Christmas Novena, “Simbang Gabi,” early-morning masses followed by a social. 5 a.m. daily, through Monday, St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 3304 N. Washington Blvd., Arlington. 703-527-5500 or www.stcharleschurch.org.
Monday, Dec. 24
Christmas Eve worship services, 3 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 8 and 10:30 p.m., Christ Church, 118 N. Washington St., Alexandria. 703-549-1450 or www.historicchristchurch.org.
Christmas Eve family service, children are invited to participate in the creation of a manger scene with caroling at 5 p.m. A traditional communion service follows at 9 p.m., Trinity United Methodist Church, 2911 Cameron Mills Rd., Alexandria. 703-549-5500 or www.trinityalexandria.org.
Tuesday, Dec. 25
Christmas Vigil Mass, 12:05 p.m. St. Thomas More Cathedral, 3901 Cathedral Lane, Arlington. 703-524-2815 or www.cathedralstm.org.
Monday, Dec. 31
New Year’s Eve Mass, a Vigil Mass for Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, 12:05 p.m. St. Thomas More Cathedral, 3901 Cathedral Lane, Arlington. 703-524-2815 or www.cathedralstm.org.
First Night Service, 10 p.m. Dec. 31, Christ Church, 118 N. Washington St., Alexandria. 703-549-1450 or www.historicchristchurch.org.
— Compiled by Ria Manglapus
TO SUBMIT AN ITEM
Mail: Religion Notes, The Washington Post, Alexandria-Arlington Local Living, 526 King St., Suite 515, Alexandria, Va. 22314.
Details: Announcements are accepted on a space-available basis from public and nonprofit groups only and must be received at least 14 days before the Thursday publication date. Include event name, dates, times, exact address, prices and a publishable contact phone number.