The fifth annual interfaith Medicine and Religion (M&R) Conference was held in Houston this past spring with the theme “Approaching the Sacred: Science, Health and Practices of Care.” Two presentations showed that prayer alleviates depression. This fulfilled what St. Pope John Paul II said: “Science can purify religion from error and superstition. Religion can purify science from... false absolutes.” It also fulfilled what Albert Einstein said: “Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.”
As many families continue to struggle in the aftermath of this spring’s devastating floods, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston is helping them deal with the long road back to normal life.
On Thursday, Aug. 11, the fourth annual Concert for Life will be performed at The House of Blues at 7:30 p.m. The concert is sponsored by and will benefit Crisis Pregnancy Centers in Houston and features original music by fifth-year seminarian David Michael Moses.
When it comes to creating strong and persevering marriage commitments in a universal culture that possesses signs of crisis around marriage, parenting and families, most couples require additional support to successfully transform and strengthen this lifelong commitment.
With his back to the ground, Steven Lopez’s shoulder had popped out of its socket once again. In the middle of the bronze medal match of the 2015 Pan American Games, trainers held the three-time Olympic medalist’s arm steady, pushing the dislocated arm back into place.
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