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December 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.

December 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.

December 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.

December 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.

December 10, 2019

Filipino 'Simbang Gabi' tradition continues Dec. 13

On Dec. 13, 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.

December 10, 2019

BLEVINS: Gathering at the table to be family in Christ

Fall is the season of cooler temperatures, cravings for comfort foods — pumpkin spice lattes and baked goodies — shopping and preparations for all the upcoming holiday gatherings.

December 10, 2019

ROMAN-PAVAJEAU: Advent, a time for reconciliation in the family

We are in one of the most amazing seasons of the year: Advent! I can’t believe Christmas is almost here again.

December 10, 2019

MILLARE: Advent is a time of preparation, participation in the Liturgy

“Prepare ye the way of the Lord!” (Mark 1:3). Life is full of beautiful moments, which come to fruition after serious and conscious preparation: the moment when a groom sees his beautiful bride for the first time on the day of their wedding, a festive meal with family and friends during a holiday, or an inspiring commencement speech.

December 1, 2019

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November 26, 2019

Advent is the ‘joy of waiting’ before Christmas

With Advent arriving on Sunday, Dec. 1, faith leaders in the Archdiocese continue preparations for a season with the “joy of waiting,” as Pope Francis has called the Advent season.

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