Celebrating Mother Teresa

As we gear up to celebrate the canonization of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta, let us be faithful to Christ’s call to serve others. Mother Teresa is renowned for her service to the poor and the most vulnerable in┬ásociety. She answered Christ’s call to feed the... read more

Backpack Blessings

At Christ House 65 kids received backpacks filled with school supplies, including a rosary and prayer cards.

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Serving Up Literacy

A mini-library system is thriving at our St. Lucy Project food pantry in Leesburg, providing access to books to poor families who may not have any.

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No Choice But to Flee

Maria helped Salvadoran authorities arrest gang members, but they couldn’t protect her from the death threats that followed. With no choice but to flee, she sought asylum in the United States and now has a bright — and safe — future ahead of her because of Catholic Charities’ Hogar Immigrant Services.

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One-on-One Time with Seniors

Each year, we have more than 1,500 volunteers who joyfully give their time to serve those in need in the Diocese of Arlington. At our St. Martin de Porres Senior Center, we have 112 volunteers (and growing!) who bring companionship, health and wellness classes and seminars, fun and games, inter-religious prayer, and much more to seniors living in Alexandria who visit our day center.

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“It’s a Miracle to Be Here”

Last year, Catholic Charities’ Migration and Refugee Services office settled more than 600 refugees and served hundreds more. We celebrated World Refugee Day 2016 with about 75 refugees, community supporters and staff members. Our annual event aims educate the community about the plight of refugees and honor their successes in America.

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Meet Sally O’Dwyer, Director of Volunteers

With more than 1,500 volunteers and only 100 staff members, volunteers help Catholic Charities serve more people in the Diocese of Arlington. Sally O’Dwyer, Director of Volunteers, shares her heart for volunteering and wants to help you get involved too!

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Catholic Counseling and What Makes Us Different

What makes our Catholic counseling different from regular, secular counseling? Director of Clinical Services Dr. Michael Horne answers the question with practical examples about what separates us from other agencies.

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