The all-male Notre Dame Glee Club, one of the preeminent collegiate chorus ensembles in the United States, will perform in Houston at 7 p.m., March 11 at the Parsley Center on the campus of Strake Jesuit.
St. Thomas More Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus will celebrate the Feast of St. Patrick and the 130th anniversary of the founding of the Knights of Columbus by the Irish-born American, Father Michael J. McGivney with a special choir presentation entitled, “In March, Everyone’s Irish.”
With the funds her school received last year from “The Cardinal’s Circle for Excellence,” Kitty Costello, principal of Our Lady of Guadalupe School, was able to replace old textbooks and help pay for a part-time art teacher.
Daniel Cardinal DiNardo was the main celebrant of a Mass honoring the 100th anniversary of St. Mary Magdalene Church, Feb. 11.
Father Michael Carmody, St. Mary Magdalene pastor, concelebrated the Mass. Former pastors, including retired Msgr. Paul Procella and Msgr. Adam McClosky (pastor of All Saints Church in Houston), were among the other concelebrants.
On Feb. 10, the Catholic bishops of the United States called for a renewed effort to change the Department of Health and Human Services’ mandate requiring religious employers to provide health care coverage of services that oppose religious teachings.
With the reading of a papal pronouncement and the presentation of the miter and crozier — symbols of his new pastoral office — Monsignor Jeffrey Steenson, a Houston-based priest and professor, officially became the head of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter at an historic Mass at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Houston.
Father Joseph Lam Nguyen said he first heard God’s call to the priesthood when caring for his ailing father in 1997. After his father died, he left behind his studies in law school to follow that call.
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