March 12, 2019

A Shepherd's Message - March 12

During Lent, the mystery of faith first helps us to enter into this mystery and then to begin to recognize the meaning of the cry of Jesus on the Cross at His death. The suffering Jesus accepted the Father’s will. He did not see His death as a matter of fate, but as truth.

January 31, 2019

Letter to the faithful - Jan. 31

On Jan. 31, the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston joined with the other Catholic dioceses of Texas to publish the names of priests credibly accused of sexual abuse or misconduct with minors since 1950. The list can be found on our Archdiocesan website at

December 25, 2018

A Shepherd's Message - Dec. 25, 2018

Each year in Advent we sing the hymn, ”O Come, O Come, Emmanuel.” In truth Emmanuel is a name, a divine name. It means “God (is) with us.” The phrase reveals the name of the person who is given this title.

December 11, 2018

A Shepherd's Message - Dec. 11, 2018

The beginning of the Church Year always reaches out in hope to the end and fulfillment of all things - to the end and completion of all of us.

November 27, 2018

A Shepherd's Message - Nov. 27

Brothers, I opened the meeting expressing some disappointment. I end it with hope. My hope is first of all grounded in Christ, who desires that the Church be purified and that our efforts bear fruit

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