

Help Wanted ~ Only once or twice a month~

St. Thomas à Becket is in need of volunteers to count our Sunday collections. Counting is done on Sundays from 9:30am to approximately 1:30pm. and on occasional Mondays beginning at 4:30 p.m.  Volunteers are scheduled through Sign Up Genius at your convenience and preference of dates.

There are several counting teams that volunteer on a rotating basis. Please consider joining this effort.

Contact Dana at 703.437.7113 or


Catholic High School Open Houses

Bishop O’Connell Open House

Paul VI Catholic High School Open House

Sunday, October 29th from 1 to 4pm

Group presentations will take place at 1:15pm and 2:15pm in Father Heet Auditorium. 6th, 7th and 8th graders and their families are invited to explore the benefits of a Catholic high school education. Visit for additional information. Current 8th graders are encouraged to set up a “Panther for a Day” experience by emailing

Bishop Ireton Open House

Sunday, November 5, from 1 – 4:00 p.m.

Bishop Ireton High School invites prospective students and families to an Open House on Sunday, Nov.. 5, at 1 pm.  ~  703.751.7606

Saint John Paul the Great Open House

Sunday, November 5, from 1 – 4:00 p.m.

Saint John Paul the Great High School invites prospective students and families to their Open House.


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