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March 16, 2023

Do you hear the people sing? St. Thomas High School’s production of Les Misérables is epic

For all its grandeur and legacy, the musical Les Misérables remains a musical that is about love and about mercy. It follows the intertwined lives of the convict Jean Valjean, sentenced to a chain gang for stealing a loaf of bread and attempting various escapes. Paroled at the beginning of the musical, he’ll eventually make a decision that will ripple across decades. It runs March 24 to 26 at St. Thomas High School.

March 14, 2023

A ‘fitting tribute’: Co-Cathedral, Archdiocese announce Archbishop Joseph Fiorenza Plaza

After responding to numerous challenges over the last 15 years, the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston is moving forward to complete the master plan for the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart first developed over two decades ago.

March 14, 2023

Trail rides rustle up Texas history for parishes, schools

With a keen and careful eye, Taylor Reilly kept watch over groups of wandering students clad in their best Western wear. The sound of small cowboys and cowgirls at St. Ambrose Catholic School near The Heights were quickly drowned out by squeals of delight as the Sam Houston Trail Ride circled their wagons.

March 14, 2023

Journeying to Easter: Rite of Election held at four parishes

Name by name, the 1,820 registered candidates and catechumens of the Archdiocese were announced during four Rite of Election celebrations on Feb. 26 held around the Archdiocese.

March 14, 2023

St. Peter Catholic – A Career and Technical High School breaks ground

Celebrating the creation of Houston’s first Catholic career and technical school, Daniel Cardinal DiNardo welcomed the first admitted students to the school along with donors and members of the school’s board of trustees March 7.

March 14, 2023

Catholic chaplains bring Christ’s ‘aroma’ to the infirm, aged, imprisoned and dying

As Houston continues to grow in various regions, the Catholic Chaplains Corps (CCC) is increasing its efforts to bring Christ’s love and compassion to over 120,000 patients, families and staff located at the Texas Medical Center, The Woodlands and Conroe each year.

March 14, 2023

10 years with Pope Francis: Pushing the Church to bring the Gospel to the world

For a decade, even when discussing the internal workings of the Vatican, Pope Francis has insisted the Church is not the Church of Christ if it does not reach out, sharing the “joy of the Gospel” and placing the poor at the center of its attention.

March 14, 2023

10 years with Pope Francis: Pope from ‘ends of the earth’ brings new style to Rome

Right from the start, upon his election in 2013, 10 years ago, Pope Francis presented a whole new style of being pontiff.

March 14, 2023

MILESTONES: Higgins, Mendenhall receive landmark awards

The Southwest Liturgical Conference gave the 2023 'Faithful Servant' award to Sandy Higgins, while Trinidad Mendenhall received the 2023 Spirit of Francis Award from the Catholic Extension.

March 14, 2023

Jonathan Roumie’s Lent: fasting, sharing faith, and a new film on the ‘Jesus people’

This Lent, Jonathan Roumie has a full plate at work — and an empty one at home, he told OSV News, thanks to some “heavy fasting” he plans to undertake between now and Easter.

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