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From the Office of Communications

(For June 23-24, June 30-July 1, and 7-8 bulletins)

Diocese Launches New Podcast!

‘Searching for More’ features interviews and discussions on a range of topics affecting Catholics in today’s world. Guests include clergy, local Catholics, doctors, technology experts, Catholic news anchors, and even Hollywood actors starring in epic biblical dramas. In addition to interviews, some podcasts will emanate from inspiring talks, speeches, homilies, and lectures given throughout the Diocese. The podcast is dedicated to the patronage of our diocesan saint, St. Thomas More. 'Searching for More' joins the 'Walk Humbly' and 'Catholic Herald' podcasts as diocesan audio offerings.

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(For June 23-24, June 30-July 1, and 7-8 bulletins)

Sign Up For the Diocesan E-Newsletter!

Receive special video messages from our bishop, learn about unique opportunities to get involved, and be the first to know the news about our Diocese — straight to your inbox. Sign up here: http://bit.ly/CDAsignup

Expiration Date: TBD

 


From Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington

(For June 23-24 bulletin)

The Adoption Option

Meaghan Lane, Program Manager or the Catholic Charities for the Diocese of Arlington Office of Pregnancy and Adoption Support, presents best practices for effective conversations with families facing unplanned pregnancies.  Evening includes updates on resources available to birth mothers, adoptees and adoptive parents through her Office.

The event will be held Tuesday, June 26 at 7:30 p.m. at Fellowship Hall at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church in Leesburg.
 
For more information contact Patricia Logue at Gabriel.leesburg@gmail.com of Meaghan Lane at adoptinfor@ccda.net
 
Co-sponsored by Gabriel Project Arlington

Event Date: June 26, 2018

Expiration Date: June 25, 2018



From the Office of Vocations  

                                                                  (For June 23-24 bulletin)

Nativity of Saint John the Baptist—June 24, 2018

“The LORD called me from birth …” Is the Lord calling you to the priesthood or consecrated life?  Call Fr. Michael Isenberg at (703) 841-2514, or write: m.Isenberg@arlingtondiocese.org.

Event Date: June 23-24, 2018

Expiration Date: June 25, 2018

 

(For June 30-July 1 bulletin)

Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – July 1, 2018

“Do not be afraid; just have faith.”  Does your faith include being called to serve Jesus as a priest, deacon or in the consecrated life?  Call Fr. Michael Isenberg at (703) 841-2514, or write: m.Isenberg@arlingtondiocese.org. 

Event Date: June 30-July 1, 2018

Expiration Date: July 2, 2018

 

(For July 7-8 bulletin)

Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time -- July 8, 2018

“My grace is sufficient for you, for power is made perfect in weakness.” If you think you may be called to serve Jesus as a priest, deacon or in the consecrated life, trust in His grace working in you.  Call Fr. Michael Isenberg at (703) 841-2514, or write: m.isenberg@arlingtondiocese.org. 

Event Date: July 7-8, 2018

Expiration Date: July 9, 2018

 

(For June 23-24, June 30-July 1 and 7-8 bulletins)

Altar Server Picnic with Bishop Burbidge

Bishop Burbidge invites all altar servers to join him for the annual picnic on Thursday, July 26, from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. There's a cookout, sports, games and prizes. Contact the parish office for details. If a group is not attending from your parish, you may call the Office of Vocations at 703-841-2514 or email vocations@arlingtondiocese.org. Please be sure to mention the server's name and parish, the adult attending, and your name and email. All servers must be accompanied by adults.

Event Date: July 26, 2018

Expiration Date: July 9, 2018

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(For June 30-July 1, 7-8 and 14-15 bulletins)

Hispanic Pilgrimage to Pray for Vocations

Join the Hispanic Pilgrimage to Pray for Vocations on Saturday July 21, 2018 to the Shrine of St. Anthony in Ellicott City, MD. The day will include prayer, rosary, Mass, Stations of the Cross, confessions, songs, and games. The bus will depart Queen of Apostles Church at 8:30 a.m. and return by 4:00 p.m.  Cost is $20 per person, and includes transportation. Bring your lunch, and bring money to pay for dinner on the way home. For more information or to register, contact Madre María González or Eneyda Martinez, (703) 354-0395 or pssjalexandria@gmail.com.

