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Statement from Bishop Michael F. Burbidge on the 50th Anniversary of Humanae Vitae

In 1968, at a time of great social and moral confusion, the Holy Father confirmed the beauty of the Church’s teaching on married love and the transmission of life. He cautioned against the false spirit of the world that separates the marital embrace from its life-giving end.

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Kids Pick Corn for the Poor

Alexandria News | July 2 2018

Seventy-seven middle-school students spent two hours picking corn for the poor at Chandler Farms in Montross, Virginia, and Parker Farms in Colonial Beach, Virginia. The students, from Boot Camp for Aspiring Saints, a faith formation program at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Annandale, collected 10,294 pounds of corn.

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Arlington Catholic Herald

Fr. deLadurantaye named to Vatican Secretariat of State

July, 16th 2018

F. Paul F. deLadurantaye, executive director of the St. Thomas More Institute and diocesan secretary for catechetics and sacred liturgy (at the Catholic Diocese of Arlington), has been appointed to the English section of the Vatican Secretariat of State for five years beginning Sept. 1, 2018.

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No one is so poor they cannot give what they have, but first and foremost, who they are.