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April 11, 2023

‘Help us to sing with our lives’: An Easter Reflection from St. John Paul II

“Surrexit Dominus de sepulcro qui pro nobis pependit in ligno” (from the Liturgy). “The Lord is risen from the tomb; for our sake He hung on the Cross.” Alleluia!

April 11, 2023

Faith, action shine at Advocacy Day in Austin

An estimated 2,500 Catholics, including Daniel Cardinal DiNardo, brought prayer and faithful citizenship to the Texas State Capitol in Austin on March 28 for the biannual Texas Catholic Advocacy Day.

April 11, 2023

Healing Texas and beyond: New Baylor St. Luke’s hospital tower blessed

Blessing a new 12-story medical tower on March 28 at the Baylor St. Luke’s McNair Campus in the Texas Medical Center touched a personal heartstring with Galveston-Houston Auxiliary Bishop Italo Dell’Oro, CRS.

April 11, 2023

Three local Catholic women’s groups follow pope’s call for annual Marian consecration

Following Pope Francis’ urging to renew the consecration to Mary on the Feast of the Annunciation, three different local Catholic women’s groups met on March 25 on how to minister to the community.

April 11, 2023

Digital age continues to provide ways to share God’s boundless love with others

As the digital communications age continues to bring forth both challenges and opportunities to connect with others and minister to their needs as a local and global Church, inspiring words from the Holy Father close to a decade ago still ring true.

April 11, 2023

For IWA students on Spring Break, the mission is ‘service’

Over Spring Break, 10 students at Incarnate Word Academy (IWA) went on a mission trip to the Dominican Republic.

April 11, 2023

Restoring dignity with a shower: Mobile shower ministry offers 5,000th shower

On March 29, Moving Waters, a Houston-area-based ministry focused on “restoring dignity one shower at a time,” provided its 5,000th shower to an unhoused person wanting to relieve immediate suffering through better hygiene.

April 11, 2023

Uvalde’s long road to recovery from mass shooting may offer some insights for Nashville community

Lessons from the Uvalde school shooting that claimed the lives of 19 children and two teachers may help a Nashville community reeling from its own devastating school shooting in March, according to the Catholic Extension.

April 11, 2023

BRILL: New Order of Penance shows God’s divine mercy

As we approach Divine Mercy Sunday on April 16, the new Order of Penance will go into effect, replacing the version that has been in use since 1973.

April 11, 2023

TRAN: A fresh batch of dough

Around this time each year in campus ministry, there is much to celebrate and praise God for his blessings. Easter has come (Alleluia!), graduation season approaches, and we begin to wrap up the academic year full of God’s abundant graces.

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