More than 2,300 teenagers, representing 88 parishes and one Catholic high school, listened to Daniel Cardinal DiNardo’s message Sunday, July 22, as he celebrated Mass at the Archdiocesan Youth Conference in downtown Houston.
Based on the science of human reproduction, Natural Family Planning is an umbrella term used to refer to various methods of naturally achieving or avoiding pregnancy by observing the signs and symptoms of a woman’s fertility.
I am writing all this to preface my remarks on a recent intervention by the Holy See into a particular association of women religious in the United States and my analysis of why this assessment was undertaken.
Desde hace tiempo he tenido gran interés por escribir, con cierta continuidad, a nuestra comunidad latina para compartir ideas básicas sobre el matrimonio, la educación de los hijos, y la familia; el valor incalculable de éstas áreas llega a convertirse en una misión en mi vida
El sábado 26 de mayo celebramos una ordenación al diaconado transitorio y en la semana siguiente, sábado 2 de junio, celebramos cuatro ordenaciones sacerdotales para la Arquidiócesis de Galveston-Houston. De éstos, uno es un joven orgullosamente originario de El Salvador.
In April of this year, the Ad Hoc Committee of the Committee on Religious Liberty of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops issued “Our First, Most Cherished Liberty.” The statement expressed the bishops’ concerns over the threats to religious freedom and called for a Fortnight for Freedom from June 21 to July 4. The fortnight period is designated as a time of prayer and reflection, education and action to promote and protect religious liberty.
Recently we celebrated the Ascension of the Lord and Pentecost. In the first reading on Ascension, two men dressed in white address the Apostles saying, “Men of Galilee, why are you standing there looking at the sky?” On Pentecost we experience the followers of Jesus in the Upper Room as the Holy Spirit descended on them and, on fire with Christ, they left the Upper Room to valiantly and exuberantly proclaim the mighty acts of God.
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