John L. Allen Jr., associate editor of the Boston Globe and senior Vatican analyst for CNN, shared his personal stories and insights on Pope Francis during the annual Monsignor William D. Steele Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 30 at St. Mary’s Seminary. His talk was entitled, “Reflections on Pope Francis, the Synod and New Trends in the Church.”
A liberal arts education from the University of St. Thomas (UST) offers students more than the diploma and rewarding career promised by other colleges; it provides the foundation for a fulfilling personal life and empowers graduates to make a thoughtful, ethically driven contribution to society, according to UST President Dr. Robert Ivany.
As people age, spirituality may become an even more important part of their daily lives. As one of the four ministries of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, the mission of St. Dominic Village is to “care for our elders with the compassion of Christ.”
HOUSTON — In recognition of clergy and religious who have dedicated decades of their life to the Church and service, local faithful gathered with Daniel Cardinal DiNardo on Oct. 12 to honor the 2014 Jubilarians of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.
Nearly 1,000 regional members of an ancient order charged with the preservation and protection of the Church in the Holy Land gathered to witness the making of new knights and ladies during an annual meeting in Houston of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem.
More Hispanics need to be in leadership positions, and there needs to be more integration of Hispanics in parishes across the country if the U.S. Catholic Church is to continue to grow and thrive, a Boston College theologian told a 200-plus group at a recent event about the Hispanic Ministry.
St. Theresa Little Flower Thrift Shop recently closed its doors after 43 years of helping countless individuals and social agencies provide assistance to Houston’s needy. During all of that time, the shop’s dedicated volunteer base offered dignity and care to anyone crossing its threshold.
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