Since the beginning of his papacy, Pope Francis has been very clear in his message that, as Catholics, the poor must not be forgotten. As individuals and as a Church, Catholics should be active in reaching out to those in need.
What is the value in getting away from the social and daily demands of life for the sake of peace and spiritual enrichment?
A lay group of men and women is answering that question by responding to what they feel is a calling by God.
o strengthen families and students in 10 inner-city Catholic schools, free counseling services will be available through Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston thanks to a generous grant of $175,000 for two years, totaling $350,000, from the CHRISTUS Foundation for Healthcare.
Immaculate Conception Church kicked off its 125th anniversary on Dec. 8, a day prior to the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary in 2013, with a celebration commemorating the establishment of the parish.
Drums, costumes, music and dancing of centuries-old Mexican tradition filled the streets of downtown Houston on Dec. 8 — all in an expression of devotion and thanksgiving to Our Lady of Guadalupe, the Patroness of the Americas.
View an online calendar of upcoming events held by parishes, ministries and organizations Around the Archdiocese and find out how to submit event information for upcoming issues of the Texas Catholic Herald.