Girls & Women's activities

Activities for Girls

Van Ness offers or can refer young girls to girls club in the Northern Virginia and North Carolina area. The clubs serve as an avenue to develop the virtues of leadership from an early age and to teach Christian values. They are also a great way to make new friends and develop social skills. Call for more information on clubs in your area.

Activities for Women

·         * Spiritual Activities

o   Doctrine classes are offered and help one to grow deeper and learn more about the Catholic doctrine

o   Recollection schedule (Virginia area)  For updated information, check the Yuma website for recollections.

§  St. Michael’s Church Every 2nd Wednesday of the month 1:00 - 3:00pm

Address: 7401 St. Michael’s Lane Annandale, VA 22003

§  St. Catherine of Sienna Every 3rd Monday of the month 7:30 – 9:30pm

Address: 1020 Springvale Road Great Falls, VA 22066

§  Oakcrest School Every 2nd Saturday of the month 10 am - 12 pm 

Address: 1619 Crowell Road Vienna, VA 22182 

o   Retreats: Women retreats are held at Longlea Conference Center. A schedule of the retreats can be found here as well as booking details.

·        * Talks for couples

·        * Family enrichment courses to learn and develop effective parenting skills.


o   Workshops and Seminars: talks from guest speakers on issues prevalent today

o   Mother’s Exchange: connect with other mothers to share experiences and best practices in raising ones children and homemaking. 

o   Book Clubs

For questions or for dates on any of the activities mentioned above, call 202-362-0763.