The devastating impacts of predatory lending practices on Texas’ poor attracted U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray to join a Houston townhall meeting hosted by the Texas Catholic Conference (TCC) Payday Lending Roadshow on January 19.
The new tagline, “One in Christ…from me to we,” for the Archdiocesan Pastoral Plan formulated by the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston Pastoral Council (APC) epitomizes Christ’s vision that, “We, though many, are one body in Christ” (Romans 12:5).
Retired Auxiliary Bishop Vincent Rizzotto has developed a passion for golf that goes way beyond the Archdiocese where his namesake tournament is played. In fact Bishop Rizzotto, who is celebrating his 60th year in the priesthood, said, “Our goal for this year’s tournament is to hold the grandest and most successful tournament in the 13 years since that first one.”
Dreams come true beginning with a seed of hope. Mathew Mendoza had access to this seed of hope through the support of The Cardinal’s Circle, a program funded by donors with a vested interest in Catholic education.
The new director of the Archdiocese’s Pro-Life Activities Office pledged to bring groups outside and within the Church together to tackle pro-life issues from abortion to euthanasia, ensuring everyone is heard while uniting them behind common goals.
In order to provide the faithful with opportunities to experience the mercy and forgiveness of the loving Father in and through the Sacrament of Reconciliation, Daniel Cardinal DiNardo has marked Friday, March 4, from 6 to 11 p.m. as the day to celebrate “The Lights are On for You“ in parishes of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.
Pope Francis calls upon every Catholic to support Catholic education. In the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, the Steps for Students 5K Run is the largest celebration of Catholic education that provides the opportunity to answer that call.
Give “A Million Thanks” and create special cards of gratitude to those serving in the U.S. military, or assemble “Jars of Joy,” activity jars for homeless, immigrant and refugee children — these are just a couple of the activities volunteers will be doing on Saturday, Feb. 27, when they participate in the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart’s fifth-annual day of service known as Caritas Day.
View an online calendar of upcoming events held by parishes, ministries and organizations Around the Archdiocese and find out how to submit event information for upcoming issues of the Texas Catholic Herald.