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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

February 11, 2020

Priest, seminarian reflect on papal encounter

Joseph White had the zucchetto, the colored skullcap worn by clergy, prepared and ready to hand over to the pope before his encounter with Pope Francis during Daniel Cardinal DiNardo’s and Auxiliary Bishop George A. Sheltz’s ad limina visit to the Vatican in January.

February 11, 2020

Success story inspires The Cardinal’s Circle member to help others do the same

The mission of The Cardinal’s Circle is to help Inner City Catholic Schools maintain a standard of academic excellence in curriculum and staff, and provide tuition assistance required by a large portion of their student population. To some, becoming part of the organization is an opportunity to help students. For others, it’s an opportunity to give back for the opportunities they were given.

February 11, 2020

Partnership with San José Clinic, dispensary and drug manufacturers benefits patients

Even when 56-year-old prison guard Gilbert Ruiz survived a major heart attack and had stents placed in his arteries, he couldn’t afford the 12 medications prescribed to keep him alive afterward.

February 11, 2020

Charity Guild of Catholic Women awards grants to children’s charities

On Feb. 3, the Charity Guild of Catholic Women awarded $484,926 to 47 nonprofit organizations to help children in need in the Greater Houston Area.

February 11, 2020

Priests, religious celebrate World Day for Consecrated Life

More than 150 priests, sisters, brothers and consecrated religious participated in the Liturgy and renewed their vows with Daniel Cardinal DiNardo as he celebrated Mass Feb. 2 on World Day for Consecrated Life. The annual Mass, celebrated at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, fell on the feast of the Presentation of the Lord.

February 11, 2020

Late Lakers legend had Houston ties, would visit downtown parish before Rockets games

NBA star attended Mass at Annunciation downtown when the Lakers were in town

February 11, 2020

ESTACIO: Never old, ever new

I feel old. Gone are the days when I could instantly bounce back from leading a weekend Confirmation Retreat in a day. Now, it takes me at least five days to recuperate physically, emotionally and spiritually.

February 11, 2020

LUENSE: Mature in faith - Living, explicit and fruitful

There are many aspects of our dominant culture that privilege the new and the young.

February 11, 2020

DEVET: Matrimonio- Un tesoro escondido

Amo a la Iglesia Católica. Muchas razones por las que amarla! Las oraciones, las liturgias, los sacramentos, la presencia real de Nuestro Señor entre nosotros. Los tiempos litúrgicos que nos recuerdan la historia de la salvación.

January 28, 2020

Steps for Students challenges parishes to go for gold in 2020

Students at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School (SVdP) don’t have a ringer in the upcoming Steps for Students 5K run on Feb. 15, but a 2020 Olympic track athlete is giving them tips as an assistant coach.

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