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Statement from Bishop Michael Burbidge for World Day of Migrants and Refugees 2019

September 24, 2019

His Holiness, Pope Francis, has chosen Sunday, September 29, for the observance of the World Day of Migrants and Refugees to draw attention to those who have been forced to leave their homes because of war, violence, famine, or lack of the essential economic means...

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 Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington Partners with the American Immigration Lawyers Association to Host Citizenship Day Application Workshop

September 13, 2019
ARLINGTON, VA – Today, Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington partnered with the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) in hosting a Citizenship Day Workshop. The workshop is one of 10 AILA is offering in Virginia, Maryland and Washington D.C. in the lead-up to national Citizenship Day and Constitution Day on Tuesday, September 17. Today’s workshop was at full capacity...

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Arlington Catholic Herald

Catholic Charities distributes more than 500 backpacks this year

August 23, 2019

Catholic Charities Christ House in Alexandria and Migration and Refugee Services in Arlington, Fredericksburg and Manassas have distributed more than 500 backpacks and school supplies to students who need a little help getting ready for the school year...

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Catholic Charities sends mobile response center on final day of WorkCamp

July 1, 2019

The last day of WorkCamp 2019 saw more than 800 campers rise early to clean and collect their things before a day of goodbyes...

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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.