The Texas Catholic Herald

Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

September 18, 2012

Moving beyond membership to discipleship

We are called to continued conversion. We are not saved once. We are continually saved over and over again by the love of Christ.

September 18, 2012

In His Light: Is the final hour upon us?

“Brothers and sisters: Do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, with which you were sealed for the day of redemption. All bitterness, fury, anger, shouting and reviling must be removed from you, along with all malice. And be kind to one another, compassionate, forgiving one another as God has forgiven you in Christ. So be imitators of God, as beloved children, and live in love, as Christ loved us and handed himself over for us as a sacrificial offering to God for a fragrant aroma.” -Ephesians 4:30-5:2

September 18, 2012

Helping youth bring Christ’s values to social media

Recently, I picked up my teenage daughter and her best friend to go to the mall. While they were sitting in the car, both teens, who have smart phones, began texting and barely carried on any conversation. Later, after I picked them up from the mall and took them to dinner, I discovered once again they were busy checking Facebook statuses, messages and YouTube videos while at the restaurant, with very little in way of a verbal conversation with each other or the rest of the family. As I spoke up about it, my wife pointed out my own addiction with my smart phone at the table, making me realize I am also guilty of not practicing what I preach.

September 18, 2012

5 minutes with...Mark and Louise Zwick of Casa Juan Diego

HOUSTON — Casa Juan Diego was founded in 1980, following the Catholic Worker model of Dorothy Day and Peter Maurin, to serve immigrants, refugees and the poor. Since its opening, it has grown from one small house to 10 houses.

September 18, 2012

Beyond the altar: Like others who labor, priests hunger for balance between work and play

Between baptisms, confessions, Masses, speaking engagements, retreats, funerals, office meetings and listening to the concerns of the faithful, the priestly life can be a busy one.

September 18, 2012

Echo apprentices from Notre Dame assigned to parishes south of Houston

Meet Matt, Patrick, Sylvia and Francesca: the four newly installed apprentices from the University of Notre Dame’s catechetical-leadership program, Echo.

September 18, 2012

Pastoral Plan aims to focus the future of our faith

Three distinct Pastoral Plan Pathways, created to give focus to the faithful, are being publicly revealed this weekend by Daniel Cardinal DiNardo. The pathways are part of a comprehensive roadmap designed to move the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston towards a future that embraces a spirituality of communion.

September 18, 2012

Shepherd’s Cup benefits local Catholic education, faith formation and St. Mary Seminary

The Galveston-Houston Knights of Columbus Charities will present Daniel Cardinal DiNardo’s fifth annual Shepherd’s Cup Charity Golf Classic benefiting Catholic education, faith formation and St. Mary Seminary on Monday, Oct. 22, at Kingwood Country Club.

September 18, 2012

No exceptions to God’s love

The Catholic Church defends all human life, including the lives of those in death row.

September 18, 2012

In the spirit of competition

Catholic high schools bound by faith and football despite outside influences.

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