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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...
St. Luke Parishioners Feed 450 Families

St. Luke Parishioners Feed 450 Families

  For their inaugural Feed a Family event March 13, St. Luke Church in McLean set a modest goal — feed 250 families. They exceeded their goal. The 100 St. Luke parishioners — mostly families — came out on a dreary Sunday afternoon to support the nutritional needs...
Celebrating American Heart Month with Healthy Meals

Celebrating American Heart Month with Healthy Meals

Did you know that February is American Heart Month? The American Heart Association reports that heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease. However, there is good...
Our Lenten Fast and Feeding the Hungry

Our Lenten Fast and Feeding the Hungry

As we enter into the season of Lent, we will be sharing weekly reflections written by our President and CEO, Art Bennett. Today, Art connects the mercy we experience from our personal Lenten fast and the mercy we show when feeding the hungry.   “Therefore I tell...