News and Announcements

Workcamp 2018

Workcamp 2018

Registration is now open for Workcamp 2018! The dates we will be working in Fredericksburg are from June 23-June 29, 2018. To insure your spot, please contact Betsy Coffey at to receive the necessary registration instructions.


The book club is back!

The Book Club is Back!

Wednesday February 7, 2018 ~ 7:30-9pm ~ Room 6

 Reimagining the Ignatian Examen

by Mark E. Thibodeaux, SJ, Loyola Press, 2015

Ready for Lent? Join with other parishioners to learn a new approach to the traditional Ignatian spirituality. Read the short introduction and try one of the 34 Examens. New and used copies are available on and on Kindle. Contact Betty Sullivan with questions.


Mornings of Mercy for Divorced Catholics

Mornings of Mercy for Divorced Catholics

Join Vicar General, Fr. Tom Ferguson as he leads quarterly mornings of recollection for divorced Catholics. Mass, confession, reflection, prayer and discussion all included. The next Morning of Mercy is at St. Luke Catholic Church at 9 a.m. on February 17, 2018 in McLean, VA. To sign up visit


Volunteers needed to water poinsettia plants

Poinsettia Plants Need Water

The poinsettia plants that will soon adorn the church will need to be watered regularly. We would love to have volunteers help our plants maintain the beauty of the Christmas Season in our lovely sanctuary. Please see Father Bill after daily mass if you are able to assist with watering the poinsettias. Your help is greatly appreciated!


Al-Anon Meeting

Al-Anon meetings

As part of our community outreach,

St. Thomas à Becket will begin hosting a mens Al-Anon meeting Wednesday nights at 7:30pm.  Al-Anon is a self-help program to help people deal with an alcohol problem in a friend or relative. Visit for more information or to search for meetings.


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


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