We are happy to welcome you to Saint Ambrose Catholic Church in Annandale, Virginia.  Thank you for visiting our website!

Whether you are an active parishioner, a visitor from out of town, someone looking to come home to the Catholic Church, or someone seeking God and answers to the questions of daily life, we invite you to come and be a part of our growing parish family. 

As you visit this website, and see all the parish ministries, programs and special events, please see it as our invitation for you to come and share with us the great gift of faith in Jesus Christ, handed down to us from the apostles through the Catholic Church.

Please feel free to contact us. We hope to see you soon at Saint Ambrose Catholic Church!

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Registration is Now Open for 2021-2022 Faith Formation!

Religious Education Classes for Grades K-12
Saint Ambrose offers religious education classes for students in grades K - 12 who attend public or other non-Catholic schools which include the preparation necessary to receive the Sacraments of First Penance, First Holy Communion and Confirmation.

In-person classes are held on Wednesdays from September through May.  Online classes are available for grades 1 - 8. Students must be registered in advance. Click here for details and to register.

RCIA: Becoming Catholic
Come learn about the Catholic faith!  The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults is for those over the age of seven who are unbaptized, baptized in another Christian tradition who are now interested in becoming Catholic, and baptized Catholics who are not fully initiated (need First Communion or Confirmation).

Classes are Monday evenings from 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm in the Parish Hall, September through May. Click here for details.  To register, contact Nicole Filipowski, Director of Religious Education, online here or 703-280-1122.

Upcoming Events

Parish Picnic

September 19, 2021 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Saint Ambrose Catholic Church
Save the date! There will be pizza, ice cream, popcorn, cotton candy, a moon bounce, pony rides, a petting zoo, and much more. We will need many... Read more

Entering Canaan Day of Prayer & Healing

September 25, 2021 (All day)
An Entering Canaan Day of Prayer & Healing for women who have experienced abortion will be held on Saturday, September 25, 2021. Come begin your... Read more

Weekend WorkCamp

October 9, 2021 - 8:45am to 12:30pm
Saint Ambrose Parish Center
Weekend WorkCamp is a monthly service and Confirmation hours opportunity. We meet the second Saturday of each month (except August) from 8:45 am -12:... Read more

Retrouvaille - A Lifeline for Married Couples

October 15, 2021 (All day) to October 17, 2021 (All day)
Are You Seeking Marriage Help? Retrouvaille has helped thousands of couples at all stages of disillusionment or misery in their marriage. For... Read more
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Mass & Confession Times

Livestream Masses

Sunday: 10:00 am

Click here to watch our livestream Masses.

Public Masses

Sunday: 8:00 am, 10:00 am, 12:00 pm & 5:00 pm

Monday - Friday: 7:00 am & 9:00 am

Saturday: 9:00 am & 5:00 pm (Sunday vigil)

Eucharistic Adoration

First Friday of the Month: 9:30 am - 7:00 pm


Saturday: 9:30 am - 10:00 am, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm or by appointment

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Parish Office Information

Office Hours

Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Email Address


Mailing Address

3901 Woodburn Rd

Annandale, VA 22003