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December 25, 2018

Las familias de fe celebran la fiesta de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe

Más de 1,500 personas asistieron a la misa en el Centro de Convenciones George R. Brown

December 25, 2018

Houston still human trafficking hub, but raising awareness brings help

Victoria, a human trafficking survivor whose name has been changed to protect her identity, came to Houston undocumented from Honduras at only two years old with her older sister.

December 25, 2018

Annunciation focuses on needs of parish, surrounding community

Founded in 1869, Annunciation Catholic Church is grounded in a tradition of Catholic faith and service. As the second Catholic church established in Houston and at one time serving the entire Catholic population of Houston, it is often crowded with many people drawn to a reverent and spiritual atmosphere and Masses.

December 25, 2018

MCNEILLIE: Creating a culture of vocations through accompaniment

The results are in; the 2018 Synod on “Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment” is changing the way we think about vocations.

December 25, 2018

SKLUT: Welcome the stranger this Christmas

Because of my family’s tradition, I am drawn toward Nativity sets during the Christmas season. This year, however, as I notice the Holy Family on display, I have a heightened awareness of recent headlines, especially the many people fleeing Central America.

December 25, 2018

JONES: Singing the meaning of Christmas

I realize that there are actually two Christmas seasons. The commercial driven Christmas that ends on Dec. 24 and the Christmas of the Catholic Church, which begins with the vigil Mass on Dec. 24. The first is a season that has been distorted by commercialism, secularism and relativism.

December 25, 2018

2018: A Year in Review

A look back at some of the major stories and headlines of 2018.

December 11, 2018

Advent brings hope and light at a time of crisis, division

As many of you know, Advent is not just about preparation, but more fundamentally about hope — hope against darkness. And these days, it seems like there is more darkness than usual.

December 11, 2018

Interfaith memorial service held for homeless who died on Houston streets

The names ring out, “David Porter, Thomas Myers, Diana Rodriguez…” Mostly men in the mix, but several women, of all races, including Asian. They are among 60-plus homeless people who died in the streets of Houston in 2018 remembered Nov. 29 at an Interfaith Homeless Memorial Service.

December 11, 2018

Defending all ‘day and night’: Annual Firefighters Mass honors firefighters for their service

Archbishop Emeritus Joseph Fiorenza thanked firefighters at a Mass Nov. 25 honoring their service in protecting residents and their property as well as charitable work, including collecting toys for children at Christmas.

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