2021 Lenten Schedule

Ash Wednesday - February 17
Masses will be at 7:00 am, 9:00 am & 7:30 pm.
Ashes will be distributed at all Masses. 9:00 am Mass will be live streamed.*

Sacrament of Confession
Saturdays following 9:00 am Mass and from 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the church. Wednesdays from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm (not on Ash Wednesday).

"The Light is On For You" - Eucharistic Adoration & Confession
Wednesdays from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm in the church.
February 24, March, 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31

Stations of the Cross
Fridays at 2:00 pm or 7:30 pm in the Church.
February 19 and 26, March, 5, 12, 19, and 26. 2:00 pm Stations will be live streamed.*

Lenten Retreat for Women - Saturday, February 27 at 10:00 am
Our Pastor, Rev. Andrew J. Fisher, will give two talks on Lent. All women are welcome! There is no cost to attend.
The retreat is sponsored by the Women of St. Ambrose.

First Friday Adoration - March 5 from 9:30 am - 7:00 pm
Spend time in prayer before our Eucharistic Lord from 9:30 am - 7:00 pm. Please sign up for a 30-minute time slot here.

Lenten Retreat for Men - Saturday, March 6 at 10:00 am
Our Parochial Vicar, Rev. Joseph Bergida, will speak about Lent. All men are welcome! There is no cost to attend.
The retreat is sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. It will be live streamed.*

Virtual Mass for the Sick - Saturday, March 27 at 11:00 am
The Order of Malta, Northern Virginia Region of the Federal Association USA will host a Virtual Mass for the Sick.  Due to the COVID-19 concerns and protocols in the Diocese of Arlington, the faithful of the Diocese are invited to participate in the live-stream of this special Mass to be offered for their intentions.  To watch the Mass, please go to stambroseva.org/Mass.  His Excellency, the Most Reverend Michael F. Burbidge, Bishop of Arlington will serve as the principal celebrant and homilist for the Mass.  Very Reverend Father Andrew Fisher and Reverend Father Alexander Drummond, Regional Magistral Chaplains of the Order will concelebrate the Mass.

Living Stations of the Cross - Wednesday, March 31 at 2:00 pm
St. Ambrose School eighth graders will present these Living Stations. This will be live streamed.*

Lenten Suppers
There will NOT be Lenten Suppers this year due to Covid-19.

*Livestream Masses, retreats and Stations of the Cross will be available at stambroseva.org/Mass, on our Facebook page, and on our YouTube channel.

Please contact the Parish Office with any questions at 703-280-4400 or by email.

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