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Next Sunday: A Day of Prayer in Solidarity

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, President of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, and  Bishop Oscar Cantú, Chairman of the Committee on International Justice and Peace, have designated  Sunday, November 26, A Day of Prayer for Persecuted Christians that initiates “Solidarity in Suffering” a Week of Awareness and Education.  The Bishops’ Conference is collaborating with the Knights of Columbus, Catholic Relief Services, CNEWA and Aid to the Church in Need on this observance.

For resources and more information, go to  https://tinyurl.com/yaenpp6w

Memorial of Saint Elizabeth of Hungary, Religious

Today the Church celebrates the memorial of St. Elizabeth of Hungary, religious. She was the daughter of Andrew II, King of Hungary, and wife of Duke Louis IV of Thuringia. She is famous for her great kindness and inexhaustible charity towards the poor and the sick. November 19 is the feast day of St. Elizabeth of Hungary in the Extraordinary Form.

To learn more, you can go to:

https://www.catholicculture.org/culture/liturgicalyear/calendar/day.cfm?date=2017-11-17

Memorial of Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini, Virgin

Today the dioceses in the United States celebrate the memorial of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, virgin. St. Cabrini is the first United States citizen to be canonized.  She was born in Lombardy, Italy, one of thirteen children. She came to America as a missionary, founded the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart to care for poor children in schools and hospitals.  To learn more go to: https://www.catholicculture.org/culture/liturgicalyear/calendar/day.cfm?date=2017-11-13

 

Support the Fortnight for Freedom 2017

To learn more about how you can join in prayer to protect and preserve our religious freedom read the corresponding article in the June 13th edition of the Catholic Herald on page 2 or go  to:  http://www.archgh.org/resources/fortnight-for-freedom/

 

New Year Resolutions? What about Catechetical Modules?

Do you have your catechist certificate yet?  No?  Well, here is a chance to attend  classes to help you be the best catechist you can be.   Four Modules will be taught on Saturday, January 28th (8:20 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.) at St. Michael Catholic Church (1801 Sage, Houston, TX  77056).  The four modules include:  Enculturating Catechesis, Vocation of the Catechist, Family: The Domestic Church and Introduction to the Catechetical Framework.  You must pre-register.  No registration will be allowed at the door.  See you there!

To register, go to http://archgh.cvent.com/catmod2016-17

RCIA Workshop on Conversion – November 19th

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The Office of Worship is holding a day of reflection for parish RCIA teams on November 19th with Dr. Jerry Galipeau from World Library Publications at St. Cecilia Parish.  Early-bird registration ($30) will close on October 28th and regular registration ($35) will close on November 11th. They will also take walk-ins ($45) if space allows. You may register online here:

http://archgh.cvent.com/events/november-day-of-reflection-and-renewal/event-summary-1fdbe8799ab5435aa84fa32d6396124f.aspx