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December 26, 2017

OACE: A glance behind and the road ahead

As we celebrate this Christmas Season, I cannot help to take a moment and reflect on what a change 2017 has had on myself.

December 26, 2017

Origins and meaning of the Christmas nativity scene

Christmas nativity scenes are among the most common things associated with the season that we encounter at Christmastime. They are in shopping centers and in front yards.

December 26, 2017

What we learned from being World Series Champs

It’s hard to believe it has been less than two months since the Astros won the World Series. It was an exhilarating ride in the month of October watching our team arrive at the pinnacle of the baseball world. Many of us had spent our whole lives following this team and finally have a chance to celebrate!

December 26, 2017

122 Days Later: Parishes, agencies still leading outreach efforts

More than four months following the landfall and subsequent devastation of Hurricane Harvey, the return to “normalcy” for thousands of families around the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston remains a great challenge.

December 26, 2017

Evangelization Commission equips the called

To accomplish the Great Commission that Jesus set forth for all Christians, “Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations” (Matt 28:19), the Evangelization Commission of the Archdiocese is responsible for equipping the faithful that are called to carry out this mission.

December 26, 2017

MLK Mass of Remembrance to call faithful to still bridge gaps of equality

Mass of Remembrance that honors the revered civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. set for Jan. 14

December 26, 2017

Holidays Behind Bars: Inmates finding God’s love

Maintaining the spirit of love and giving can be difficult in the frenzy of modern Christmas, but perhaps even more so for those trying to celebrate while being behind bars as inmates.

December 26, 2017

IGNITE: Our faith, Our Mission Update from Cardinal DiNardo

In the days, weeks and now months following the storm, I have been inspired by the overwhelming amount of outreach and generosity from those near and far during this most trying time of need.

December 12, 2017

Christmas prone bittersweet nostalgia, how do we respond: Naughty, nice or grateful?

As humans we are fascinated by stories. A lot of stories encompass certain nostalgia, which is a very powerful emotion. The Christmas season can certainly bring some nostalgia since we all tend to yearn of some past during this time.

December 12, 2017

Anticipating the Second Coming while celebrating the first

Only by carefully preparing and watchfully awaiting for Jesus’ coming, will we know how to conduct our lives according to His invitation: “This is the time of fulfillment. The Kingdom of God is at hand. Repent and believe in the Gospel” (Mark 1:15).

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