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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

October 24, 2017

Fátima message a century later: Repent and pray; Fatima statue, JP2 relics to tour Archdiocese

The events of Fátima, Portugal between May 13 and October 13, 1917 are still fascinating and significant for Catholic devotional life.

October 17, 2017

Emotion to Empathy: How young people approach pro-life issues

There is a fairly good chance that if you are reading this newspaper you are aware of the Catholic Church’s passionate and unremitting stance on the dignity of life. Life is a gift, and the Giver is good. The majority of young people today know this perhaps even more instinctively then previous generations.

October 11, 2017

Caring for persons with disabilities recognized as weakest enhances humanity

As described in Evangelium Vitae, our primary task must be to accept, love and serve all our brothers and sisters. As Catholics, we recognize that is those who are weakest who have the greatest right to our service.

October 10, 2017

When bottled water and batteries are not enough: human relationships nourish the soul

Surviving a disaster is different for everyone. No two people will experience it in the same way. Though our experiences are uniquely individual, we survived Harvey collectively, as members of cities and as parishioners of faith communities.

October 10, 2017

As hurricanes, disasters destroy worldwide, hope springs eternal

“Wherever God has planted us, we are to stand firm in hope, to never lose heart…but to keep the lamp of faith burning in our hearts.” - Pope Francis, Audience, Sept. 20, 2017

October 10, 2017

The love of the mother, Our Lady of the Rosary

There are many difficult times we face where everything seems at a loss. The most recent time I felt this was in early September when I witnessed Hurricane Harvey devastate the city I love.

October 10, 2017

Formation crucial in the life of the ordained

The office responsible for providing lifelong formation opportunities for both active and retired ordained priests and deacons in the Archdiocese is the Secretariat for Clergy, one of 60 ministries supported by the Diocesan Services Fund (DSF).

October 10, 2017

Cardinal DiNardo encourages Hispanics on faith journey at V Encuentro

Daniel Cardinal DiNardo encouraged 300 young Hispanic adults attending the Archdiocesan-level Fifth National Encuentro to travel their faith journey as did Jesus and His disciples.

October 10, 2017

UST hosts commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation Lutheran-Catholic Symposium

Oct. 31 marks 500 years since Martin Luther published his 95 Theses, the doctrinal challenge that launched the Protestant Reformation.

October 10, 2017

U.S. Supreme Court justice warns religious freedom embattled

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. urged judges, lawyers and Catholics within the Archdiocese to make “morally worthy” decisions to protect religious freedom.

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