With the 2012 fall election on the horizon, voters are closely examining and pondering pertinent social issues. Among those in the deciding electorate are the Catholic voters, who are called to follow their consciences as they participate in political life as faithful citizens.
The fifth and final annual Senior Artisan Arts and Crafts Event, sponsored by the Archdiocesan Office of Aging, is set for Thursday, Oct. 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event, which will be held at the St. Dominic Auditorium, located at 2403 Holcombe Blvd., showcases the skills and talents of older adults from around the Archdiocese
On June 15, the Obama Administration announced a new immigration benefit for individuals who came to the U.S. as children. Under the new policy, known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, many young people can qualify for protection from deportation and for permission to work.
A three-year course offers a unique opportunity to explore, in depth, the history of Christian Mysticism. Structured and taught by leading scholars and practitioners, the “Roots of Christian Mysticism” series focuses on the key figures of the mystical tradition.
The annual Blue Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, located at 1111 St. Joseph Pkwy. All active and retired employees of criminal justice agencies and their supporters are encouraged to attend.
The National Catholic Educational Association will host its annual convention in Houston in 2013. The national conference provides an opportunity for area Catholic educators, catechists, administrators, pastors and parents to join thousands of their peers from throughout the nation to gain new knowledge from experts in their fields and renew their excitement and passion for teaching
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, 10 a.m. at Kingwood Country Club.
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul invites the public to be a part of the Friends of the Poor Walk. The one-mile walk is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 29. The Friends of the Poor Walk is a national program coordinated by the development team at the national office of the society.
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.