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Aug 29, 2019

This week, many of our local Catholic schools officially began the new school year, and more will begin in the next week or so. Earlier this week, Catholic Herald staff went to a couple Catholic schools in the area to take in the sights and sounds of the first day of school.

Aug 22, 2019

Catholic architect Erik Boostma, a former parishioner of the Diocese of Arlington who now works and lives in Richmond, primarily works on churches and renovations. His latest project is a little different — though still a center for spirituality and devotion — he’s designed a new shrine dedicated to St. Kateri...

Aug 6, 2019

Immaculée Ilibagiza's seemingly serene native town of Kibuye, Rwanda, became a site of mass murder during 100 days of genocide in 1994, led by Hutu extremists against the Tutsi minority tribe. Ilibagiza hid in a tiny bathroom with seven other women for three months, even as neighbors-turned-killers searched the...

Aug 2, 2019

There's a huge need for housing for adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities in Northern Virginia. Walter Purdy, a volunteer with Marian Homes, talks about the Knights of Columbus Council 8600's project to provide those homes.