Monday, July 23

Deported priest speaks out,Father Paolo Dall'Oglio discusses the current conditions and circumstances of his expulsion from Syria. 7 p.m., Rock Spring Congregational United Church of Christ, 5010 Little Falls Rd., Arlington. 571-312-5143 or

Meditation and Buddhism Introductory Class, taught by Buddhist teacher Chris Jamison, with a question and answer session. 7 to 8:30 p.m., Vajrayogini Buddhist Center, Arlington Branch, Griffin Center, 3800 Fairfax Dr., Suite 5, Arlington. $12. 202-986-2257 or

Tuesday, July 24

Divine Mercy Cenacle, faith group studies the Sacred Scripture, the Catechism of the Catholic Church and the Diary of Saint Faustina. 10 a.m., St. Mary’s Lyceum, 313 Duke St., Alexandria. 703-836-4100.

The Catholicism Project, the Rev. Robert Barron discusses the timeless teachings of the church using art, architecture, literature and music. 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, Benedict Hall, 3304 N. Washington Blvd., Arlington. 703-527-5500, Ext. 13, or

— Compiled by Ria Manglapus



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