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November 24, 2020

Faithful citizenship sparks nonpartisan voter rallies at Houston parishes

Parishes rally to raise voter awareness ahead of 2020 elections

November 24, 2020

‘Proclaim’ conference 2020 now available online

Stream 35 keynotes and workshops by national, local speakers online

November 24, 2020

Bringing the faith, hope and love of Christ to youth in detention centers despite pandemic

The engagement between youth living in detention centers and those who minister to them requires creating a new kind of space to bring the faith, hope and love found in Christ to His children during the COVID-19 pandemic.

November 24, 2020

New CSO directors focus on student wellness, education during pandemic

As schools around the Archdiocese continue to provide for students’ academic, emotional and spiritual needs during the pandemic, the Catholic Schools Office added two new directors to continue to support the network of Catholic schools.

November 24, 2020

Prepare for heaven with faith and good works, pope says

People sometimes forget life’s ultimate purpose is to prepare for the kingdom of heaven, Pope Francis said.

November 24, 2020

Bishops add COVID-19, anti-racism elements to four-year strategic plan

Although the U.S. bishops’ four-year strategic plan was adopted one year ago, it was not scheduled to go into effect until January 2021. That gave the bishops a window to address two issues that have captured the world’s attention since last November: the coronavirus pandemic and racial inequality.

November 24, 2020

TOROK: In Gratitude - God’s plan is filled with blessings

Awareness of our blessings moves us to thank those who have shared a particular gift with us.

November 24, 2020

BLEVINS: The Waiting Game

It seems today we are all waiting for something — a vaccine for COVID-19, a return to “normal,” reuniting with our grandchildren in person, a job if we are unemployed, returning with the full community of our parish for Mass. The list goes on and on.

November 24, 2020

CIESIELSKI: Zoom is a new way for older adults to stay connected

Some parish senior clubs, organizations and families have adapted by using phone calls, emails, Facebook and other resources to help seniors feel connected and supported.

November 24, 2020

LABADIE: Waiting in hope

Advent couldn’t begin at a more perfect time — an opportunity for stillness and silence, for watchful hope and expectant waiting.

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