A quiet hush covered the vast expanse of St. Peter’s Square even though it was filled with thousands of people slowly winding their way around the colonnade into St. Peter’s Basilica to pay their last respects to the late Pope Benedict XVI.
Archdioceses and dioceses in Texas and across the U.S. have been celebrating liturgies praying for the peaceful repose of the soul of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, 95, who passed away on New Year's Eve, and was buried in Rome Jan. 5.
Pope Benedict XVI is being remembered for his lifelong role in deepening Jewish-Catholic relations, bringing to life the dialogue called for by the Second Vatican Council, according to many leaders within the Jewish community.
Raising more than $20,000 for its school last year, Our Lady of Fatima Catholic school in Galena Park is again in the running to be among the top fundraisers for Steps for Students 5K run/walk set for Feb. 11.
The Office of Adolescent Catechesis and Evangelization is committed to helping parents, pastors, and youth leaders help teens encounter Christ by offering programs where youth interact within the community and the larger Church community.
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.