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...
Celebrating Mother Teresa

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 society. She answered Christ’s call to feed the...
Backpack Blessings

Backpack Blessings

Christ House in Alexandria is a Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington program that was founded in 1973. Christ House provides food to the hungry, shelter to the homeless, and clothing to those in need. Christ House helps individuals recognize their abilities,...
Serving Up Literacy

Serving Up Literacy

The St. Lucy Project aims to strengthen Catholic engagement in service to the poor. Through a parish-centered approach, the St. Lucy Project provides opportunities for parishioners to fulfill their Baptismal call to “feed the hungry,” informed by the Gospel message of...
Your Summer Plans: Help Hungry Kids

Your Summer Plans: Help Hungry Kids

For some of us, summer means vacations and outdoor fun, but for countless kids in our Diocese, it may mean skipping breakfast or lunch. However, you can help! Read below to see what you can do to help hungry kids in our diocese.   In the Diocese of Arlington more...