Transportation Can Transform

Transportation Can Transform

With a car, there is hope for opportunities and a life of independence.  In Northern Virginia and, especially, in the beltway, transportation options are seemingly endless; the metro, buses, VRE, Amtrak, ridesharing services, taxis, and personal vehicles.  However,...
Feeding the Hungry in More Rural Counties

Feeding the Hungry in More Rural Counties

Almost a quarter of a million people, 88,000 of those are children, in the 21 counties of the Diocese of Arlington are food insecure, meaning they do not know from where their next meal will be coming. Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington (CCDA) St. Lucy...
CAN volunteers make the job search a little less lonely

CAN volunteers make the job search a little less lonely

*** By Chris Oliveira, Summer College Student Volunteer, Catholic Charities It is often too easy to view unemployment as a simple number, flashed in news headlines and used as a talking point. But for those who make up that number, unemployment carries a much heavier...
How Can “Financial Literacy” Improve Your Life?

How Can “Financial Literacy” Improve Your Life?

“It must start with the little daily choices. Everyone is called to do his or her part, to use goods in a way that promotes solidarity, to care for creation.” – Pope Francis Are you struggling to meet your financial obligations each month?  Do you find it...
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...