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February 28, 2023

GARCIA-LUENSE: Catholicism and ecology

As we progress through Lent, we might consider choosing differently to better live out our Catholic values in relationship to the environment.

February 28, 2023

ROMERO: Hope for our young Church

As members of the Body of Christ, we are to inspire, support and invite young people to encounter the real presence of Christ in their lives.

February 14, 2023

Tearful parishioners celebrate return to Mass at tornado-damaged St. Hyacinth Church

As Houston and its surrounding counties braced for a storm on Tuesday, Jan. 24, people watched the news and stayed abreast of the tornado watches as they headed to work or school and went about their day. The last thing anyone imagined was that an EF-3 tornado would hit the area.

February 14, 2023

St. Luke’s turns cameras on health care inequities in Houston

A video series being produced by St. Luke’s Health is spotlighting the paradox faced by people who live near the Texas Medical Center in Houston but are unable to access most of its world-class services because they are uninsured or underinsured.

February 14, 2023

‘We are not yet done’: March for Life events held locally, nationally since overturn of Roe v. Wade

Tens of thousands of pro-life advocates descended upon the nation’s capital for the 50th March for Life Jan. 20 — the first national march since the overturn of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that initially prompted the annual demonstration. Pro-life advocates also held a rally for life in Austin the next day.

February 14, 2023

U.S. Bishops’ Justice and Peace chair calls for prayer, assistance in the wake of earthquake in Turkey, Syria

The Feb. 6 earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria has killed more than 35,200 and injured upward of 40,900 so far. Bishop David J. Malloy of Rockford, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on International Justice and Peace, mourned the loss of so many lives, called for the faithful to pray for those impacted, and give generously to those in need.

February 14, 2023

Sacred Art Live! event inspires all

Almost 400 people attended the second annual Sacred Art Live! event on Jan. 28 at the Borski Center located at St. Mary’s Seminary. Thirteen contemporary artists brought their unique canvases from cities as far away as Philadelphia and as near as Houston’s Third Ward.

February 14, 2023

ESTACIO: Accompanying Gen Alpha

As more data on Generation Alpha comes out, and how we interact with these young people may change, initial observations on Gen Alpha are important for our families and our parish leaders to notice.

February 14, 2023

GIRARDOT: Restoring the chalice in Holy Communion

On Epiphany Sunday, 2023, the people of the Archdiocese received a special spiritual gift as Daniel Cardinal DiNardo restored the practice of distributing Holy Communion from the chalice to the faithful throughout the Archdiocese.

February 14, 2023

BIRKOFER: Reflections on Benedict XVI’s funeral

His presence was unseen, unfelt, but unconsciously we all knew he was there. Little did we perceive it at the time, but Pope Benedict XVI was modeling for a weary world the mission of retirement.

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