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Join Bishop Burbidge and Catholics throughout the Diocese starting November 29th through January 10th to turn #JustOneYes into countless yeses for the transformation of the world.

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Diocesan Press Releases

Bishop Michael F. Burbidge Asks the Faithful to Join in Celebrating the Advent and Christmas Seasons with an Act of Service, Devotion or Prayer Through the #JustOneYes (JOY) Campaign; Effort Begins with More Than 30,000 “Yeses”

December 2, 2020

Bishop Michael F. Burbidge, Catholic Diocese of Arlington, called on Catholics throughout the Diocese to join in offering #JustOneYes (JOY) during the Advent and Christmas seasons. Through the campaign, individuals commit to one or more “yeses,” such as an act of service, praying the Rosary or another prayer, participating in daily Mass, and/or write in a personal commitment...

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Catholic Diocese of Arlington Announces Hiring of Kristie Meyers, Local Educator With More Than 20 Years of Experience in Public and Private Schools, as Principal of St. Isidore of Seville Catholic Virtual School

November 23, 2020

The Catholic Diocese of Arlington's Office of Catholic Schools announced the hiring of Kristie Meyers as the principal of St. Isidore of Seville Catholic Virtual School, the new fully virtual K-8 school which opened this fall...

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Public Messages

Bishop Burbidge's Message for Thanksgiving 2020

November 23, 2020

"Today, and always, we rest in the joy and peace of knowing our Lord is with us! Together, we give thanks to God for all our good gifts..."

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Bishop Burbidge appoints new CEO/President for Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington

November 20, 2020

"After a thorough search process and prayerful discernment, I am pleased to announce that I have appointed Mr. Stephen Carattini President and CEO for Catholic Charities Diocese of Arlington, effective January 4, 2021..."

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USCCB Press Releases

Revised Schedule and Agenda for U.S. Bishops’ Meeting Next Week

November 13, 2020

Bishop Chairmen Urge the Supreme Court to Preserve the Right of Catholic Foster Care Agencies to Serve

November 4, 2020

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Arlington Catholic Herald

Pope creates 13 new cardinals, including Washington archbishop

November 28, 2020

One by one 11 senior churchmen, including two U.S. citizens — Cardinals Wilton D. Gregory of Washington and Silvano M. Tomasi, a former Vatican diplomat — knelt before Pope Francis to receive their red hats, a cardinal's ring and a scroll formally declaring their new status and assigning them a "titular" church in Rome...

Latest News Coverage

Church News for Dec. 4

Culpeper Star Exponent , December 4, 2020

Giving Thanks for Local Help: Arlington Nonprofits Deserve Your Help

The Connection , November 28, 2020

Food Drives, Pantries To Support For Holidays In Alexandria

MSN News , November 28, 2020

Abren nueva clínica gratuita de Caridades Católicas

Washington Hispanic , November 27, 2020

Arlington Catholic Diocese hires principal for new virtual school

InsideNova , November 25, 2020

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Upon hearing the Lord’s call, Andrew left everything to follow Him. In this Advent, what behavior, relationship and/or possession is the Lord asking you to let go of so you may follow him with a renewed commitment. In surrendering, there will be no void but only new blessings.