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Convalidation ceremonies bring couples married civilly fully into church

Catholic News Service | February 15, 2017

In the Diocese of Arlington, marriage preparation classes draw many couples who have been civilly married and are seeking to be married in the church.

Couples Celebrate World Marriage Day

AlexandriaNews.org | February 14, 2017

More than 65 couples showed up at Saint Agnes Church in Arlington to celebrate World Marriage Day, Sunday, Feb. 12.

Virginia Bishops unite to pray for Commonwealth

NBC 12 Richmond | February 9, 2017

Bishop Burbidge and Bishop DiLorenzo address dozens of lawmakers from various faiths during prayer service in Richmond.

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Catholic Herald - Opioid Epidemic - Photo Courtesy of Ann MacMahon

Arlington Catholic Herald

The opioid epidemic

February, 15th 2017

Until he offered the funeral Mass for a 23-year-old son of a grieving family, Father Kevin J. Fimian was untouched by the reach of the opioid epidemic.

Pope Francis portrait

It is not technology which determines whether or not communication is authentic, but rather the human heart and our capacity to use wisely the means at our disposal.