Meris Bridger has seen hurricane damage before, but never to her own family’s home. She spent time in New Orleans helping renovate after Hurricane Katrina 15 years ago, but the place she spent holiday celebrations for decades now had a massive pine tree that split the home in two like a log.
When people lose those close to them or see their homes destroyed by flood or other disasters, that forces them into a shelter. While there, many of them need someone to listen to them, said priests and deacons who serve on a newly formalized ministry recently approved by Daniel Cardinal DiNardo.
The Archdiocese is using a new, more efficient and affordable way to manage training — Capernaum. Built on learning management software (LMS), Capernaum provides on-demand access to register and manage training options.
With close to 2.4 million Hispanics and Latinos currently living in the Houston area, this growing segment of the Catholic population continues to bring its greatest gifts to the Lord through the evangelizing mission of the universal Church.
Surrounded by brother priests, bishops, clergy, family and friends, Bishop David L. Toups became the newest and sixth bishop to lead the Diocese of Beaumont. Daniel Cardinal DiNardo served as the homilist and principal consecrator for the Mass of Episcopal Ordination and Installation of Bishop Toups at the St. Anthony Cathedral Basilica in Beaumont Aug. 21.
With the global pandemic practically shutting everything down for months, the sacramental wine and altar bread business has suffered like other businesses in the country, with COVID-19 preventing most indoor public celebrations of the Mass.
Most movie patrons head for the exits once they see the closing credits start rolling. Those who do that after watching “Fatima,” though, will miss not one, but two songs performed by the famed Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli, a Catholic.
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