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Bishop Burbidge, US Bishops Conference President Reaction to Shooting at Florida High School

Following the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, the Most Reverend Michael F. Burbidge, Bishop of the Diocese of Arlington, and Daniel Cardinal DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, President of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, called for prayer and healing.

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A Conversation: ‘Created to Create’ in Alexandria

Alexandria Gazette | February 19, 2018

This year's exhibit, which runs through March 10, includes over 90 students from Bishop Ireton, Episcopal High School, T.C. Williams, St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes School, Commonwealth Academy and The Howard Gardner School.

Groundbreaking at Paul VI High School in Loudoun County

WDVM | February 16, 2018

Once Paul VI moves from Fairfax to Loudoun County, it will be the largest private high school, and the only Catholic high school in Loudoun County.

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Bishop Burbidge blesses CRS Rice Bowls

February, 20th 2018

A parish community less than two miles away and directly impacted by the Feb. 14 school shooting at a Broward County high school is finding new purpose in Lent this year, according to the parish administrator.

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I wish you all a fruitful Lenten journey, and I ask you to pray for me and my collaborators as we begin our week of Spiritual Exercises.