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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

October 23, 2018

MCNEILLIE: Trusting in God during the hardest of times

The “Rich Young Man” (Mk 10:17-30) is one of my favorite parables about vocations. In it, Jesus calls this young, righteous, Jewish man to follow Him, but the young man agonizes over Jesus’ additional request: “go, sell what you have, and give to the poor.” While most of us, who are reading Jesus’ challenging words, recognize the young man’s struggle with attachment to possessions, we miss his struggle with faith.

October 23, 2018

In Brief: Disability Conference set for Nov. 10, Order of St. Lazarus in Houston, Café Catholica starts new winter series

Disability Conference set for Nov. 10, Order of St. Lazarus meets in Houston, Café Catholica starts new winter series

October 23, 2018

Eternal light: ‘In Memoria’ concert sings into its 10th year

The Archdiocesan Choir (ADC), under the direction of Dr. Rick Lopez, presents the 10th-annual “In Memoria” concert, to be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 18, at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, located at 1111 St. Joseph Pkwy. in downtown Houston.

October 23, 2018

Los Obispos de los Estados Unidos encuentran jóvenes adultos ‘honestos y esperanzados’ en el V Encuentro

El Arzobispo de San Antonio, Gustavo García-Siller declaró, “El elemento más destacado del V Encuentro Nacional fue la participación de cientos de jóvenes adultos que nos transmitieron esperanza con su entusiasmo y valor, el testimonio de su fe y compromiso con la Iglesia”.

October 23, 2018

All Souls Day Masses scheduled for Nov. 2

The public is welcome to join the celebration of loved ones at the Archdiocesan All Souls Day Mass.

October 22, 2018

Cardinal DiNardo: Abuse crisis discussed at synod, will top bishops' agenda

While the clerical sexual abuse crisis did not dominate discussions at the Synod of Bishops, Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston said it was discussed, and everyone in the room clearly believed the crisis has to be dealt with.

October 16, 2018

St. John Neumann celebrates St. Óscar Romero’s Oct. 14 canonization

With prayer cards of now-St. Óscar Arnulfo Romero in hand, more than 1,500 Catholic faithful, including many from Houston’s Salvadorian-Catholic community, turned out for a special Oct. 14 Mass honoring the newly canonized Salvadorian saint at St. John Neumann Catholic Church in Houston. Two members from the Consul General of El Salvador in Houston also attended.

October 9, 2018

Frutos del Encuentro: Alimento para el espíritu tanto de laicos como de obispos

El V Encuentro Nacional, se llevó a cabo en el momento inspirado por Dios, del 20 al 23 de septiembre, elevando el espíritu de más de 3,000 ministros laicos en su mayoría hispanos y los 150 obispos de todo el país que consolaron a la multitud y que a su vez fueron confortados con exclamaciones de “Los amamos”.

October 9, 2018

HENRITZE: A synod synopsis - What it is and why it’s important

The 15th ordinary assembly is taking place in Rome since Oct. 3 to 28, examining young people, faith and vocational discernment. Pope Paul VI instituted the synod primarily to give guidance, wisdom and consultation to the Holy Father on specific topics currently related to the Catholic Church.

October 9, 2018

Upcoming conference for catechetical leaders set for Oct. 19 to 20

Presented by the Office of Evangelization and Catechesis and the Office of Adolescent Catechesis and Evangelization, the Proclaim Conference is an event for parish catechetical leaders and catechists, featuring national speakers on the topics of evangelization and catechesis.

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