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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

October 24, 2017

Haciendo eco del Evangelio y dejarse transformar por el Espíritu Santo

Hace unos meses atrás tuve la dicha y la oportunidad de ser invitado especial y presentador para la jornada de estudio por la Sociedad de Catequetas Latinoamericanos (SCALA) y Boston College a través del Profesor Dr. Hosffman Ospino.

October 24, 2017

Harvey brought out the vocation to holiness in everyone

We all know what we were doing and where we were during the events of Hurricane Harvey. And most of us never lost power, so we watched the whole thing unfold as our local media did a wonderful job of bringing us great information.

October 24, 2017

Deacons help bring living water to those parched in Nigeria

Sister Franca Onyibor of the Missionary Sisters of the Holy Rosary said, “like a mighty big miracle, waters began to flow... the whole village went electric with joy. In one voice, they asked me to convey to you and your team, their joy and deep appreciation.”

October 24, 2017

Need for pastoral visitors on the rise with growth in regional healthcare institutions

In the Texas Medical Center alone, currently nine priests provide pastoral care and the Sacrament of Reconciliation, Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick, and the Eucharist to the Catholic patients and hospital staff. Sixty trained pastoral visitors assist them by providing the Eucharist and pastoral care. The Catholic Chaplains Corps is one of 60 ministries supported by the Diocesan Services Fund (DSF).

October 24, 2017

Knights’ principles a father-son matter during Harvey rescues

For these heroic acts of bravery, Supreme Knight Carl Anderson presented the Caritas Award to Paul and Jacob Cortez during a visit to Bishop Byrne Council 2077 in Houston Sept. 23. The award, named after the first principle of the Knights of Columbus, recognizes extraordinary works of charity and service, and bears the image of the Good Samaritan.

October 24, 2017

Holy Cross Chapel welcomes new director, celebrates 35th anniversary

Father Frank Vera joins the mission at Holy Cross Chapel and Resource Center, located at 905 Main St., as the new director.

October 24, 2017

Fátima message a century later: Repent and pray; Fatima statue, JP2 relics to tour Archdiocese

The events of Fátima, Portugal between May 13 and October 13, 1917 are still fascinating and significant for Catholic devotional life.

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