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Celebrating the Diversity of the Communion of Saints and Black Catholics on the Pathway to Sainthood

Bishop Michael Burbidge, Bishop of Arlington, invites you to a prayer service “Celebrating the Diversity of the Communion of Saints & Black Catholics on the Pathway to Sainthood” on Friday, November 5 at 6:00PM. The prayer service will include members of parishes from across the Diocese of Arlington sharing the lives of saints (St. Peter Claver, St. Martin De Porres and St. Katherine Drexel) and saints-to-be (Venerable Pierre Toussaint, Venerable Mother Henriette Delille, Venerable Fr. Augustus Tolton, Servant of God Mother Mary Lange, Servant of God Julia Greeley and Servant of God Sr. Thea Bowman).

The Cathedral of Saint Thomas More, 3901 Cathedral Lane, Arlington, VA 22203

Following the prayer service, all are invited to Burke Hall for a reception and additional information on the holy men and women on the pathway to sainthood. 

View the flyer here!

Click for the service program here!

There will be an option to live stream the prayer service and to receive prayer cards mailed to your home.  

Livestream the prayer service here! 

For any questions, please contact the Office of Multicultural Ministries at