Bishop Brendan J. Cahill of the Diocese of Victoria and episcopal promoter of Stella Maris in the United States, is encouraging dioceses to mark the National Day of Prayer and Remembrance for Mariners and People of the Sea on May 22.
With the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston having the largest Catholic school system in Texas with 45 grade schools and 11 Catholic high schools serving 17,000 students, a top priority is given to keeping a Catholic education available, affordable and accessible to families with demonstrated need.
The Catholic Church has a rich history of people who stood up to fight for the most vulnerable in society. Here are a few of those African Americans who have all taken a stand to improve the lives and wellbeing of all in the Church and world. These are the African American Catholics on the road to sainthood.
Bells, balloons and a large birthday cake helped mark the festivities as Auxiliary Bishop George A. Sheltz celebrated his 75th birthday on April 19 with a drive-through parade at the Archbishop Joseph A. Fiorenza Priest Retirement Residence in Houston.
View an online calendar of upcoming events held by parishes, ministries and organizations Around the Archdiocese and find out how to submit event information for upcoming issues of the Texas Catholic Herald.