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Office of Victim Assistance

Victim Assistance Program for Those Sexually Abused as Minors

The Catholic Diocese of Arlington provides comprehensive assistance to anyone who as a minor was sexually abused by a priest, deacon, teacher, employee or representative of the diocese.  Parents, guardians, children and survivors of sexual abuse are invited and encouraged to contact the diocesan Victim Assistance Coordinator, who will provide support, consultation, and referrals.  The Catholic Diocese of Arlington is committed to assisting victims/survivors throughout the healing process. For further information, see www.arlingtondiocese.org/Child-Protection/ or call (703) 841-2530

Office of Communications

Prime Time Single Catholics (PTSC)

PRIME TIME SINGLE CATHOLICS (PTSC) is a Washington-area social group serving single Catholics 40 and over. Let us serve you! Visit our website: bit.ly/ptsc; email us at ptscnva@gmail.com; or contact Barbara Myers at mybdm@cox.net or (703) 978-9618, or John McBride at jfmcbride_526@hotmail.com or (703) 820-9196.


Bishop Burbidge’s Homilies Online

Want to hear relevant, pastoral inspiration from our Shepherd? Selected homilies of Bishop Burbidge can be found on our YouTube page. Please visit youtube.com/arlingtondiocese.


Follow Bishop Burbidge on Twitter

Bishop Burbidge has over 16,500 followers on Twitter! His daily reflections and posts are popular and insightful. Follow him @BishopBurbidge.


Office of Human Resources

Diocesan Employment Opportunities

This is an exciting time to join the Catholic Diocese of Arlington; opportunities available for the Central Office, Schools, and Catholic Charities. For further details, please visit https://www.arlingtondiocese.org/Human-Resources/Employment-Opportunities/


Black and Indian Mission Office: Accountant Position Available 

The Black and Indian Mission Office comprises three distinct but inter-related organizations, whose mission is to fulfill the Church’s primary mission of evangelization. Each organization cooperates with local Diocesan communities to spread the Good News of Jesus Christ by providing grants to African American, Native American and Alaska Native Catholic communities. Grant funds are used to enliven parish life and catechesis, helping educators reach students, empowering evangelizers and encouraging vocations. The Accountant maintains the daily financial records, processes the month and year end financial close and maintains the grant records. The Accountant is supervised by the Director of Operations and works on other projects with the Executive Director. Application Instructions: please email your résumé and a cover letter explaining your personal interest, qualifications and salary requirements for the position to hr@blackandindianmission.org. 

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Job Description-BIMO Accountant


Office of Multicultural Ministries

Monthly Brazilian Mass

The Brazilian Catholic Community of the Arlington Diocese celebrates Mass the third Sunday of the month at 4 p.m. at Missionhurst, 4651 25th St. N. Arlington. All are welcome!    
Upcoming Masses in 2019: October 19, November 17, and December 15

Event Dates: October 19, November 17, December 15                                  
Expiration Date: December 16, 2019

Office of Development

Gifts for the Seminarian Education Endowment Fund (SEEF)

Please support our seminarians and SEEF, a permanent endowment fund established in 2011. SEEF’s income provides funding for annual seminarian expenses such as room, board, tuition, health insurance and books, which total almost $45,000 per seminarian. Please give generously! To donate, make checks payable to: “Foundation for the CDA – SEEF.” Mail to: The Foundation, 200 N. Glebe Road, Suite 811, Arlington, VA 22203. Contact Gretchen Koch at g.koch@arlingtondiocese.org or (703) 841-3819 with questions.

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Gift Planning for You…and our Parish

Giving is a very important part of the life of a person devoted to Jesus Christ. Planned Giving simply means planning for the future -- whether it is your retirement or the future of your parish community. Your planned gift is a tangible way to express your unending gratitude to God for a lifetime of blessings. For more information on naming our parish or the diocese in your will, you may contact your attorney or visit www.arlingtondiocese.planyourlegacy.org.


Leaving a Legacy

Your generosity during your lifetime has enabled (insert parish name here) to serve the people of God in this community. Continue to be a part of the strength of this community by making a bequest in your will to (insert parish name here). For more information, call the Diocesan Planned Giving Office at 703-841-3819 or visit www.arlingtondiocese.planyourlegacy.org.


