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January 29, 2019

Competition, community and faith all in stride at Steps for Students

Now one of the nation’s largest, upcoming 5K race set for downtown Houston Feb. 16

January 29, 2019

In Brief: Mt. Carmel renovated; Mardi Gras gala; Valentine's Dance; Diaconate ordination

DiNardo celebrates Mass at renovated Our Lady of Mount Carmel; University of St. Thomas Mardi Gras gala set for March 2, benefits scholarships; Family Life Ministry hosts Valentine’s date night; Catholic Charities still offering storm relief assistance in Galveston County; 42 to be ordained as permanent deacons

January 29, 2019

COLBERT: Living our best life

Matthew Kelly, founder and CEO of Dynamic Catholic, has a number of catchphrases that challenge us to live a fulfilling life — “Become the best version of yourself,” “Who you become is infinitely more important than what you do or what you have” and “Live every day with passion and purpose.”

January 29, 2019

MCNEILLIE: Vocations is a God-given desire, not a forced one

Vocation is born of a God-given desire. It’s a desire that starts out in the Father’s heart, and it becomes our desire when He shares it with us. He wants it for us so badly that He helps us want it for ourselves. So discovering our vocation can be as simple as discovering our desires. Sort of.

January 29, 2019

NGUYEN: From humble beginnings to serving their community

To what standard do you consider something or someone that is good, true and beautiful? Have you heard of H’Hen Niê, a young, ethnic minority Vietnamese lady, who has stolen the heart of the public? H’Hen Niê is loved by many around the world, especially within the Vietnamese communities. She has had a great impact not only because of her indisputable beauty, but also because of her genuineness.

January 23, 2019

Different nations, but one faith unites Panama’s World Youth Day pilgrims

Other pilgrims wore the flags of their respective countries like a cape on their backs: Australia, El Salvador, Guatemala. Though World Youth Day had not officially started, it seemed as if it unofficially began Jan. 21 on the observation deck overlooking the locks of the Panama Canal, where the young -- and the young-at-heart -- formed a conga line as some beat the drums and others chanted or cheered to honor the Catholic Church, Pope Francis or Mary.

January 15, 2019

Stage set for Catholic Schools Got Talent

St. Pius X High School to host Feb. 2 Catholic Schools talent showcase

January 15, 2019

Prayers like rising incense: St. Francis of Assisi parish welcomes new Shrine of the Risen Christ

Archbishop Emeritus Fiorenza dedicates shrine at St. Francis of Assisi on Gaudete Sunday

January 15, 2019

Award dinner to support the education of priests from China

Experience Chinese culture and support Chinese clergy when the Spiritan China Education Fund for Advanced Formation hosts its second Father Matteo Ricci, SJ, Dinner on Tuesday, March 5, at 6 p.m. at Ocean Palace Restaurant, located at 11215 Bellaire Blvd. in Houston. The benefit dinner seeks to raise funds for the formation of Chinese priests and improve awareness for the situation in the Church in China.

January 15, 2019

Asian cultures welcome Christmastime Liturgies

Surrounded by hundreds of red and white poinsettia and brightly lit Christmas trees, Daniel Cardinal DiNardo celebrated Christmas Eve Mass with the Vietnamese Catholic community in the George R. Brown Convention Center. Three days prior, Cardinal DiNardo also celebrated the Grand Archdiocesan Simbang Gabi Culmination Mass with the Filipino Catholic community at St. Ignatius of Loyola Catholic Church in Spring Dec. 21.

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