NEWS AND ISSUES

 
Bishop Loverde's Christmas Letter 2007-12-18
Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, Today is the birthday of hope! Yes, Jesus Christ, the Eternal Son of God, Who took flesh in the womb of the Blessed Virgin Mary and was born among us on ... read more
Down the Road @ the Catholic Diocese of Arlington 2007-12-05
December 8: Feast of the Immaculate ConceptionBishop Loverde will celebrate Mass on this holy day of obligation at the Cathedral of St. Thomas More, 9 a.m. December 9: ... read more
Diocese Expands Outreach to Victims 2007-11-26
Evelyn Cochis has been named the Bilingual Victim Assistance Coordinator for the Diocese of Arlington. The new position will assist the diocese's victim assistance office in serving Spanish-speakin ... read more
Annual Catechetical Conference to Host Over 400 2007-11-14
Over 400 directors of religious education, catechists and other interested individuals from the Diocese of Arlington are expected to attend the 2007 Diocesan Catechetical Conference:Sat ... read more
Arlington Catholic Herald Set to Launch New Design 2007-11-06
The Arlington Catholic Herald, the official newspaper for the Diocese of Arlington, will launch a new design in its issue of November 8, culminating a 10-month process to create a more local, excit ... read more
Down the Road @ the Catholic Diocese of Arlington 2007-11-01
November 3: Respect Life Mass at St. Rita Church, AlexandriaBishop Paul S. Loverde will celebrate the monthly Respect Life Mass on Saturday, November 3rd to pray for the neglected, the ... read more
Pre-Election Letter from Va. Bishops (en espanol) 2007-10-25
Forma de votar como seguidores de Cristo:Carta de los Obispos católicos de Virginia a los fieles de sus diócesisOctubre de 2007Queridos amigos en Cristo: ... read more
Pre-Election Letter from Virginia Bishops 2007-10-25
Voting as Followers of Christ: A Letter from the Catholic Bishops of Virginia to the Faithful of Their Dioceses October 2007 Dear Friends in Christ: With the November general ... read more
Newest High School Named Pope John Paul the Great 2007-10-10
Newest Catholic High School for Arlington Diocese: Pope John Paul the Great Catholic High SchoolArlington Bishop Paul S. Loverde announced today that the Arlington Diocese’s newes ... read more
School Named Blue Ribbon School of Excellence 2007-10-04
St. Joseph Catholic School in Herndon has been named a No Child Left Behind Blue Ribbon School of Excellence by the U.S. Department of Education. The Blue Ribb ... read more
Bishop Loverde on the 1962 Latin Mass 2007-09-14
Dear Brother Priests, As you well know, on July 7, 2007, our Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI, promulgated an Apostolic Letter given Motu Proprio entitled Summorum Pontificum (The Care of the ... read more
Board Reviews Allegation Dating to 1960s 2007-09-13
Board Reviews Allegation Dating to 1960s The Arlington Diocesan Review Board has completed its review of an allegation that the late Rev. Msgr. William T. Reinecke sexually abused a female minor in ... read more
Diocesan Commission to Host Immigration Conference 2007-09-07
Arlington Bishop Paul S. Loverde invites Catholics of the diocese to the Peace and Justice Commission’s fourth annual conference:“The Many Faces of Our Human Family: A Catho ... read more
Bishop Offers Labor Day Reflection 2007-08-31
Arlington Bishop Paul S. Loverde offered the following statement in commemoration of Labor Day: Work and our Common Dignity: A Labor Day Reflection ... read more
Bishop to Visit New High School with Principal 2007-08-20
Arlington Bishop Paul S. Loverde will accompany principal Sr. Mary Jordan Hoover, O.P., on a visit to the site of the diocese’s newest Catholic high school, located in Prince William County a ... read more
Bishop to Celebrate First Young Adult Mass 2007-08-15
Arlington Bishop Paul S. Loverde will celebrate the first diocesan-wide Young Adult Mass for those ages 21-39: Sunday, August 19 at 7 p.m. (Reception to Follow) St. Agnes ... read more
Catholics Respond to BLA with Record Generosity 2007-08-08
$10.5 M Pledged to-date in Annual Appeal to Fund Vital Ministries and ProgramsOver 42,800 families and individuals—including 9,600 first-time donors—have pledged an unpreced ... read more
Down the Road @ the Diocese of Arlington: August 2007-08-06
August 11-19 – Spanish Apostolate Boys and Girls Camps The diocese’s Spanish Apostolate will host summer camps for over 100 boys and girls in Winchester, Va. The camps ... read more
Young Men to Attend Camp with Vocations Emphasis 2007-07-25
Nearly 50 young men—most of whom are in high school—from the Diocese of Arlington will travel this weekend to Mount St. Mary’s Seminary in Emmitsburg, MD for Quo Vadis Days 2007, ... read more
Appointment of Archbishop O'Brien to Baltimore 2007-07-12
Arlington Bishop Offers Warm Congratulations to Archbishop O’Brien, Heartfelt Gratitude to Cardinal KeelerArlington Bishop Paul S. Loverde released the following statement on the ... read more
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