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October 25, 2016

Communities, churches urged to address sexual exploitation

Communities must do more to address the effects of pornography by first acknowledging there is a problem, according to a presenter at the recent summit hosted by the National Center on Sexual Exploitation.

October 25, 2016

All Saints Day commemorates those in Heaven praying for the faithful

While it lies in the shadows of Halloween (also known as Eve of All Hallows) on Nov. 1, the Feast of All Saints or All Saints Day is a special day in the Catholic Church.

October 25, 2016

Priests, seminarian remembered through centuries at Galveston Basilica

In October, the United States celebrates American Archives Month. Archives are records of an individual, institution, organization or business.

October 25, 2016

Dominican sister, breast cancer survivor still answers Christ’s call

The postcard told her that her mammogram was clear and to return in a year. But had Sister Carol Mayes, O.P. listened to that diagnosis, she wouldn’t have made it.

October 25, 2016

Sister O’Connell presented Faithful Citizenship Award

The Center for Faith and Culture awarded Sister Maureen O’Connell, OP, executive director of Angela House, with the Faithful Citizenship Award at the Sixth Annual Faithful Citizenship Dinner on Oct. 5 at the Houston Country Club.

October 11, 2016

Transitional deacons serenade Pope Francis

The day before he was to be ordained to the transitional diaconate in St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican, Deacon Jonathan Moré had another special experience.

October 11, 2016

Media relations serves as ‘voice’ of Archdiocese to the world

The Vatican announced on Sept. 26 that the theme for World Communications Day 2017 is, “‘Fear not, for I am with you.’ Communicating hope and trust in our time.”

October 11, 2016

Catholic Health Initiatives enhances communities through compassion, partners

In less than three years, Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) — a nonprofit, faith-based health system formed in 1996 — has expanded its scope of care across Southeast Texas.

October 11, 2016

Houston mayor honors CCVI community

Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word mark 150 years of service in Archdiocese

October 11, 2016

Ministry strives to help families affected by domestic violence

Elsa Aguilera, associate director of Family Life Transitions for the Archdiocesan Office of Family Life Ministry, is on a mission to help parishes serve families affected by domestic violence.

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