To help the Church prepare for the Ordinary Synod on the Family scheduled for this October, Pope Francis wishes to receive feedback from Catholics on the outcome of the Extraordinary Synod in 2014 (“The Pastoral Challenges of the Family in the Context of Evangelization”).
The Cristo Rey Jesuit Board of Trustees, with the approval of the Provincial of the U.S. Central and Southern Province of the Society of Jesus, voted to elect Paul Posoli to be the second President of Cristo Rey Jesuit College Preparatory School of Houston, effective immediately.
Philadelphia will be bustling as thousands of families from across the world join together for the 2015 World Meeting of Families (WMOF) Sept. 22 to 27. The theme of the event, which is hosted by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the Vatican’s Pontifical Council for the Family, is “Love Is Our Mission: The Family Fully Alive” which emphasizes the impact of the love and life of families on society.
Retired Auxiliary Bishop Vincent M. Rizzotto keeps a careful watch on the faithful who attend St. Dominic Village’s Warren Chapel. Some are elegantly dressed, others in simple pajamas and robes. Each seems uplifted by the presence of the 83-year-old native Houstonian with roots in the Sicilian village of Corleone.
Working professionals and those who live or visit with loved ones in central Houston can find refuge in two chapels that offer fellowship, prayer and sacramental worship during this Lenten season and throughout the year.
Renowned sociologist Stephen Klineberg called for a universal prekindergarten ensuring that children in poverty have access to a quality education through 12th grade and go on to some form of higher education if Houston’s economy is to remain vibrant in the coming decades.
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