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April 26, 2022

‘Father Stu’ depicts uplifting story of vocation, priesthood

While deeply moving, however, this dramatization of the life of Stuart Long (Mark Wahlberg) is also hard-edged, particularly in terms of its dialogue, as seen in the uplifting fact-based biography “Father Stu” (Columbia).

April 26, 2022

ESTACIO: Our God is a God of mercy

The Catholic Church has a liturgical calendar that ebbs and flows with moments of fasting, such as Lent, but also gifts us times of joyous feasting, such as the Easter Season. We get an entire season to celebrate!

April 26, 2022

JONES: Easter is the season of hope

I love the Easter season! For me, it is a season of hope. Everything about it shouts hope. The weather, the new blooms, our parish’s First Communions and Confirmations, Jesus’s resurrection, all celebrate hopefulness.

April 26, 2022

OCHOA: Pauline Jaricot was a heroine for yesterday, and an inspiration for today

Remarkably, the idea of an organized system that combined prayer and financial support for all the Church’s missionary efforts originated in the mind of a young French laywoman named Pauline Jaricot. She's being beatified on May 22.

April 12, 2022

Here a cow, there a chicken, R-O-D-E-O: Rodeo’s 90th anniversary celebration was a banner year, and then some

For the Noonan Family, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo’s 90th anniversary celebration was a banner year, and then some.

April 12, 2022

Rising food, gas prices spark families’ need for grocery donations

Food pantries across the region, including Catholic Charities and the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, are serving a rising spike of people in need spreading to suburban areas. But their donations are falling from grocery stores and private individuals, also hit by higher prices and less surplus.

April 12, 2022

Journeying Together: Cardinal DiNardo invites faithful to join in Synod process with new online survey available

In the video message, Cardinal DiNardo said a synod session is “an opportunity to reflect and recollect with others in small groups … to be renewed in your participation in the life of the Church.”

April 12, 2022

Young adults act globally, locally to help the hungry on Lenten day of service

Young adults gathered for a day of service on March 26 during the Lenten season on the theme “Come to Know Love” organized by the Office of Young Adult and Campus Ministry.

April 12, 2022

Prison doors reopen for the faithful to become conduits of God’s grace, mercy to inmates

With COVID-19 lockdowns now over in state and county prisons, the faithful once again can bring God’s mercy and grace to the 17,000 incarcerated Catholic inmates within the Archdiocese, officials said.

April 12, 2022

From Stray to Star: SPX rugby team saves lost dog, then makes Buster the official team mascot

How a lost, stray dog became the newest mascot of St. Pius X High School's rugby team. Meet Buster.

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