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Arlington Bishop Appoints Chief Communications Officer

The Most Reverend Michael F. Burbidge, Bishop of the Diocese of Arlington, announced today the appointment of Mr. Billy Atwell as Chief Communications Officer, effective August 1, 2017. As Chief Communications Officer, Mr. Atwell will report directly to the Office of the Bishop, serve as the diocesan spokesperson, and directly oversee the Office of Communications, the Arlington Catholic Herald, media relations, publications, and digital and social media.

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Saint James Catholic Church Celebrates 125 years

WUSA CBS 9, WTTG Fox 5, NBC 4, Falls-Churchs News Press | May 21, 2017

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What parents need to know about ’13 Reasons Why’, teens, and depression

EWTN Pro-Life Weekly | May 21, 2017
Dr. Michael Horne, Director of Clinical Services for Catholic Charities with the Catholic Diocese of Arlington discusses how you can help.

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Arlington Catholic Herald

New website tells story of Fr. Stanley Rother, U.S. priest to be beatified

May, 19th 2017

The Archdiocese of Oklahoma City has opened a website detailing the life, as well as steps toward sainthood, of Father Stanley Rother, an Oklahoma priest scheduled to be beatified in the fall. Father Rother was brutally murdered in 1981 in the Guatemalan village where he ministered.

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We are called to live not as one without others, above or against others, but with and for others.