Catholic Christians worldwide are called to support pro-life initiatives that protect and nurture human life from conception until natural death. The ministry responsible for promoting this culture of life through education, pastoral care, prayer and advocacy in the Archdiocese is the Office of Pro-Life Activities (PLA).
Led by the calling of the Holy Spirit, 43 health professionals, spiritual leaders and support team members from the Medical Missionaries of Divine Mercy served 878 patients amongst the poorest of the poor in Grano De Oro, Costa Rica, April 21 to 28.
After Hurricane Harvey’s destructive force last fall, Catholic Charities became intricately involved with post-storm relief efforts. During the city’s recovery period, University of Houston professor and Catholic Charities board member Dr. Patrick Leung coordinated a visit to Houston — and to Catholic Charities — for Dr. He Xuesong, East China University of Science and Technology (ESUST) Dean of the School of Social and Public Administration.
On Corpus Christi weekend, June 2, Daniel Cardinal DiNardo ordained Father Robert David Hust, Father Matthew Gilbert Suniga, Father Paul Anthony Foltyn and Father Jose Luis Gutierrez to the priesthood.
Parishioners arrived hours before the rededication Mass at St. Ignatius of Loyola in Spring, joyful of finally being home in their church after being ousted for nine months by Hurricane Harvey's flooding and subsequent repairs.
View an online calendar of upcoming events held by parishes, ministries and organizations Around the Archdiocese and find out how to submit event information for upcoming issues of the Texas Catholic Herald.