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September 12, 2017

Can anything good come from a hurricane?

Just a couple of weeks ago, Southeastern Texas suffered the damaging effects of Hurricane Harvey. While there were scenes of destruction, flooding and loss, we also witnessed countless signs of hope.

September 12, 2017

Burmese refugee becoming self-sufficient, even without hands

After suddenly losing his hands and forearms in a landmine explosion, Tip Ta was left with few options to care for himself and his young daughter.

September 12, 2017

Giving in disaster: Give like the widow

A poor widow came, and put in two copper coins, which make a penny. (Mark 12:42)

September 12, 2017

A glimpse into the zeal of the young Church

This summer, the Office of Young Adult and Campus Ministry hosted its annual Café Catholica summer series, expanding it to five weekends and three different locations for the first time.

September 12, 2017

New series ‘Challenging Faith’ tackles tough questions with honesty

The Archdiocesan Office of Young Adult and Campus Ministry began a series called “Challenging Faith,” featuring evening discussions for young adults asking tough questions and getting straight answers about belief in God, the Catholic faith and the truth of the Bible, especially in relation to science.

September 12, 2017

Galveston Seafarers Center honors Archdiocese for 178 years of ministry

The Port of Galveston has not only been a great source of employment and strength in the Galveston economy for nearly two centuries, it has also been a place of grace, blessing and service by the Church.

September 11, 2017

Renewed efforts to protect, promote and strengthen marriages, families

Encouraged by Pope Francis’ words in his Amoris Laetitia exhortation in April 2016, the Catholic Church worldwide has renewed its dedication to protecting, promoting and strengthening marriages and families.

September 8, 2017

After Harvey, parish life still thrives at devastated Houston Black Catholic church

The 22nd week in ordinary time of the church's liturgical year has been no ordinary time for Father Martin Eke, a Missionary of St. Paul, or his parish, St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Houston.

September 1, 2017

Water’s rise and fall: Harvey's wrath still felt across Gulf Coast

Throughout the Gulf Coast, from Victoria to Houston and Beaumont, rising rivers continue to threaten. But as in Corpus Christi, Victoria and Houston, Port Arthur and Beaumont both begin the recovery process as the waters begin to fall.

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