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Pope Francis offers prayers

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis offered his prayers for the people of Texas and Louisiana struggling to cope with the devastating impact of Hurricane Harvey and he praised all those engaged in rescuing and caring for the thousands of people forced out of their homes. In a message to Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of…

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Giving in disaster: Give like the widow

By Jennifer Carr Allmon Executive Director, Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops “And he called his disciples to him, and said to them, ‘Truly, I say to you, this poor widow has put in more than all those who are contributing to the treasury. For they all contributed out of their abundance; but she out of…

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Call for solidarity with those impacted by Hurricane Harvey

U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) president, Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, has called for prayers and solidarity with those impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Cardinal DiNardo also called on all people of good will to closely monitor future calls for assistance for victims and survivors in the days ahead. MORE

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Archbishop Garcia-Siller, MSpS, statement on Hurricane Harvey

My thoughts and prayers are with the people of the dioceses of Corpus Christi and Victoria, as well as the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, as they cope with the damaging effects of Hurricane Harvey. The people of San Antonio have opened their arms to welcome evacuees of this historic hurricane, and Catholic Charities of the archdiocese…

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Brownsville bishop offers support for hurricane victims

Bishop Daniel Flores of Brownsville has issued the following statement: We continue to pray for everyone affected by the hurricane and those who are at risk as the storms continue. Our diocese will be taking a second collection at our local churches. Pastors may take up this collection as soon as this weekend. We will…

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