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Homeschooling is Bringing Us More Priests

National Catholic Register | April 20, 2018

There's a new trend that's highlighting the benefits of homeschooling. Young men with a homeschool background are four times more likely to enter seminaries than those educated in Catholic institutions.

Job Fair and Resource Fair Quickly Approaching

Guadalupe Radio Network | April 18, 2018

On Saturday, April 28, Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington (CCDA), along with Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Mount Vernon, will co-sponsor its first Community Job and Resource Fair, due to an overwhelming need to help people rise out of poverty in one area of Fairfax County.

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Public Messages

Statement from Bishop Burbidge on Child Abuse Prevention Month

Annually, nearly 700,000 children are neglected or abused in the United States and the number has increased each year since 2010. In Virginia alone, there are more than 6,000 abuse cases every year. The Church and the community must work to do everything possible to end this tragedy...

Pope and child - CNS

Arlington Catholic Herald

VIDEO: Little boy asks pope: ‘Is my dad in heaven?’

April, 17th 2018

At a poor parish in the outskirts of Rome, Pope Francis had an emotional encounter with a young boy who recently lost his father.

Pope Francis portrait

As we listen to the aspirations of young people, may we catch a glimpse of the world that lies ahead, and of the roads the Church is called to travel. #Synod2018