- Oct 25, 2020
Some dioceses in the state of Texas had services affected and some are still trying to determine damage from the July 25 landfall of Hurricane Hanna.
As far as stories of endurance and faith go, it’s hard to top the dedication of a group of young Catholics from the Diocese of Brownsville, Texas.
As tensions continue to mount in the United States, law enforcement, police officers and first responders should not be disheartened and work to better themselves in service to their local community, said Bishop Daniel E. Flores of Brownsville, Texas.
Father Joshua Carlos of Holy Family Church wasn’t going to let a little thing like a pandemic lockdown prevent him from his tending his flock.
The Diocese of Brownsville and a group of interfaith leaders in the Rio Grande Valley have introduced a “parish identification strategy” to provided members of parishes in the diocese a way to identify themselves to local law enforcement regardless of their legal status.
As the executive director of Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley on the U.S.-Mexico border, Sister Norma Pimentel sees up to 800 migrants every day pouring into her center in the Diocese of Brownsville, Texas. The center is often their first stop after being released from U.S. Customs and Border Protection.