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March 13, 2012

Find ways to relate to Christ this Lent: Archdiocesan young adults

Lenten prayer, fasting and almsgiving are mainstays of the Catholic faith, but for young adults juggling life in the 21st century, it’s often hard to find time for prayer, practice disciplined living or know how or where to share resources. But these 40 days, young adults have a wealth of options for living out their Lenten journeys in a deeper way.

March 12, 2012

5 minutes with Jessica and Christopher Abila: Newlyweds make RCIA a bonding, enlightening experience

While the rewards of RCIA are immeasurable, the initiation rite requires discipline and diligent schedule management. And for Jessica Abila, this process warranted additional juggling as she and husband Christopher were preparing for their wedding this past February – which, in and of itself, can be a demanding task for two individuals with full-time jobs.

March 9, 2012

San Jose celebrates 90th anniversary with ‘Art with Heart,’ May 5

San Jose Clinic, the Archdiocese’s health clinic for the uninsured, will celebrate its 90th anniversary with its annual Art with Heart fundraiser and auction Saturday, May 5 at the Corinthian, 202 Fannin St

March 9, 2012

Update: Bishop-elect Sheltz’ Mass of Ordination, May 2

The date of Bishop-elect George A. Sheltz’ Mass of Ordination has changed since the last edition of the Texas Catholic Herald. The invitation-only event is May 2.

March 9, 2012

Senior artisan arts and crafts

The fifth annual Senior Artisan Arts and Crafts event will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 11 at St. Dominic Auditorium, 2403 Holcombe Blvd., Houston.

March 9, 2012

Archdiocesan Vocation Expo

Join the Archdiocese’s Office of Vocations at St. Mary Seminary March 24 for the annual Vocation Expo. The one-day event trains and motivates people interested in encouraging and supporting vocations to the priesthood and religious life in the Archdiocese.

March 9, 2012

Bayou Awakening, March 16 to 18

Bayou Awakening is a retreat for college-age young adults (18-25), led by young adults. Bayou Awakening #18 will be held March 16 to18, 2012, at Camp Kappe, 7738 Camp Kappe Rd., Plantersville. The retreat is sponsored by the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.

February 28, 2012

Catholic Relief Services’ Operation Rice Bowl invites all to take action this Lent

Lent started Feb. 22 as did Operation Rice Bowl, a Lenten enrichment program sponsored by Catholic Relief Services, the international relief agency of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

February 28, 2012

Is your parish going to see the Pope in Mexico or Cuba?

Pope Benedict XVI has announced a trip to Cuba and Mexico this spring. The Holy Father will visit the city of Leon in Guanajuato, Mexico, March 23 to 25.

February 28, 2012

Hit the links for the Bishop Rizzotto Golf Classic, March 8

Help support the retired priests, religious and elders of St. Dominic Village, the Archdiocese’s only nursing care facility, by registering for the ninth annual Bishop Rizzotto Golf Classic

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