According to Joseph M. Magee, Ph.D., director of campus ministry at Texas Medical Center Universities, the Catholic communities on university campuses are built on Christian love for God and others, and can offer a safe place to withstand the many contrary forces in college. He said these young adults, ages 18 to 39, face a critical and challenging time, not only as they discern their vocations, but as they question and grow in their faith.
Founded in 2010, the mission of The Cardinal’s Circle is to help Inner City Catholic Schools maintain a standard of academic excellence in curriculum and staff. The Cardinal’s Circle also helps the 13 schools provide tuition assistance required by a large portion of their student population.
Part reunion, part crash course in Church teaching and navigating the current political climate both in the U.S. and back home in the Philippines, and part celebration of all things Texas, faith and culture came full circle for the 330 priests attending the third National Assembly of Filipino Priests Nov. 7 to Nov. 10 in Houston.
Julia Greeley was a pioneer for Catholics. Black Catholics cling to her story as a model of loving kindness in the face of cruelty and oppression that resonates with people of all races, times and cultures.
Each year, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) announces a new catechetical theme for all dioceses across the nation. Our Archdiocese incorporates this theme in our annual kickoff for faith formation leaders as they gather and plan for religious education in their home parishes.
Hurricane Harvey churned over the Houston area dumping what seemed to be an endless amount of rain in our area. Fifty-one inches is a lot of water. If it wasn’t falling from the sky, it was coming up from the gutters.
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