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December 20, 2011

Honoring Our Lady of Guadalupe

The annual procession and Mass honoring Our Lady of Guadalupe drew thousands to downtown Houston Dec. 4 for singing, dancing and devotion to the Virgin Mary.

December 20, 2011

Instilling a love for Church

Catholic School Spotlight: Sacred Heart Catholic School brings faith to life throughout the school year

December 20, 2011

5 minutes with Sister Ann Goggin, r.c.

As a student at Marquette University during the 1960s, Sister Ann Goggin was determined to go into lay ministry.

December 20, 2011

Archdiocese announces $5 million gift from Kinder Foundation

Inner City Catholic Schools Cooperative to enhance education, services to economically disadvantaged students

December 15, 2011

Death penalty opponents win minor battle

Catholic and other opponents of the death penalty praised Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber for placing a moratorium on the use of the death penalty for the rest of his term. “Those of us who respect the dignity of human life from conception to natural death applaud this decision,” said Portland Archbishop John G. Vlazny.

December 6, 2011

‘Sung meditation’ part of annual carols

The Vatican is planning to sing its way into the Christmas season this year, with a chorus and orchestra leading Christmas carols at the annual unveiling of its Nativity scene. The hourlong evening ceremony Dec. 24 will feature traditional Christmas songs in several languages, performed by a 100-person choir and orchestra in St. Peter’s Square.

December 6, 2011

From rubble, ashes rises hope

For Vietnamese Dominican Sisters, dedication of rebuilt Mary Immaculate Preschool shows strength of community.

December 6, 2011

It’s official: UST nursing program receives final approval

The University of St. Thomas secures accreditation; program will take holistic approach.

December 6, 2011

5 minutes with Father Michael Buentello, Teaching ‘goodness, discipline and knowledge’

He considers himself an avid outdoorsman. He enjoys time on his kayak, fishing, camping, cycling and hiking. But what Father Michael Buentello, C.S.B, loves the most and something that brings plenty of joy in his life is a BBQ smoker that his family gave him a few years ago.

December 6, 2011

The joy of volunteering

Are you a volunteer at your parish? If so, why do you volunteer? Many people who have taken their baptismal call very seriously take time out of their very busy schedule to serve others through ministries in their parish. Some people spend a couple of hours volunteering, some are gone from their home and families for a week at a time to serve in various ministries. What makes people volunteer with such joy?

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