Instead of “latch-key” children coming home from school to an empty house as both parents work, there is a new generation of “motel kids” being raised in poverty as parents try to find affordable housing.
Today’s youth, known as Generation Z or I-Gen, have always grown up with smartphones, laptops and the Internet. Social media is a way of life and often at an early age. Through Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube channels, podcasts and blogs, their social circle is more than just their family, neighborhood or school community; it’s now the world.
Google search is amazing, don’t you think? I just did a preliminary search on “ways to live a healthy and happy life” and came up with these: positive thinking, daily exercising, adequate sleeping, healthy diet, quality relationships, gratitude, meditation, etc. Let me explain further.
Since the evening of Dec. 28, 2019, Puerto Rico has been rocked by repeated tremors, earthquakes and aftershocks centered in the south and southwest parts of the island. Nearly 5,000 people were sleeping outside their homes because they felt unsafe staying indoors, afraid the houses would collapse on them.
478 adult Catholics from 51 parishes across the Archdiocese received the Sacrament of Confirmation when Daniel Cardinal DiNardo and Auxiliary Bishop George A. Sheltz celebrated a quartet of Masses on Jan. 12, the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord.
The faithful in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston are encouraged to bring their greatest gifts to the Lord and foster good in the local Church by contributing to 60 Diocesan Services Fund (DSF) programs.
After their first victory in three years, the St. Mary's Seminarian basketball team is out for a repeat against the priests of the Archdiocese in the upcoming March 6 Priests vs. Seminarians basketball game.
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