P3 Newcomer Night
Jun
6
6:30 PM18:30

P3 Newcomer Night

Our monthly P3 Newcomer Night is a great opportunity for young adults in the parish to get connected to the community and learn more about various opportunities to plug into parish life.

P3 (Prayer, Penance, and Pub) takes place in the church at St. Charles. The Blessed Sacrament is exposed at 6:30pm with time for silent prayer and Confessions following. A meditation is given by one of the priests of St. Charles at 8:00pm, with Benediction following at 8:30pm.

Afterwards, fellowship continues in the St. Charles gymnasium with beer and wine available for purchase (cash or credit). 

Please feel free to join us for any portion of the evening.

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Vacation Bible School
Jul
9
to Jul 13

Vacation Bible School

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Attend the Big Top opening assembly where kids learn the day’s gospel passage, focus of the day and K4J songs, watch a skit performance about that day’s saint and join in the “Thank You, Father” missionary project in which each child collects spare change for retired priests and religious who require care within the diocese.

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Borromeo Brothers: Fellowship at Spirits of 76
May
24
6:30 PM18:30

Borromeo Brothers: Fellowship at Spirits of 76

Borromeo Brothers invites all men of the parish to join an evening of fellowship at Spirits of 76, across the street from St. Charles. Come out to enjoy food, refreshment, and brotherhood. Spirits of 76 has reserved space for us and is offering $5 draft, house wine, and rail liquor drink specials, plus 20% off food.

RSVP and invite friends via the Facebook Event.

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The Human Person: The Supernatural Destiny of Man, Part 2
May
14
8:00 PM20:00

The Human Person: The Supernatural Destiny of Man, Part 2

Session 10: The Supernatural Destiny of Man, Part 2 - Empowered for Impact
Speaker: Jim Schuster

The human person can only be fully understood in light of his supernatural end - the invitation to share in the very life of God. We'll explore this invitation in two parts: (1) Sanctification - the ways we ourselves are transformed by grace, and (2) Empowered for Impact - that ways we participate in extending the Kingdom of God to the world around us.

The spring season of Adult Faith Formation courses will focus on the theme of The Human Person. The question of what it means to be human is one that societies have wrestled with throughout the ages, yet the times we live in are presenting challenges to our assumptions about humanity in unprecedented ways. This series of talks will draw from the deep roots of Catholic theology, philosophy, and spirituality to propose a conception of The Human Person grounded in the God of Creation and the Revelation of Jesus.

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Clarendon Theology on Tap: "Worth the Wait: A Love Story"
May
14
6:30 PM18:30

Clarendon Theology on Tap: "Worth the Wait: A Love Story"

"Worth the Wait: A Love Story"
Marcus Guevara

Formerly "Arlington Theology on Tap"

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Clarendon Theology on Tap is presented by the Arlington Diocese Young Adult Ministry. All adults (ages 21-39) single and married of all faith backgrounds are invited.

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The Human Person: The Supernatural Destiny of Man, Part 1
May
7
8:00 PM20:00

The Human Person: The Supernatural Destiny of Man, Part 1

Session 9: The Supernatural Destiny of Man, Part 1 - Sanctification
Speaker: Jim Schuster

The human person can only be fully understood in light of his supernatural end - the invitation to share in the very life of God. We'll explore this invitation in two parts: (1) Sanctification - the ways we ourselves are transformed by grace, and (2) Empowered for Impact - that ways we participate in extending the Kingdom of God to the world around us.

The spring season of Adult Faith Formation courses will focus on the theme of The Human Person. The question of what it means to be human is one that societies have wrestled with throughout the ages, yet the times we live in are presenting challenges to our assumptions about humanity in unprecedented ways. This series of talks will draw from the deep roots of Catholic theology, philosophy, and spirituality to propose a conception of The Human Person grounded in the God of Creation and the Revelation of Jesus.

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Father Planty's 25th Anniversary of Ordination
May
5
6:00 PM18:00

Father Planty's 25th Anniversary of Ordination

The staff of St. Charles invites you to join us in celebrating the 25th anniversary of Fr. Planty's ordination to the priesthood on Saturday, May 5. The celebration begins with Vigil Mass at 5:00pm, with special guest homilist Fr. Herbert Sperger. The celebration will continue afterwards in the Gym, with a cocktail hour at 6:00pm and dinner at 7:00pm.

This event is open to all adult parishioners at St. Charles, but due to limited seating capacity, RSVP's are required. To attend, please click for more information.

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P3 Newcomer Night
May
2
6:30 PM18:30

P3 Newcomer Night

Our monthly P3 Newcomer Night is a great opportunity for young adults in the parish to get connected to the community and learn more about various opportunities to plug into parish life.

