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Spiritual / Religious

St. Lucy Project Collects A Record 20,000 lbs. Of Food For The Needy

November 21, 2017

On Sunday, Nov. 19, St. Lucy Project, a food distribution project with Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington, collected an estimated 20,000 lbs. of food.

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Living Homeless

November 15, 2017

On Saturday, Nov. 18, at least 100 people—including high school students—are expected to sleep in boxes outside Good Shepherd Catholic Church in the Alexandria section of Fairfax County.  ‘Homeless for a Night’ campout raises awareness for homelessness.

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First Homeschool Mass For Children In The Catholic Diocese Of Arlington

November 9, 2017

More than 1200 homeschool children and their families packed Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Gainesville November 3, for the Catholic Diocese of Arlington’s first ever Mass for Homeschool Children. 

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All Souls Day Mass At Fairfax Memorial Park

November 3, 2017

More than 440 people attended Mass at Fairfax Memorial Park Thursday, Nov. 2, for All Souls Day.

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Alexandria’s Christ Church To Remove Washington, Lee Plaques From Sanctuary

October 31, 2017

The Vestry of Alexandria’s historic Christ Church voted unanimously earlier this month to remove two marble plaques dedicated to the memories of George Washington and Robert E. Lee from the wall of the church’s sanctuary.

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More Than 200 Couples Celebrate Their 25th And 50th Wedding Anniversaries

October 11, 2017

More than 200 couples will attend the annual Marriage Jubilee Mass at Our Lady of Hope Church in Potomac Falls Sunday, Oct. 15, with Most Reverend Michael F. Burbidge, Bishop of Arlington.

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Mass For Persons With Disabilities

October 6, 2017

The Most Reverend Michael F. Burbidge, Bishop of Arlington, will celebrate a Mass for people with disabilities Sunday, Oct. 8, at the Cathedral of Saint Thomas More in Arlington

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Blessing Of The Animals

October 6, 2017

More than 300 children and parents with their beloved pets in tow attended the annual Blessing of the Animals at Blessed Sacrament Catholic School in Alexandria yesterday at 3 p.m. in the school's parking lot.

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Bishop Celebrates “Blue Mass” For Law Enforcement And Public Safety Officers

September 13, 2017

We rely on law enforcement and public safety officers to keep us safe and to be there in the event of an emergency, and for this the Most Reverend Michael F. Burbidge of the Catholic Diocese of Arlington will celebrate Mass in their honor 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Cathedral of Saint Thomas More in Arlington.

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St. Rita Celebrates First Responders’ Mass

August 16, 2017

St. Rita Catholic Church hosted a First Responders' Mass in appreciation of local public safety personnel on Monday, Aug. 14. The Mass was held to pray for those who face danger for the sake of others.

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