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January 24, 2023

550-plus confirmed on the Feast of the Epiphany of the Lord

In an offering of themselves to God and invoking the blessing of the Holy Spirit, 557 Catholics from parishes across the Archdiocese received the Sacrament of Confirmation at four separate Masses celebrated by Daniel Cardinal DiNardo and Auxiliary Bishop Italo Dell’Oro, CRS, on Jan. 8.

January 24, 2023

To be pastoral, look to the Good Shepherd, pope says

Christians must develop a pastoral heart to care for those who have not heard the Gospel or who have left the fold, Pope Francis said.

January 24, 2023

DEMARCO: The poverty of our anonymous youth

As Christians, poverty is something we are called to address. Most, however, do not realize that there are different forms of poverty aside from material poverty. And what is the great poverty that has stricken our young people of today?

January 24, 2023

AUZENNE: Honoring the Blessed Mother - What’s in a name?

In our Archdiocese, nearly 40 parishes are named in honor of Mary; the beautiful diversity of these communities reflects her role as both mother and evangelist.

January 10, 2023

Cardinal DiNardo: Pope Benedict XVI shepherded the Church 'with great love'

Daniel Cardinal DiNardo, who was elevated to the College of Cardinals by Pope Benedict XVI in 2007, said the late pontiff “ shepherded the Church with great love.”

January 10, 2023

The global impact of a German pope

Very few figures within the contemporary Church have influenced it as deeply and for as long as Pope Benedict XVI, who died Dec. 31, 2022 at 95.

January 10, 2023

Hundreds of thousands pay last respects to Pope Benedict XVI at St. Peter’s

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.

January 10, 2023

Texas celebrations join special Masses around the world in praying for 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.

January 10, 2023

A ‘genuine friend of the Jewish people’: Jewish-Catholic dialogue leaders remember Benedict

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.

January 10, 2023

Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School in Galena Park among leading fundraisers for Steps

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.

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