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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

December 22, 2020

Celebrating family life on hallowed ground

Circle Lake Retreat Center, a hidden gem available to friends and family of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, has been a place of hallowed ground where the spirit of family continues to thrive.

December 22, 2020

‘A Pattern of Hope’ event pays gift of Catholic education forward

To fully provide for the needs of students, the network of Catholic schools will be hosting A Pattern of Hope: Benefiting Catholic Schools on Feb. 5 as its inaugural virtual fundraising event during National Catholic Schools Week.

December 22, 2020

2020: A Year In Review

Maybe it’s a year we want to forget. But what wasn’t different? The unforgettable threads of resilience in every family, home, school, parish and every community working to persevere through 2020. Each wove a tapestry and story unlike any other, one connected by faith in Jesus Christ and His Church. 2020 showed the strength of an Archdiocese, and what holding fast to the Catholic faith can overcome.

December 22, 2020

Preach the promise of eternal life, cardinal tells pope, Curia officials

Anyone who thinks eternal life will be boring should ask a couple in love whether they want that love to endure forever, said the preacher of the papal household.

December 22, 2020

Be guardians of beauty in the world, pope tells Christmas concert artists

Meeting Dec. 12 with singers, songwriters, musicians and conductors performing at the Vatican’s annual Christmas concert, the pope said that “amid the anxiety provoked by the pandemic, your creativity can be a source of light.”

December 22, 2020

TOROK: The role of family today

Amidst the stress and change, the impact of COVID-19 has strengthened our role in family life and clarified one of our most profound family characteristics.

December 22, 2020

PARSONS: Family love beyond borders

In our world, there are all kinds of families. The families I deal with the most in my ministry to seafarers are far from each other. Fathers, sons, brothers, husbands, sisters, mothers, wives and daughters sign contracts to sail away from their families so that their families may have better lives.

December 22, 2020

REGIS: An Advent Walking with Mary

In this special Advent of 2020, with all the uncertainties brought on by the pandemic, we can take an extra step. We can pray to Mary like we usually do, and we can also learn from her and imitate her.

December 22, 2020

JONES: Jesus in a manger - Our true nourishment

Once the wrapping paper is placed in the trash, relatives have returned to their respective homes and the mess is cleaned up, where is Jesus?

December 8, 2020

Advent is a time for intentional prayer, grace especially in 2020

While the onset of holiday traditions might be the touch of normalcy some might crave, this Advent during a rocky period offers a unique and new chance to dive deeper into the faith.

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