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Moved by Faith

  Many of us are motivated by faith to volunteer and donate to programs that serve those in need. We want to share the many blessings God has given us. In fact, studies done at Harvard and Notre Dame Universities show that people who are rooted in their faith are... read more

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. ... read more

Volunteers Bring Jesus to Jail

Volunteers serve as a beacon of light in a place that unfortunately can seem like a spiritual desert. They are the hands and feet of God, visiting the imprisoned, offering hope and redemption.

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Celebrating the Joy of the Resurrection with those in Jail

“When did we see you ill or in prison, and visit you?”(Matthew 25: 39) During Easter. Alleluia! A reflection by Art Bennett, President and CEO of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington, after attending a recent Mass at Fairfax County Adult Detention Center.... read more

Moving Toward a Brighter Future

Ways to Get Involved with Catholic Charities of Arlington: An Example of Corporate Charitable Stewardship Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington benefits greatly from the support of many corporations.  One such corporation, Able Moving & Storage, Inc., has... read more

Dedicated to Saving Lives: One Person, One Day at a Time

Volunteer Spotlight: David Druitt David Druitt is a Catholic Charities Diocese of Arlington volunteer who has dedicated his life to improving the well-being of veterans, the imprisoned, and ex-offenders.  David is answering Pope Francis’ call to action, “Jesus teaches... read more

Feeding the Hungry in More Rural Counties

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington (CCDA) St. Lucy Food Project is combining efforts with several, secular and church-based, rural food banks to reach the needy on the periphery of our Diocese.

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In Review: 2017 World Day of the Poor Campaign

As part of the week-long World Day of the Poor campaign, Catholic Charities Diocese of Arlington (CCDA) hosted numerous events and offered resources for the Diocesan community to encounter and serve the poor.  CCDA’s daily mission is to advance social justice and... read more