Another Successful Trip

Members of SJV’s Mission Team traveled once more to Eagle Pass, TX on April 6-10. The Team worked on five homes that needed full or partial re-roofing and structural repairs....

Thanks for your Support!

Thanks to everyone who participated in our Drive-by Food Drive! In addition to donations from Strake Jesuit College Prep and St. John XXIII Catholic School, over 140 SJV families brought donations to our drive!...

A New Beginning

Congratulations to the women and men in the RCIA process who celebrated the Sacraments of Initiation in the Easter Vigil. They now enter the fourth and final phase of their initiation process, Mystagogy. May they become known to us and, us, to them!...

Easter Greetings

Happy Easter SJV! Watch this video of Father Troy's Easter message. Special thanks to Charlie Moger and the Moger Media Team....

Get your Easter Yard Signs!

He is Risen! Alleluia! Place these beautiful Easter yard signs on your front lawn to celebrate the most joyous season! More signs available this weekend. Fr. Richard Hinkley comments on this year's theme:  The image of a lamb recumbent on a book with seven wax seals is a Catholic symbol that carries with it a wealth of meaning. Christ is the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world (John 1:29), our Paschal Lamb who was sacrificed for us (1 Corinthians 5:7). This Lamb appears in Chapter 5 of the Book of Revelation as one who appeared to have been...

Turning a House into a Home

Late last year SJV’s Mission Team members began working on a project to build a house for a needy family in Eagle Pass, TX. This time, however, it wasn’t just another family. To the team members, they are family. Edgar and Rosa Linda Flores lived with their 5 children in a small, unsafe, overcrowded and substandard house. After inspecting it, the Mission Team determined that the home was beyond repair....

Homegrown Vocations

SJV parishioner and St. John Paul II alumni, sister Alexa Maria Saldivar was featured on the March issue of Columbia Magazine, the monthly publication of the Knights of Columbus....

Winter Storm Emergency Aid & Relief

View/Download Printable Version | Ver/Descargar en Español Federal emergency aid is available to the state of Texas to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in areas affected by a severe winter storm beginning on Feb. 11, 2021 and continuing.  Assistance can include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses and other programs to help individuals and business owners recover from the effects of the disaster.  Individuals and business owners who sustained losses in the designated area can begin applying for assistance by registering online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov or by calling 1.800.621.3362 or 1.800.462.7585 TTY. Governor Abbott and...

40 Days for Life

February 17 - March 28, 2021 At every stage and in every circumstance, we are held in existence by God’s love. The presence of an illness, disability, or other challenging situation never diminishes the value of a human life.  Abortion tragically rejects the truth that every life is a good and perfect gift, deserving protection. Join SJV’s Respect Life Ministry members and Christians from all over Houston in praying outside the biggest abortion facility in the Western Hemisphere; that our culture experience the power of God’s transforming love, and that all eyes are opened to the incredible beauty of every human life....