St John the Beloved Apostle Fraternity meets the second Saturday of the month usually at St Mary’s Lyceum at 9 a.m. following mass at Basilica of St Mary in old town Alexandria. Our next meeting is August 18 on Feast of St Clare of Assisi.
Our apostolate for Pro Life activities is coordinated by Counselor Geneva Park ofs and her husband Jim Park. Our apostolate supports Duke Street vigils, and prayer partner vigils at Whiting Street, rosary and other prayers to end abortion, support for free pregnancy tests/mobile ultrasound van, and Mercy free clinic for women.
Please come pray with us at a special event at the Alexandria Women’s Health Clinic at Landmark Towers 101 S. Whiting Street, Alexandria, VA 22304 at 9am on Saturdays. For more information call Geneva Park ofs at
(703) 768-5556. We also support the Bishops’ Novena each Friday for nine consecutive Fridays.
Contact Rita Evans ofs 540-752-0224 to volunteer to host Food In Someone’s House (FISH) and Magnificat programs. Quarterly Meetings will be TBD and announced via email and newsletter.
Our regular apostolate is Christ House. We will set up at 3 p.m. and serve two settings of an evening meal to the homeless and poor on the following dates: August 18, October 20 and November 17.
For further details, please call Sadie Martins ofs Councilor for Christ House at 703-548-5063
September meeting will be Sept 8, Feast of Birthday of Mary. We plan to sing hymns to honor Our Lady.
Reminder that the Padre Pio prayer group will meet every third Sunday at 2pm at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church.
As always on Oct 3, 2018 we will attend the annual Transitus at the Franciscan Monastery at 7:30 P.M. to celebrate the Feast of our Holy Father St Francis of Assisi vigil instead of our regular meeting. We are considering for our second Saturday, October 13 possibly as an open house for new inquirers or sponsoring a trip to St Isadore in Orange VA.
Please submit notice for upcoming events to Steve Piscitelli ofs at email@example.com as soon as possible and at least one month prior to the event.