The Texas Catholic Herald

Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

November 27, 2012

They couldn't ask for more

Courtney and Jeremy Barta couldn't care less what they get for Christmas. After spending Thanksgiving here in Houston with Courtney's family, they will be heading up to Dallas to spend time with Jeremy's family. Only this year it won't be just the two of them. They will be bringing with them the greatest gift they could have hoped for — a longed-for baby from a young woman who chose them to adopt her infant son, now named Joshua Lucas.

November 13, 2012

¿Día de Acción de Gracias? ¿Qué es eso?

Este es un país fundado por inmigrantes. Hace 23 años vine a este país en busca de nuevas oportunidades de aprendizaje que mejoraran mi experiencia en ingeniería de manera que pudiera apoyar mejor a mi esposa, mi hija de cuatro años, mi hijo de dos y mi hija recién nacida. Ese fue solo el inicio de una nueva aventura como familia. Vendimos todo lo que teníamos, nuestra casa, automóviles, muebles, ropa y juguetes. Poco después, empecé mis estudios en la Universidad Texas A&I en Kingsville.

November 13, 2012

What is a Synod?

The ordinary general assembly of Synod of Bishops met in Rome for most of last month to discuss the topic of "The New Evangelization for the Transmission of the Christian Faith."

November 13, 2012

Thanksgiving Holiday? What’s that?

This is a country founded by immigrants.

November 13, 2012

Living together as children of God

Imagine God looking down upon humankind — the divine heart bursting with joy as He beholds people of all faiths reflecting his divine image around a table of shared hospitality and good will. This scenario resounds Jesus’ call to be children of the heavenly Father by loving all (Mt. 5:45) and St. Paul’s affirmation that “no partiality exists with God” (Romans 2:11).

November 13, 2012

Escape. Unplug. Pray.

Retreat centers lead to deeper spiritual relationship with God.

November 13, 2012

Special Youth Services ministry focuses on children, not crimes

Special Youth Services ministry (SYS) is helping to shape the lives of children by putting those who made mistakes back on the right track.

November 13, 2012

ACTS movement celebrates silver anniversary Nov. 16

The inter-parish ministry celebrates 25 years of deepening faith.

November 13, 2012

Annual CCHD collection helps fund anti-poverty grants to organizations (1)

The annual U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishop’s national collection for the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) is slated for Nov. 17 and 18, the weekend before Thanksgiving.

November 13, 2012

St. Edward pastor, deacon are bound by faithful service at Catholic church and as veterans

Before serving the liturgical and pastoral needs of the St. Edward Catholic Church community, Father Joe Gietl and Deacon Nick Thompson answered another call. Both men are veterans of the Vietnam War as members of the United States Marine Corps (USMC).

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