March Meals and April Easter Baskets

March Meals and April Easter Baskets

Debra Beard, Volunteer Coordinator for our St. Lucy Project, shares updates on parish participation through food drives, volunteering, and Lenten giving! And Sister Aniliza Pacheco Juan, Volunteer Coordinator at Christ House, shares how students and volunteers...
A Rapid Response to Trauma

A Rapid Response to Trauma

A Rapid Response to Trauma: Providing Mental Health First Aid A Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington psychologist used her expertise to be present to those in a moment of crisis. Elissa Wiggins (nee Kergosien) from the Family Services office in...
Providing easy, healthy meal options

Providing easy, healthy meal options

Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry is located in Front Royal, Virginia and is normally open Thursdays and Fridays from 9:00am – 2:00pm. All who are in need of food are welcome. Loaves and Fishes serves more than 1,000 individuals per month. *** Registered Dietician Maureen...
A small act of sabotage

A small act of sabotage

January 5th: Fr. Paul Berghout blessed a donated car for a mother of three who fled the Ebola outbreak in 2014. She is a parishioner of Good Shepherd Church in Alexandria. Below, John Knutsen, Coordinator for Evangelization & Adult Faith Formation for the diocese,...
Cars for Families

Cars for Families

Commuting. Appointments. Shopping. School. Life today is a blur of schedules and activities. Obligations are hard enough to manage when we can jump into our cars and head out on our own schedule. Imagine having to factor in public transportation and transit time on...
Volunteer Spotlight: Peter Kilcullen

Volunteer Spotlight: Peter Kilcullen

A stranger and you welcomed me, naked and you clothed me. (Matthew 25: 36) Did you know? In addition to providing transitional housing, emergency financial assistance, evening meals, and a food pantry…Christ House has a Thrift Shop! *** Meet this wonderful...