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November 24, 2015

Jubilee helps spread forgiveness throughout the world

On ​​​​May 15, Pope Francis announced an extraordinary jubilee, a Holy Year of Mercy ​from ​Dec. 8, the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception ​until Nov. 20, 2016, the Sunday dedicated to Christ the King.

November 24, 2015

Amid holiday bustle, Nativity scenes share Christmas’ true meaning

Although the fall colors have yet to truly settle in, shopping centers and store fronts across the city are decked out in holiday decorations reminding us that Christmas is just around the corner. These signs of the coming Christmas holiday, often colorful lights, massive Christmas trees and larger-than-life twinkling gift boxes, are many times absent of the original Christmas story: the Nativity scene of the Virgin Mary, St. Joseph and the Christ Child swaddled and lying in a manger.

November 10, 2015

Una herramienta interactiva para vivir la espiritualidad de la comunión

Cuando realizamos una tarea por primera vez, o aprendemos una habilidad nueva, sabemos que la práctica hace al maestro.

November 10, 2015

Discalced Carmelite Nuns of New Caney dedicate lives to prayer

The Discalced Carmelite Nuns of New Caney are a small community of contemplative women whose lives are dedicated to prayer for the Church and for all people. Originally located in Houston, the community moved in 1974 to New Caney, a wooded area at the northern section of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.

November 10, 2015

Mission of Cardinal’s Circle shared by all faithful in local Archdiocese

Founded in 2010, the mission of The Cardinal's Circle is to help Inner City Catholic Schools maintain a high standard of excellence in all facets of education.

November 10, 2015

The six sides to living a spirituality of communion

When learning a new task or skill we know that practice can “make perfect.”

November 10, 2015

San José Clinic medical partners a ‘safety net’ for community

At the fifth-annual Fall Speakers Series, presented by CHI St. Luke’s Health, the San José Clinic honored and raised awareness of four of its partnerships that not only support its efforts with funding and volunteers, but also shares its mission of providing quality healthcare and education to those with limited access in an environment which respects the dignity of each person.

November 10, 2015

Marriage, pastoral care for the divorced topics of Cardinal’s Steele Lecture on time at Synod

When bishops from around the world convened in Rome in October for the Extraordinary Synod on the Family, the world’s secular press waited outside closed doors with anticipation reminiscent of a papal election. They were probably disappointed.

November 10, 2015

A witness of faith and history: Father Cyprian Davis was top chronicler of black Catholic history

Madeline Johnson, producer of the Archdiocesan radio ministry, said she remembers meeting Benedictine Father Cyprian Davis multiple times during his life. Her favorite memory came in 1993 when he came to visit Houston. This was the Centennial Year for St. Joseph’s Society of the Sacred Heart (The Josephites), and Father Cyprian accepted the invitation to participate.

November 10, 2015

Archdiocese honors area firefighters at annual Mass

Every day, firefighters dedicate themselves to protecting the citizens of the Galveston-Houston area and their property.

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