A Dallas County man is suing the Roman Catholic Diocese of Beaumont, and Bishop Curtis Guillory, over sexual abuse the man allegedly suffered by a now-deceased priest in 1976-1977.
Filed last week in Jefferson County District Court, the man -- identified as John Doe 104 -- claims that Father Ronald ... More >>
Five Catholic parishes serving the Galveston area will be consolidated into one, the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston announced today.Gone are the parishes of St. Patrick, Holy Rosary, Sacred Heart, St. Peter the Apostle and Our Mother of Mercy. In their place will be a single parish, yet unnamed. ( ... More >>
Howard Lehrman, even after all these years, still considers himself an "anti-noise pollution activist," battling "Audio Terrorism" and the "Boomheads."Boomheads are the guys who crank the bass in their cars, rattling windows and victimizing and booming to death - as Lehrman says - decent law-abiding ... More >>
Maybe it's just the 12 years of Catholic school in me, but it's always sad to see one of these tradition-bound institutions close.And now four of them are to be shut in the Houston area.The Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston announced that, on the heels of last year's shutdown of Mt. Carmel High, the ... More >>
Catholics in Galveston, already reeling from the news that O'Connell High might have to close, are facing another post-Ike crisis: most of the Catholic churches on the island might be gone too.The Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston is mulling plans to merge all the Galveston parishes into one island-w ... More >>