Event Date: July 21, 2018

Expiration Date: July 16, 2018

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Office of Marriage, Family and Respect Life 

(For June 23-24, June 30-July 1, and 7-8 bulletins)

#AskTheQuestion

Professor Chad Pecknold, PhD, will be hosting a Twitter discussion entitled “HV50: Ask the Question” It will occur from July 1-24 culminating in a Twitter symposium on July 25. Follow us @arlingtonchurch (Twitter and Instagram) and @arlingtondiocese (Facebook) and join the conversation!

Event Date: July 1-25

Expiration Date: July 23, 2018

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(For June 23-24, June 30-July 1, and 7-8 bulletins)

Support the "Protect Life Rule"

The Trump Administration proposed new regulations to help ensure that abortion is separated from the federal Title X family planning program. A 60-day comment period ending on July 31, 2018 has been opened and the Administration is now accepting comments on the proposed rule. Go to humanlifeaction.org and click ‘Take Action’

Event Date: July 31, 2018

Expiration Date: August 1, 2018

 

(For June 23-24 bulletin)

The Inaugural Saints Peter and Paul Conference

All are welcome to attend The Basilica of St. Mary inaugural Saints Peter and Paul Conference entitled "Sex, Love and Parenthood" with national author, speaker and writer Father Tadeusz Pacholczyk, Ph.D., from the National Catholic Bioethics Center in Philadelphia, PA. The conference will be held on Saturday, June 30, from 9:00 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Basilica of Saint Mary School Gym. Holy Mass will be celebrated at 8:30 a.m. at the Basilica. For more info, visit: https://stmaryoldtown.org/conference/
 
This event is co-sponsored by the Office of Marriage, Family and Respect Life of the Diocese of Arlington.

Event Date: June 30, 2018

Expiration Date: June 25, 2018

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(For June 23-24, June 30-July 1, and 7-8 bulletins)

Retreat for Married Couples

A Retreat Day for Married Couples will be led by Fr. Paul Scalia, Episcopal Vicar for Clergy, on Saturday, July 7 at Holy Trinity, Gainesville, VA, from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Experience a profound and reflective retreat including talks, Adoration, Confession, and spiritual time with your spouse; the retreat will conclude with Mass.

Event Date: July 7, 2018
Expiration Date: July 2, 2018

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(For June 23-24, June 30-July 1, and 7-8 bulletins)

Join the First Saturday Rosary Team

Did you know that the ‘no-show’ rate can go up by 70% when there are people peacefully praying outside an abortion facility? Please join the prayer team every First Saturday to pray the rosary at 10:30 am at the Falls Church abortion facility on July 7, August 4, September 1. The facility is located at 900 S. Washington Street, Falls Church, VA 22046 For inquiries, contact Amy McInerny at (703) 841-3817 or respectlife@arlingtondiocese.org

Event Date: July 7, August 4, September 1, 2018

Expiration Date: August 27, 2018

 

(For June 23-24, June 30-July 1, and July 7-8 bulletins)

Marriage Help—Retrouvaille

Marriage Help – Retrouvaille has helped thousands of couples at all stages of disillusionment or misery in their marriage. For confidential information about how to register for the program beginning the weekend of July 13, 2018, call 703.351.7211 or visit www.HelpOurMarriage.com
Event Date: July 13, 2018

Expiration Date: July 9, 2018


From Arlington Catholic Herald

(For June 23-24 and June 30-July 1  bulletins)

Inspiring soundwaves

The Arlington Catholic Herald produces a podcast each week taking you behind the scenes of the top local Catholic headlines. Recently we recorded our 50th episode, and the Catholic Herald staff would like to hear from you. What do you enjoy about it, and what would you like to hear more about in the future? Subscribe and leave a review on iTunes, Google Play Music or Stitcher; or listen on the Catholic Herald website, bit.ly/heraldpodcast. You can also email feedback@catholicherald.com.

Expiration Date: December 31, 2018


From the Office of Development

 (For June 23-24, June 30-July 1, and 7-8 bulletins)

Fulfillment of BLA Pledges

Bishop’s Lenten Appeal (BLA) Pledges
Thank you to everyone who pledged to the BLA! This appeal funds diocesan Vocations, Youth Ministry, Catholic Schools, Catholic Charities, Religious Education programs as well as many others. If you made a pledge that is still being paid, you should be receiving monthly reminder statements. You also may go online to make a payment at www.arlingtondiocese.org. For questions, please call the BLA office at 703-841-2570.

