Over 2 million youth gathered in Madrid, Spain for an unforgettable spiritual experience at World Youth Day. Well represented among the faithful were several from the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. These are their stories.
Caught by surprise, Mary Ramirez, a kindergarten teacher at Corpus Christi School in Houston, received the second annual Sally Landram Excellence in Education Award. The award is given to an educator who best exhibits extraordinary commitment to Catholic school education.
Born and raised in Chicago, Sister Maureen O’Connell has been familiar – and in practice – of the motto “to protect and serve” as a police officer in her native city before joining the Dominicans 30 years ago.
The Archdiocesan Office of Justice and Peace and Pax Christi will host a Justice and Peace Mass on the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11. The Mass will be held at 11 a.m. at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, 1111 St. Joseph Pkwy., Houston.
“Catholic Schools Spotlight” is a series focusing on Archdiocesan schools and their commitment to the mission of the Church — to educate and form the whole person in mind, heart and spirit. Each feature will spotlight a different Archdiocesan school and offer an insight into the school’s community and culture.
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.