More than four months following the landfall and subsequent devastation of Hurricane Harvey, the return to “normalcy” for thousands of families around the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston remains a great challenge.
To accomplish the Great Commission that Jesus set forth for all Christians, “Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations” (Matt 28:19), the Evangelization Commission of the Archdiocese is responsible for equipping the faithful that are called to carry out this mission.
As humans we are fascinated by stories. A lot of stories encompass certain nostalgia, which is a very powerful emotion. The Christmas season can certainly bring some nostalgia since we all tend to yearn of some past during this time.
Only by carefully preparing and watchfully awaiting for Jesus’ coming, will we know how to conduct our lives according to His invitation: “This is the time of fulfillment. The Kingdom of God is at hand. Repent and believe in the Gospel” (Mark 1:15).
To ensure the Catholic voice is heard in matters of social concern among those living in the Archdiocese, the Office of Justice and Peace, created 15 years ago, has found that its mission is still relevant, if not more important, today.
When Father Sean Kilcawley gave his first homily on pornography to his parishioners, he never used the p-word. He plans to share his guidance on the sensitive topic of the vice of pornography as a growing addiction in society in an upcoming Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston workshop called “Pornography: How To Handle This Reality In My Ministry And My Family.”
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.