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May 24, 2016

The cost of compassionate care for elders — priceless

Continually rising healthcare costs that many seniors cannot afford with their resources are not standing in the way of one ministry that is focused on caring for elders with the compassion of Christ.

May 24, 2016

Winning artists capture Pope’s message

‘Merciful like the Father’ theme of Archdiocesan art contest

May 24, 2016

Hispanic missions group feeds hungry in Senegal

The mission group Conquistando las Naciones Para Cristo, which is “Conquering the Nations for Christ” in English, took about 160 missionaries to Senegal, Africa, to do the work that had been put on their hearts.

May 24, 2016

Priests return to roots, gather for biennial convocation

More than 190 Catholic priests from around the Archdiocese gathered to reflect on the last two years of ministry and look forward to what’s next at the 2016 Priest Convocation at Moody Gardens in Galveston, May 9 to 12.

May 24, 2016

From a college campus to leading a diocese

Prayer Breakfast keynote speaker Bishop Michael J. Sis opens up about his spiritual journey

May 24, 2016

St. Joseph, St. Stephen parishes unite as ‘one community in faith’

Following almost two years of consultation and planning, the parish communities of St. Joseph and St. Stephen have come together in name and through faith.

May 24, 2016

Transitional deacons ordained May 14

The Ordination of Transitional Deacons, held Saturday, May 14, at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, brought three men a step closer to the priesthood.

May 10, 2016

The goodness of wondering: ‘Where are you going?’

As summer quickly approaches and our long desired vacation plans may soon be enjoyed, a question often asked is, “where are you going?”

May 10, 2016

In His Light: There is no greater love than this

With our multimedia conglomerates (and to a shameful degree ourselves) being enamored with the circus atmosphere of this presidential primary debacle with its ensemble of clowns, tightrope walkers and jugglers we have completely overlooked the martyrdom of four religious women of color, members of the Missionaries of Charity along with 11 of their lay ministers and five others that they were caring for at their retirement complex in the southern Yemeni port city of Aden. Gunmen stormed the compound ministered to by the sisters on March 4 slaughtering all 20.

May 10, 2016

Teaching youth about the Corporal Works of Mercy: Bury the Dead

At every Mass God invites us to journey with Him through His suffering, death and resurrection in the Paschal Mystery, where we die and are born again in His body and blood. At that time, we come to the table with the Communion of Saints to be united as one body, joined with those on earth as well as those in Heaven.

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