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May 22, 2018

The Catholic Communication Campaign is this weekend: This second collection is the only other source of funding for Catholic communications in our Diocese aside from the Bishop's Lenten Appeal. Bishop Burbidge explains how we use your donation. The Supreme Court recently removed a ban that will open sports gambling to more states: Why Bishop Burbidge believes this could be bad for families. Abortion is illegal in Ireland, but a vote on May 25th could change that: Why Bishop Burbidge says reversing the ban on abortion would be a mistake. The Fairfax County School Board is considering a harmful sex education curriculum. The impact could be devastating. Contact the School Board by June 8. Pope Francis added a new feast day to the liturgical calendar: The Feast of Mary, Mother of the Church, to be celebrated on the Monday after Pentecost. Bishop Burbidge also answers these questions from the faithful: Would you clarify Pope Francis' stance on the annulment process? What is your position on Catholics, in particular parishes, supporting the Girl Scouts? Doesn't it contradict our pro-life and pro-family values? From a 3-year-old boy named Oliver: "Why does the Bishop keep taking his hat off and on during Mass?"