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August 16, 2022

Texas Catholic Herald wins quartet of Catholic press awards

The Texas Catholic Herald won four Catholic Press Awards during the Catholic Media Conference in Portland, Oregon, on July 7.

August 16, 2022

Catholic Extension launches program for Uvalde children in wake of shooting

Chicago-based Catholic Extension launched the first of many initiatives it has planned over the next 18 months to support Uvalde, following the devastation of the Robb Elementary mass shooting. In July, the local Teresian Sisters hosted a summer camp for Uvalde students.

August 16, 2022

La necesidad creciente de sacerdotes hispanos impulsa el lanzamiento de un nuevo Club Serra de habla hispana

Según un informe nacional de la Conferencia de Obispos Católicos de los Estados Unidos (EE.UU.), por cada sacerdote católico en los EE.UU. hay una población de 1,230 católicos, pero la proporción es mucho mayor para los hispanos, solo un sacerdote hispano por cada 9,925 católicos hispanos.

August 16, 2022

HENRITZE: The origin story of the Immaculate Heart of Mary

The devotion to the Immaculate Heart is almost as old as the Church itself.

August 16, 2022

SAMUELS: In the presence of a future saint: Servant of God Sister Thea Bowman

Have you heard of Sister Thea? Meet Servant of God Sister Thea Bowman, a woman who helped change the world for Christ.

August 16, 2022

MAYA: Forgiveness opens pathways for a fulfilled future

As I witness how either an academic or technical education can be a pathway to a young person’s fulfilling future, I invite you to join me in praying to St. Joseph and St. Thomas Aquinas to intercede for all young people on their journeys.

August 16, 2022

POMETTO: A letter to a new college student

If a university could talk, what would it say about those who enter 'that building with the cross'?

July 12, 2022

Tug-of-war over abortion continues with overturn of Roe

Julie Fritsch Dumalet, director, Office of Pro-Life Activities for the Archdiocese, said the U.S. Supreme Court decision June 24 in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization "is the end of an era and the beginning of a new one in a time where most women of child-bearing years have only known abortion as an option."

July 12, 2022

Galveston Italian celebration honors St. John the Baptist

For more than 60 years, dozens of Italian-Americans on Galveston Island gathered at Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Holy Family Parish in Galveston to honor the Nativity of St. John the Baptist on June 23, the day before the actual feast.

July 12, 2022

Growing need for Hispanic priests spurs launch of new Spanish-speaking Serra Club

Daniel Cardinal DiNardo gives permission to create the first-ever Hispanic Serra Club within the Archdiocese and the first ever in the United States.

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