“Gathered round the Eucharist, we more easily note that the mission of every Christian community is to take the message of God’s love to everyone, to make everyone know his face.”
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI
20 March 2011
COMMUNITY: Living His Communion Together


The life of communion lived together at St. Ambrose offers each parishioner an experience of the Lord's hospitality of the heart.

Prayer Team

Open to all Parishioners.  No meetings are involved.  Headed by a Prayer Coordinator who receives prayer intentions and notifies parishioners to pray for the intention.

Contact:  Magdalena Manzo; 703-560-1056 or malainemanzo@gmail.com

Hospitality Committee

Open to all parishioners.  Volunteers are responsible for coordinating events dependent upon the needs of the parish.  Included are the receptions following First Communion and Confirmation each year.  Contact Laura Mead 703-280-4400

Altar Society

Men and women of Saint Ambrose who volunteer to care for the inside of our church. This includes light cleaning, caring for altar linens, candle and Holy Water font maintenance, etc. Contact Cory Elder 703-425-9857 home ,703-994-3740cell  cory.elder@verizon.net   or  Sue Olesch 703-425-9617   s.olesch@yahoo.com

Gardening Angels

This group is responsible for helping with various gardening projects on the St Ambrose property.  Contact: Jim Mayer; 703-280-4400

Friends of St. Joseph 

Volunteers do light maintenance work in the school and church and help keep up the parish grounds.  Contact: Bill Yaglou; wyaglou@itradenetwork.com



See all St. Ambrose has for Lent.

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Holy Week Schedule

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Men and Women are needed to Lector at the Sunday, as well as, the Daily Masses. No experience necessary. If you would like to be part of this special ministry, please contact the Parish Office at 703-280-4400.

Building Fund

Would you like to give to the  Building Fund and not sure how? Sign up for Faith Direct and your generous donation can be automatically deducted from any account you like. You can donate  through a bank checking account or credit/debit card. If you you are interested please contact 1-866-507-8757 or info@faithdirect.com.  You can print out the sign up form by clicking HERE.


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Prayer before meals

Bless us, O Lord, and these thy gifts, which we are about to receive through thy bounty, through Christ our Lord. Amen.

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