Give the Gift of Faith

More and more Catholics are responding to the idea of giving a gift that perpetuates our Catholic faith. Please consider remembering (insert parish name here) in your will. By doing so, you establish a legacy of love for others by enabling the Church to continue the expansion of our Catholic faith through its many ministries. For more information on naming our parish and the diocese in your will, please call the Diocesan Planned Giving Office at 703-841-3819 or visit www.arlingtondiocese.planyourlegacy.org.


Thank You

We appreciate the thoughtfulness of parishioners who have left bequests to (insert parish name here). These gifts help us to build a solid foundation for the Catholic formation of future generations. For more information on writing a bequest, call the Diocesan Planned Giving Office at 703-841-3819 or visit www.arlingtondiocese.planyourlegacy.org.


Our Catholic Heritage

Planned Giving provides an opportunity to donate a gift from your estate that will forever perpetuate our Catholic heritage. Through your gift you will help build an active and faith-filled Church that is able to pass on our Catholic faith to future generations. To learn more about ways you can make a gift, please call the Diocesan Planned Giving Office at 703-841-3819 or visit www.arlingtondiocese.planyourlegacy.org.


Receive Income for Life

…while supporting your parish through a Charitable Gift Annuity with the Catholic Diocese of Arlington. You decide which parish or ministry will be supported by your gift. You make a gift and receive income for life – up to 9% depending on current age. Part of your income is tax-free and, you reduce or eliminate any applicable estate taxes. This vehicle is appropriate for individuals and couples age 65+. To learn more, contact the Diocesan Planned Giving Office at 703-841-3819.

Office of Marriage, Family and Respect Life

Pro-Life Intercessory Holy Hour

Stand in the gap between heaven and earth with a commitment to attend our Intercessory Pro-Life Holy Hour every second Tuesday of the month from 7:30-8:30 p.m. at St. Leo the Great Catholic Church, 3700 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax.


Get closer to Jesus through Sunday reflections given by the priests of the Diocese of Arlington.  TEXT "2m2v" to 84576 or visit www.arlingtondiocese.org/2minutes2virtueto sign up!

40 Days for Life Vigil Calendar

Please sign up to witness! The link for the campaign vigil calendar can be found at

Please invite a friend to go with you!


Free Prayer Cards: Pray for Our Priests

Free prayer cards to encourage faithful to pray for our priests, perfect for parish groups, schools, etc. Prayer cards are now available with the name of each of our Diocesan priests, one priest per card. To request FREE cards, call (703) 841-2550 or email familylife@arlingtondiocese.org.


Free Copies of Booklets for Healing after Abortion

Share the good news that no sin is bigger than God’s mercy by offering FREE copies of The Word Among Us booklets; “After Abortion God Offers Forgiveness, Healing and Hope for Women”, and “After Abortion: A Prayer Booklet for Men.” We also have copies of prayer cards “Trust in God’s Mercy.” To learn more contact Project Rachel staff at 703-841-2504.

Arlington Catholic Herald

Stay Informed and Inspired

Are you following the Arlington Catholic Herald on social media? Get updates on the latest Catholic news in the Arlington Diocese and beyond by following the Catholic Herald on Facebook, Twitter and subscribing to the weekly email newsletter (Sign up at bit.ly/ACHnewsletter). Watch exclusive videos on Facebook and our YouTube channel. And subscribe to the print edition by calling 703-841-2590 or 800-377-0511.


Inspiring Soundwaves

Did you know that the Arlington Catholic Herald produces a podcast each week? Managing editor Ann Augherton takes you behind the scenes of the stories that appear in our weekly newspaper. Plus, listen to exclusive interviews you won’t find elsewhere. Past guests have included Fr. Stephen Schultz and Fr. Keith Cummings, chaplains of diocesan high schools; Katie Prejean McGrady, a nationally recognized Catholic speaker; and Fr. José Hoyos, director of the diocesan Spanish Apostolate. Subscribe and leave a review on iTunes, Google Play Music or Stitcher; or listen on the Catholic Herald website, bit.ly/heraldpodcast.

