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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

November 26, 2019

Year-long Guadalupe preparations reach height at Dec. 8 event

While the Feast Day of Our Lady of Guadalupe is Dec. 12, thousands of devoted members spend the entire year practicing dances in her and her Son’s honor, sewing costumes, praying Rosaries and raising funds as part of the Asociación Guadalupana.

November 26, 2019

Retirement Fund for Religious collection set for Dec. 7, 8

The annual Retirement Fund for Religious collection will be held Dec. 7 to 8 in parishes of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. The parish-based appeal is coordinated by the National Religious Retirement Office (NRRO), and proceeds help hundreds of U.S. religious communities to care for aging members. Some 30,000 senior Catholic sisters, brothers and religious order priests benefit.

November 26, 2019

The Cardinal’s Circle marks 10 years of preparing students

The mission of The Cardinal’s Circle is to help Inner City Catholic Schools (ICCS) maintain a standard of academic excellence in curriculum and staff, and provide tuition assistance required by a large portion of their student population.

November 26, 2019

At conclusion of presidential term, Cardinal DiNardo urges new beginning

In his final address as president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston told his fellow bishops that it has been “an honor to serve you, even in the difficult times.”

November 26, 2019

Catholic Charities assists those impacted when disaster strikes

When disaster strikes, such as the recent flooding in the Houston area from Tropical Storm Imelda, Catholic Charities leaps into action immediately to provide help through its human-service programs. These are essential to immediate relief from disasters and for the more persistent challenges that arise during recovery. Catholic Charities is one of 60 ministries supported by the Diocesan Services Fund.

November 26, 2019

REYNOLDS: Evangelization - Sharing the Gospel on social media

Lately, especially among youth and adults, it has become a trend, or even desire of the heart to “fast” or abstain from social media.

November 26, 2019

CIESIELSKI: Older Adults and their legacy of faith

November, with its celebration of All Saints and Thanksgiving, is the perfect month to remember those who have inspired or guided us to remain as faithful disciples of Jesus.

November 26, 2019

KARASZEWKSI: Have you told your story lately?

I recently went to a wedding party where the groom, at the time of the toast, chose to share how God had changed his life. While he was sharing “his story” and half of the guests were teary, I thought to myself: “this is unconventional; this is not what usually happens in a wedding toast.”

November 26, 2019

LUENSE: Developing doctrines takes time, patience and understanding

The recent canonization of now St. John Henry Newman has caused many to take another look at the life and writings of one of the intellectual giants of the 19th century.

November 26, 2019

KARASZEWSKI: ¿Haz contado tu historia últimamente?

Recientemente fui a una boda donde el novio, durante el brindis, decidió compartir cómo Dios había cambiado su vida. Mientras que el compartía “su historia” y la mitad de los invitados estaban con lágrimas en los ojos, pensé: “esto está fuera de lo ordinario, estas historias casi nunca son compartidas en un brindis de boda.”

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