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February 14, 2023

‘We are not yet done’: March for Life events held locally, nationally since overturn of Roe v. Wade

Tens of thousands of pro-life advocates descended upon the nation’s capital for the 50th March for Life Jan. 20 — the first national march since the overturn of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that initially prompted the annual demonstration. Pro-life advocates also held a rally for life in Austin the next day.

February 14, 2023

U.S. Bishops’ Justice and Peace chair calls for prayer, assistance in the wake of earthquake in Turkey, Syria

The Feb. 6 earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria has killed more than 35,200 and injured upward of 40,900 so far. Bishop David J. Malloy of Rockford, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on International Justice and Peace, mourned the loss of so many lives, called for the faithful to pray for those impacted, and give generously to those in need.

February 14, 2023

Sacred Art Live! event inspires all

Almost 400 people attended the second annual Sacred Art Live! event on Jan. 28 at the Borski Center located at St. Mary’s Seminary. Thirteen contemporary artists brought their unique canvases from cities as far away as Philadelphia and as near as Houston’s Third Ward.

February 14, 2023

ESTACIO: Accompanying Gen Alpha

As more data on Generation Alpha comes out, and how we interact with these young people may change, initial observations on Gen Alpha are important for our families and our parish leaders to notice.

February 14, 2023

GIRARDOT: Restoring the chalice in Holy Communion

On Epiphany Sunday, 2023, the people of the Archdiocese received a special spiritual gift as Daniel Cardinal DiNardo restored the practice of distributing Holy Communion from the chalice to the faithful throughout the Archdiocese.

February 14, 2023

BIRKOFER: Reflections on Benedict XVI’s funeral

His presence was unseen, unfelt, but unconsciously we all knew he was there. Little did we perceive it at the time, but Pope Benedict XVI was modeling for a weary world the mission of retirement.

February 14, 2023

HERRERA: ¿Cómo evangelizar en esta próxima cuaresma?

Hace unos años atrás, una persona me pregunto lo siguiente ¿Cómo hago para despertar el interés de la fe en los demás?

February 14, 2023

Twenty-five years promoting God’s kingdom

The Congregation of the Handmaids of the Holy Child Jesus marks 25 years in the Archdiocese.

January 30, 2023

SE Houston parish begins path to restoration following catastrophic EF3 tornado

A day after a severe storm spawned a tornado that terrorized the southeast and east sides of metropolitan Houston Jan. 24, the National Weather Service, city and county officials, and insurance adjusters descended upon St. Hyacinth Catholic Church in Deer Park to assess the damage.

January 24, 2023

‘A simple, humble laborer in the vineyard of the Lord,’ Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI is laid to rest

“Lord, I love you.” These were the last words of the late Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, and for those who knew him or studied his works, his final words before his death encapsulated the message of his papacy and even his life.

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