The Texas Catholic Herald

Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

August 13, 2016

Ushering in the new school, catechetical year

During the month of August, all around the Archdiocese Catholic schools and parishes are preparing for the new catechetical year.

July 12, 2016

Poems bring voices to women of the Bible

Press 53 announces the publication of “she: robed and wordless” by Sister Lou Ella Hickman, who is a widely published poet and also a Catholic religious sister.

July 12, 2016

Science shows prayer alleviates depression

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.”

July 12, 2016

After floods ravage region, Catholic Charities lead joint relief efforts

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.

July 12, 2016

Concert for Life set for Aug. 11

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.

July 12, 2016

Living the great marriage commitment for life

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.

July 12, 2016

Mission’s spiritual support part of patients’ healing

Visiting hospital patients who are ill or hurting provides comfort, but volunteers and lay chaplains at CHI St. Luke’s Health receive special training to learn to lend a listening ear.

July 12, 2016

Faith allows light to shine through life’s storms

Joy fills the faces of participants at Jubilee Mass for the Sick and Persons with Disabilities

July 12, 2016

Newest priest for Ordinariate ordained in Houston June 29

Deacon Luke Reese was ordained to the priesthood on Wednesday, June 29, at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Walsingham in Houston.

July 12, 2016

Olympic Faith: Three-time medalist, Steven Lopez rolls with the punches of Olympic life

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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