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September 23, 2014

Five minutes with Father Charles Van Vliet

Raised with seven siblings in rural Ontario, Canada, Father Charles Van Vliet’s experiences growing up on a farm have served him well.

September 23, 2014

Ministry shows God is fully alive in prison

If someone sees Father Ron Cloutier, who offices out of the fifth floor of the Harris County Jail, and the 22 deacons and 250 lay volunteers who help minister to the 18,000 incarcerated Catholics within the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, they will witness what Pope Francis describes as, “…ministers of the Gospel whose lives glow with fervor, who have first received the joy of Christ.”

September 23, 2014

St. Monica’s SVdP pantry: ‘It’s always been about the kids’

St. Monica Catholic Church on Houston’s north side is only a few weeks away from opening a new state-of-the art food pantry and basic needs center — the culmination of dedication, determination and a dream that began 45 years ago.

September 23, 2014

Hundreds gather to enrich the faith of Hispanic Catholics

On Saturday, Sept. 27, more than 500 Spanish-speaking Catholics from across the Archdiocese will gather for the 31st Annual Assembly of Hispanic Ministry at the Catholic Charismatic Center, 1949 Cullen Blvd., Houston. The event takes place from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

September 23, 2014

Cardinal DiNardo celebrates Mass at St. Faustina Church

On Sept. 14, Daniel Cardinal DiNardo visited St. Faustina Catholic Church for the first time to celebrate Mass.

September 23, 2014

Faithful called to unite on World Mission Sunday

On World Mission Sunday, Catholics of the world unite at Mass to recommit themselves to the common vocation to be missionaries and offer concrete gestures of support through a second collection.

September 9, 2014

Why Catholic marriage is what couples really, truly want

It’s no secret the institution of marriage, culturally and in the Catholic Church, is declining.

September 9, 2014

Eastern Catholic Churches important part of Archdiocese

In recent times we have unfortunately heard more about the Christian communities in many of the countries of the Near East because of their threatened or precarious status.

September 9, 2014

Pastoral care is a comfort to youth experiencing grief

Having ministered to adolescents for many years, I am mindful how a sense of loss permeates so many of their life experiences.

September 9, 2014

Latino leadership conference held in Houston

The Catholic Association of Latino Leaders (CALL) concluded its four-day annual conference at the St. Regis Hotel in Houston Aug. 17.

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