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Diocesan Press Releases

Bishop Burbidge joins President of U.S. Bishops Conference in Calling for Prayers After Deadly Hurricane Hits the Bahamas and Moves Closer to the Southeastern Coast

September 4, 2019

The Most Reverend Michael F. Burbidge, Bishop of the Diocese of Arlington and Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo, Archbishop of Galveston-Houston and President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, have issued the following statements regarding Hurricane Dorian...

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USCCB Press Releases

USCCB President Issues Statement Following Shootings in Midland and Odessa

September 1, 2019

WASHINGTON— Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, Archbishop of Galveston-Houston, and President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), issued the following statement in response to the tragic shootings in Midland and Odessa, Texas...

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Arlington Catholic Herald

The Youth Apostles celebrate 40 years as a community

September 9, 2019

A quick look around the Mass at St. Anthony of Padua Church in Falls Church celebrating the Youth Apostles’ 40th anniversary Sept. 7 and it became clear the impact the Youth Apostles have had on the church — children and young families filled the pews.

After Mass, there was a reception with presentations by Father Peterson...

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Let’s not forget that the names of our poorest brothers and sisters, written in heaven, have this inscription next to them: these are the blessed ones of my Father.