On March 10, Sister Kim Marie Jordan made her Perpetual Monastic Profession at the Monastery of St. Gertrude in Idaho. The ceremony celebrated the former St. Anne (Houston) parishioner’s eight-and-a-half year formal journey into monastic life with the Benedictine Sisters.
San Jose Clinic, Houston’s premiere charity Catholic health clinic, will celebrate its 90th anniversary with its annual “Art with Heart” fundraiser and auction Saturday, May 5 at the Corinthian, 202 Fannin St.
The 11th National Black Catholic Congress will be held July 19 to 21 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The theme of Congress XI is “Faith Engaged: Empower. Equip. Evangelize.” All Catholics of African descent and those who minister to them are invited to attend and participate.
Young adults can sometimes have difficulty finding parish events and activities that are tailored to their unique stage in life, but the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston is offering a new retreat this spring designed precisely with their demographic in mind.
The summit of the Church year is the Easter Triduum – the evening of Holy Thursday to the evening of Easter Sunday. During these three high holy days, Catholics worldwide unite in celebrating the Paschal Mystery: the suffering, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
The new “Phonetics of American English” program at St. Mary Seminary, 9845 Memorial, is aimed at international seminarians to help them communicate so that parishioners can understand their speech patterns.
Catholic Schools Spotlight is a series focusing on Archdiocesan schools and their commitment to the mission of the Church — to educate and form the whole person in mind, heart and spirit. Each feature will spotlight a different Archdiocesan school and offer an insight into the school’s community and culture.
Lenten prayer, fasting and almsgiving are mainstays of the Catholic faith, but for young adults juggling life in the 21st century, it’s often hard to find time for prayer, practice disciplined living or know how or where to share resources. But these 40 days, young adults have a wealth of options for living out their Lenten journeys in a deeper way.
While the rewards of RCIA are immeasurable, the initiation rite requires discipline and diligent schedule management. And for Jessica Abila, this process warranted additional juggling as she and husband Christopher were preparing for their wedding this past February – which, in and of itself, can be a demanding task for two individuals with full-time jobs.
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.