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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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Virginia Outreach Program Tries to Prevent Children From Joining Gangs Part 2

NBC 4 | May 24, 2017
Father Ramon Dominguez, a priest with the Catholic Diocese of Arlington and a Catholic Youth Apostle, works with the Don Bosco Center in Manassas trying to prevent Hispanic kids from joining gangs by giving them a place where they can study, play and hang out after school.

Saint James Catholic Church celebrates 125 years

WUSA 9, NBC 4, WTTG Fox 5, Falls Church News Press | May 22, 2017
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Marian Homes for disabled (not an ACH photo)

Arlington Catholic Herald

New Our Lady of Light house in Fairfax provides housing for five intellectually disabled women

May, 24th 2017

The house in Fairfax was purchased in January. Forty-two Knights of Columbus volunteers ripped and gutted the house in one Saturday.

Pope Francis portrait

I am deeply saddened to learn of the injury and tragic loss of life caused by the barbaric attack in Manchester, and I expresses my heartfelt solidarity with all those affected by this senseless act of violence.