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March 10, 2020

Parishes, communities urged to participate in 2020 U.S. Census

For every man, woman or child not counted in the 2020 Census, Harris County stands to lose $10,000 in federal money over 10 years for each person missing in the tally. That translates into millions of dollars in lost services and opportunities for the community as a whole, according to Houston In Action, a coalition of more than 50 city and county organizations working together to ensure a complete count of the region’s population.

March 10, 2020

Sixth-annual Young Adult Day focuses on the ‘burning heart’ in all phases of young life

Young adults ages 18 to 39 are invited for a day of fellowship, music, prayer and workshops at the sixth-annual Young Adult Day. It is set for Saturday, March 21, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at St. Jerome Catholic Church, located at 8825 Kempwood Dr. in Houston.

March 10, 2020

Once a cop, longtime advocate Sister O’Connell now leads Archdiocesan office for social concerns

Dominican sister at the helm of social justice ministries looks to continue to serve God’s people

March 10, 2020

Angela House opens doors to new life after prison

Angela House offers compassionate and holistic comprehensive care for women who were recently released from prison. Through the combined efforts of staff, volunteers and community supporters, the women that call Angela House home are inspired to take the crucial steps of re-envisioning and rebuilding their lives, opening doors to a new life after prison.

March 10, 2020

Upcoming St. Joseph altar celebrations continue beloved Sicilian tradition

A centuries-old Italian tradition comes alive once again at parishes throughout the Archdiocese. Parishioners celebrate the feast of St. Joseph in March with elaborate St. Joseph Altars that honor the patron of Sicily and the poor.

March 10, 2020

Maryknoll priest gave his life to help the poor in Guatemala

In the late 1940s, the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers bought a house in Rice Village to be used as a center to encourage foreign mission vocations and raise funds to support their work around the world. The house had been vacant for some time and the tall grass needed to be cut.

March 10, 2020

Huffman parish set to return to home March 28 after Imelda’s displacement

More than six months after Tropical Storm Imelda swept through the Texas Gulf Coast, the parish at St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church is set to return to its home campus with Mass on March 28 and 29.

March 10, 2020

BARNES: A poor man’s Lent

A friend and I were discussing the balance of marriage, young kids, jobs and transitions. He said something that really moved me: “These are the slim years.”

March 10, 2020

BLEVINS: Shout with Lenten joy!

What comes to mind when you think of Lent? Prayer? Fasting? Giving something up? You might reserve the idea of “joy” more to the seasons of Christmas and Easter; however, you may not have considered the great proclamation of the Kerygma that we actually live during our Church’s Lenten season.

March 10, 2020

The Arts: In Brief

Arts events: March 14 iconography lectures, St. John Paul II birthday concert on March 15, Puero Cantores set for March 28

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