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Homeless shelter in Alexandria undergoes $83K renovation

ALEXANDRIA, VA. – Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington’s Christ House in Old Town Alexandria has undergone a massive $83,000 renovation and upgrade, thanks to a partnership with HomeAid Northern Virginia (HANV), a non-profit that builds and renovates local housing and shelter facilities...

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Car Ministry gives donated car to a family in need

March 15, 2019

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington will give a donated car to a husband and wife with two small children at 11 a.m. in the garage entryway at 200 North Glebe Road in Arlington...

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Statement from Bishop Burbidge for the World Day of Prayer against Human Trafficking 2019

February 8, 2019

There are millions of people around the globe who are the victims of sex or labor trafficking, and we know that sadly these evils exist even within our own diocese. Today we pray for an end to this grave offense to human life and dignity...

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Arlington Catholic Herald

Arlington family inspired to adopt from foster care

May 20, 2019
Charlett Talbot, a 9-year-old girl with a gentle smile is in a wheelchair and cannot speak due to severe cerebral palsy, but her six siblings don’t seem to mind as the seven of them navigate precious space in the modest living room of their parents’ Arlington home.

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Alexandria seniors participate in annual walkathon

It might not have been the Boston Marathon, but 50 seniors from the St. Martin de Porres Senior Center and the Senior Center at Charles Houston in Alexandria got moving at the annual Robust Walkathon at Ben Brenman Park in Alexandria April 23...

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We picked Catholic Charities because our Catholic faith is really important to us. It's important to me. It's important to my husband, and so I appreciated the fact that they were rooted in that. We really admired that their program was kind of a full-circle support system for both adoptive families and the adoptee, growing up, should they ever need it, and also most importantly, the birth mothers.