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April 10, 2012

Social Balance: From the pew to the public square

From time to time I am asked whether I consider myself a Republican or Democrat, liberal or conservative. To wit, I typically reply, “I am a Roman Catholic.” Usually this results in a baffled expression on the part of the one making the inquiry, until I explain a bit further. Another question that is sometimes asked by fellow Catholics, “Who should I vote for?”

April 10, 2012

Catholic Clinic celebrates 90 years serving low income and uninsured Houstonians

When Frank Tate suffered a spell of gout a couple of years back, he knew he needed to see a doctor. Only trouble was he had neither a regular doctor nor health insurance. Fortunately, Tate, an Olympic boxing gold medalist and now a boxing and sports trainer, had a client who told him about a gem of a clinic for the uninsured.

April 10, 2012

VIRTUS keeps the ‘promise alive’ to protect children

What else can we do to keep all children safe? That pertinent question is answered in VIRTUS “Keeping the Promise Alive,” a refresher program for “Protecting God’s Children” for adults, which is required training for all parish and school employees and related ministry volunteers who took “Protecting God’s Children” in the years 2003 to 2005.

April 10, 2012

St. Thomas, Incarnate Word Academy help Joplin

During spring break, eight St. Thomas High School students and 12 Incarnate Word Academy students were joined by Marty Matulia, Philip Cuneo, Marcus Walden, ’04, and three chaperones from IWA for a mission trip to Joplin, Mo.

April 10, 2012

AYC calls youth to be ‘Created Anew’

Whenever 2,100 youth gather, it’s sure to be an interesting scene. But when they gather for the Archdiocesan Youth Conference, everyone knows that it will be a weekend filled with prayer, worship, singing, laughter and celebration.

March 27, 2012

Confirmation classes available for adults

Are you an adult, active Catholic who has not received the Sacrament of Confirmation?

March 27, 2012

Weekend for persons who have lost a spouse through separation, divorce or death

Beginning Experience is a weekend gathering for persons who have experienced the loss of a spouse through separation, divorce or death.

March 27, 2012

Knights of Peter Claver hosting annual fashion gala, April 14

The Knights of Peter Claver and Ladies Auxiliary of Council & Court # 72 will host their 20th annual Recognition Scholarship Luncheon and Fashion Gala honoring high school students on April 14 at Brady’s Landing beginning at 11:30 a.m.

March 27, 2012

The new faces of ministry in the church

The youth ministry model that I grew up with during my high school — not so many years ago, or at least it doesn’t feel like it — doesn’t work with Catholic youth these days.

March 27, 2012

5 minutes with ... Frassati High School principal Sr. John Paul, O.P.

Sister John Paul, O.P., said she considered religious life off and on during her four years of study at John Carroll University, but didn’t have much exposure to the vocation.

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