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July 19, 2011

Catholic Charities hosts Advocacy Committee Meeting, Aug. 10

Catholic Charities will host an Advocacy Committee Meeting, Aug. 10, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Catholic Charities, 2900 Louisiana St. in Houston. F. Scott McCown

July 19, 2011

Parsley Charity Golf Classic benefitting the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Sept. 29

The ninth annual Parsley Charity Golf Classic benefitting the Society of St. Vincent de Paul is Sept. 29 at Redstone Golf Club. Co-chairs for the event are Sally Condara and John Parsley.

July 19, 2011

San Jose Clinic names new level of giving for Archbishop Emeritus Fiorenza

San José Clinic, one of the oldest charity-care clinics in the United States serving low-income and uninsured individuals who would otherwise go without health care, recently established a new level of charitable giving in honor of Archbishop Emeritus Joseph A. Fiorenza through its Monsignor Walsh Legacy Circle annual giving campaign.

July 19, 2011

A lesson in forgiveness

Sister Therese Cecilia Huong Do was beloved for her warmth and kindness. She was known as a zealous "doer" in her religious community, the Dominican Sisters of Mary Immaculate Province, as well as at Vietnamese Martyrs, the parish she served as Director of Religious Education.

July 19, 2011

Planning for a family

NFP Awareness Week to be celebrated across the nation, July 24 to 30

July 19, 2011

El papa Benedicto nombra obispo de Texas para dirigir diócesis en Puerto Rico

El papa Benedicto XVI ha nombrado al obispo Álvaro Corrada del Río de Tyler, Texas, a dirigir la Diócesis de Mayagüez, Puerto Rico.

June 21, 2011

Archdiocesan Youth Conference to take place July 15-17 at Hilton Americas in Houston

The 55th Archdiocesan Youth Conference, “Rooted in Christ,” will be July 15 to 17 at the Hilton Americas Hotel, 1600 Lamar St., Houston.

June 21, 2011

A call from above: Pope Benedict XVI rings the International Space Station

Daniel Cardinal DiNardo and about 40 Catholics from the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston were at Mission Control at NASA-Johnson Space Center to witness the historic conversation — the first time any Pope has spoken to astronauts in space.

June 21, 2011

Second Archdiocesan Prayer Breakfast features Father James Martin, S.J.

On July 13, the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston is holding its annual Archdiocesan Prayer Breakfast featuring keynote speaker Father James Martin, S.J., author of "The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything" and culture editor of “America” Magazine.

June 21, 2011

Meditative prayer: A salve for modern day life

Father Laurence Freeman, the spiritual guide and director of the World Community for Christian Meditation, was in Houston recently to spread the word about the benefits of meditative or contemplative prayer, a traditional form of prayer that is said to be making resurgence across the globe.

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