Meandering slowly, New Orleans Archbishop Emeritus Alfred C. Hughes greeted each and every student and teacher inside the Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School in Texas City. If it weren’t for the differing logos, students of True Cross Catholic School in Dickinson were blending right in with Our Lady of Fatima students.
When thousands of Catholic Charities and relief agency workers from across the U.S. arrived in Houston one month after Hurricane Harvey ravaged the Texas Gulf Coast, they quickly set out to help the thousands displaced by the storm’s record-setting rainfall.
We should strive to make them part of our daily meditation when we encounter one of our brothers and sisters subsisting on the peripherals of our society in this great nation, “Can anything good come out of?”
The proud and faithful State of Texas has seen grief and grace — a mosaic of the Beatitudes, in a way — profoundly come alive. Here are stories of the mosaic of light, both glimmering and blazing, that is the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.
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