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February 11, 2020

Late Lakers legend had Houston ties, would visit downtown parish before Rockets games

NBA star attended Mass at Annunciation downtown when the Lakers were in town

February 11, 2020

ESTACIO: Never old, ever new

I feel old. Gone are the days when I could instantly bounce back from leading a weekend Confirmation Retreat in a day. Now, it takes me at least five days to recuperate physically, emotionally and spiritually.

February 11, 2020

LUENSE: Mature in faith - Living, explicit and fruitful

There are many aspects of our dominant culture that privilege the new and the young.

February 11, 2020

DEVET: Matrimonio- Un tesoro escondido

Amo a la Iglesia Católica. Muchas razones por las que amarla! Las oraciones, las liturgias, los sacramentos, la presencia real de Nuestro Señor entre nosotros. Los tiempos litúrgicos que nos recuerdan la historia de la salvación.

January 28, 2020

Steps for Students challenges parishes to go for gold in 2020

Students at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School (SVdP) don’t have a ringer in the upcoming Steps for Students 5K run on Feb. 15, but a 2020 Olympic track athlete is giving them tips as an assistant coach.

January 28, 2020

New generation of ‘motel kids’ being raised in poverty

Instead of “latch-key” children coming home from school to an empty house as both parents work, there is a new generation of “motel kids” being raised in poverty as parents try to find affordable housing.

January 28, 2020

ADAMS: Finding Jesus, Finding Truth - Junior High Youth Rally 2020

Today’s youth, known as Generation Z or I-Gen, have always grown up with smartphones, laptops and the Internet. Social media is a way of life and often at an early age. Through Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube channels, podcasts and blogs, their social circle is more than just their family, neighborhood or school community; it’s now the world.

January 28, 2020

NGUYEN: Reclaim your happiness in the new year

Google search is amazing, don’t you think? I just did a preliminary search on “ways to live a healthy and happy life” and came up with these: positive thinking, daily exercising, adequate sleeping, healthy diet, quality relationships, gratitude, meditation, etc. Let me explain further.

January 28, 2020

Quakes severely damage historic Puerto Rico convent of Fatima sisters

Since the evening of Dec. 28, 2019, Puerto Rico has been rocked by repeated tremors, earthquakes and aftershocks centered in the south and southwest parts of the island. Nearly 5,000 people were sleeping outside their homes because they felt unsafe staying indoors, afraid the houses would collapse on them.

January 28, 2020

478 confirmed on the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord

478 adult Catholics from 51 parishes across the Archdiocese received the Sacrament of Confirmation when Daniel Cardinal DiNardo and Auxiliary Bishop George A. Sheltz celebrated a quartet of Masses on Jan. 12, the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord.

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