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February 11, 2014

Light of consecrated life shines brightly during annual Mass and celebration

With hundreds of candles illuminating the worship space, local women and men in consecrated life gathered with Daniel Cardinal DiNardo to celebrate the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Feb. 2.

February 11, 2014

Order hosts Mass to give Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick

The Order of Malta hosted the sixth annual Mass for the Anointing of the Sick, celebrated by Auxiliary Bishop George A. Sheltz at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart on Saturday, Feb. 1.

February 11, 2014

Black History Month: Honoring Saint Josephine Bakhita

Saint Josephine Bakhita, a former slave born in Sudan in 1869, draws hearts to her as she is recognized as a model to be venerated as a modern Saint.

February 11, 2014

Cardinal addresses improvements in Jewish-Catholic relations

Differences remain but the state of Jewish-Catholic relations over the last 50 years, especially in the U.S., has improved tremendously.

February 11, 2014

Art fundraiser to benefit San José Clinic

Clinic will present Portrait of Compassion award to major donor The John S. Dunn Foundation.

February 11, 2014

Local Catholic schools celebrate education in unique, special ways

With a theme of "Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service," the 60 elementary schools of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston celebrated National Catholic Schools Week, Jan. 26 to Feb. 1.

January 28, 2014

Cardinal’s Circle helps families fulfill dreams

Joann Prater knows all about the value of a Catholic school education. As principal of St. Christopher Catholic School, she not only educates students in mind, heart and spirit, but regularly hears about the great dividends yielded by her faculty’s efforts from past graduates — many of whom face considerable challenges early in life.

January 28, 2014

Gabriel Project gives pregnant women support

In 1991 when Cathy McConn first saw a sign erected outside of St. Michael Church on Sage Road, she was immediately struck.

January 28, 2014

We are challenged to bear Jesus Christ’s image

Since the early Christian communities were challenged by St. Paul to bear the image of Jesus Christ to the world through generous support of time, talent and treasure to the Church, each person is still called today to imitate Jesus who “though he was rich, became poor and emptied himself for our sakes.”

January 14, 2014

Catholic schools prepare to celebrate Catholic education (1)

With a theme of “Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service,” the 60 schools of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston will celebrate Catholic Schools Week from Jan. 26 to Feb. 1.

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