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Message from Bishop Burbidge on Respect Life Month 2019

October 1, 2019 | English and Spanish

During the month of October, we join with dioceses across the country to mark Respect Life Month. We take as our theme this year “Christ Our Hope in Every Season of Life.” Our focus on hope is greatly needed in a world suffering the harmful consequences of a “throwaway culture"...

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Diocesan Press Releases

Sacred Heart Academy of the Catholic Diocese of Arlington Receives Winchester Department of Rehabilitative Services’ “Champion Employer Award” During National Disability Employment Awareness Month

October 17, 2019

The award, given at an intimate ceremony with school faculty and some teachers, honors area employers for their outstanding commitment to hiring and supporting people with disabilities in the workplace....

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Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington's St. Lucy Food Project Donates 5,000 Pounds of Food in Front of Alexandria’s City Hall to Help Address Hunger

October 16, 2019

The donation, made in conjunction with HFA, is part of Catholic Charities’ ongoing efforts to address hunger in Alexandria...

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Arlington Catholic Herald

Sacred Heart Academy in Winchester recognized for hiring and supporting individuals with unique abilities

October 18, 2019

In a brief ceremony, the Virginia Division of Rehabilitative Services gave the award to Erica Palaza, principal, who spoke to the students after the presentation. “Bishop Michael Burbidge has made a lot of efforts to include people with disabilities into our schools and parishes,” Palaza said. “He’s built communities for people with disabilities to help them get along in life just like we have when we hire people who work for Sacred Heart Academy and help them live fully productive lives,” she said. “Bishop Burbidge asks us to do the same thing with people with disabilities.”

Latest News Coverage

Winchester catholic school receives Virginia Champion Employer Award

Royal Examiner, October 17, 2019

Catholic Diocese of Arlington Gives 5,000 Pounds of Food to ALIVE! for Alexandria Food Day

Alexandria Zebra, October 16, 2019

St. Lucy Project donates 5,000 pounds of Food to Those in Need in Alexandria

WDVM, October 16, 2019

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St. Luke, a physician, became an evangelist who proclaimed God’s love especially for the poor and the sick. Entrust your spiritual and bodily ailments to the Lord, the Divine Physician, with trust in his power to heal our wounds. Also pray today for all in the medical profession.