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  • Houston priest uses kayak to say Mass, runs afoul of ban on Sunday wine sales

    • Aug 27, 2017

    Father David Bergeron of the Catholic Charismatic Center in Houston, was returning from watching the big Mayweather v. McGregor fight and ended up stuck in the storm and sleeping in his truck. He had to use his kayak to get home, and tried to buy supplies to say Mass for others stranded. However, the law against alcohol sales before noon on Sundays got in the way.

  • Houston cardinal tells Catholics to stay home, not worry about missing Mass

    • Aug 27, 2017

    As Texas continues to reel from what the National Weather Service calls the “unprecedented” impact of Hurricane Harvey, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston instructed area Catholics today to stay home, stay safe, and not be concerned about missing Sunday Mass, saying, “your safety and the safety of your loved ones is paramount.”

  • Texas Catholics scrambling to cope with impact of Hurricane Harvey

    Texas Catholics scrambling to cope with impact of Hurricane Harvey

    • Aug 26, 2017

    As Hurricane Harvey bears down on parts of Texas, the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston and others in the area are hunkering down. Bishop Daniel E. Flores of Brownsville said his diocese’s biggest worry is populations in places called colonias, spontaneous subdivisions of makeshift homes on the outskirts of cities or towns, where the poor establish homes.

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