2017 Lenten Series : Fr. Pollard’s 3rd Talk – Meditations on the “Anima Christi” – March 16, 2017

pollardReminder, there will be no talk this week March 23rd but the series will continue next week on March 30th.

Father Pollard Audio – COMING SOON!

Talk handouts can be viewed and printed here: The Paschal Mystery: An Intertextual Account and The Holy Sacrifice Of The Mass: A Biblical Prayer.


Bio on Rev. Christopher J. Pollard, Pastor

Father Pollard attended private and public elementary schools in Annandale and Fairfax, graduating from Bishop Ireton High School in Alexandria in 1989. He was a National Merit Scholar at Bishop Ireton and received the Brent Youth Award in 1989.

Father Pollard received a bachelor’s in Philosophy from the University of Chicago in 1992, and he holds a master’s in Catechetics from the Notre Dame Graduate School of Christendom College and a Licentiate in Philosophy from Catholic University of America. Father Pollard earned an S.T.L. in Fundamental Theology at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, while at the North American College.

After his ordination to the priesthood in 1998, he served as Parochial Vicar at St. Mark in Vienna (1998-2002), St. Agnes in Arlington (2002-2006), and St. John the Baptist in Front Royal (2006-2009), before serving as Parochial Administrator at St. Isidore the Farmer in Orange (2009). He served a term as Attaché with the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See to the United Nations (New York) from 2009 until his appoinment as Parochial Administrator at St. John the Beloved in McLean in October 2012, where he was appointed as Pastor in January 2014.

Please Pass On Invitation To All Your Friends! Special Guest Speaker- March 24th at 7 PM!

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Saint Raymond of Peñafort Catholic Church

Is honored to announce a very

Special Guest Speaker: 

His Eminence,

Raymond Cardinal Burke

Patron of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta

His talk is entitled:                                                                                                 

“Saint Raymond of Peñafort: The Inseparable Bond between Doctrine and Discipline.”

Friday, March 24, 2017, 7:00pm,

at Saint Raymond of Peñafort Catholic Church


This event is free and no registration is required.

For more information: (703) 440-0535 or  straychrch@aol.com

Lenten Schedule Now Available!

lent 40 days clipartTo view our 2017 Lenten Season Schedule go to top of website and click on “Lenten Schedule” or to view or print this schedule – go to Worship Schedule half way down this page on the right and click on “Mass and Confession Schedule” to view Lenten Schedule.