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Apr 27, 2021

This is Bishop Michael Burbidge of the Catholic Diocese of Arlington. As we close National Volunteer Month, it is the opportune time to do two things: One is to thank those who give so unselfishly of their time and talent. It is estimated that 25 percent of Americans volunteer in some capacity. The second is...

Apr 26, 2021

In this week’s episode of the Walk Humbly Podcast:

  • Derek Chauvin is convicted on all 3 counts. What now?
  • As “cancel culture” continues, how do we balance the need for justice with mercy?
  • Mother’s Day is around the corner
  • Bishop Burbidge addresses mental health and Catholic teaching

Bishop Burbidge answers...

Apr 19, 2021

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. Tragically in 2019 alone there were more than 650,000 reported cases of child abuse. To resist this evil we must be vigilant and observant and recognize the warning signs, particularly unexplained injuries, depression and poor hygiene, among others. Following the Catholic Church's...

Apr 12, 2021

As we continue the joy of the Easter Season, Sacred Scripture reminds us of the story of "Doubting Thomas," who would not believe in the Resurrection until he saw for himself the nail marks in the hands and feet of Christ. We live in a time of great doubt, uncertainty and suspicion, and our society has changed....

Apr 7, 2021

The week following Easter is always a beautiful time, as we are refreshed, renewed and spiritually replenished following Easter. But will our Easter journey be an end or a beginning? It may be tempting to view Lent as a "mission accomplished," but we should vow to allow Easter simply to be a start.