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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

April 26, 2022

Slow justice: 45 years later Houstonians honor memory of 1977 murder victim

A crowd of Houston community leaders and family of a Vietnam War veteran, severely beaten and drowned after being thrown into Buffalo Bayou by Houston police in 1977, gathered recently on the banks of the bayou to honor the memory of Jose “Joe” Campos Torres.

April 26, 2022

San José Clinic marks 100 years of finding new ways to share Christ in action

A local healthcare services provider celebrating its 100th year of care to the underserved continues to find new and creative ways to amplify Christ’s commands for the faithful to love and take care of one another.

April 26, 2022

‘Father Stu’ depicts uplifting story of vocation, priesthood

While deeply moving, however, this dramatization of the life of Stuart Long (Mark Wahlberg) is also hard-edged, particularly in terms of its dialogue, as seen in the uplifting fact-based biography “Father Stu” (Columbia).

April 26, 2022

ESTACIO: Our God is a God of mercy

The Catholic Church has a liturgical calendar that ebbs and flows with moments of fasting, such as Lent, but also gifts us times of joyous feasting, such as the Easter Season. We get an entire season to celebrate!

April 26, 2022

JONES: Easter is the season of hope

I love the Easter season! For me, it is a season of hope. Everything about it shouts hope. The weather, the new blooms, our parish’s First Communions and Confirmations, Jesus’s resurrection, all celebrate hopefulness.

April 26, 2022

OCHOA: Pauline Jaricot was a heroine for yesterday, and an inspiration for today

Remarkably, the idea of an organized system that combined prayer and financial support for all the Church’s missionary efforts originated in the mind of a young French laywoman named Pauline Jaricot. She's being beatified on May 22.

April 12, 2022

Here a cow, there a chicken, R-O-D-E-O: Rodeo’s 90th anniversary celebration was a banner year, and then some

For the Noonan Family, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo’s 90th anniversary celebration was a banner year, and then some.

April 12, 2022

Rising food, gas prices spark families’ need for grocery donations

Food pantries across the region, including Catholic Charities and the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, are serving a rising spike of people in need spreading to suburban areas. But their donations are falling from grocery stores and private individuals, also hit by higher prices and less surplus.

April 12, 2022

Journeying Together: Cardinal DiNardo invites faithful to join in Synod process with new online survey available

In the video message, Cardinal DiNardo said a synod session is “an opportunity to reflect and recollect with others in small groups … to be renewed in your participation in the life of the Church.”

April 12, 2022

Young adults act globally, locally to help the hungry on Lenten day of service

Young adults gathered for a day of service on March 26 during the Lenten season on the theme “Come to Know Love” organized by the Office of Young Adult and Campus Ministry.

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