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A young parish, St. Raymond of Peñafort was founded in 1997 by the late Arlington Bishop John R. Keating and named after the patron saint of canon lawyers. The parish’s founding pastor … more
The Church in Leesburg truly spans the centuries. From the small, 134-year-old chapel on King Street to the new church-in-progress on the hill opposite, St. John the Apostle blends the quaint and the … more
When asked what makes St. Timothy Parish in Chantilly special, Father Gerald Weymes, pastor, said without hesitation, “The people. The people are fantastic.”And there are a lot of people who … more
Images and symbols of the Holy Trinity are infused throughout the Gainesville church founded in its honor. Sunlight streams through a large stained-glass window in the narthex; a bronze statue of the … more
One of the newer additions to Queen of Apostles Church in Alexandria is the eucharistic adoration chapel. The chapel is 2 years old and welcomes adorers 24 hours a day from 7 a.m. Monday, through … more
In a large family it takes everyone working together to meet needs and realize potential.The same can be said for a large parish family, especially for St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Parish in … more
St. Mary Church in Alexandria has been a valued presence in the Alexandria community for more than 200 years. Located amongst the ever-changing restaurants and boutiques in Old Town, the parish has … more
From the outside, St. Charles Borromeo Church in Arlington isn’t much to look at. With an exterior of concrete and brick, the structure holds little of the visible grandeur often possessed by … more
“Wow. Holy Cow.” Those were some of the first words that Father James S. Barkett said after coming to St. Mary of Sorrows Church in Fairfax in 2005 as the new pastor. If you were to stop by the … more
“Loving as Christ loves, serving as Christ serves.” Those eight words are everywhere at Good Shepherd Parish in Alexandria. Printed on posters inside the parish lobby, a banner outside the … more
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