From time to time I am asked whether I consider myself a Republican or Democrat, liberal or conservative. To wit, I typically reply, “I am a Roman Catholic.” Usually this results in a baffled expression on the part of the one making the inquiry, until I explain a bit further. Another question that is sometimes asked by fellow Catholics, “Who should I vote for?”
When Frank Tate suffered a spell of gout a couple of years back, he knew he needed to see a doctor. Only trouble was he had neither a regular doctor nor health insurance. Fortunately, Tate, an Olympic boxing gold medalist and now a boxing and sports trainer, had a client who told him about a gem of a clinic for the uninsured.
What else can we do to keep all children safe?
That pertinent question is answered in VIRTUS “Keeping the Promise Alive,” a refresher program for “Protecting God’s Children” for adults, which is required training for all parish and school employees and related ministry volunteers who took “Protecting God’s Children” in the years 2003 to 2005.
During spring break, eight St. Thomas High School students and 12 Incarnate Word Academy students were joined by Marty Matulia, Philip Cuneo, Marcus Walden, ’04, and three chaperones from IWA for a mission trip to Joplin, Mo.
Whenever 2,100 youth gather, it’s sure to be an interesting scene. But when they gather for the Archdiocesan Youth Conference, everyone knows that it will be a weekend filled with prayer, worship, singing, laughter and celebration.
The Knights of Peter Claver and Ladies Auxiliary of Council & Court # 72 will host their 20th annual Recognition Scholarship Luncheon and Fashion Gala honoring high school students on April 14 at Brady’s Landing beginning at 11:30 a.m.
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.