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March 20, 2018

In Brief: Catholic Charities marks 75 years, World Day of Prayer for Vocations set for April 22

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston is celebrating its 75th anniversary with a May 12 gala event and 2018 marks the 55th anniversary of the World Day of Prayer for Vocations.

March 13, 2018

CCVI sisters welcome support to renovate St. Austin’s Center

On Feb. 21, the Congregation of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word (CCVI) and the CHRISTUS Foundation for HealthCare unveiled plans for the soon-to-be renovated St. Austin Community Center in Houston’s East End.

March 13, 2018

Journeying with families in the Texas foster system

The Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops has initiated a St. Joseph’s ministry to assist parishes and families in discerning how they can care for the biological, foster and adoptive families in our state’s child welfare system.

March 13, 2018

A different kind of fast

By the time this column is published, we will be in the middle of our Lenten season. Mother Church teaches us that our journey through Lent should include fasting, prayer and almsgiving. My decisions regarding prayer and almsgiving are no-brainers for me. But this year, I struggle with the fasting portion of this trio.

March 13, 2018

Witnessing to the faith in music

It is through venues like movies, music and social media where we can meet the Young Church where they are. We are called to enter into their world, and to better understand it, even if we are uncomfortable. We must try to understand the world of our young people, and by doing so, we can better understand them.

March 13, 2018

‘Force for good’: Frassati Catholic Senior Juliana Esparza earns national award

Juliana Esparza, a senior Frassati Catholic High School student was one of ten students in the nation to win the 2018 Youth Virtues, Valor, and Vision Award from the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) for selfless service, determination, innovation and ideals that are changing the world.

March 13, 2018

The Great Commission: Caring for God’s ‘People of the Sea’

Making disciples of Christ among the tens of thousands of seafarers and fishers that enter the ports located within the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston is the evangelization call of the Apostleship of the Sea (AOS).

March 13, 2018

Archbishop Fiorenza embodies Spirit of Francis Award, raises funds for Harvey rebuilding

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.

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