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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

March 9, 2021

HERRERA: Limosna que brota de un corazón generoso y no del bolsillo

Cada año, con ocasión de la Cuaresma, la Iglesia nos invita y anima a una sincera revisión de nuestra vida a la luz de las enseñanzas evangélicas. La Liturgia nos vuelve a proponer tres prácticas penitenciales a las que la tradición Bíblica cristiana confiere un gran valor — la oración, el ayuno y la limosna.

March 9, 2021

An icon of ecumenism, Rothko Chapel marks 50 years of human fraternity

In his invocation during the Rothko Chapel’s 50th anniversary celebration on Feb. 28, Archbishop Emeritus Joseph A. Fiorenza recognized the “fortuitous occasion” that the event happened during the first International Day of Human Fraternity.

March 9, 2021

Bring this easy meatless Southeast Asian stew to your table

Batar Da’an, or boiled corn in Tetum, the language of the southeast Asian country of, brings a delicious Timorese vegetable medley stew to your dining table.

February 23, 2021

Texas Catholics struggle with historic storm, power outages

The historic winter storms in February shattered electric plants across Texas, prompting energy providers to force blackouts across the state to preserve what fragile electricity they could generate. At least 49 deaths have been linked to the storms and subsequent power outages.

February 23, 2021

After giving up so much last year, what’s left to ‘give up’ for Lent?

Perspectives on embracing Lent even after 2020

February 23, 2021

Finding peace in praying the Liturgy of the Hours

Explore the meaning behind the "public prayer of the Church": The Liturgy of the Hours, also known as the Divine Office.

February 23, 2021

Try this Malgasy meatless dish on Friday

Vary amin’anana, or rice with greens, is a traditional dish from Madagascar. This comforting Malagasy dish, great for cool winter nights, is one of several meatless recipes highlighted by Catholic Relief Service’s Rice Bowl campaign.

February 23, 2021

UST’s MAX Studios create original Catholic videos, podcasts

Inspired by St. Maximilian’s passion and by St. John Paul II’s encyclical “Redemptoris Missio,” UST MAX Studios’ goal is to provide fresh monthly content and conversations, all through a Catholic lens.

February 23, 2021

BARROW: ‘Through my fault, through my fault, through my most grievous fault’

Doris Barrow: It should be the entire body of Christ speaking about racism speaking up against it and repenting if one finds they are contributing to its manifestation.

February 23, 2021

BLEVINS: The meaning of the festivity before the fast

We may have abandoned our prayer life. Lent is the time to discover this Jesus who came to us as a baby in the manger of Bethlehem and traveled His journey toward Golgatha. How can we do that?

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