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Message from Bishop Burbidge on the World Day for Consecrated Life 2020

January 31, 2020

On this World Day for Consecrated Life, we celebrate those men and women who have left all behind to devote themselves to the Lord through the evangelical counsels of poverty, chastity and obedience...

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Statement by Bishop Burbidge and Bishop Knestout on Passage of Abortion Bills

January 29, 2020

We are saddened and deeply disappointed that a majority of Virginia's elected leaders have chosen to pass bills that strip Virginia law of many longstanding provisions that protect unborn children and the health and safety of women...

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Diocesan Press Releases

Local Chapter of the Catholic Bar Association Established in the Diocese of Arlington

February 19, 2020

The Thomas More Guild for Catholic Legal Professionals, a local chapter of the national Catholic Bar Association (CBA) for attorneys and canonists, was announced in the Catholic Diocese of Arlington...

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Bishop Michael F. Burbidge Names William Crittenberger New Head of School at Bishop O’Connell High School

February 14, 2020

Bishop Michael F. Burbidge, Catholic Diocese of Arlington, has named Mr. William Crittenberger the new Head of School at Bishop O’Connell High School, effective July 1, 2020...

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USCCB Press Releases

USCCB: Catholic Response to Outbreak of Coronavirus

February 18, 2020

USCCB: Statement from U.S. Bishops’ Committee on International Justice and Peace Committee on Nuclear Disarmament

February 14, 2020

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Arlington Catholic Herald

Catholic Charities to open second clinic in Woodbridge

February 18, 2020

The Catholic Charities’ Mother of Mercy Free Medical Clinic, which opened its doors just over two years ago to serve poor and uninsured residents of Manassas and Manassas Park, is now expanding to Woodbridge...

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Bishop O’Connell Brings New Head of School

Falls Church News-Press , February 24, 2020

A Local Legal Chapter Gets Established in the Diocese Of Arlington

WDVM, February 19, 2020

After Abuse Scandals, Seminarians Pledge to ‘Get it Right’

Associated Press, February 17, 2020
*Diocese of Arlington seminarians photographed

Amy McInerny, Director, Respect Life, Catholic Diocese of Arlington, Talks about the Second Annual Virginia March for Life and the Virginia Bishops’ Call to Action

EWTN, February 14, 2020

Virginia Bishops Join Second Annual State March for Life

National Catholic Register, February 14, 2020

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St. James tells us to avoid jealousy for it only leads to disorder. Dwell today on the many gifts and blessings God has bestowed upon you. Then, you will be freed from jealousy and find every reason to rejoice in his goodness!