On a spring weekend in April, 190 hand-stitched quilts draped over the pews of St. Mary, forming a colorful exhibit of needle and thread that stitched together stories of fabric and faith. An estimated 1,600 people entered the historic Painted church’s doors to see the quilts on display, according to Lorraine Nilson, one of the show’s several lead volunteers.
Cielo Abierto is a Catholic mission of evangelization through music and preaching, which brings together singers and adorers from Latin America and the U.S. in one place; this time, and for the third consecutive year, in Houston.
More than 190 Catholic priests from around the Archdiocese gathered to reflect on the last two years of ministry and look forward to what’s next at the 2016 Priest Convocation at Moody Gardens in Galveston, May 9 to 12.
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