Young Adult Ministry

Named “Catholic Life Young Adult Ministry,” we serve both single and married people ages 21-39 years old. We are a community striving to grow closer to God with our peers. We also offer a Young Family Ministry for parents with children newborn to elementary.

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Spiritual Growth

Personal prayer: stop by Nativity Church for prayer, confession, and Mass.

“The Lamb’s Supper Study Guide” by Scott Hahn: Tuesdays from 7:30 – 9:00 pm at Nativity. New series to deepen our understanding of the Catholic Mass through scripture.

Fairfax Theology on Tap: 3rd Monday of the month at The Auld Shebeen in Fairfax. Food/drinks start at 6:30 pm, Talk at 7:30 pm.  Plenty of food, drinks, and free parking nearby.

Joyful Noise Praise and Worship with Adoration and Confession: 2nd Friday of the month September – May, 7:30 – 9:00 pm in the Church. Center your month with Jesus.

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Service Opportunities

In the Community: Sunrise Senior Living (Burke)- visit the elderly in the Memory Care floor one Saturday a month.

At Nativity:  You can volunteer with Religious Education/Youth Ministry/CYO Coach/ Nativity Players Theater Ministry. We have more information to share- just contact Alison.

At Mass: When you come to Mass, everything runs so smoothly, right? You may not realize there is always a need for new lectors, greeters, ushers, Eucharistic Ministers, and choir members. We need you! You have gifts to share! Check out opportunities to serve as a liturgical minister.

Globally: Operation Starfish, our thriving ministry with Haiti, is 21 years old this year! You can also get involved with two special Operation Starfish projects- Stella Marina and Fish4Hope.

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Social Events

Form friendships and experience the joy of our faith! Some of our favorite events include:

  • Advent Mass and Christmas party
  • Trip to a Winery
  • Ghost Tour in Alexandria
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Catholic Sports Club Basketball

All skill levels are welcome to come for pick-up basketball games! No need to RSVP, just show up.

Meeting Time: New Season! Starting September 12, meet on Thursdays from 8:30 – 10:30 pm
Location: Fr. Martin Center (Gym)

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Special Event

13th Annual Diocesan Mass for Young Adults & Reception

Join Young Adults from parishes across the diocese for a night of prayer followed by food, drinks, live music, and dancing! All FREE!

All Young Adults (ages 19 -39, single and married) are invited to join us for the 13th Annual Diocesan Mass & Reception for Young Adults celebrated by Bishop Burbidge at 5:30 pm on Saturday, September 7th at the Cathedral of St. Thomas More.

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Ministry Leadership

Our ministry relies on wonderful volunteer leaders!

We have a Young Adult Core Team that meets monthly to prayerfully discern the direction of our ministry. We also have volunteer coordinators who lead different event.

Are you interested in serving as a leader in our ministry? Contact Alison Fram [email protected]

Leadership Team

Meet our Director

Welcome to YA Ministry! I was born and raised in Burke (rare, I know) and attended Nativity growing up. I have a BA in Theology from Mount St. Mary’s University and have been working in parish ministry since 2012. I think finding a faith community post-college is one of the most difficult things, and I’ve loved helping to create that for my peers. Let’s get some coffee and talk!

Work Cell: 703-577-5329
Email me at: [email protected]

Meet our Program Assistant

Hi! I’m Mary.
If I’m not in the Youth Ministry Room managing Instagram accounts, then you can find me at Trader Joe’s buying 72% Dark Chocolate or in a field practicing photography.

My job is to assist Alison in any way I can to make sure that our ministries run smoothly and attract more people to Jesus Christ. Contact us anytime for more information about what our College, Young Adult, and Family ministries have to offer you.

God bless, and we hope to see you soon!
Email me at:  [email protected]

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