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“In the Catholic Tradition, responsible citizenship is a virtue, and participation in political life is a moral obligation. This obligation is rooted in our baptismal commitment to follow Christ and to bear Christian witness in all we do.”

– Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship, U.S. Catholic Bishops (November 2007)



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Virginia Vespers: Evening Prayer for the Commonwealth

BIshops DiLorenzo and Burbidge invite legislators from all parties & faiths to come together to pray for the needs of Virginia. Register here.

Liturgy begins at 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Richmond. WIne and appetizer reception follows at 6 p.m..

VA General Assembly

2017 Session: Jan. 11 - Feb. 25, 2017

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Statement on the passing of Senator Charles Colgan


Welcome Bishop Michael Burbidge!

New shepherd for the Diocese of Arlington to be installed December 6, 2016. See statement by Executive Director Jeff Caruso

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