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Easter at Good Shepherd

Easter at Good Shepherd

April 15, 2013 No Comments

Thank you to everyone who made our Lenten and Easter celebrations so special … our ‘office angels’ who stuff bulletins and fold music sheets, ushers, lectors, musicians, hospitality team, Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion, participants in the Via Crucis, our Soup & Stations volunteers, parking lot helpers (Thanks, Knights of Columbus!), those who helped with ...

Thank You, Workers!

Thank You, Workers!

September 10, 2012 No Comments

We are grateful for the team of people who are working hard on our renovation project!  Thank you for your continued prayers for their productivity and safety.  

37th Annual International Festival

37th Annual International Festival

August 30, 2012 No Comments

Many thanks to all the volunteers, sponsors, and participants who made the 37th Annual International Festival a success! The weekend started with a first-ever Fun Run on Saturday, September 1.   Sunday, September 2 we celebrated a special Mass, and then topped off the weekend with the main event on Monday, September 3. Check out the results from ...

13th Annual Corpus Christi Procession

13th Annual Corpus Christi Procession

July 11, 2012 No Comments

On Sunday, June 10, 2012, Good Shepherd celebrated the Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ with our annual Corpus Christi Procession.  Parishioners traditionally meet at nearby Mount Vernon High School at noon, and participate in a procession back to the church in time for the 2:00pm Mass.  Along the way, the procession includes readings and ...

Celebrating Our Volunteers!

Celebrating Our Volunteers!

May 31, 2012 No Comments

Friday, May 25 we gathered to thank and celebrate the wonderful volunteers who make Good Shepherd such a vibrant, caring community!  Congratulations to the recipients of the 2012 Volunteer of the  Year Awards … Youth Volunteers: Mackenzie Cate and Bridget Thompson, Hispanic Ministry Volunteers: Angela and Carlos Turcios, and the Peggy and Rich Haley Volunteer of ...

Thank you, Father Ricardo!

Thank you, Father Ricardo!

May 19, 2012 No Comments

On Sunday, May 13, we said “Farewell” to Father Ricardo Martin after three years at Good Shepherd.  Father Ricardo touched many hearts during his time at Good Shepherd. Congratulations on your JCL degree from Catholic Univsity, Father Ricardo, and all the best as you return to  your home Diocese in Milwaukee! (Thanks to parisioner Barb McAdams for ...

Our History

Our History

April 25, 2012 No Comments

Founded by Bishop John J. Russell of the Diocese of Richmond in response to the growth of Fairfax County in the early 1960′s, Good Shepherd celebrated its first Mass on Sunday, May 30, 1965, with 900 families gathered in Walt Whitman High School (now Mount Vernon High School). (Read more)  

Cooking for the Community

Cooking for the Community

April 24, 2012 No Comments

Moms’ Group

Moms’ Group

April 24, 2012 No Comments

Children’s Liturgy of the Word
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