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December 12, 2023

An Advent season with the saints

Advent prepares us for Jesus’ coming at Christmas and for His coming into our lives afresh. And no one knows how to get ready to welcome Christ better than the saints.

December 12, 2023

Steps for Students 5K race celebrating 19 years running

Race officials are calling for volunteers to help in the 19th annual Steps for Students 5K Run/Walk in downtown Houston on Feb. 10, 2024.

December 12, 2023

Nurturing faith, communion for Hispanic and Latino Catholics

In the Galveston-Houston area, Catholics from diverse Hispanic and Latino backgrounds unite, emphasizing their shared love for Christ and the Church, transcending cultural boundaries.

December 12, 2023

ALVAREZ: The Paraclete

The fruits of the Spirit are indeed the production of what the Holy Spirit forms in us when we pray, ask and live out God’s will.

December 12, 2023

SAMUELS: Continuing the battle against racism

Now is the time to promote a culture of solidarity and authentic human fraternity and continue to move to action to bring an end to racism.

November 30, 2023

Filipino 'Simbang Gabi' Christmas tradition returns Dec. 15

On Dec. 15, some of the 50,000 Filipino Catholics in the Archdiocese will begin celebrating Simbang Gabi, a beloved Filipino Christmas tradition that consists of a novena of Masses held in anticipation of the Nativity and to honor the Blessed Virgin Mary.

November 28, 2023

The St. Andrew Novena: Prayerful preparation for Christmas

Have you heard of the St. Andrew Novena? Consider this prayer a new way to embrace Advent and prepare for Christmas.

November 28, 2023

Archdiocesan Guadalupe celebration returns to Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart

Downtown Houston will be filled with music and festivities of ancient Mexican traditions on Saturday, Dec. 9, to celebrate the anniversary of the Virgin Mary’s appearance to a humble Mexican peasant, St. Juan Diego, in 1531.

November 28, 2023

UST president sees with gratitude, hope amidst record growth

When Dr. Richard Ludwick, president of the University of St. Thomas, speaks about the current life and future of the city’s only Catholic university, his eyes have a distinct sparkle, and it’s not just his glasses.

November 28, 2023

On journey toward God with Mary on pilgrimages across the world

In the midst of December, several celebrations involve our Mother of God with the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary on Dec. 8, Our Lady of Guadalupe Feast Day on Dec. 12 and Our Savior’s birth on Dec. 25.

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