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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

May 8, 2018

Ethnic Ministries is allied in doing Christ’s work, bridging gaps with the Young Church

While hundreds of thousands of Catholics living in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston represent several culturally diverse ethnic and language groups from around the globe, they are allied in serving the Church and spreading the good news of Jesus Christ – within their own parishes and Archdiocesan-wide, especially when ministering to the Young Church.

May 8, 2018

Friendswood parish ministry committed to care for creation

At Mary Queen Catholic Church in Friendswood, their Sustainability Ministry is working in tandem with the parish offices and ministries to slow the tide of endless trash, raise awareness of recycling efforts and move parishioners to action by using sustainable and recyclable wares in the parish through events and campaigns.

May 8, 2018

The Cardinal Circle members ‘planting seeds’ for growth in Inner City Catholic Schools

Members of The Cardinal’s Circle were recognized for “nourishing the seeds” of education for Inner City Catholic School students and families at the annual Mass and Dinner of Thanksgiving on April 19.

May 8, 2018

Spring Eagle scout builds playground at Casa Juan Diego

Inti Chavarria, a member of of BSA Troop 355 chartered by St. James Catholic Church in Spring, said he was inspired to serve refugee and immigrant children through his Eagle Scout project.

May 8, 2018

Cardinal DiNardo: New “beautiful, captivating” film highlights power of prayer in rosary’s devotion

Rosary film, endorsed by Cardinal DiNardo, comes to Houston on June 7

May 8, 2018

Fact: The Truth does set us free

President Donald Trump has made “fake news” such an urgent topic that Pope Francis addressed it in his message for World Communications Day, which is on May 13 this year.

May 8, 2018

FRITSCH: A closer look at the Alfie Evans case

Two year-old British toddler Alfie Evans died last Saturday following prolonged hospitalization for neurodegenerative disease. Evans became the focus of worldwide media attention after his doctors sought court approval to stop medical treatment (including artificial ventilation and food and water) against the wishes of Evans’ parents.

May 8, 2018

TOROK: Contemplative like Mary

There is a timeless reflection exercise widely used in youth ministry activities that could be utilized by any age group as an activity for recognizing God’s blessings.

May 8, 2018

LOCKETT: In His Light - Preaching on thorny matters

“A Church that doesn’t provoke any crises, a gospel that doesn’t unsettle, a word of God that doesn’t get under anyone’s skin, what gospel is that?” said Blessed Archbishop Oscar Romero. “Very nice, pious considerations that don’t bother anyone may be the way many would like preaching to be. Those preachers who avoid every thorny matter so as not to be harassed or have conflicts and difficulties do not light up the world they live in.”

April 24, 2018

Building faith: Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart sees a decade of prayer, hope and sacraments

In his message of hope and faith for the opening and dedication of the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Downtown, Pope Benedict XVI said he prayed the new Co-Cathedral would be “a sanctuary where almighty God is glorified in his majesty, a center of ecclesial life where the beauty and richness of the Catholic faith proclaimed with power, and a place where the faithful and spiritually nourished, to fulfill their mission as joyful witnesses to the Gospel.”

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