P3 (Prayer, Penance, and Pub) takes place in the church at St. Charles. The Blessed Sacrament is exposed at 6:30pm with time for silent prayer and Confessions following. A meditation is given by one of the priests of St. Charles at 8:00pm, with Benediction following at 8:30pm.

Afterwards, fellowship continues in the St. Charles gymnasium with beer and wine available for purchase (cash or credit). 

Please feel free to join us for any portion of the evening.

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Talk: "The Temperament God Gave You"
Apr
27
7:30 PM19:30

Talk: "The Temperament God Gave You"

Ever wonder why your temperament seems different than that of a friend, a family member, or your spouse or significant other?  Please join us for a talk by Laraine and Art Bennett to learn about how God has worked this all out!  Learn more about the classic key to understanding yourself, getting along with others, and growing closer to the Lord.  Social hour before and after the talk. 

Doors open at 7:30pm. Talk begins at 8:00pm. Stay after the talk for socializing.

The event will take place in the Gymnasium at St. Charles.

Sponsored by the St. Charles Haiti Committee

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The Human Person: Technology and the Language of Bodily Presence
Apr
23
8:00 PM20:00

The Human Person: Technology and the Language of Bodily Presence

Session 9: Technology and the Language of Bodily Presence - Mary Stanford

By reflecting on the biblical foundations of human communication, we will examine the formative power of embodied encounter in the life of each person, and discuss the risks that modern social communication technologies pose for our happiness.

The spring season of Adult Faith Formation courses will focus on the theme of The Human Person. The question of what it means to be human is one that societies have wrestled with throughout the ages, yet the times we live in are presenting challenges to our assumptions about humanity in unprecedented ways. This series of talks will draw from the deep roots of Catholic theology, philosophy, and spirituality to propose a conception of The Human Person grounded in the God of Creation and the Revelation of Jesus.

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The Human Person: Hope for Humanity
Apr
9
8:00 PM20:00

The Human Person: Hope for Humanity

Session 7: Hope for Humanity - Mary Stanford

Continued reflections on Pope John Paul II's Theology of the Body. How Christ's plan for marriage, though perceived as foolish to the world, responds to man's deepest identity.

The winter season of Adult Faith Formation courses will focus on the theme of The Human Person. The question of what it means to be human is one that societies have wrestled with throughout the ages, yet the times we live in are presenting challenges to our assumptions about humanity in unprecedented ways. This series of talks will draw from the deep roots of Catholic theology, philosophy, and spirituality to propose a conception of The Human Person grounded in the God of Creation and the Revelation of Jesus.

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Clarendon Theology on Tap
Apr
9
6:30 PM18:30

Clarendon Theology on Tap

"Meeting You on the Road - Encountering Christ"
Father Frank Donio, S.A.C.

Formerly "Arlington Theology on Tap"

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Clarendon Theology on Tap is presented by the Arlington Diocese Young Adult Ministry. All adults (ages 21-39) single and married of all faith backgrounds are invited. 

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P3 Newcomer Night
Apr
4
6:30 PM18:30

P3 Newcomer Night

Our monthly P3 Newcomer Night is a great opportunity for young adults in the parish to get connected to the community and learn more about various opportunities to plug into parish life.

P3 (Prayer, Penance, and Pub) takes place in the church at St. Charles. The Blessed Sacrament is exposed at 6:30pm with time for silent prayer and Confessions following. A meditation is given by one of the priests of St. Charles at 8:00pm, with Benediction following at 8:30pm.

Afterwards, fellowship continues in the St. Charles gymnasium with beer and wine available for purchase (cash or credit). 

Please feel free to join us for any portion of the evening.

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The Human Person: Clarity and Charity (On Same-Sex Attraction)
Mar
19
8:00 PM20:00

The Human Person: Clarity and Charity (On Same-Sex Attraction)

Session 6: Clarity and Charity (On Same-Sex Attraction) - Fr. Paul Scalia

Fr. Paul Scalia will present on the Church's teaching on same-sex attraction and how we can respond with "Clarity and Charity" in the midst of shifting cultural norms. Fr. Scalia previously served as Coordinator of the Courage for the Catholic Diocese of Arlington. Courage is an apostolate of the Roman Catholic Church to assist those with same-sex attractions. Endorsed by the Pontifical Council for the Family, Courage seeks to help persons with same-sex attractions develop an interior life of chastity and move beyond the confines of the homosexual identity to a more complete identity in Christ.

The winter season of Adult Faith Formation courses will focus on the theme of The Human Person. The question of what it means to be human is one that societies have wrestled with throughout the ages, yet the times we live in are presenting challenges to our assumptions about humanity in unprecedented ways. This series of talks will draw from the deep roots of Catholic theology, philosophy, and spirituality to propose a conception of The Human Person grounded in the God of Creation and the Revelation of Jesus.

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