Saturday, June 18, 2022046When schools close for the summer, their websites and Facebook pages often get pretty quiet too. That's not the case for Sacred Heart Catholic School in Uvalde, Texas, established in 1913 by the Teresian Sisters. The first image on the school's website is a map of Texas with children's handprints and the message "Uvalde Strong" with a...
Wednesday, October 6, 20210135Nobody ever thought that doing the good deed of feeding some homeless people in the Texas capital of Austin would spawn a neighborhood where the homeless are homeless no longer. But that's what happened with Community First! Village, the inspiration of Alan Graham, a Catholic who credits it all to a retreat weekend.
Tuesday, February 23, 20210113The Catholic bishops of Texas said Feb. 20 that the generosity of their fellow Texans reaching out to help their neighbors, even while they are also managing their own needs during a historic winter storm, "is truly edifying."
Friday, September 18, 20200184Authorities in El Paso, Texas, have apprehended a suspect who is said to have entered the border city's St. Patrick Cathedral Sept. 15 and destroyed an almost 90-year statue of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
Friday, August 28, 20200131After 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, 20200234Growing 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.
Tuesday, June 30, 20200200The Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston is asking for prayers for those who have contracted COVID-19, including its retired archbishop and its retired auxiliary bishop living in a priest retirement home of 18 residents. In addition to the two prelates, two priests also tested positive.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020054The U.S. Supreme Court granted a last-minute stay of execution for Texas death-row inmate Ruben Gutierrez June 16, saying the state prison officials need to reexamine their rule that bans clergy from being with prisoners to the execution chamber.