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Retired priest charged with indecent liberties with a minor

The following 7/27/2017 announcement from the Franciscan Friars of the Third Order Regular of St. Francis in Loretto, Pennsylvania, available at franciscanstor.org was shared with the Diocese of Arlington on 7/27/2017

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Sacred Heart Catholic Church welcomes its new pastor

Winchester Star | July 25, 2017
The congregation of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church officially has a new pastor who is dedicated to continuing to move the church forward spiritually and in numbers. The Rev. Bjorn C. Lundberg was officially installed during an evening Mass on Saturday by the Rev. Michael F. Burbidge, Bishop of Arlington.  

When School Starts in Northern Virginia 2017 - 18

Inside Nova | July 26, 2017
The Diocese of Arlington Catholic Schools begins Monday, August, 28, 2017.  

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Bishop Burbidge dedicates Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral

July, 27th 2017

Arlington Bishop Michael F. Burbidge said of Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral, “[People] are going to walk into this cathedral to gather around this altar … from which they will receive the Bread of Life and the Cup of Salvation..."

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