A small band of sisters made the journey in faith to the great unknown, Texas, knowing they would not be returning to their homeland. Their first foundation was in Brownsville, then Victoria, and the third foundation in Houston, arriving in 1873.
Some of the most famous writers in the world were inspired by their life experiences to create their films, songs and other works of art. For Father Nicholas Divine, C.P., director of ministry at Holy Name Passionist Retreat Center, his play “Right Angles” is a snapshot of his childhood.
Daniel Cardinal DiNardo celebrated with President Elizabeth Jordan and other members of the Charity Guild of Catholic Women at their 100th anniversary centennial ball last month at the Ballroom at Bayou Place in Houston. Founded in 1922, the guild now has nearly 600 members from 64 parishes in the Archdiocese.
For every person who embraces the grace of salvation in Jesus Christ, death is but a step toward eternal life. Prayerful consideration of death can change the way we live our lives and how we relate to the dead.
Scientists and local leaders at recent Archdiocesan conference on environmental issues said the Church must do more to heed the call of Pope Francis’s environmental encyclical “Laudato Si’” to mitigate and prevent the dire consequences to human life stemming from climate change caused by human activity.
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