View information about Parish changes in response to COVID-19 HERE


For live/recorded Masses and other services provided by St. Mary of Sorrows: follow this link, or choose Daily/Sunday Mass from the navigation bar at the top.


Note that the front office will close at 2pm on 3/28 and remain closed on 3/29. The Worship Center will remain open for private prayer. We apologize for the inconvenience. The front office should resume normal hours on 3/30. Inquiries can always be directed to our main line 703-978-4141 and we will return your call. Thank you!


Please do not respond to texts or emails asking for money or gift cards claiming to be Father Barkett. It is a scam! If you are ever unsure or have any questions, please contact us directly first.


Thank you for your generous financial support during this difficult time! Please mail in or drop off your offertory checks to the Parish Center. You may also sign up with our electronic giving vendor, Parish Giving, here on our website. Thank you!


Scholarship information for 2020 has been updated! Check out opportunities from Amigos en Cristo and the Knights of Columbus in the What’s Happening section.


You can view the latest Memorial Campaign Information here.


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Welcome from our Pastor

On behalf of our parish family, welcome to St. Mary of Sorrows parish website! We would love for you to join us on Sunday, and everyday!  Please look over our website and if we can be of help to you, please do not hesitate to contact me or a staff member. Our mission and vision statement is listed below to provide you with a deeper sense of our commitment to our Lord Jesus.

In Christ Through Mary,
Rev. James S. Barkett, Pastor


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