Much like New Year’s resolutions, I find myself two weeks into the journey reevaluating what I plan on giving up and sacrificing to grow in holiness. I have doubts like “Why did I give this up?” Or “What was I thinking when I thought this would be a good idea?”
Thousands of Spanish-speaking catechists and witnesses standing, clapping and singing along with guitarist Rafael Moreno raised the roof of the George R. Brown Convention Center with the performer regularly featured on EWTN Radio Catolica Mundial.
For the last 95 years, volunteers have been working alongside clinic staff to drive the continued growth and success of the charity care clinic. The value of the total volunteer support provided to the clinic last year was more than $1 million – an enormous blessing for the charity, which receives no governmental funding of any kind.
As petitions for a Declaration of Nullity, commonly known as annulments, continue to rise in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, ministering to the faithful in these broken marriages is the main priority of the Metropolitan Tribunal.
With the celebration of Passion (Palm) Sunday this past weekend, the Church has begun its annual immersion into the mysteries of Holy Week. Christians around the world, from St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome to local parish churches in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston are preparing to follow the Way of the Cross through the Passion, the Death and ultimately the Resurrection of the Lord.
The Galveston-Houston Knights of Columbus Charities will present Daniel Cardinal DiNardo’s tenth annual Sean and Kari Tracey’s Shepherd’s Cup Charity Golf Classic benefiting Catholic education, faith formation and St. Mary’s Seminary on Wednesday, April 18, at the Kingwood Country Club, 1700 Lake Kingwood Trail.
As police investigated a series of package explosions in central Texas that killed two people and injured four others, Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller, MSpS of San Antonio and Bishop Joe Vásquez of Austin said their thoughts and prayers were with the victims and families and friends of those victimized by the explosions.
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