What Types of Services Are Offered by St. Agnes Catholic Church in Arlington, VA?


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St. Agnes Catholic Church in Arlington, VA, offers daily Masses, Sunday Masses, Spanish Masses and those sacraments present at most parishes, such as confession and marriage. A special feature of St. Agnes Catholic Church is perpetual Eucharistic adoration, where people can pray before the Eucharist any time of day.

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St. Agnes offers other opportunities to its community, including prayer groups such as the Legion of Mary and Luz de Jesus, youth and young adult ministries, religious education, parish educational resources, and the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults. The parish also operates St. Agnes Catholic School, which provides a faith-based education for children. Other educational opportunities at the parish include seminars from Catholic Distance University.

Members of the parish provide charitable services for the community. The St. Agnes Thanksgiving collection brings food to the poor in surrounding parts of Virginia and operates a food drive to receive donations. The Advent Giving Tree enables parishioners to provide gifts to Catholic Charities, Center for Adoption and Pregnancy Services, and to individuals in need during the holiday season. Other parish community organizations provide many other services to both parishioners and the community through such events as Lenten soup suppers and groups such as the Cherrydale volunteers.

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