Dec 10, 2019

150 years on, St. Joseph is still new: New Waverly parish marks historic milestone anniversary

Like an intricately hand painted Polish ‘pisanka’ egg, the history of St. Joseph Catholic Church in New Waverly is intertwined with the history of Polish immigration to Texas. That 150-year history, a legacy that illuminates the story of the Catholic Church in Texas, was recognized at a sesquicentennial anniversary Mass celebrated by Daniel Cardinal DiNardo in the first week of Advent on Dec. 1.

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Dec 10, 2019

Sponsors, families step up for Steps for Students 5K

Sponsors supporting Steps for Students 5K run/walk range from longtime CHRISTUS Foundation for Healthcare to new businesses like Happy Life Designs created by a mother with help from her two daughters.

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Dec 10, 2019

Parish roadmap to join the mission of the universal Church — To become one with Christ

In 2012, as the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston continued to grow in numbers and diversity, Daniel Cardinal DiNardo called for a roadmap to promote active involvement and collaboration by the faithful throughout the Archdiocese to achieve the mission of the Universal Church — to be one with Christ.

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Dec 10, 2019

Galveston-Houston’s Charleen Katra tapped to lead NCPD as executive director

The National Catholic Partnership on Disability (NCPD), the organization that represents and advocates for 15 million U.S. Catholics with disabilities, selected Charleen Katra, MAPS, as its executive director, effective Dec. 1. She succeeds outgoing executive director, Janice Benton, ofs, who is retiring this month after more than 37 years with NCPD.

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Dec 10, 2019

Corpus Christi principal selected for National Mentor Program

Dr. Mazie McCoy, principal at Corpus Christi Catholic School (CCCS) in Houston, was among the leven Catholic elementary school principals selected who demonstrate strong, transformational leadership.

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Dec 10, 2019

Live St. Faustina drama visits four Houston parishes

“Faustina: Messenger of Divine Mercy,” the live theatrical one-woman drama performed by actress Jennifer Pagano and directed by Leonardo Defilippis of Saint Luke Productions, will be presented at two churches in Houston.

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Dec 10, 2019

Advent is prime time for reconciliation

From Huntsville to Nassau Bay, parishes are opening their doors for special hours for the Catholic faithful to encounter Jesus Christ in the Sacrament of Penance, also known as reconciliation or confession.

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Dec 01, 2019

TCH Survey: We want to hear from you!

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