Brian Johnson, a national leader in youth ministry and director of the Archdiocesan Office of Adolescent Catechesis and Evangelization (OACE) was remembered by Catholics both in Houston and in his native Baltimore for his larger-than-life personality, his effective engagement with youth, and his impact on youth ministry at the national level.
Many of us today are coming and going, shuttling ourselves and our children from one event to another while focusing our eyes on electronic devices. While technology has made communication, traveling and communicating faster and easier, do we leave enough quiet time for God?
In his epic Chronicles of Narnia saga the author C.S. Lewis paints a vivid picture of the spiritual life. If you have not read all seven books in this series, or have not re-read them as an adult, I encourage you to do so; there is a good chance that it will be a lion’s breath of fresh air to your faith.
While the practice of abortion continues to be a major factor in pro-life work since it represents the most obvious and extreme affront to the dignity of life in society, the Catholic Church emphasizes protecting and nurturing the human life at all stages of existence.
Daniel Cardinal DiNardo and Auxiliary Bishop George A. Sheltz joined 500 others in solidarity with the Catholic Church in China. The April 19 benefit dinner sought to raise funds for the formation of Chinese priests and improve awareness for the situation in the Church in China.
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.