Catholic schools – faith formation, academic excellence, nurturing environment

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Life, marriage and family – witness, ministries and advocacy

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Religious freedom – bedrock of Virginian and American values

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Politics is local – work for the common good

“A good Catholic meddles in politics, offering the best of himself, so that those who govern can govern.” – Pope Francis Learn more »

Catholic schools – faith formation, academic excellence, nurturing environment

Life, marriage and family – witness, ministries and advocacy

Religious freedom – bedrock of Virginian and American Values

Politics is local – work for the common good

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Updates

Today is Election Day

November 2, 2021 by Jeff Caruso

Vote today!Visit vacatholic.org for one final look at our voter resources. Be informed, pray and go vote! If you are not a member of the Conference's advocacy network, click here to receive...

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October 27, 2021 by Jeff Caruso

Forming our consciences and voting is our sacred dutyDo Catholics have a responsibility to vote? Listen to our commentary on the Diocese of Arlington’s Searching for More podcast on this and other...

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October 5, 2021 by Jeff Caruso

Read the bishops’ letter and the candidate position comparisons Election Day is November 2. To help you prepare, here are: A pre-election letter issued by Bishop Burbidge and Bishop...

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Virginia Catholic Conference Issues

Because We Are Catholic

Catholic Education


77 primary & high schools
26,561 school students
$315.7 million – amount Catholic schools save commonwealth

Catholic Social Services


28 languages spoken
81,853 clients served
$26.9 million – total combined budget

Catholic Healthcare


8 hospitals
11,100 hospital employees
$159 million – Total community benefit

The Reach of the Catholic Church in Virginia

Bishop Michael F. Burbidge

Diocese of Arlington

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Bishop Michael F. Burbidge

Bishop Barry C. Knestout

Diocese of Richmond

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Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo
Bishop Michael F. Burbidge

Bishop Michael F. Burbidge

Diocese of Arlington

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Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo

Bishop Barry C. Knestout

 

Diocese of Richmond

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