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May 28, 2024

FRANTZ: Una Primera Comunión excepcionalmente ‘especial’

En mi corazón, sabía que Mimi entendía su fe católica de acuerdo con su capacidad limitada. ¿Pero era suficiente?

May 24, 2024

'All gifts from God': Crowds, connection, conversion mark national pilgrimage's first week

In their first week, pilgrims on the National Eucharistic Pilgrimage have faced blisters, a busted toe and thunderstorms, but those "hiccups" along the routes are "all gifts from God," said Jack Krebs, a perpetual pilgrim on the pilgrimage's St. Junipero Serra Route.

May 24, 2024

Archdiocese remembers Houston civil rights icon Rev. Lawson, longtime friend of Archbishop Fiorenza

With Archbishop Fiorenza and Rabbi Karff, Lawson was one of ‘The Three Amigos’ who championed civil rights

May 24, 2024

Houston school's unexpected candlelit Mass is stark contrast to Gulf Coast's deadly storms

Even though school officials said the unexpected candle-lit Mass and graduation ceremony was a “beautiful” celebration, the peace and stillness of the Liturgy was a stark contrast to the 100 mph winds that shredded homes and businesses in a 70-mile span of the nation’s fifth-most populous metropolitan region.

May 23, 2024

Pope recognizes miracle needed for church's first 'millennial' saint Carlo Acutis

Today, Pope Francis formally recognized a miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed Carlo Acutis. Buried in a tracksuit and wearing Nikes, the 15-year-old Italian teenager born in 1991 will make him the first "millennial" to become a saint.

May 14, 2024

Called and chosen: Three new Archdiocesan priests to be ordained June 1

Three young men — one raised by a single mother of four, another by his Vietnamese refugee parents, and a former college baseball player — are excitedly giving their lives to God and His people when ordained to the priesthood on June 1.

May 14, 2024

Getting to know May’s Marian feasts

The Catholic Church has dedicated numerous feast days throughout the year to events in the life of Mary and her various titles. Let’s take a look at some of the feasts of Mary in the month of May.

May 14, 2024

UST celebrates Cardinal DiNardo’s 75th birthday, raises more than $1.8 million in scholarships

More than 900 people attended the University of St. Thomas-Houston scholarship gala and celebrated the 75th birthday of Daniel Cardinal DiNardo while supporting students at the University of St. Thomas.

May 14, 2024

‘Almost… Gone with the Wind’ bazaar puts humorous spin on church repairs from tornado

Recovery continues sixteen months after EF3 tornado shredded Deer Park parish

May 14, 2024

National Eucharistic Pilgrimage comes to Houston May 30 connecting Catholics across U.S.

Late in May, Catholics in the Archdiocese will have a special opportunity to embrace and welcome the 2024 National Eucharistic Pilgrimage the weekend after Memorial Day in 2024.

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