From the latter 13th Century when St. Thomas Aquinas engaged in academic debates at the University of Paris to the present age, the Order of Preachers (Dominicans) has always felt at home on campuses throughout the world. Dominican friars and sisters continued that tradition at the Catholic Newman Center on the main campus of the University of Houston for several decades beginning in the 1950s.
Bearing in mind the present state of the Church being affected by sins of sexual abuse, I thought it would be appropriate to be reminded that one of the marks of the faithful Christian is that we are called to place our trust in God, and not in men or earthly powers.
In a step to restore trust in the Catholic Church, with the 14 other Catholic dioceses in Texas, the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston released its lists of priests against whom credible allegations of sexual abuse of a minor have been determined.
The 2019 Catholic Schools Got Talent displayed not only the exceptional talent of the participants, but also the stunning character in each student-competitor, who were cheering each other on backstage.
Dozens of youth and young adults from the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston trekked to Panama City, Panama in Central America, joining a quarter of a million Catholics and the Holy Father Pope Francis to celebrate World Youth Day (WYD) Jan. 22 to Jan. 27.
No stranger to Houston, Archbishop J. Michael Miller of Vancouver, Canada, quickly felt at ease to frankly challenge attendees of the Southwest Liturgical Conference (SWLC), held Jan. 23 to 26 in Houston.
The mission of The Cardinal’s Circle is to help Inner City Catholic Schools maintain a standard of academic excellence in curriculum and staff, and provide tuition assistance required by a large portion of their student population.
The 14th Annual Steps for Students 5K Run/Walk is fast approaching Saturday, Feb. 16, with those interested still able to register online or on race day to join pastors, students and their families to raise funds and awareness for Catholic education.
As global as the modern Church is today, many organizations are beginning to ask how they can begin the work of accompanying young people at ground zero. In the months to come, strategies and goals will be created regarding how dioceses should evangelize and catechize young people.
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