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November 22, 2011

Countdown to Christmas

A day-by-day calendar of Advent opportunities in the Archdiocese.

November 22, 2011

Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word welcome Ethel Puno, CCVI

Sister Ethel Puno, CCVI, made her Perpetual Profession of Vows as a Sister of Charity of the Incarnate Word at Villa de Matel. Archbishop Emeritus Joseph A. Fiorenza was the presider at the Eucharistic celebration. Concelebrants were Father Tom Byrne, Father Hung Tran, Father Reuben Nwankwor, Father Binh Ta and Father Lawrence Jozwiak.

November 22, 2011

Get ready for changes to spoken, sung parts of Mass

With the first Sunday of Advent around the corner, Nov. 27, English-language Masses in the United States are all supposed to follow the updated language in the third edition of the Roman Missal. People’s tongues will undoubtedly trip over some of the changes.

November 22, 2011

Celebrate the season of Advent as a family

With all the excitement of the implementation of the Roman Missal taking place on Nov. 27, you may have forgotten that this First Sunday of Advent also brings about another important yearly milestone of the Church.

November 22, 2011

The nuns, the lepers — a meaningful experience of God’s love, mercy

In 2004, one year after my ordination, I was able to arrange, with my parents, a visit to Vietnam, my country of birth, after years of being away. The happiness of reuniting with numerous relatives, childhood friends and the warm nostalgic feelings of memories of the old village and schools added to the uncontainable joy of the graces of the Ordination that was still very fresh in my first year of the priesthood.

November 8, 2011

Revision aims to renew worship in the Church

Archdiocesan Office of Worship, Liturgical Commission leaders answer the most commonly asked questions regarding the implementation of the third edition of the Roman Missal.

November 8, 2011

Why the changes? Office of Worship explains, answers the question

For several months, the Texas Catholic Herald featured a column about the Roman Missal by David Wood, Director of the Archdiocesan Office of Worship. Here are Woods' first two columns on the Missal.

November 8, 2011

Clergy share their thoughts about new translation

Priests in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston have discovered much beauty and meaning in the new text of the third edition of the Roman Missal.

November 8, 2011

Parishioners welcome Missal with open mind

The Herald spoke with parishioners and the following are some of their thoughts on the changes in the third edition of the Roman Missal.

November 8, 2011

The history of the Roman Missal

A look at the brief history of the Roman Missal, from 1963 to the present day.

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