HOUSTON — In recognition of clergy and religious who have dedicated decades of their life to the Church and service, local faithful gathered with Daniel Cardinal DiNardo on Oct. 12 to honor the 2014 Jubilarians of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.
Nearly 1,000 regional members of an ancient order charged with the preservation and protection of the Church in the Holy Land gathered to witness the making of new knights and ladies during an annual meeting in Houston of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem.
More Hispanics need to be in leadership positions, and there needs to be more integration of Hispanics in parishes across the country if the U.S. Catholic Church is to continue to grow and thrive, a Boston College theologian told a 200-plus group at a recent event about the Hispanic Ministry.
St. Theresa Little Flower Thrift Shop recently closed its doors after 43 years of helping countless individuals and social agencies provide assistance to Houston’s needy. During all of that time, the shop’s dedicated volunteer base offered dignity and care to anyone crossing its threshold.
Ten prominent Catholic Houstonians received a Faithful Citizenship Award from the University of St. Thomas' Center for Faith and Culture (CFC) during the CFC's Fourth Annual Faithful Citizenship Dinner held Oct. 2 at the Houston Country Club.
More than 365 golfers from across the Archdiocese participated in Daniel Cardinal DiNardo’s seventh annual Sean and Kari Tracey’s Shepherd’s Cup Charity Golf Classic on Monday, Oct. 6, at Kingwood Country Club benefiting St. Mary’s Seminary, Catholic education and faith formation.
Catholic Charities of Galveston-Houston addressed Houston lawyers on Sept. 26 to urge them to help represent unaccompanied alien children (UAC) crossing the border of South Texas. “Unaccompanied Children on the Border: Vulnerability, Migration and the Legal System,” hosted by the Thomas More Society of Galveston-Houston, addressed the need for lawyers to help UACs through the legal process.
The mission of the Office of Justice and Peace Ministry for the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston is to encourage the faithful to pursue the common good and promote justice and peace throughout society.
Nine Legion of Mary members from the Houston area, accompanied by Father Alvaro Interiano, parochial vicar at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, as team spiritual director, ventured to Farmington, N.M., to offer the Gospel of Jesus Christ to people at their door steps.
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