On Feb. 3, women and men in consecrated life will gather in celebration with Daniel Cardinal DiNardo at the 11 a.m. Mass at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, located at 1111 St. Joseph Pkwy. in downtown Houston. The public is invited to attend.
DiNardo celebrates Mass at renovated Our Lady of Mount Carmel; University of St. Thomas Mardi Gras gala set for March 2, benefits scholarships; Family Life Ministry hosts Valentine’s date night; Catholic Charities still offering storm relief assistance in Galveston County; 42 to be ordained as permanent deacons
Matthew Kelly, founder and CEO of Dynamic Catholic, has a number of catchphrases that challenge us to live a fulfilling life — “Become the best version of yourself,” “Who you become is infinitely more important than what you do or what you have” and “Live every day with passion and purpose.”
Vocation is born of a God-given desire. It’s a desire that starts out in the Father’s heart, and it becomes our desire when He shares it with us. He wants it for us so badly that He helps us want it for ourselves. So discovering our vocation can be as simple as discovering our desires. Sort of.
To what standard do you consider something or someone that is good, true and beautiful? Have you heard of H’Hen Niê, a young, ethnic minority Vietnamese lady, who has stolen the heart of the public? H’Hen Niê is loved by many around the world, especially within the Vietnamese communities. She has had a great impact not only because of her indisputable beauty, but also because of her genuineness.
Other pilgrims wore the flags of their respective countries like a cape on their backs: Australia, El Salvador, Guatemala. Though World Youth Day had not officially started, it seemed as if it unofficially began Jan. 21 on the observation deck overlooking the locks of the Panama Canal, where the young -- and the young-at-heart -- formed a conga line as some beat the drums and others chanted or cheered to honor the Catholic Church, Pope Francis or Mary.
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