Archbishop Emeritus Joseph A. Fiorenza, with his unwavering commitment to serving the poor and vulnerable, embodies the Spirit of Francis Award that Catholic Extension honored him with on Saturday, Feb. 24.
As big-name singing stars like Garth Brooks, Blake Shelton, Little Big Town and Luke Bryan pack the NRG Stadium along with cowboys and cowgirls demonstrating their skills, students at the Archdiocese’s Catholic schools are winning awards in the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo’s artwork competition.
The book of Psalms says, “They shall bear fruit even in old age, they will stay fresh and green.” (Ps 92:14) For those who believe that turning 65 means retirement, collecting Social Security and moving over for the younger folks to step in, well it’s time to rethink those beliefs.
Despite many challenges the Catholic Schools Office (CSO) of the Archdiocese has faced this school year, the office is taking measures to ensure that success in the classroom remains the number one priority.
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