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The Archdiocese is holding an art contest to mark the Extraordinary Jubilee of the Year of Mercy. Read More
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After successful visits to America, Canada, Europe, Asia and Australia, two first-class relics ... Read More
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Pope Francis calls upon every Catholic to support Catholic education. In the Archdiocese of ... Read More
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If attendance at last year’s first couples’ conference “Together in Holiness” is anything ... Read More
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Based on the foundation to “make disciples of all nations” (Matt 28:19), evangelization is ... Read More
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Give “A Million Thanks” and create special cards of gratitude to those serving in the U.S. ... Read More
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ent begins on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 10 — a day of fasting and abstinence for Catholics. At Mass, ... Read More
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As the Diocesan Services Fund (DSF) reaches its 50th anniversary this year, the continued ... Read More
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DSF 2016: ‘His Mercy Endures Forever’ for more than 50 years
2/7/2016
As the Diocesan Services Fund (DSF) reaches its 50th anniversary this year, the continued commitment to stewardship by the faithful of the Archdiocese demonstrates that God's mercy endures forever. Read More
 
Four ways to have a more faithful, more merciful Lent
2/7/2016
ent begins on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 10 — a day of fasting and abstinence for Catholics. At Mass, a cross of ashes is place on the foreheads of Catholics to replicate an ancient penitential practice and symbolizes our dependence upon God’s mercy and forgiveness, according to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). Read More
 
Fifth-annual Caritas Day gains new meaning during ‘Year of Mercy’
2/7/2016
Give “A Million Thanks” and create special cards of gratitude to those serving in the U.S. military, or assemble “Jars of Joy,” activity jars for homeless, immigrant and refugee children — these are just a couple of the activities volunteers will be doing on Saturday, Feb. 27, when they participate in the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart’s fifth-annual day of service known as Caritas Day. Read More
 
New Evangelization focuses on ‘living the message, practicing the faith’
2/7/2016
Based on the foundation to “make disciples of all nations” (Matt 28:19), evangelization is both a universal mission and a call for each individual to respond in faith. Read More
 
Gratitude, reconciliation and service focus of couples’ conference
2/7/2016
If attendance at last year’s first couples’ conference “Together in Holiness” is anything to go by, would-be participants shouldn’t wait until the last minute to sign up. Read More
 
Feb. 20 race brings Houston communities together
2/7/2016
Pope Francis calls upon every Catholic to support Catholic education. In the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, the Steps for Students 5K Run is the largest celebration of Catholic education that provides the opportunity to answer that call. Read More
 
Jubilee Year of Mercy: All you need is love
2/7/2016
On Dec. 8, 2015 — the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception — Pope Francis officially opened the Jubilee Year of Mercy. Watch the news or view social media, and it very easy to see how much the world is in need of love. They are not in search of any kind of love; rather, it is a love that comes from Jesus Christ. Read More
 
Lent is a season to be transformational
2/7/2016
“Thus we understand that we are not here to take part in a pleasant retreat at the beginning of Lent, but rather to hear the voice of the Spirit speaking to the whole Church of our time, which is the time of mercy.” - Pope Francis Read More
 
Family Life: Becoming a domestic Church of mercy
2/7/2016
In the darkened chapel at St. Dominic Archdiocesan Center the engaged sit in a long oval, each couple with a lighted red candle. The central focus is a large “Christ candle” from which each couple’s candle received its flame. The candle flames represent the light of Christ, and His love, which does not diminish by being given away, but only increases. Read More
 
In preparing for Lenten season, do it for love
2/7/2016
Lent is a time where prayer, fasting, almsgiving, sacrifice and renewal are really emphasized. We are to use these “tools” to sculpt a better version of ourselves; a version that will bring out the best, just as Christ’s resurrection brings us the best. Many of us do great in our preparation for Easter. Read More
 
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