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April 11, 2023

BRILL: New Order of Penance shows God’s divine mercy

As we approach Divine Mercy Sunday on April 16, the new Order of Penance will go into effect, replacing the version that has been in use since 1973.

April 11, 2023

TRAN: A fresh batch of dough

Around this time each year in campus ministry, there is much to celebrate and praise God for his blessings. Easter has come (Alleluia!), graduation season approaches, and we begin to wrap up the academic year full of God’s abundant graces.

April 11, 2023

NORTON: The Earth He has given to the sons of mankind

To care for the Earth is deeply rooted in our Catholic beliefs.

April 11, 2023

NGO: What if Mary Magdalene did not turn around?

God’s presence in our lives is often hidden. Amid the trials, misunderstandings and ambiguities of daily living, God is there. Are we willing to let go of the past to live fully in the present?

April 11, 2023

HERRERA: Cristo ha resucitado

Si Cristo no hubiese resucitado, el cristianismo no tendría sentido. En el Credo repetimos estas palabras “y resucito al tercer día, según las escrituras”, y es precisamente lo que estamos celebrando, la Resurrección de Jesus.

April 3, 2023

Embracing Holy Week: Meditations, Guides and More

A selection of digital resources to help faithful for Holy Week.

March 30, 2023

With 'The Journey' Bocelli gives us a Holy Week treat

In celebration of his faith, family, friends, and homeland, Andrea Bocelli recently embarked on a 200-mile pilgrimage -- on horseback -- along the Via Francigena, from Rome to his provincial Italian estate. The result is the new film "The Journey: A Musical Special from Andrea Bocelli."

March 28, 2023

Faithful, priests to gather for annual Chrism Mass on April 4

Every year during Holy Week, the faithful of the Archdiocese are invited to gather with Daniel Cardinal DiNardo for the celebration of the Chrism Mass — one of the most solemn and significant events of the liturgical year.

March 28, 2023

A heart filled with scorn, vain presumption is a ticket to hell, pope says at Lenten penance service

The faithful must set aside their egos and sense of superiority over others to make room for God and his tender mercy, Pope Francis said at a Lenten penance service.

March 28, 2023

Tour de Galveston-Houston: Parishioner makes pilgrimage to 100-plus local churches

A local parishioner, embarking on a pilgrimage to attend Mass at all 146 parishes and seven missions in the Archdiocese, so far has visited more than 100 local churches by this Lenten and Easter season.

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