Ash Wednesday is one of the most popular and important holy days in the liturgical calendar. Ash Wednesday opens Lent, a season of fasting and prayer.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
English: 7:00am, 12pm, 7:00pm
All Senior’s are invited to attend our Senior Luncheon
Date: Saturday, March 4
Time: After the noon Mass
Location: Room 12 (School facility)
Inclement Weather Closing Policy
St. Anthony of Padua Parish follows Fairfax County Public Schools regarding closings due to inclement weather. Cancellation of Religious Education Classes will be announced on Facebook (Click here).
This includes the Parish and School Meeting Rooms, evening and weekend activities. If Fairfax County Public Schools closes evening or weekend activities due to inclement weather, our meeting room facilities will also be closed.
Catholic Formation by Fr. Marcus Pollard
About fifty years ago, the Church made clear that parents were the first teachers of the faith for their children. Then and now many parents may have heard those words, but were not sure what they meant.
Additionally, the Church also began to teach clearly that the faithful were the first missionaries of the Faith to the world. Both when those words were said and today, this is a concept that is difficult for most Catholics. To continue reading – Click here