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January 23, 2018

Our call to vocations begins at Baptism

On Jan. 8 we celebrated the Baptism of the Lord. Because of the way Christmas fell this year, we didn’t get to celebrate it on a Sunday.

January 23, 2018

‘St. Kateri Tekakwitha Prayer Circle’ formed in Archdiocese

The new “Texas Indian Paintbrush St. Kateri Prayer Circle” gives Native Americans, or those who identify with this culture and traditions, the opportunity to gather and pray in Houston.

January 23, 2018

The landscape is changing, but there is hope

The landscape of the nation, and wider world, is changing daily. We do not have to look very far to see turmoil in politics, violence. It seems as if no place is safe; there is no room for peace and decency anymore. Throughout the history, the Catholic Church has been a beacon of hope

January 23, 2018

Following Christ: Parishes to host Lenten missions

Parishes around the Archdiocese will offer the faithful numerous opportunities to grow in faith as the Church enters the season of Lent, which begins with Ash Wednesday, Feb. 14.

January 23, 2018

Mass offers mothers, families solace after infant loss and miscarriage

According to some reports, one out of four pregnancies in the U.S. ends in a miscarriage, or the loss of a baby before the 20th week of pregnancy, and about one in 100 pregnancies is affected by stillbirth, the death of a baby before or during delivery.

January 23, 2018

Got a New Year’s Resolution? Keep them going strong at Steps for Students in February

January is always a strong month for resolutions. The workout routine is going well, the healthy eating seems to be consistent and efforts to be a better person are holding steady. To continue that momentum, the faithful are asked to make the commitment to register for Steps for Students, which is set for Feb. 17.

January 23, 2018

Faith, education, service lead the way as Catholic schools celebrate Catholic education

Communities mark Catholic Schools Week Jan. 28 to Feb. 3

January 23, 2018

Faithful become active instruments of mercy through 2018 DSF

Pope Francis urges all Christians to avoid indifference, to become active instruments of God’s mercy. By supporting the 2018 Diocesan Services Fund (DSF), which begins in parishes in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston Feb. 3 and 4, the faithful have an opportunity to become instruments of mercy close to home.

January 23, 2018

Pope Francis appoints Houston scientist to Pontifical Academy for Life

Pope Francis appointed Dr. Mauro Ferrari, president and CEO of Houston Methodist Research Institute, to serve on the Pontifical Academy for Life for the next five years. The research scientist is working to bring Academy members to visit Houston for a palliative care conference on end-of-life issues.

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