The Apostolate of the Laity

The Apostolate of the Laity

With more than 2,500 volunteers and only 125 staff members, volunteers help Catholic Charities serve more people in the Diocese of Arlington. Sally O’Dwyer, Director of Volunteers, shares a reflection on our role as laity and God’s specific call for us to serve....
Serving the Poor in a Transformative Way

Serving the Poor in a Transformative Way

Serving the Poor in a Transformative Way at Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington by Sarah Ford, America’s Charities Join America’s Charities as we highlight different nonprofits and share how individuals and companies can Shape the Future of...
Arlington’s retiring shepherd prioritized the periphery

Arlington’s retiring shepherd prioritized the periphery

  Watch An Apostle’s Calling on Bishop Loverde’s 50 years of priestly ministry.   (Reposted with permission from Crux. Written by Christopher White.)   When Paul Loverde’s tenure as Bishop of Arlington, Virginia comes to a close next week,...
Gratitude, Food, Loved Ones . . . Thanksgiving!

Gratitude, Food, Loved Ones . . . Thanksgiving!

Here at Catholic Charities we are grateful for the joy that our clients bring, the dedication our staff gives, and the generosity that volunteers and supporters bestow upon us all the time. Bishop Loverde will serve Thanksgiving dinner at Christ House as he has done...
We are truly blessed!

We are truly blessed!

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington (CCDA) has truly been blessed this fall! Our new St. Lucy Project truck is set for safe travels to serve more families throughout the Diocese. Our Hogar Legal Staff has moved to a more accessible, open and professional...
Our New Bishop Visits Christ House!

Our New Bishop Visits Christ House!

October 4th, 2016: On the feast of his patron St. Francis Assisi, Pope Francis, appointed a new shepherd for the Diocese of Arlington. Bishop Michael Burbidge, 59, has served as the Bishop of Raleigh, North Carolina these past ten years and will now be the fourth...