After Hurricane Harvey’s destructive force last fall, Catholic Charities became intricately involved with post-storm relief efforts. During the city’s recovery period, University of Houston professor and Catholic Charities board member Dr. Patrick Leung coordinated a visit to Houston — and to Catholic Charities — for Dr. He Xuesong, East China University of Science and Technology (ESUST) Dean of the School of Social and Public Administration.
On Corpus Christi weekend, June 2, Daniel Cardinal DiNardo ordained Father Robert David Hust, Father Matthew Gilbert Suniga, Father Paul Anthony Foltyn and Father Jose Luis Gutierrez to the priesthood.
Parishioners arrived hours before the rededication Mass at St. Ignatius of Loyola in Spring, joyful of finally being home in their church after being ousted for nine months by Hurricane Harvey's flooding and subsequent repairs.
More than 1,000 Hispanic immigrant women were congratulated by Daniel Cardinal DiNardo for participating in an educational program as they also applauded 150 graduating May 18 at the Catholic Charismatic Center.
Each year as the number of clergy in the Catholic Church who reach the retirement age of 75 continues to increase, which is predicted to double over the next five to 10 years, primary importance is placed on the welfare of these men who have served God and His Church throughout their lifetime.
Many years ago I grew to embrace the fact that if God showed something to me that it was meant for me, not for my relatives, friends or colleagues. Knowing that God speaks to each of us in a multitude of ways, my repeatedly seeing this verse signified that it was meant for more than mere reading, or rereading, of the text.
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