The Texas Catholic Herald

Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

December 10, 2013

Hands-on experiences, caring for God’s gifts remain hallmark of Environmental School

hen graduating eighth grade students reflect upon their careers in local Catholic elementary schools, they often mention the memorable time they spent at the School of Environmental Education (S.E.E.) with Sister Thomas Ann LaCour, O.P.

December 10, 2013

Our Lady of Knock: A vision of miracles

Although St. Patrick is the saint most commonly associated with Ireland, the Blessed Mother also made a special appearance to help the Irish people in a time of great need.

December 10, 2013

Holy Family Church celebrates 100 years

The pastors and parishioners at Holy Family Catholic Church in Missouri City have a long history of resiliency. They’ve had to be.

November 26, 2013

They come from all walks of life, faith and even by sea

As the only survivor of the original staff and volunteers that founded the Houston Seafarers Center in 1968, Father Rivers A. Patout has been a fixture in that community for 45 years, and counting.

November 26, 2013

Catholic Charities: Consider adopting children in foster care

On the Thanksgiving holiday, many gather with friends and family to celebrate all the things for which they are grateful. But for the children in foster care waiting to be adopted, they have less to be thankful for.

November 26, 2013

St. Dominic pastor departs from hometown in Philippines just before typhoon arrives

Like every year, Father Roger Estorque traveled to his home in Dao, Capiz in the Phillipines for his annual family visit. The St. Dominic Church pastor had arrived on Oct. 21.

November 26, 2013

Our Lady of Akita: The crying statue

A wooden statue of the Madonna that literally shed blood, sweat and tears, and issued an urgent warning to repent in messages to a deaf Japanese sister in the 1970s constitute the apparition of Our Lady of Akita.

November 26, 2013

Second collection on Dec. 7-8 helps religious communities

The annual Retirement Fund for Religious collection will be Dec. 7 to 8 in parishes around the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.

November 26, 2013

Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe: The sights and sounds of ancient Mexican tradition to fill downtown

Drums, costumes, music and dancing of centuries-old Mexican tradition will fill 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.

November 12, 2013

Give thanks by sharing your time

Thanksgiving is almost here. For many, it is a day of food, family and football, plus the anticipation of shopping sales on Black Friday.

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