We in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston rejoice that Pope Francis has chosen to honor this local Church by selecting one of her priests to serve as the third bishop of the Diocese of Victoria in Texas.
As we enter into the solemn time of Holy Week, I want to center my attention on the Triduum of the Passion, the Death and the Resurrection of the Lord. However, I cannot help but remark on the fact that the Holy Father has just made a surprise announcement of a special Holy Year of Mercy, which will begin on Dec. 8 this year and will last until the end of November 2016. The Year is to highlight...
The Synod on the Family and Evangelization is to take place this October. In preparation for it, the Holy See has asked again, as it did last year, for a general consultation among God’s People to be conducted this Spring.
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