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November 24, 2020

POMETTO: Retreating from isolation into community

Instead of offering a “retreat from” the world, the “Shepherded Beyond My Fears Retreat” ended up becoming a movement toward connection with God and with others.

November 10, 2020

Always ready, always faithful: WWII veteran’s service 75 years ago set her on a path to the Church

Seaman First Class Shirley H. Reagor once boarded an Italian submarine to perform her military duties as an enlisted member of the U.S. Coast Guard Women’s Reserve.

November 10, 2020

Texas prisons and halfway houses more restricted with pandemic measures

Many impacted by pandemic restrictions may feel imprisoned, but Texas prisons and halfway houses are truly locked down as COVID-19-related deaths have risen to 166 inmates and 21 employees, including guards and chaplains, according to a Texas Department of Criminal Justice report updated Oct. 27.

November 10, 2020

CCHD brings relief to marginalized communities

Nov. 21 and 22 second collection empowers those living in poverty to make lasting changes

November 10, 2020

St. Dominic Village offers seniors a ‘lifeline’ of compassionate care critical during COVID-19

With the utmost concern for the overall health and safety of its residents during the COVID-19 pandemic, the staff at St. Dominic Village have worked tirelessly to provide a lifeline of compassionate care to improve and enhance the quality of life of its seniors during these uncertain times.

November 10, 2020

Red Mass a call to praise, contemplation of justice and mercy

Ahead of the upcoming legislative year, and just a week shy of the Nov. 4 general election, Daniel Cardinal DiNardo celebrated the annual Red Mass at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart on Oct. 29.

November 10, 2020

Cardinal DiNardo joins outpouring support for first African-American cardinal-designate

The news of the country’s first African-American prelate to be elevated to the rank of cardinal on Nov. 28 sparked joy, as well as commentary that it was something that should have happened long ago.

November 10, 2020

UST opens new Conroe ‘USTMAX’ micro-campus

Montgomery County will now have options for higher education as the the University of St. Thomas bolsters its sights on furthering its nursing school offerings and online liberal arts associate, undergraduate and graduate degrees as the county’s only four-year private university.

November 10, 2020

Mary, Undoer of Knots offers hope amid tangled reality of pandemic, Presentation sister says

In a year when a pandemic has entangled lives across the globe, Presentation Sister Carrie Link painted an icon that may help Catholics straighten them out.

November 10, 2020

McCarrick report summary cites lack of serious investigations of rumors

Although dogged for years by rumors of sexual impropriety, Theodore E. McCarrick was able to rise up the Catholic hierarchical structure based on personal contacts, protestations of his innocence and a lack of church officials reporting and investigating accusations, according to the Vatican summary of its report on the matter.

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