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"Beloved of God: Overcoming Stigma and Finding Community" A Day of Prayer for Mental Health

This event is for those affected by mental health conditions, their families and caregivers, mental health practitioners, and the diocesan community. Hosted by the Catholic Diocese of Arlington, Divine Mercy University and the Saint Labre Community. 

Saturday, August 26, 2023
9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

All Saints Catholic Church
9300 Stonewall Rd
Manassas, VA 20110


  • 9:30 a.m., Coffee, conversation and confession for those living with a mental health condition
  • 11 a.m., Mass with Bishop Michael F. Burbidge, celebrant
  • 12 p.m., Lunch and keynote - Fr. Charles Sikorsky, president, Divine Mercy University
  • 1 p.m., Breakout discussions with experts for: those living with a mental health condition with Dr. Karen Cichon, Catholic psychologist; and for family and support persons with Deacon Ed Schoener, Diocese of Scranton
  • 2:30 p.m., Adjourn


Download the event flyer (PDF)



August 26, 2023

Start: 9:30 a.m.
End: 2:30 p.m.

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