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Altar Boy Mows White House Lawn

The Southern Cross | September 19, 2017

US President Donald Trump looks on as Frank Giaccio, an altar server at St. James Church in Falls Church, Virginia, mows the Rose Garden lawn at the White House in Washington. The 11-year-old, who wrote a letter to Trump offering to mow the White House lawn, was invited to work for a day at the White House.


“Holy Smoker” Visits Annandale’s Culinary Program

Intercom' | September 18, 2017

Father Chris Pollard, aka the Holy Smoker, and pastor of St. John the Beloved Catholic Church in McLean, visited NOVA’s Culinary Program at the Annandale Campus to enlighten students about smoking meats. At the request of Chef Mike Herbert, he presented to both the afternoon and evening classes. (Be sure to catch the instructional video at the end of the article.)


'Blue Mass'

NBC 4 Washington | September 17, 2017

A sea of blue filled the Cathedral of St. Thomas More in Arlington. The Catholic Diocese of Arlington held a special Mass for all first responders. It is a tradition that dates back to 1934.


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Marymount Chapel - ACH

Arlington Catholic Herald

New chapel for Marymount University Ballston campus

September, 14th 2017

Dozens of students, professors, staff, chaplains and friends of Marymount University in Arlington gathered in the chapel of the new Ballston campus Sept. 13 for the dedication of the chapel and altar.

Pope Francis portrait

The Lord does not leave us orphans: we have a Mother, the same one as Jesus. Mary takes care of us and always defends us.