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Roman Catholic Diocese of Arlington

St. Agnes named Blue Ribbon School for second time

It’s a repeat performance for Saint Agnes Catholic School, which for the second time has been named a National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education. The Arlington school, which instructs students from pre-kindergarten to eighth grade, was...

Catholic schools see another bump up in enrollment

It’ll be a smaller bump up in student population than a year before, but the 41 schools in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Arlington are building on a significant uptick from a year before. Total enrollment is expected to be...

Catholic diocese to debut first dual-immersion school program

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Arlington’s first effort at dual-language education may be a harbinger of things to come. The diocese will offer its first-ever two-language education initiative when St. Ambrose Catholic School in Annandale launches a program for kindergartners...

Local Catholic schools post solid uptick in enrollment

Schools operated by or affiliated with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Arlington are seeing a cumulative 6-percent increase in enrollment this fall, and are gearing up to support nearly 17,000 students. All 41 Catholic schools in the Diocese of Arlington...

Catholic Charities reports big uptick in need, services

Catholic Charities of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Arlington provided $4.8 million dollars in food and emergency rental and utility assistance to more than 31,000 individuals during the last year of COVID response, according to new data reported by...

Catholic youth take time to help others over summer

This week, more than 600 teens in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Arlington are volunteering their time to repair homes and complete various service projects within their parish communities. WorkCamp, an annual week-long program sponsored by the diocese, offers youth...

Editor’s Notebook: The password is ‘evisceration’

Yesterday’s Sun Gazette Web postings included two items that “went viral,” as the cool kids would put it (“cool kids” if this was 2008, that is). • First up, a letter to the editor from Jo-Anne Sears, sticking it to...

Catholic high schools prep in-person graduation ceremonies

The four parochial high schools in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Arlington will hold in-person graduation ceremonies for students, diocese officials said on May 12. “Our high-school graduates have great cause for celebration,” Bishop Michael Burbidge said. “They faced the...

St. Charles Borromeo details social-safety-net efforts

Leaders at St. Charles Borromeo Roman Catholic Church in Arlington say the efforts of a core group of volunteers with backing of the congregation have provided a steady stream of support for the community during the COVID crisis. Over the...
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Q&A: Creative team details new work focused on women’s struggles

Theatre on the Run in Arlington from Oct. 14-23 will host “Unprotected,” a modern-day drama about the struggles women...
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