The Texas Catholic Herald

Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

August 7, 2012

More than 2,300 teens 'Created Anew' at Archdiocesan Youth Conference

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.

July 17, 2012

NFP effective, leads to happier marriages, local physician says

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.

July 17, 2012

Reflections: The Catholic Church and LCWR

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.

July 17, 2012

Resurrecting history: Repairs continue at St. Mary Basilica

Repairs at St. Mary Basilica, the first Cathedral of Texas, are still underway in Galveston. Damaged heavily during Hurricane Ike in September 2008, the Basilica is being repaired from the ground up.

July 17, 2012

Summer fun, reflection in the Archdiocese

Summer time is an opportunity for students and families to recharge before the new school year begins.

July 17, 2012

Let freedom ring

Now that the Fortnight for Freedom is over, how can you continue learning about religious liberty?

June 12, 2012

Consejos útiles para padres de adolescentes

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

June 12, 2012

Retiro ambiente perfecto para reflexionar sobre el llamado de Dios

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.

June 12, 2012

Social Balance: Religious liberty not a Catholic issue but an American issue

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.

June 12, 2012

Echoing the Word: Evangelizing others with joy and knowledge

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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