Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church
830 23rd Street South, Arlington, Virginia 22202
2018 Holy Days of Obligation in the United States
All Roman Catholics of the United States are obliged to participate at Mass on the following days, with exceptions noted below:
  All Sundays
  Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God  (Monday,  January 01, 2018)†
  Ascension of the Lord  (Thursday,  May 10, 2018)‡
  Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary  (Wednesday, August 15, 2018)
  All Saints Day (Thursday, November 01, 2018)
  Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Saturday, December 08, 2018)
  Nativity of the Lord, Christmas (Tuesday, December 25, 2018)
†Not a Holy Day of Obligation in 2018
‡ Transferred to the following Sunday,  May 13, 2018 in the Diocese of Arlington. If one happens to be located in ecclesiastical provinces of Boston, Hartford, New York, Newark, Philadelphia, or the State of Nebraska, on Thursday,  May 10, 2018, please note that you are required to attend Mass in those locations that Thursday to fulfill one’s Holy Day of Obligation duty.
Holy Masses

Saturday: 9:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. (Vigil)
Sunday: 8:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 12:00 noon, 5:00 p.m. (Spanish)
Monday through Friday: 6:45 a.m., 12:00 noon
Holy Days: 6:45 a.m., 12:00 noon, 7:30 p.m.
Federal Holidays: 9:00 a.m.


Tuesday and Thursday following the 12:00 noon Mass
Saturday: 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., or by appointment
Sunday: 4:30 p.m. (Spanish)

Miraculous Medal Novena

Wednesday, after the 12:00 noon Mass

First Friday

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, immediately following the 12:00 noon Mass and ending with Benediction at 1:30 p.m.


Third Sunday of the month, 1:00 p.m., by appointment.

Note :  Parents must attend a Baptism class before the Baptism. 
Baptism classes for parents are now being held on the second Saturday of every month at 10:00 a.m. in the rectory. All first-time parents are required to attend as part of the process for baptizing their child in our parish. If you need to attend a class, please call the parish office to sign up (703-684-9261). If you are a registered member of our parish and need to have your child baptized here, please call our office to receive information on the requirements.


Please contact a priest a minimum of 6 months before Wedding Day (Diocesan Regulation).