Tuesday, September 8, 202006 A leader with the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has urged Congress and the White House Sept. 8 to reach a deal on the next COVID-19 relief package that meets the urgent needs of the nation.
Tuesday, September 8, 20200118The Swiss theologian Karl Barth is the author of a line that has always fascinated me: in the realm of nature, “Laughter is the closest thing to the grace of God” that we possess. I would like to explain why I think he is absolutely correct.
Thursday, September 3, 2020078
By Father Timothy Gollob
Special to The Texas Catholic
During one of my morning meditations, I was given a fresh insight into the “new normal” which many people are now talking about. The article I was reading said that the 1939 movie,”The Wizard of Oz,” was a perfect illustration of our human quest for happiness....
Friday, August 28, 2020042After a hurricane made landfall with winds of 150 mph along the Texas-Louisiana border early on Aug. 27, bishops from the dioceses in its path found themselves the morning after assessing damages and checking in with others hours after destructive Hurricane Laura had passed.
Thursday, August 27, 2020095Growing up in Louisiana, Bishop David L. Toups is no stranger to hurricanes. Yet he never expected that less than a week into his first assignment as bishop of the Diocese of Beaumont, Texas, he'd be preparing to face a major hurricane.
Friday, August 7, 20200184I just read a fantastic book about faith and science: Christopher Baglow, Faith, Science and Reason: Theology on the Cutting Edge. I highly recommend it to every teacher and catechist, or to anyone interested in the topic.
Friday, August 7, 2020091Some of us...a few of us...remember the day when department stores had various items on different floors. If you were young and vigorous, you would take the staircase; but if you were in need of an assist, there was an invention called: the Elevator.