Two Houston men shared a journey through centuries of history and a decades-long archaeological dig under the Vatican to unveil a story reminiscent of adventurer archeologist Indiana Jones complete with German Nazis in Rome.
As a teenager, I found myself struggling to pray. I balanced school, football, volunteering and some responsibilities at home. I was also a loud kid, who spoke loudly, watched the TV loudly and loved loud music. Whether it was a busy schedule or because I just couldn’t quiet myself down, I found it hard to pray.
If we want to create a culture of vocations, we need to start with a culture of discipleship. If we want lots of priests and nuns, we have to start with helping our youth have a personal relationship with Jesus.
The Catholic Church has been emphasizing the importance of the role of the family in evangelization and catechesis for some time now. The family may have a different role than the Church, but they have a common task: the creation of Catholic Christian disciples.
Deep colors and sweeping Scriptural scenes soar through the ceiling and walls of downtown Houston’s Corinthian event center, bringing Rome to Texas in an exhibition of Michaelangelo’s Sistine Chapel reproductions through Sept. 3
Every parish in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston has its own unique challenges and goals. Some parishes require new construction or building renovations while others may need to reduce debt or establish endowments for parish and school staff.
The history of Holy Rosary is monumental in both span and impact. As noted on the marker, Bishop Nicholas Gallagher opened an elementary school for African-American children in 1886 in a cottage on 12th St. and Avenue K. The bishop frequently celebrated Mass at the school on Sundays, essentially establishing the foundation of the new parish.
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