RALLY 2022!

Bishop Burbidge invites all teens of the Diocese to join him at RALLY 2021! This annual event is an opportunity for the young Church in the Diocese of Arlington to gather each year to pray, learn, and celebrate the Catholic faith. RALLY includes Mass with Bishop Burbidge, Eucharistic Adoration, inspirational speakers and entertainers, breakout sessions, inflatable games, music, and more! 

RALLY is designed to be open to any high school aged youth wanting to attend, at any stage in their faith journey. 

Because of our close proximity to Bishop O’Connell high school, we will not travel as a parish; we will all meet at Rally. However, if transportation is a hinderance to your participation, please email Ronan at [email protected] !


WHEN: Sunday, October 23, 2022. 12:00pm-8:00pm  (Holy Spirit will meet at 11:30 AM at the flagpole) 
WHERE: Bishop O’Connell High School, Arlington, VA 
COST: $30

Keynote Speaker

Rachel Leininger – Rachel Leininger is a speaker and author who has traveled nationally speaking to young people about God’s love as part of various events and ministries. She been serving in youth ministry since 2006, as a volunteer Core member and then as part of the REAP Team of the Archdiocese of Saint Louis.


John Paul Von Arx and Band – John Paul Von Arx seeks to share his faith and love for country music in venues all across America and has been performing professionally for the last nine years. Since the release of his debut solo album in 2018, John Paul has been known for his advocacy work for people with Down Syndrome and their families. Additionally, in 2020 he was hired as Coordinator of Worship at Franciscan University in order to mentor students in leading worship.