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Volunteers Bring Jesus to Jail

Volunteers serve as a beacon of light in a place that unfortunately can seem like a spiritual desert. They are the hands and feet of God, visiting the imprisoned, offering hope and redemption.

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Celebrating the Joy of the Resurrection with those in Jail

“When did we see you ill or in prison, and visit you?”(Matthew 25: 39) During Easter. Alleluia! A reflection by Art Bennett, President and CEO of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington, after attending a recent Mass at Fairfax County Adult Detention Center.... read more

Moving Toward a Brighter Future

Ways to Get Involved with Catholic Charities of Arlington: An Example of Corporate Charitable Stewardship Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington benefits greatly from the support of many corporations.  One such corporation, Able Moving & Storage, Inc., has... read more

Dedicated to Saving Lives: One Person, One Day at a Time

Volunteer Spotlight: David Druitt David Druitt is a Catholic Charities Diocese of Arlington volunteer who has dedicated his life to improving the well-being of veterans, the imprisoned, and ex-offenders.  David is answering Pope Francis’ call to action, “Jesus teaches... read more

Feeding the Hungry in More Rural Counties

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington (CCDA) St. Lucy Food Project is combining efforts with several, secular and church-based, rural food banks to reach the needy on the periphery of our Diocese.

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In Review: 2017 World Day of the Poor Campaign

As part of the week-long World Day of the Poor campaign, Catholic Charities Diocese of Arlington (CCDA) hosted numerous events and offered resources for the Diocesan community to encounter and serve the poor.  CCDA’s daily mission is to advance social justice and... read more

Encountering Christ through Others at St. Martin de Porres Senior Center

As part of the week-long World Day of the Poor campaign, on November 13 the Diocese of Arlington Chancery and Catholic Charities staff volunteers visited St. Martin de Porres Senior Center in Alexandria. The approximately 20 volunteers heeded Pope Francis’ call and spent a few hours of encounter, friendship, and solidarity with senior citizens in the community.

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