Celebrating 50 Years:
Remember. Rejoice. Renew.

As we prepare to mark our first half-century, the Catholic Diocese of Arlington is embarking on a spiritual and intellectual renewal in the foundational truths of the Catholic Faith. Our anniversary commemoration begins with two preparatory years, crowned by the celebratory golden jubilee year.

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Featured News and Announcements

Public Messages

Statement by Bishop Michael Burbidge on National Migration Week 2022

September 2022

"As we reflect on the difficult, often heart-breaking circumstances confronting so many migrants-including refugees, immigrants, and victims and survivors of human trafficking-may we continue to welcome them to our diocese and include them among our prayers..."

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Bishop Burbidge publishes instruction for the use of the Traditional Latin Mass in the Diocese of Arlington

July 29, 2022

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Clergy Announcement 

July 22, 2022

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Clergy Announcement 

July 8, 2022

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Diocesan Press Releases

Saint Agnes Catholic School Awarded National Blue Ribbon School Designation

September 16, 2022

Fall River Diocese issues statement on Fr. Michael Kuhn

August 25, 2022

Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Arlington to Open, Enrollment Increases for Second Year

August 18, 2022

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Arlington Catholic Herald

New cathedral music director hopes to use his talents to sing God’s praise

September 22, 2022

His two-fold role of being the cathedral music director and the diocesan music director consists of overseeing all liturgies where the bishop is present or during special feast days, and also serving on the Diocesan Liturgical Commission. “I’ve just always had a great love for music and then putting that music at the service of the worship of God,” he said.

Latest News Coverage

Young Afghan refugees adjust to new norms - especially for girls

The74, September 11, 2022

On 9/11 anniversary, faith leaders nationwide offer prayers, comfort and hope for our country

Fox News, September 11, 2022

Students head back to Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Arlington

7News, September 2, 2022

Catholic schools in Arlington welcome back students

NBC 4, August 24, 2022

Diocese of Arlington sees school enrollment spike

NBC 4, August 19, 2022

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Like St. Matthew, we are sinners. Yet, in his love and mercy, the Lord also calls us by name and says: 'Follow me.' Each day provides an opportunity to offer our 'yes' to that invitation. Then, we are sent forth to walk in the footsteps of the Lord on the path to holiness.