From Catholic Charities

Leesburg Food Pantry Help Needed

Our Leesburg Regional Office Food Pantry is extending its hours. Help is needed:
1st and 3rd Saturdays, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.      
Email mchavez@ccda.net if interested.


Clean Out Your Garage and Donate a Bike!

Help provide transportation for those without a car! We need adult bikes in working order that will be used to help individuals travel to and from work. These bikes will be given to individuals in our Welcome Home Re-entry Program. Please email mchavez@ccda.net if you would like to donate your bike! Drop off location is Catholic Charities Arlington Office (200 N. Glebe Rd.).


Prison Ministry Welcome Home Re-Entry Mentor

Catholic Charities Welcome Home Re-Entry Program seeks Volunteer mentors to serve as role models and guides to recently released individuals. Help to welcome them home, connect them to available resources, and provide positive, caring support so that they can successfully re-enter the community. Background check and training, and ongoing education required. Become acquainted with the challenges facing those leaving jail; receive training working in a one-to-one setting; opportunity to help an individual in transition. Contact Margot Chavez, margot.chavez@ccda.net 


Christ House Evening Meal Greeter

Christ House Evening Meal Greeter is needed on Tuesday afternoons from 4-5:30 p.m. We are in need of a volunteer to greet and welcome our evening meal guests and annotate their names in the roster. Assist staff in supervising the guests awaiting the meal. The volunteer needs to be 21 years old and above. Contact aniliza.juan@ccda.net


Christ House Food Pantry Volunteers

Help at the Christ House Food Pantry.   Mondays & Tuesdays from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. -  Help receive, unload, weigh incoming food donation and sort, stock, organize in respective shelves in the food pantry. Help in packing food bags. Thursdays from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. – Help & assist with food distributions.  Volunteers should commit to three hours a week, be able to lift at least 20 pounds, and be able to climb steps. Contact aniliza.juan@ccda.net


Christ House Thrift Shop Volunteer

Thrift Shop Volunteers  are needed  Mondays from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and Wednesdays from 1-4 p.m. (three hours per week).  Help receive, sort donations and mark; display the sorted items. Provide support to all shoppers & clients. Contact aniliza.juan@ccda.net


Donate Your Used Car to Catholic Charities and Help a Family Become Self-Reliant!

If you are thinking of replacing your old car with something new, please consider donating your old car to Catholic Charities. We take used vehicles and give them directly to families in desperate need of transportation. We accept nonworking cars to fund our volunteer programs. We handle all the paperwork. You receive an IRS donation receipt. To donate, email Cars@ccda.net or call (703) 841-3898. 


Office of Faith Formation

Discount Courses Available through Catholic Distance University

Join the inspiring instructors at Catholic Distance University for a faith-filled journey of discovery. Enroll in an online independent study course of your choice and study anytime, anywhere! For a full list of courses, browse our catalog at www.cdu.catalog.instructure.com/. Use Promo Code CDU15ARLINGTON when registering to qualify for the $30 rate.


The Labre Community

Prayer Support Meetings for Adults With Mental Illness

The Labre Community for adults with mental health conditions meets on the first Saturday of the month for a prayer support meeting.  We offer each other encouragement, and intercessory prayer. Meeting is held at 11:00 a.m. to noon at 316 Duke Street, Alexandria, near the Basilica of St. Mary. More information, email stlabresociety@gmail.com


Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

Volunteer Opportunities at the Basilica Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

We invite you to a special volunteer ministry at the National Shrine in Northeast DC. We are looking for Docents to give tours, and Tour Desk Receptionists to welcome visitors. Hours and days are flexible. If interested, please contact Dee Steel (Director of Visitor Services) via telephone at (202) 526-8300, ext. 111 or through email (dsteel@bnsic.org).

From the Saint John Paul II National Shrine

Evenings with the Merciful Jesus

The 22nd of every month at the Saint John Paul II National Shrine from 7-10 p.m. the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy help others find a deeper understanding of the Father’s infinite mercy and experience the joy that can come with it. Includes a thought-provoking talk, Adoration with Praise and Worship, Confession, and fellowship over refreshments. For more information visit jp2shrine.org or email events@jp2shrine.org.