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August 15, 2023

GARCIA: Social Ministry and the Diaconate: Where the rubber meets the road

Every day, in Harris County alone, several hundred youths ages 10 to 17 reside in juvenile detention centers. Lost in despair and hopelessness, these youth turn to volunteers of Special Youth Services (SYS) who offer an encouraging word, inspiring Scripture and comforting prayer to see them through their difficulties.

August 15, 2023

KIERNAN: Theology of Rest: Grace in the present moment

As the beginning of school approaches, the temptation to become even busier will grow exponentially.

August 15, 2023

IMPELMAN: When transitions bring fear, Jesus brings peace

Even if you are no longer affected by the transitions brought about by the beginning of a new school year, we all must face changes in our lives. How do we handle these changes?

August 15, 2023

SAMUELS: On Mission from Africa to Texas: The M.S.P. serve our community

There is one religious order, The Missionary Society of St. Paul of Nigeria (M.S.P.), that has a unique charism for America from the heart of Africa.

August 14, 2023

San José Clinic announces new president, CEO

Margo Melchor-Hernandez, RDH, MEd, EdD, is the new president and CEO of San José Clinic.

August 6, 2023

Hong Kong, Macau pilgrims come together in faith at World Youth Day

Carrying bright red flags with a flower, young adult pilgrims from Hong Kong hurried into St. John of God Parish in Lisbon, Portugal, for their final "Rise Up" catechesis session of World Youth Day on Aug. 4.

July 15, 2023

Fulfilling Archbishop Fiorenza’s vision with ‘Completing the Walk’ campaign

The “Completing the Walk” campaign will commemorate Archbishop Fiorenza’s memory with the Archbishop Joseph A. Fiorenza Plaza on the site of the former, now demolished, Sacred Heart Co-Cathedral and will fulfill his vision by making improvements to and establishing an endowment for the newer Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart.

July 11, 2023

Redemptorists who founded Holy Ghost parish in 1946 leaving Houston

The Redemptorist missionaries of the Denver Province announced last summer that the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston will assume leadership of Holy Ghost parish this month, which is now helmed by the Spiritans.

July 11, 2023

Marriage formation leaders explore catechumenal models for marriage formation backed by Vatican

Through focused small-group discussions and conversational plenary sessions, catechetical and marriage formation leaders from some 40 dioceses and ministries from the U.S. and Canada considered ways to pursue a catechumenal model for marriage formation backed by the Vatican -- a model with similarities to the baptismal catechumenal roadmap for men and women who join the Catholic Church.

July 11, 2023

Empowering youth ministers to nurture the faith, spiritual growth of the young Church

The empowerment of youth ministry leaders plays a crucial role in fostering adolescents’ faith and spiritual growth, ultimately guiding the young Church into a full, active and conscious participation in Christ’s mission.

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