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Abbott Balks at Birth Control Mandate
Calling the mandate unconstitutional, 10 AGs threaten to sue
"...would, of course, require religiously affiliated institutions, such as Catholic universities, to follow the new law but would not..."

Feb. 17, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Updated Wildfire Relief Information
Updated Wednesday, September 7, 1:14pm
"...mattresses, and towels are needed at St. Thomas More Catholic Church (10205 RR 620 N.), as it has opened..."

Sept. 7, 2011 News Post by Anne Harris

Day Trips
The Frydek Grotto commemorates a miraculous event and serves as a cohesive element for a small farming community
"...left of the community of Frydek except St. Mary's Catholic Church and a few houses surrounded by fields and..."

Jan. 28, 2011 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Event Menu
UT football pregaming, olive oil, and lucha libre? You do the math.
"...• The India Catholic Association of Central Texas hosts its annual Taste of..."

Sept. 24, 2010 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Holy Uproar Over Eastside Teardown
Neighborhood fights demolition of former Eastside convent
"...House at 1600 E. 11th. On March 25, the Catholic Diocese of Austin, which owns the property, petitioned the..."

July 16, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Letters at 3AM
'A brilliant cascade of cause and effect' can describe my life
"...Wednesdays, Catholic kids left public school early to attend catechism classes..."

May 22, 2009 Column by Michael Ventura

Letters at 3AM
Having a personal relationship with an impersonal God
"...define our terms. "God," for Al, was the personal, Catholic God of our childhood, a God he'd rejected emotionally..."

May 8, 2009 Column by Michael Ventura

Austin Bishop Checkmates 'Dark Materials' in Schools
Trilogy's anti-religious themes and author's beliefs get books banned from local Catholic schools
"...of Pullman's trilogy, titled His Dark Materials, banned from Catholic schools in the diocese. Aymond said in a written..."

Nov. 16, 2007 News Feature by Justin Ward

Angels in South America
Round Rock-based Bolivian missionary project in crisis
"...Ten years ago, Michael Marroquin, a Catholic lay missionary, moved from Austin to Bolivia to establish..."

Aug. 31, 2007 News Feature by Dan Selinger

Think (and Eat) Globally by Dining for Darfur
Local restaurants join in Darfur fundraising effort
"...corners of Austin this month. St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church will host a similar event, Dining With Darfur,..."

Aug. 24, 2007 News Feature by Rita Radostitz

The Real ID: Big Brother's Comin' Our Way
Federally mandated ID card will be linked to at least a half-dozen or more databases
"...Helmcamp, who heads up the immigration legal-services program at Catholic Charities. Lawful residents, though, carry visas -- dozens of..."

Aug. 17, 2007 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Anecdotal Support of a Private School
"...Dear Editor, I went to a Catholic elementary in the early Sixties. It had 16 classes,..."

May 23, 2005 Postmarks

Dead Man Writing
"...a deity, a god, the God that a Roman Catholic nun believes in. But it also becomes a love..."

Jan. 10, 2003 Arts Feature by Michael King

Farewell to 'Mother Rose'
"...U.S., settling in Philadelphia, where she shed her strong Catholic roots and joined the peace-loving Quakers (Society of Friends)...."

Jan. 10, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
"...Seton, its parent company, Ascension Health -- the largest Catholic health-care nonprofit in the U.S. -- announced plans to..."

June 28, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Letters at 3AM
The gargoyles guarding the great cathedrals are a part of religion, a part of humanity, even a part of God. You come to be redeemed, but it's possible you'll be devoured.
"...In my teens my Catholicism ripped in two. Emotionally, I very much wanted to..."

May 3, 2002 Column by Michael Ventura

Naked City
"...Michael's Academy will relinquish the title of "Austin's only Catholic high school" when the new Juan Diego Catholic High..."

Feb. 22, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
The roots of the Seton and CSC conundrums
"...Okay, no more teasing. Giving a Catholic hospital responsibility for reproductive health care for poor women?..."

Jan. 25, 2002 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Women Watch Brackenridge
"...no longer be able to offer services contrary to Catholic teaching at Austin's Brackenridge Hospital, women's groups across the..."

July 20, 2001 News Feature by Jennie Kennedy

Public Notice
Church & State. As different as night / day, dog / cat, and chocolate / peanut butter. And in the U.S., supposedly as separate as oil / vinegar. What's really going on here?
"...that the local public hospital run by the private, Catholic Seton Healthcare folks may be up for some revised..."

July 13, 2001 Column by Kate X Messer

How to Be a Popular Girl
What will shy novelist Sarah Bird do now that she's back in the limelight, Dick Holland asks in this profile of the author of The Yokota Officers Club.
"...I grew up in a Catholic Air Force family of eight. Went to five different..."

June 22, 2001 Books Feature by Dick Holland

Day Trips
The Painted Churches of Fayette County.
"...winds through the countryside off U.S. 77. St Mary's Catholic Church was once the center of a thriving settlement..."

March 9, 2001 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Salt of the Earth
Local activists remember Cesar Chavez on the seventh anniversary of his death.
"...Monsignor Lonnie ReyesPastor, St. Julia Catholic Church..."

April 28, 2000 News Feature by Paul Ciavarri

Letters at 3AM
In memory of a Shaman
"...throughout her life she maintained that her people were Catholic and that she offered her voodoo to the Catholic..."

March 17, 2000 Column by Michael Ventura

The Poetry of Pain
The Fires
"...country that knows a thing or two about the Catholic letting of blood. Shot with a rifle between his..."

Aug. 6, 1999 Books Review

Freeport Meets Its Critics
EnvironsCompany Vows to `Hunker Down and Go'
"...they sponsored - along with Sister Madonna Kolbenschlag, a Catholic nun from West Virginia - a three-hour seminar the..."

May 15, 1998 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Postmarks
SXSW Diary
"...The reason that the Catholic clerics are silent with regard to the alleged problems..."

March 20, 1998 Column

Postmarks
Helping Herb
"...The reason that the Catholic clerics are silent with regard to the alleged problems..."

March 6, 1998 Column

In Like Flynn
"...Mother Jones, The Texas Observer and the liberal-leaning National Catholic Reporter. "We're Catholic," Flynn acknowledges, "but we're not the..."

Nov. 7, 1997 News Feature by Amy Smith

Sin Buddhism
Comptroller Nixes Tax Exemption for "Non-Believers"
"...whose personal religious experiences were not recognized by the Catholic Church. Today, established denominations such as the Unitarians welcome..."

Aug. 8, 1997 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

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