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Cardinal DiNardo Speaks on Liturgy

By • Catholic Online • 3/16/2013

The first major document of the Second Vatican Council was arguably the most influential and set into motion the most far-reaching liturgical reform in Catholic history. HOUSTON,TX (Catholic Online) - Daniel Cardinal DiNardo gave insights on "The Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy," the first ...

A reporter from the Houston Chronicle, center, documents University of St. Thomas students, faculty, staff and alumni watching Pope Francis make his first public appearance.

University of St. Thomas Community Joyful for Pope Francis

By • University of St. Thomas • 3/14/2013

As "Habemus Papam" was proclaimed from the balcony of St. Peter's Square in Vatican City, the University of St. Thomas community waited with anticipation and celebrated the announcement of the new Pope Francis. HOUSTON, TX (Catholic Online) - As "Habemus Papam" was proclaimed from the balcony of ...

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Dr. Mette Lebech Talks New Feminism, Edith Stein at UST

By • University of St. Thomas • 3/11/2013

An advocate for human dignity and the study of bioethics, Dr. Mette Lebech will speak at the Fifth Annual Zambosco-Thomas Lecture, sponsored by the University of St. Thomas Women, Culture and Society Program, at 7 p.m. on March 19 in Ahern Room, Crooker Center. HOUSTON, TX (University of St Thomas) ...

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Pictured: Marianne and University President Dr. Robert Ivany, Sisters Paula Jean Miller, Clare Hunter, Mary Roberta Connors, Damien Marie Savino and Veronica Schueler, with Daniel Cardinal DiNardo

Honoring Sisters, Mardi Gras Gala Raises $800K

By • University of St. Thomas • 2/28/2013

Daniel Cardinal DiNardo said it best during his opening prayer at the 63rd Annual Mardi Gras Gala when he commented on "hearts rejoicing" at the University of St. Thomas. More than 400 donors, alumni and friends of St. Thomas celebrated Fat Tuesday with "A Mardi Gras Tradition" on Feb. 12 at the ...

UST Co-hosts US Aquinas Conference

By • University of St. Thomas • 2/12/2013

The University of St. Thomas Center for Thomistic Studies and the John Paul II Forum have joined forces to host the first U.S. Conference of the Pontifical Academy of St. Thomas Aquinas, on Oct. 18-19, 2013 in Houston, Texas. The theme of the conference, "Thomas Aquinas: Teacher of Humanity," will ...

Pictured: University President Dr. Robert Ivany (second from left) and Archbishop of Galveston-Houston Daniel Cardinal DiNardo (third from left) join UST students and friends at March for Life, in 20 degree weather, on Jan. 25 in Washington D.C.

UST, Friends March for Life in D.C., Austin

By • University of St. Thomas • 2/7/2013

Twenty two University of St. Thomas students, faculty and staff, along with a few students from University of Houston, Rice University and Texas A&M University-Galveston, joined together on the  40th Anniversary of Roe vs. Wade for the "largest human rights demonstration in the world," March ...

UST/Archdiocese Awards Essay Contest Winners

By • University of St. Thomas • 2/5/2013

Catholic school students, parents and teachers from around the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston gathered to celebrate the winners of the ninth annual University of St. Thomas/Archdiocesan Essay Contest with a Mass and Awards Ceremony on Jan. 23 at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart. HOUSTON, TX ...

Franciscan Sisters Honored at UST Mardi Gras Gala

By • University of St. Thomas • 1/31/2013

The Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist will be honored at A Mardi Gras Tradition, the 63rd Annual Mardi Gras Gala, at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 12 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston.Dressed in brown habits and black veils, the sisters live in a convent on the University of St. Thomas campus, exemplifying ...

Lenten Lectures Honors Vatican II

By • University of St. Thomas • 1/24/2013

For 24 years, Wednesdays in Lent have been highlighted by a series of lectures at the University of St. Thomas that cover a wide range of topics important to Catholic life. This year's theme, "Vatican II: Yesterday and Today," will lead the community to an enrichment in understanding the many ...

A Triptych on Catholic Identity

By • University of St. Thomas • 1/17/2013

Exploring one's Catholic identity is a natural part of faithfully experiencing one's faith. University of St. Thomas will host three events to underscore the range of Catholic culture and intellectual life through a thoughtful and reflective encounter with rock music, the Synod of Bishops and St. ...

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