NEWS AND ISSUES

 
Christmas Letter from Bishop Loverde 2006-12-19
My Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, The good news of Christmas rings in our ears and embraces our hearts, filling us with new hope and enduring joy. "For today in the city of Dav ... read more
Bishop Loverde's Christmas Letter (en espanol) 2006-12-19
Diciembre 25, 2006 Queridos Hermanos y Hermanas en Cristo, La buena noticia ha llega ... read more
Bishop Loverde's Christmas Schedule 2006-12-18
Arlington Bishop Paul S. Loverde will celebrate Christmas with a number of events. The schedule is as follows: Christmas Eve Christmas Vigil Mass, 11 p.m.Cathedral of St. ... read more
Bishop to Dedicate New Church in Fairfax Station 2006-12-15
Arlington Bishop Paul S. Loverde will dedicate St. Raymond of Penafort Catholic Church in Fairfax Station: Tuesday, December 19 4:00 p.m. Mass of Dedication St. Ray ... read more
Nashville Dominicans to Staff Newest High School 2006-12-14
Arlington Bishop Paul S. Loverde announced today that the diocese's newest Catholic high school-to open in 2008 in Dumfries, Va.- will be staffed in part by sisters from the Dominican Sisters ... read more
Catholics Celebrate Our Lady of Guadalupe Feast 2006-12-08
Arlington Bishop Paul S. Loverde invites members of the diocese to celebrate the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe: Sunday, December 10, 2006 12:45 p.m. Mass (Spanish) Cathedral of ... read more
Diocese to Purchase Spirituality Center 2006-12-06
The Diocese of Arlington has signed an agreement to purchase a former Franciscan monastery in White Post, Va., to serve as the diocese's new Spirituality Center, a facility for retreats and confere ... read more
Bishop Addresses Scourge of Pornography in Letter 2006-11-30
Arlington Bishop Paul S. Loverde today released "Bought with a Price: Pornography and the Attack on the Living Temple of God," a pastoral letter which addresses the scourge of pornography and the t ... read more
Annual Religious Education Conference to Host 400 2006-11-09
Over 400 directors of religious education from the Diocese of Arlington are expected to attend the 2006 Diocesan Catechetical Conference: November 11, 2006 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. S ... read more
Church Teaching and Civic Responsibility 2006-10-25
Arlington Bishop Paul Loverde and Richmond Bishop Francis DiLorenzo have jointly issued a letter to Catholics in their two dioceses on civic responsibility, faithful citizenship, and the privilege ... read more
Va. Bishops Issue Pastoral Letter on Marriage 2006-09-27
In a joint letter issued to the 650,000 Catholics in their two dioceses, Arlington Bishop Paul Loverde and Richmond Bishop Francis DiLorenzo call the November ballot question on marriage an issue o ... read more
Bishop Welcomes Sisters and Hosts Evening Prayer 2006-09-26
Arlington Bishop Paul S. Loverde is welcoming two religious orders of women to the diocese and will hold an evening of prayer with many of the over 110 women religious of the diocese: Tuesday, Oct ... read more
Two Diocesan Schools Named Blue Ribbon Schools 2006-09-22
Septemeber 22- St. Thomas More Cathedral School in Arlington and St. Leo the Great Catholic School in Fairfax have both been named No Child Left Behind Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence by the U.S. De ... read more
Blue Mass to Honor Public Safety Officers 2006-09-21
Arlington Bishop Paul S. Loverde invites law enforcement and public safety officers, firefighters and emergency personnel from throughout the diocese to attend the third annual Blue Mass to remember t ... read more
Peace and Justice Commission Annual Conference 2006-09-18
The Peace and Justice Commission of the Diocese of Arlington will hold its Third Annual Peace and Justice Conference: Saturday, September 30, 2006 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. St. Francis of Assisi Paris ... read more
Statement on Fr. John J. Marino, O.F.M. 2006-09-14
The following statement regarding Fr. John Marino, O.F.M., was made in the September 14, 2006 Arlington Catholic Herald: Reverend John J. Marino, O.F.M., Pastor, St. Francis of Assisi, Triangle, ... read more
Bishop Marks 9/11 Anniv. with Pastoral Letter 2006-09-08
Arlington Bishop Paul S. Loverde will celebrate a memorial Mass in commemoration of the fifth anniversary of September 11, 2001: Monday, September 11, at 7 a.m. St. Thomas More Cathedral 3 ... read more
Labor Day Statement from Bishop Loverde 2006-09-01
Arlington Bishop Paul S. Loverde offered the following statement in commemoration of Labor Day: “Unless the Lord builds the house, they labor in vain who build it” (Ps. 127: 1) Joseph was a carpent ... read more
Diocese to Break Ground on High School Next Week 2006-08-31
Arlington Bishop Paul S. Loverde will break ground on the Catholic Diocese of Arlington’s fourth diocesan high school: 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 6, 2006 KSI Marketing Center 17300 River R ... read more
Diocese Provides Year of Hope for Evacuees 2006-08-26
The Diocese of Arlington’s “Partners in New Hope” relief effort to assist area evacuees from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita offered the following update in commemoration of the one-year anniversary. Sin ... read more
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