Expiration Date: July 30, 2018

 

 (For June 23-24, June 30-July 1, and 7-8 bulletins)

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 $40,000 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.

Expiration Date: TBD                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
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(For June 23-24 bulletin)

June 24 Stewardship Reflection

The Nativity of St. John the Baptist
“…Behold, one is coming after me; I am not worthy to unfasten the sandals of his feet.” – ACTS 13:25

Stewardship is a lifestyle, it’s not a program or a process. It’s how we are called to live our lives twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week! It challenges us to live “God-centered” lives, not “self-centered” lives. Reflect on your daily activities, do you do them for the glory of God or for the glory of your own name?

Expiration Date: June 25, 2018

 

(For June 30-July 1 bulletin)

July 1 Stewardship Reflection

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time
“…as a matter of equality your abundance at the present time should supply their want, so that their abundance may supply your want, that there may be equality.”  (2 CORINTHIANS 8:14)
 
We are responsible not only for our own lives, but for the lives of those around us.  It is important that we not only grow, nurture and share our gifts; but that we also teach our children and encourage others to do the same.  This is the communal aspect of our Catholic faith.  We are the “Body of Christ”.  We are called to be dependent on each other and not live in isolation.

Event Date: June 30-July 1, 2018

Expiration Date: July 2, 2018

 

(For July 7-8 bulletin)

July 8 Stewardship Reflection

14th Sunday in Ordinary Time
“As the Lord spoke to me, the spirit entered me and set me on my feet, and I heard the one who was speaking say to me, ‘Son of man, I am sending you…’”   (EZEKIEL 2:2-3)
 
God asks each of us to do some special work for Him.   He gives us the resources we need to do His work.  However, do we listen to God when He calls?  Do we get up on our feet and use our talent to do the work He asks of us?  Remember, God doesn’t call the equipped, he equips the called.

Event Date: July 7-8, 2018

Expiration Date: July 9, 2018

 

(For July 14-15 bulletin)

July 15 Stewardship Reflection

15th Sunday in Ordinary Time
“He instructed them to take nothing for the journey but a walking stick – no food, no sack, no money in their belts.” (MARK 6:8)
 
How different we are from the Apostles who took nothing when they ventured out to serve God.  Today, we make our life’s journey more difficult because of all the material baggage that we drag along.  When we really put God first in everything and put money and possessions second, we experience more freedom to joyfully serve God and others.

Event Date: July 14-15, 2018

Expiration Date: July 16, 2018

 

(For July 21-22 bulletin)

July 22 Stewardship Reflection

16th Sunday in Ordinary Time
“…come away by yourselves to a lonely place and rest awhile.” (Mark 6:31)
 
Do you spend time, every day, alone and in silence listening to how God is calling you?  If not, you are missing out on a wonderful opportunity to develop a more personal relationship with Him.  Unless we talk and more importantly, listen to God every day, how else will we know how He is calling us?  Consider making a retreat this year, spend some “alone” time with God.

Event Date: July 21-22, 2018

Expiration Date: July 23, 2018

 

(For July 28-29 bulletin)

July 29 Stewardship Reflection

17th Sunday in Ordinary Time
“There is a boy here who has five barley loaves and two fish; but what good are these for so many?”
  (JOHN 6:9)
 
The miracle of the Loaves and Fishes is the only miracle which is recorded six times in the Gospel.  It carries two important messages.  First, no matter how little we have, we always have enough to share.  Second, Christ can take our humble gifts and do great things with them if we are just willing to let Him.  No gift is too small or insignificant!

Event Date: July 28-29, 2018

Expiration Date: July 30, 2018


From the Sisters of Bon Secours Community

(For June 23-24, June 30-July 1, and 7-8 bulletins)

Come and see...how God could use YOUR GIFTS as a Sister of Bon Secours

We invite single Catholic women to experience the life of the Sisters of Bon Secours and to learn more about religious life. You will have the opportunity to be with sisters as you learn about our life. You'll also meet and share with other women who are exploring religious life as a life option. This weekend offers time for reflection, liturgy, relaxation, and one-on-one discussions with a sister.

Event Date: July 13-15, 2018
Expiration Date: July 8, 2018

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