• Mass offers mothers, families solace after infant loss and miscarriage

    Mass offers mothers, families solace after infant loss and miscarriage

    • Jan 14, 2018

    For nearly a decade, St. Gianna’s Hope Memorial Mass for Infant Loss, a candlelit vigil Mass, has offered women and families who have lost infant children or miscarried a place to pray together in Houston.

  • Filipino priests called to walk with fellow immigrant Catholics

    Filipino priests called to walk with fellow immigrant Catholics

    • Nov 28, 2017

    Part reunion, part crash course in Catholic teaching and navigating the current political climate both in the U.S. and back home in the Philippines, and part celebration of all things Texas, a national assembly for Filipino priests brought faith and culture full circle in Houston.

  • FEMA rethinking ban on disaster aid to church buildings

    FEMA rethinking ban on disaster aid to church buildings

    • Nov 7, 2017

    FEMA grants are available to religiously affiliated schools, health care providers and nursing homes. And FEMA also can provide money to repair church-run facilities that function like community centers, but only if less than half the space or use is for religious purposes. Now the federal disaster agency is rethinking its policy after religious organizations sued, saying they are being discriminated against based solely on their faith.