Providing Spiritual Friendship

Prison Ministry in the Diocese of Arlington is a pastoral care ministry whereby the Christian Community shares in the healing ministry of Christ. It is a ministry of presence and witness.  Prison Ministry is facilitated through a network of parish-based volunteers... read more

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,... read more

Serving the Poor in a Transformative Way

Serving the Poor in a Transformative Way at Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington by Sarah Ford, America’s Charities Join America’s Charities as we highlight different nonprofits and share how individuals and companies can Shape the Future of... read more

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... read more

Gratitude, Food, Loved Ones . . . Thanksgiving!

Here at Catholic Charities we are grateful for the joy that our clients bring, the dedication our staff gives, and the generosity that volunteers and supporters bestow upon us all the time. Bishop Loverde will serve Thanksgiving dinner at Christ House as he has done... read more

We are truly blessed!

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington (CCDA) has truly been blessed this fall! Our new St. Lucy Project truck is set for safe travels to serve more families throughout the Diocese. Our Hogar Legal Staff has moved to a more accessible, open and professional... read more

Moved by Mercy

Our call as Catholics is to respect the dignity and life of every human being. God holds every being in existence, therefore every person is worthy. Worthy of respect. Worthy of life from conception to natural death. Worthy of dignity. “Every creature, particularly a... read more