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

Diocesan Press Releases

Catholic Diocese of Arlington to Welcome Its First Dual Language Educational Program to St. Ambrose Catholic School, Annandale

June 29, 2022

Bishop Burbidge appoints Laura Swenson as new Head of School for St. Paul VI Catholic High School

June 14, 2022

Public Messages

Bishop Burbidge responds to Supreme Court ruling on abortion

June 24, 2022

"The Supreme Court today has overturned that destructive and profoundly unjust decision and restored to the people the power to enact life-affirming laws in their states and in Congress."

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USCCB Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson

June 24, 2022

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Statement by Bishop Burbidge and Bishop Knestout on State Budget Actions

June 17, 2022

On Wednesday, Governor Youngkin proposed two vitally important budget amendments - one to save lives, and the other to provide a lifeline to students in need.

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Archbishop asks church to be in solidarity with migrants who died in truck

June 28, 2022

From Catholic News Service: “We pray for the souls of the … people who died in such a cruel, inhuman manner this evening,” Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller of San Antonio said in a statement soon after first responders made the gruesome discovery about 6 p.m. local time.

Latest News Coverage

9 Bishops Express Opinions on Public Policy Issues

National Catholic Register, April 6, 2022

Virginia students win cheerleading championship

FOX5, April 1, 2022

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The disciples were in a boat with Jesus in the midst of a violent storm and they became terrified and cried out: 'Lord, save us!' Jesus calmed the wind and sea. Remember in faith that the Lord is always in the boat with us and will never allow the storms in life to overwhelm us.