This October, Pope Francis has invited the Church to celebrate an Extraordinary Missionary Month to mark the 100th anniversary of Pope Benedict XV’s apostolic letter Maximum Illud on the activity of missionaries in the world. Its message about the centrality of mission to our lives as Christians and the life of the Church remains timely.
Father Reginald Samuels, vicar for Catholics of African Descent, reflects on his 10th anniversary of his priesthood in the Archdiocese and the beatification process of Augustus Tolton, the first African-American priest in the U.S.
More than 1,300 teachers and school administrators from Catholic schools of the Archdiocese welcomed the beginning of a new school year with Daniel Cardinal DiNardo, who celebrated the Aug. 9 Opening Schools Mass.
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.