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Bishop appoints new Catholic Charities Board Chairman, Vice Chairman

Rick Kaplar, Linda McMahon depart Board after more than 51 years joint service.

 

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Catholic Charities Continues to Serve Amidst COVID

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The pandemic came and Catholic Charities kept serving. With your help, we will continue to help our neighbors in need. Please remember the people served by Catholic Charities by donating generously.

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We Can Help: Emergency Rent and Utility Assistance

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Catholic Charities continues to safely respond by phone to emailed requests for emergency rent and utility assistance to eligible individuals and families throughout the 21 counties and seven cities of the Diocese of Arlington. Find out about the evictions process during COVID-19.

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During this difficult time in our nation, Catholic Charities relies more than ever on the generosity of parishioners, parishes and friends who donate financial resources, food, or other material gifts to support our work feeding the hungry and serving other vulnerable people.

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Statements and Press Releases

Bishop Michael F. Burbidge, Catholic Diocese Of Arlington, To Participate In Ribbon Cutting And Bless New Food Pantry In Sterling, VA., This Friday, April 16

 April 12, 2021
On Friday, April 16, Bishop Michael F. Burbidge, Catholic Diocese of Arlington, will participate in a ribbon cutting and bless Catholic Charities' new Loudoun Regional Office (LRO) and food pantry in Sterling, Va. The LRO and pantry relocated from its longtime Leesburg, Va., location, which has two other pantries, to fill a food gap in the Sterling area...

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During National Volunteer Month, Catholic Charities Is Recognizing Its More Than 2,500 Active Volunteers For Their Selfless, Ongoing Service During Covid-19 Pandemic

 April 7, 2021
During National Volunteer Month, Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington is recognizing the contributions and overall impact of its more than 2,500 volunteers, 1,148 of whom were new, this past year...

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Arlington Catholic Herald

Stephen Carattini brings heart for service as new CEO of diocesan Catholic Charities

April 6, 2021

Stephen Carattini was living an American success story — he had risen through the ranks of an international transportation and logistics firm in Houston to become corporate vice president. He was happily married with two children, and his company was thriving and growing...

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LOOK: New food pantry opens in Sterling to fill a food gap

ABC7, April 16, 2020
Friday, Bishop Michael F. Burbidge, Catholic Diocese of Arlington, will participate in a ribbon cutting and bless Catholic Charities’ new Loudoun Regional Office (LRO) and food pantry in Sterling, Virginia...

Ayuda Comunitaria Para Afectados Por El COVID 19

Telemundo, April 13, 2020
Ayuda Comunitaria Para Afectados Por El COVID 19..

Catholic Charities Recognizes Volunteers Across Arlington Diocese, More than 2,500 volunteers helped the Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington provide assistance during the pandemic in 2020

Patch, April 7, 2021
In April, the diocese is recognizing the contributions of its volunteers, 1,148 of whom were new, who donated their time during the pandemic. April is National Volunteer Month...

Catholic Charities recognize their volunteers during National Volunteer Month

WDVM, April 7, 2021
It’s national volunteer month, and the Catholic Charities of Arlington is recognizing their overall impact of its more than 2,500 volunteers, 1,148 of which were new, this past year during the COVID-19 pandemic...

'Faith & hope:' Siblings reunite with mom in Virginia years after leaving Central America,

ABC7, March 24, 2020
As unaccompanied children continue to cross the U.S.-Mexico border at an alarming rate, a brother and sister made the same harrowing, terrifying journey four years ago. That's when they reunited with a mother they barely knew but missed dearly...

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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.