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Lenten Day of Recollection with Father Scalia

  • The Basilica of St. Mary The Basilica of Saint Mary 310 S Royal St. Alexandria, VA 22314 (map)

Fr. Paul Scalia, Episcopal Vicar for the Clergy in the Catholic Diocese of Arlington, will lead a Lenten Day of Recollection on “Prayer, Fasting, and Almsgiving in the Eucharistic Tone,” on Thursday, March 15 from 9:30am to 2pm. 

  • 9:30am | Coffee & Donuts
  • 10:00am | First Reflection
  • 10:30am | Break
  • 10:45am | Second Reflection
  • 11:15am | Silent Prayer and Confessions
  • 12:10pm | Mass (lunch to follow)
  • 1:15pm | Third Reflection/Q&A
  • 2:00pm | Depart

Father Scalia grew up in the Diocese of Arlington and attended the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts.  He then studied theology at the Pontifical Gregorian University and the Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas in Rome.  Since his ordination in 1996 he has served as parochial vicar at several parishes and as pastor of Saint John the Beloved in McLean.  He currently serves as the Episcopal Vicar for Clergy.  He has written for various publications and is a frequent speaker on matters of faith and doctrine.  Father Scalia’s first book, That Nothing May Be Lost, was published by Ignatius Press in 2017.

The cost is $20 for members of the Catholic Daughters and $25 for non-members.

For more information, please contact Maria Sabio (703-329-0011 / and send your check to Martha Dreon ( at 108 Quay Street, Alexandria, VA 22314.