The Texas Catholic Herald

Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

November 25, 2014

Pope Francis proclaimed the Year of Consecrated Life for renewal, remembrance, hope

As the Catholic Church prepares to celebrate the Year of Consecrated Life, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Clergy, Consecrated Life and Vocations is promoting “Days with Religious” initiatives and resources to help families learn about the consecrated life of religious men and women. Activities will focus on sharing experiences of prayer, service and community life with those living a consecrated life.

November 25, 2014

Refugees receive hope, hospitality at Thanksgiving feast

The glittering pumpkin centerpieces were in place on all the tables. The room was filled with jazz against a backdrop of “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving.” The roasted turkey, piping hot potatoes, casseroles and homemade pumpkin pies were proudly on display.

November 25, 2014

Group strives for inclusiveness in celebration

Growing up in Mexico, Pablo Guzman and his family, though they were Catholic, rarely attended church.

November 11, 2014

Sealy parish to sponsor intensive summer internship program for college students

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church is sponsoring Sealy Education Initiatives (SEI), a summer internship program providing college students with personal and professional growth through hands-on learning experiences.

November 11, 2014

The Metropolitan Organization celebrates 30th anniversary, honors three community heroes

On Oct. 25, The Metropolitan Organization (TMO) of Houston celebrated 30 years of transforming the Houston area with a celebration at St. Theresa Catholic Church-Memorial Park.

November 11, 2014

Campus Ministry — Reconnecting young adults to their faith and the Church

Recent studies show that the fastest growing religious demographic in the United States is “unaffiliated” or those who claim no religious affiliation.

November 11, 2014

Annual CCHD collection helps fund anti-poverty grants to organizations

The annual U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishop’s national collection for the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) is slated for Nov. 22 and 23, the weekend before Thanksgiving.

November 11, 2014

Vatican reporter shares personal stories, insights at Monsignor Steele Lecture series

John L. Allen Jr., associate editor of the Boston Globe and senior Vatican analyst for CNN, shared his personal stories and insights on Pope Francis during the annual Monsignor William D. Steele Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 30 at St. Mary’s Seminary. His talk was entitled, “Reflections on Pope Francis, the Synod and New Trends in the Church.”

November 11, 2014

San José Clinic hosts fourth annual Fall Speaker Series on Oct. 23

San José Clinic’s fourth annual Fall Speaker Series, “Healthcare Crossroads: Influencing Policy and Social Responsibility,” was held at La Colombe d’Or, Oct. 23.

October 28, 2014

Faithful leadership guides Dr. Ivany’s decade of service as UST president

A liberal arts education from the University of St. Thomas (UST) offers students more than the diploma and rewarding career promised by other colleges; it provides the foundation for a fulfilling personal life and empowers graduates to make a thoughtful, ethically driven contribution to society, according to UST President Dr. Robert Ivany.

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