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March 8, 2022

GARCIA-LUENSE: Opportunities abound to be intentional about Lent

Lent has begun, and with it, there has been a notable increase in the opportunities we have to participate in our parishes’ liturgical, devotional and social lives.

March 8, 2022

Centuries-old Marian icon offers solace, protection amid horror of war

As Ukrainians turn to their faith amid the ongoing tragedy of Russia’s invasion of their nation, many who follow both the Orthodox and Catholic traditions will look to an unusual icon of Mary as a symbol of the solace they seek.

February 22, 2022

‘Seeking the face of Christ’ in the shroud of Turin presentations during Lent

As Lent approaches, opportunities to learn more about the sacrificial love of Jesus are available at Archdiocese parishes and universities through scheduled presentations on the shroud.

February 22, 2022

Outreach to Catholics of African Descent sees digital growth

To compassionately and responsively listen to the voices of African and African American Catholics living in the Houston area, one of the over 60 ministries supported by the Diocesan Services Fund focuses on providing new and creative ways to support their needs and interests post-pandemic.

February 22, 2022

Back in Stride: Steps for Students makes a spirited return

More than 5,000 runners, walkers and volunteers showed up in downtown Houston excited to support Catholic schools in person rather than virtually at the Steps for Students 5K on Feb. 12.

February 22, 2022

Holy Year 2025 should ‘fan flame of hope’ after pandemic, pope says

The Holy Year 2025 should focus on “restoring a climate of hope and trust” after the coronavirus pandemic and helping people repair their relationships with God, with each other, and the Earth, Pope Francis said.

February 22, 2022

MYERS: Accepting God’s abundant love

It is much harder to accept God’s love, mercy and generosity for ourselves.

February 22, 2022

BARROW: Reflecting on the Gift of Mercy for Lent

The road to Calvary and everything leading up to the scourging, crucifixion, and death of Jesus should be seen as an act of mercy, culminating with the beauty of the Resurrection.

February 22, 2022

OCHOA: A Lent for Life

With the theme “For Lent for Life,” CRS Rice Bowl reminds us that our prayers, fasting and almsgiving can be life-giving for our suffering brothers and sisters around the world.

February 22, 2022

NGUYEN: Listening… a crucial skill for growth

In the age of information-overload, are we truly listening to each other or just hear words?

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