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May 10, 2022

‘A chance to live’: Texas bishops thankful Melissa Lucio’s execution is stayed

Catholic leaders were thankful that death-row inmate Melissa Lucio was granted a last-minute stay of execution on April 25, but they also said her sentence shows a failure in the use of capital punishment in the U.S.

May 10, 2022

From academic to survival: A priest with ties to UST leads humanitarian efforts in Ukraine

When UST's dean of the Cameron School of Business at the University of St. Thomas – Houston (UST), came in contact with Father Volodymyr Malchyn in August of 2021, little did he know that in a matter of months their conversation topics would go from academics to surviva

May 10, 2022

Following Jesus’s blueprint gives Church a beautiful vision in serving persons with disabilities

Jesus’s ministry gave a beautiful visual of how to help those in need in the community with learning differences, according to Melissa Alvarez of the Ministry with Persons with Disabilities of the Archdiocese.

May 10, 2022

More than 1,000 poems submitted to Archdiocesan Middle School Poetry Contest

By writing inspiring poems on deep topics like visiting a patient suffering terminal illness or describing Christ on the cross, 16 Catholic school students won a recent poetry contest focusing on spiritual works of mercy.

May 10, 2022

‘Shroud of Turin’ presentations return in June

Nora Creech, who is pursuing a certificate in Shroud Studies from the Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum in Rome, Italy, will be hosting a series of free presentations titled “Seeking the Face of Christ: How the Shroud of Turin Reveals God’s Love” at several locations in the Archdiocese in June.

May 10, 2022

BOURQUE: ‘Do whatever He tells you’

Mary's message to the apostles and disciples of Jesus, "Do whatever He tells you," was important then and it's still relevant today.

May 10, 2022

ALVAREZ: ¿Acaso no estoy yo aquí, que soy tu Madre?

¿Cuándo pensamos en nuestra madre biológica, que atributos vienen a nuestra mente?

May 10, 2022

500 Years is a fount of faith for Filipino Catholics

Nearly 500 members from the Filipino Catholic community in Galveston-Houston gathered at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Houston to honor the faith, culture and tradition from their homeland of the Philippine some 9,000 miles away.

May 10, 2022

Seminarians win! Priests fall in fifth-annual Priest vs. Seminarians Basketball game

In the fifth-annual Priest vs. Seminarians Basketball Game, held at Rice University’s Tudor Fieldhouse on April 29, the seminarians won over the priests with a score of 37 to 22, breaking the 2-2 tie.

May 10, 2022

Catholic immigration advocates push for reform on Capitol Hill

Leaders in Hispanic Catholic ministry gathered in Washington in April to head to the halls of Congress to push lawmakers on some form of relief on immigration.

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