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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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Arlington Catholic Herald

Bishop Burbidge blesses renovation, joins volunteers in serving evening meal

June 29, 2019

On Friday Bishop Michael F. Burbidge arrived to tour the 200-year-old building, thank the local organization that spearheaded the project, and bless the new renovations...

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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.