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November 12, 2013

Our Lady of Czestochowa: Poland’s Black Madonna

The icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa has been intimately associated with Poland for the past 600 years and is an integral part of Polish culture and identity.

November 12, 2013

Catholic schools gearing up for 2014 Steps for Students 5K

Runners, walkers and supporters of Catholic education are already gearing up for the ninth annual Steps for Students 5K Run, set for Feb. 15, 2014.

November 12, 2013

Conference highlights needs of disabled in the Church

Cindi Swanson, of Naperville, Ill., is among those who had come from far and wide to attend the three-day National Catholic Partnership on Disability conference Nov. 1 to 3.

October 29, 2013

Celebration of Jubilees – a gathering of ‘saints past and present’

Forty-three religious sisters, priests and deacon gathered for the annual Archdiocesan Celebration of Jubilees at All Saints Catholic Church on Oct. 13.

October 29, 2013

Catholic Charities programs assist victims of domestic abuse

“Elise,” escaping an abusive relationship, ended up homeless without a job, money or support. After living in her car, and later a shelter, for several weeks, she found her way to the Catholic Charities transitional housing program.

October 29, 2013

St. Dominic Village unveils new plans, renovations

Every morning across Houston, certified nursing assistants (CNAs), licensed vocational nurses (LVNs) and registered nurses (RNs) are getting families ready for school, packing lunches and then driving or traveling by METRO to St. Dominic Village, a senior care community funded by DSF in the Texas Medical Center.

October 29, 2013

Our Lady of Mount Carmel: St. Simon and the brown scapular

Our Lady of Mount Carmel is a familiar Marian title to many Catholics, but the story behind this medieval apparition and the devotion it inspired in the wearing of the brown scapular less so.

October 29, 2013

Golfers swing into action at Sean and Kari Tracey’s Shepherd’s Cup

More than 300 golfers from across the Archdiocese participated in Daniel Cardinal DiNardo’s sixth Annual Shepherd’s Cup Charity Golf Classic on Monday, October 7, at Kingwood Country Club benefiting St. Mary’s Seminary, Catholic education and faith formation.

October 15, 2013

Respect Life Office focuses on dignity and life of every human person

The DSF-funded Archdiocesan Office of Respect Life strives to shape the public discussion about God’s gift of life from conception to death.

October 15, 2013

Archives Month: Microfilm project stresses importance of historical preservation

In October, the United States celebrates American Archives Month.

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