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December 9, 2014

From the Cardinal: A letter of gratitute to all in religious and consecrated life

The Year of Consecrated Life began Nov. 30.

November 25, 2014

St. Mary’s Seminary celebrating 60 years in Memorial

With the motto “Bear Fruit with Steadfast Endurance” (Luke 8:15), St. Mary’s Seminary is commemorating its 60th anniversary on Memorial Drive with a year-long celebration of remembering the past, anticipating the future and treasuring the present.

November 25, 2014

Diverse ethnicity of growing Hispanic community contributes unique gifts to the Catholic Church

Odds are Catholics living in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston would agree that the Archdiocese is reportedly one of the region’s most ethnically diverse populations in the nation.

November 25, 2014

Black and Roman Catholic: ‘A people of His own’

“It is only through the grace of the Almighty’s Holy Spirit that we are here this evening as members of the Roman Catholic Church and Black Americans!” Those words still echo as they were proclaimed several years ago by a Black Roman Catholic priest during a parish mission.

November 25, 2014

Pope Francis proclaimed the Year of Consecrated Life for renewal, remembrance, hope

As the Catholic Church prepares to celebrate the Year of Consecrated Life, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Clergy, Consecrated Life and Vocations is promoting “Days with Religious” initiatives and resources to help families learn about the consecrated life of religious men and women. Activities will focus on sharing experiences of prayer, service and community life with those living a consecrated life.

November 25, 2014

Refugees receive hope, hospitality at Thanksgiving feast

The glittering pumpkin centerpieces were in place on all the tables. The room was filled with jazz against a backdrop of “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving.” The roasted turkey, piping hot potatoes, casseroles and homemade pumpkin pies were proudly on display.

November 25, 2014

Group strives for inclusiveness in celebration

Growing up in Mexico, Pablo Guzman and his family, though they were Catholic, rarely attended church.

November 11, 2014

Sealy parish to sponsor intensive summer internship program for college students

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church is sponsoring Sealy Education Initiatives (SEI), a summer internship program providing college students with personal and professional growth through hands-on learning experiences.

November 11, 2014

The Metropolitan Organization celebrates 30th anniversary, honors three community heroes

On Oct. 25, The Metropolitan Organization (TMO) of Houston celebrated 30 years of transforming the Houston area with a celebration at St. Theresa Catholic Church-Memorial Park.

November 11, 2014

Campus Ministry — Reconnecting young adults to their faith and the Church

Recent studies show that the fastest growing religious demographic in the United States is “unaffiliated” or those who claim no religious affiliation.

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