The Archdiocese is using a new, more efficient and affordable way to manage training — Capernaum. Built on learning management software (LMS), Capernaum provides on-demand access to register and manage training options.
With close to 2.4 million Hispanics and Latinos currently living in the Houston area, this growing segment of the Catholic population continues to bring its greatest gifts to the Lord through the evangelizing mission of the universal Church.
Surrounded by brother priests, bishops, clergy, family and friends, Bishop David L. Toups became the newest and sixth bishop to lead the Diocese of Beaumont. Daniel Cardinal DiNardo served as the homilist and principal consecrator for the Mass of Episcopal Ordination and Installation of Bishop Toups at the St. Anthony Cathedral Basilica in Beaumont Aug. 21.
With the global pandemic practically shutting everything down for months, the sacramental wine and altar bread business has suffered like other businesses in the country, with COVID-19 preventing most indoor public celebrations of the Mass.
Most movie patrons head for the exits once they see the closing credits start rolling. Those who do that after watching “Fatima,” though, will miss not one, but two songs performed by the famed Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli, a Catholic.
This year, the Church will celebrate Catechetical Sunday on Sept. 20 with the theme of “I received from the Lord what I also handed on to you.” On this day, the parishioners who answered the call to serve as catechists are usually called forth to be commissioned for their ministry. In addition to this commissioning, Catechetical Sunday is a wonderful opportunity for all of us to reflect on the role that each baptized person plays in handing on the faith and being a witness to the Gospel.
Friendship is one of those words and ideas that is often overused or misused in our everyday conversation, and yet, it is referred to over and over again in Scripture. The philosophers tell us that it is a key to understanding the human person’s quest for happiness. So, what is friendship?
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