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News and Announcements

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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Help By Giving

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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In the News

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington Held an Informational Zoom Session for the Latino and Hispanic Community

WDVM , May 21, 2020
The Catholic Charities held a zoom session to help the Latino and Hispanic community on preventing, identifying and dealing with COVID-19...

Catholic Charities Working to Help Those Experiencing Homelessness, Impacted by COVID-19

EWTN News Nightly, May 20, 2020
As the U.S. continues to grapple with the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are growing concerns about the impact the health crisis could have on housing and homelessness across the country...

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Catholic Charities Opens Free Virtual Medical Clinic in Woodbridge During COVID-19 Pandemic

April 23, 2020

According to the program director at the clinic, patients are meeting with the clinicians through Zoom calls. For patients who cant access Zoom, a conference call is held to ensure everyone who needs to can still access these services...

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Tips for Couples

Arlington Catholic Herald

Five Communication Tips for Spouses

April 20, 2020

As we continue to adjust to the new normal of sheltering at home and telework, we are physically around our spouses more than ever. This can be a great thing, but it can often come with challenges, especially if we struggle with healthy communication in the marriage...

The Darkness Behind Closed Doors

April 17, 2020

For many families, social distancing and the stay-at-home orders, while stressful, provide the silver lining of added time together and the opportunity to reconnect. Sadly, this increased time at home is not a positive thing for all families...

Statements and Press Releases

Statement by Bishop Michael F. Burbidge on the U.S. Supreme Court Decision Preventing Termination of DACA Program

 June 18, 2020
"I join with my brother bishops in welcoming the U.S. Supreme Court decision that prevents the termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program..."

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Catholic Charities Hosts Virtual #Stridewithrefugees: Walk a Mile in Their Shoes, Educates Participants on the Difficult Journey Refugees Make to Seek Safety in the U.S.

 June 17, 2020
The event is a virtual refugee simulation which offers various, realistic scenarios that highlight the challenges and difficult decisions refugees face on their journey to the U.S. The simulation is being done in conjunction with the 2020 observance of World Refugee Day on June 20...

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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.