May is the month of Mary, and in times of doubt or anguish, I always find consolation in her life and example. Mary is the new Ark of the Covenant. This title of Our Lady reminds me of the Lord’s steadfast love and enduring plan.
In many ways, abortion is not itself the central problem, but is rather symptomatic of deeper problems in our culture. To make the necessary change, we must evaluate and adapt our attitudes surrounding a culture of life; in particular, toward pregnancy, marriage and family.
In his letter to the Corinthian community, the Apostle Paul highlights two central elements of Christian discipleship in which we are fundamentally bound to Christ: Baptism and the Cross of Christ. Our vocation is the proclamation of the Gospel to which we have responded in faith and joy. Our mission as disciples is to share the message of the good news with the world.
En un mundo interconectado con las nuevas tecnologías de información y cada vez más distanciado de promover el acercamiento humano entre las personas, el católico contemporáneo, alerta y atento a los signos de los tiempos, debe permanecer competente y a la altura del Evangelio en su promoción, conocimiento y práctica.
The St. John Paul II Foundation, in collaboration with the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston and Catholic Healthcare Professionals of Houston, presented the fourth-annual Converging Roads health care ethics conference on Saturday, March 30.
St. Catherine’s Montessori is an independent Catholic school in southwest Houston serving students aged 14 months to 18 years where environmental stewardship is integrated into every stage of a child’s education.
Providing medical care for babies even if survival may be slim is so important to Monica Rivera, a Houston hospital social worker, that she traveled to Austin to testify before a legislative committee, bringing her three-year-old son as living proof.
For 40 days and nights, Mother Church has invited us to repent through prayer, fasting and almsgiving. We walked with Jesus Christ through His life, suffering and death. I hope the season of Lent has been a fruitful one for you; and that it was a time to decrease, so that Jesus Christ can increase in your life.
According to the liturgical calendar, the Catholic Church celebrates Easter up until the Feast of Pentecost. But we are an Easter people and as such we are called to celebrate all year long. What does it mean to be an Easter people?
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