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.
At an October 2019 gathering, American Indian tribal leaders met with Church leaders to realize strategies to address poverty that plagues many of the roughly 6.9 million American Indian and Alaska Natives, a recent estimate by the U.S. Census that included those of more than one race.
In his 2007 Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation Sacramentum Caritatis, Pope Benedict XVI reminds us that “the Christian faithful need a fuller understanding of the relationship between the Eucharist and their daily lives. Eucharistic spirituality is not just participation in Mass and devotion to the Blessed Sacrament. It embraces the whole of life.”
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