• Cathedral of St. Thomas More parishioners create a carpet of colorful sawdust. The alfombra is a traditional Guatemalan floor decoration.  JOE CASHWELL | FOR THE CATHOLIC HERALD

    Palm Sunday at the Cathedral of St. Thomas More

    Parishioners accompany Jesus, played Levis Sanchez, on donkey in a procession at St. Anthony of Padua Church in Falls Church April 9. CONNOR BERGERON | CATHOLIC HERALD

    Palm Sunday procession

    Girls’ cross country runners from local Catholic high schools compete at the WCAC Cross Country Championships at Lake Fairfax Park in Reston Oct. 29.  Joe Cashwell  |  Catholic Herald