Incarnate Word Academy will host its 2016 Paradise Island Gala on Saturday, February 27, at 6 p.m. at the American Bank Center. This marks 145 years since the Sisters of the Incarnate Word and Blessed Sacrament, who will be honored at the event, opened the doors of Incarnate Word Academy in Corpus Christi and became part of the Coastal Bend community.
St. Anthony School Science Fair winners were announced on Feb. 10. Students in first-eighth grade competed in this year's Science Fair. First and second place winners will represent St. Anthony School at the Diocesan Science Fair. Third place winners will be alternates.
The Corpus Christi Diocesan Council of Catholic Women (DCCW) hosted the National Council of Catholic Women (NCCW) Province of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston Winter Meeting entitled, “We Sowers of Hope” at St. Gertrude Parish Hall in Kingsville on Feb. 5-6.
Campaign 2016, the annual on-air fundraiser benefiting 89.5HD KLUX will take to the air on Monday morning Feb. 29. The 5-day event is the primary fundraiser for the local non-commercial station licensed to Diocesan Telecommunications Corporation. The goal for this year is $65,000.
The Junior Catholic Daughters, Court #2496, of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Alice held a Valentine's Father Daughter Dinner n Saturday, Feb. 13. The evening started with the girls attending evening Mass with their fathers, grandfathers or the special gentleman in their lives.
Catholic Charities of Corpus Christi has announced plans to relocate and expand their operation to a new building located at 615 Oliver Ct., at the corner of Oliver Ct. and Up River Rd. in Corpus Christi.
The Rotary Club of Southside Corpus Christi named Kane Hellums and Cristina Hinojosa of St. John Paul II High School as students of the month on Thursday, Feb. 17. Hellums and Garcia also recently qualified for the Del Mar College First Chair Honor Band.
Steve Angrisano, a nationally renowned singer, songwriter and public speaker, led parishioners at Our Lady of Mt Carmel in a parish mission that began Sunday, Feb. 14. The mission opened with a youth night for middle and high school students and continued on the following Monday and Tuesday evenings. Angrisano also conducted a music workshop on Tuesday afternoon.
Pope Francis told Mexico's president and government officials that the country's future can be bright only if government and business leaders put an end to a culture of "favors" for the influential and scraps for the poor.
El Papa Francisco presidió esta tarde la renovación de los votos matrimoniales de 200 parejas que tienen más de 50 años de casados, y los de todos los esposos presentes en el Encuentro de las Familias celebrado en esta ciudad del estado de Chiapas.
On Friday, Feb. 12, 21 St. John Paul II High School students volunteered for Habitat for Humanity Corpus Christi, at the site of a house sponsored by Catholic Daughters of the Americas. The solidarity project was organized by Ben Nye, sophomore theology teacher and Ted Garcia, academic advisor.
Pope Francis demanded forceful denunciations of drug violence in Mexico from the country's bishops, who have preferred timid pronouncements instead of speaking prophetically on a tragedy that has claimed more than 100,000 lives over the past 10 years and left another 25,000 Mexicans missing.