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February 8, 2013

Office of Aging hosting free workshops

The Office of Aging, in collaboration with St. Dominic Village, is offering a series of free informational workshops targeting older adults and their adult children.

January 29, 2013

Holy Family Catholic Church marks century milestone

Church kicks off year of celebrations and launches capital campaign.

January 29, 2013

Archdiocese welcomes new CEO at Catholic Charities

Cynthia Nunes Colbert, MSW, is the new chief executive officer (CEO) at Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.

January 29, 2013

Steps for Students 5K, sign up on race day

Steps for Students 5K Run/Walk is celebrating 8 years of building awareness, community and bright academic futures for students in Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.

January 29, 2013

Lives less ordinary: 29 ordained as permanent deacons on Jan. 26

Twenty-nine men received the sacrament of Holy Orders in a Mass celebrated Jan. 26 at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart.

January 29, 2013

Archdiocese prepares for annual appeal

This year's theme for the Diocesan Services Fund (DSF) is "Faith working through love" (Gal. 5:6). St. Paul writes that we are to bear one another's burdens as an act of discipleship. When we follow Christ's call, it is most appropriate that we give of ourselves through stewardship for we discover that our response brings many gifts to us.

January 15, 2013

“…they all gather and come to You” (Isaiah 60:4)

We have recently celebrated the beautiful liturgical season of Christmas and are now in the short Ordinary Time and soon our prayers will turn to Lent when we are marked with ashes and challenged to turn away from sin and follow the Gospel. In reflecting back over this season we are reminded that Christ came for all. He traversed old boundaries and divisions and all exclusions fell away. The second reading of Epiphany from the letter of St. Paul to the Ephesians tells us that “the Gentiles are coheirs, members of the same body, and copartners in the promise in Christ Jesus through the Gospel.” The Feast of the Baptism of the Lord reminds us that “he saved us all through the bath of rebirth and renewal by the Holy Spirit …so that we may …become heirs in hope of eternal life.” (Titus 3:5-7)

January 15, 2013

The Year of Faith saints: Guide us through the year

In the Year of Faith, Pope Benedict XVI has asked us to focus on the lives of the saints so that we may use them as examples in our own faith journey. As a result, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, (USCCB) have picked 10 saints that we should learn more about and how their lives have helped to renew and evangelize the American Church.

January 15, 2013

In His Light: A moment for reflection and remembrance

I am not sure if my dad was more excited at the election of President John F. Kennedy because he was a Roman Catholic or because of my dad’s ideology of being a “Yellow Dog Democrat!”

January 15, 2013

CLOW… do you know where your children are?

Before the Liturgy of the Word during some Sunday Masses in Catholic churches around the nation, parents willingly let streams of children leave the church exits, not sure where they are going or what they are doing exactly.

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