USCCB President Issues Statement on the Passing of Cardinal Law

December 20, 2017

December 20, 2017 Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo, the archbishop of Galveston-Houston and president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, issued the following statement this morning upon the death of Cardinal Bernard Law. Read More

Urge Congress to Support Solution for DACA Recipients

December 15, 2017

President Trump recently announced the end of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which gave legal status to young people who were brought to the United States as children and have come to know this country as their only home. Right now, Congress has an opportunity to take the lead on a solution for those affected by the rescission of DACA. Read More

Questions Regarding Catholic Campaign for Human Development

December 12, 2017

A collection for the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) was taken up in all parishes of the diocese, Nov. 24-25. Some allegations have been made regarding the selection of grants. Ralph McCloud, director of CCHD for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, has provided a response to ensure all grants meet the highest standards of accountability and conformity with the moral teaching of the Catholic Church. See below to read the response from Ralph McCloud. Read More

Bishop Estévez dedicates new accessible ramp, courtyard at St. Paul’s

December 8, 2017

Reprinted with permission by The Resident Community News Group LLC © 2017 Parishioners at St. Paul’s Catholic Church were thrilled and honored to have Bishop Felipe J. Estévez of the Catholic Diocese of St. Augustine bless the installation of a new accessibility feature on the campus in Riverside. Read More