With all the negative rhetoric in our society today, we may have not focused on all the wonderfully positive events and gifts we experience. Many of our prayers offered to God are in the form of supplication.
The Texas Catholic Herald won several journalism awards at the 2018 Catholic Media Conference in June, including two first-place awards and a third-place “Writer of the Year” award, at the Catholic Press Association (CPA) 2018 Press Awards Ceremony in Green Bay, Wis.
St. John Paul II Catholic School was recently named one of the best in the nation by the U.S. Department of Education, becoming the first and only elementary school in Houston, public or private, to win three National Blue Ribbon School Awards.
Triple blessings are upon a Houston-based family celebrating a bishop, a priest and a seminarian among their members. Bishop Oscar Cantú, about to turn 52, was recently welcomed as coadjutor bishop of San José, California. His family traveled to witness his installation, including his nephews Father Nicolas Ramirez and Jacob Ramirez, a seminarian studying at St. Mary’s Seminary in Houston.
David Scotton, a 24-year-old law school student in Louisiana, recently met his biological mother, who decided at the last minute while at an abortion clinic not to take his life. He was among a panel of speakers on adoption and foster care Oct. 12 hosted by the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church’s Monsignor Jamail Family Center.
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.