The Texas Catholic Herald

Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

March 13, 2012

Speech program for international seminarians at St. Mary Seminary to advance clearer communication

The new “Phonetics of American English” program at St. Mary Seminary, 9845 Memorial, is aimed at international seminarians to help them communicate so that parishioners can understand their speech patterns.

March 13, 2012

Catholic Schools Spotlight: St. Mary Catholic School, League City

Catholic Schools Spotlight is a series focusing on Archdiocesan schools and their commitment to the mission of the Church — to educate and form the whole person in mind, heart and spirit. Each feature will spotlight a different Archdiocesan school and offer an insight into the school’s community and culture.

March 13, 2012

State of the Archdiocese: Cardinal DiNardo, Bishop-elect Sheltz update Pope Benedict on the local Church during ‘ad limina’ visit

Ad Limina: Cardinal DiNardo, Auxiliary Bishop-elect Sheltz among the bishops to meet with Pope Benedict this month.

March 13, 2012

Find ways to relate to Christ this Lent: Archdiocesan young adults

Lenten prayer, fasting and almsgiving are mainstays of the Catholic faith, but for young adults juggling life in the 21st century, it’s often hard to find time for prayer, practice disciplined living or know how or where to share resources. But these 40 days, young adults have a wealth of options for living out their Lenten journeys in a deeper way.

March 12, 2012

5 minutes with Jessica and Christopher Abila: Newlyweds make RCIA a bonding, enlightening experience

While the rewards of RCIA are immeasurable, the initiation rite requires discipline and diligent schedule management. And for Jessica Abila, this process warranted additional juggling as she and husband Christopher were preparing for their wedding this past February – which, in and of itself, can be a demanding task for two individuals with full-time jobs.

March 9, 2012

San Jose celebrates 90th anniversary with ‘Art with Heart,’ May 5

San Jose Clinic, the Archdiocese’s health clinic for the uninsured, will celebrate its 90th anniversary with its annual Art with Heart fundraiser and auction Saturday, May 5 at the Corinthian, 202 Fannin St

March 9, 2012

Update: Bishop-elect Sheltz’ Mass of Ordination, May 2

The date of Bishop-elect George A. Sheltz’ Mass of Ordination has changed since the last edition of the Texas Catholic Herald. The invitation-only event is May 2.

March 9, 2012

Senior artisan arts and crafts

The fifth annual Senior Artisan Arts and Crafts event will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 11 at St. Dominic Auditorium, 2403 Holcombe Blvd., Houston.

March 9, 2012

Archdiocesan Vocation Expo

Join the Archdiocese’s Office of Vocations at St. Mary Seminary March 24 for the annual Vocation Expo. The one-day event trains and motivates people interested in encouraging and supporting vocations to the priesthood and religious life in the Archdiocese.

March 9, 2012

Bayou Awakening, March 16 to 18

Bayou Awakening is a retreat for college-age young adults (18-25), led by young adults. Bayou Awakening #18 will be held March 16 to18, 2012, at Camp Kappe, 7738 Camp Kappe Rd., Plantersville. The retreat is sponsored by the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.

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