News and Issues
- Down the Road @ the Catholic Diocese of Arlington2009-06-29
June 28th- July 2nd : 3rd Annual Quo Vadis Days
Nearly 100 young men are expected to attend Quo Vadis Days, a camp for high school aged Catholic men to deepen their faith and to better discern God's call in their lives. Bishop Paul S. Loverde will celebrated the opening Mass on June 28th. Participants at Quo Vadis Days will spend time in prayer, take part in discussion groups and play recreational sports. They will also listen to talks about the vocations of marriage, consecrated or religious life and the priesthood. Quo Vadis groups are located in each of the six deaneries, or regions, within the Diocese of Arlington and meet monthly. For more information, visit here.
July 5th: Time and Channel Change for Local Televised Sunday Mass
The Sunday Televised Mass, which has aired on WHUT-32 for the past 13 years, will air on WDCW ("The CW") at 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m. beginning July 5th. This Mass, produced by the Archdiocese of Washington and Diocese of Arlington, has become popular not only with the homebound, but also with Catholics who watch while preparing for Church and even among non-Catholics. The Mass is videotaped in the Crypt Church of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington, DC. For more information, please visit here.
July 13th - August 17th: Theology on Tap: "Converts and ‘Reverts' Compelling Journeys: How I Discovered Catholicism"
Over 250 young adults from the Arlington Diocese will gather on Monday evenings for Theology on Tap (TOT), a series of talks pertaining to the Catholic faith. This summer's six talks, or "six pack," will focus on "Converts and ‘Reverts' Compelling Journeys: How I Discovered Catholicism." Talk titles include: "Catholic vs. Christian: Finding Christ Where I Least Expected," "Confessions of a Former Calvinist: The Top Five Reasons Your Protestant Friend Isn't Catholic," "Living the Good Life: A Woman's Journey to Rome," "Highway to Hell and Back," "The Simple Truth" and "Finding Christ after Fame and Fortune Failed." For more information, visit here.
July 25th: Catholic Underground Anticipates a Large Crowd
Hundreds of young adults from the northern Virginia area will attend Catholic Underground, an event sponsored by the Arlington Diocese that focuses on Eucharistic Adoration, evening prayer, praise and worship, fellowship and a concert featuring Catholic artists. Originally started in 2006 in New York by the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal, Catholic Underground has become a successful new program in the Diocese of Arlington. For more information, visit here.