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We are a multicultural Church with 1.7 million members from every continent of the world that prays and celebrates in over 14 languages in 146 parishes. We participate in activities of social justice, support the good works of persons in other countries — and we do all this in the name of our Lord, Jesus Christ.


Cardinal's Corner

April 25, 2017

A Shepherd's Message - April 25, 2017

The Easter Season is a time when the sacramental life of the Church is most intense.

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Jun 3

Featured Event

Priesthood Ordinations

  • The second collection this weekend is for the Catholic Communication Campaign. This campaign is connecting people with Christ through the internet, television, radio, and print media. Fifty percent of the funds we collect stays in our diocese to support local communications projects. The other fifty percent funds national communications efforts as well as projects in developing countries. This collection connects people around the world to the gospel message. Please be generous.

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  • With praise and thanksgiving to Almighty God, the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston together with the families of

    Michael Andrew Applegate

    Michael David McFall

    Jonathan Michael More

    Troung Son Cao Nguyen

    joyfully announce their Ordination to the Sacred Order of the Priesthood through the imposition of hands and the invocation of the Holy Spirit by His Eminence Daniel Cardinal DiNardo, Archbishop of Galveston-Houston, on Saturday, June 3, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in downtown Houston.

    A reception will follow at The Borski Center at St. Mary's Seminary (9845 Memorial Dr., Houston, TX 77024)

    Priests and deacons are asked to please bring an alb.

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  • This retreat is for high school boys ages 15-18, who want to experience Christ and grow in relationship with Him. It is an opportunity to set time aside to explore seminary life and learn about the call to holiness and priesthood. The retreat will consist of music, games, faith sharing, fellowship, outdoor activities, creative prayer experiences and much more. Explore will be facilitated by seminarians studying for the priesthood for the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. In the application, we ask that the applicant be approved by the Pastor, DRE, youth minister or principal. Limit of four participants per parish (Space limited). Cost is $80 per participant. Deadline: May 30. Pre-registration, forms, and material at www.houstonvocations.com/explore-retreat

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  • Café Catholica 2017 “Be Not Afraid” is a dinner-lecture series for young adults, featuring dynamic speakers.  The Cafe is held over five Mondays. 5:15pm Confessions, 6:15pm mass, 7:15pm dinner, 8:15pm speaker, table exhibits, and socializing.  Come for all or part of the evening! Free event.  http://www.cafecatholica.com/ Sponsored by the Office of Young Adult & Campus Ministry. Info: 713-741-8778.

    WEST - June 26th

    St. Cyril of Alexandria, 10503 Westheimer Rd.
    “New Frontiers in Defense of Human Dignity”
    Julie Fritsch, Director of Pro-life Office

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  • El retiro Vengan y Vean es un retiro para jóvenes de discernimiento vocacional a la vida sacerdotal y religiosa. Es para hombres y mujeres solteros de 18 a 35 años de edad que tengan la inquietud y deseen aprender sobre la vida sacerdotal y religiosa. Habrá oración, reflexión en silencio, presentaciones, conversaciones en grupo y uno-a-uno con sacerdotes y religiosas de diferentes comunidades quienes estarán brindando su apoyo y experiencia durante el retiro. Holy Name Retreat Center (430 Bunker Hill Rd, Houston, TX 77024) Entrada Gratis (se aceptan donaciones). Fecha Límite: 30 de juno. Detalles, requisitos y forma de inscripción en www.houstonvocations.com/vengan-y-vean

    This weekend retreat is for young adults ages 18-35 and is given in Spanish. It is the same as Life-Awareness Retreat. Cost: None, donation accepted. Registration and details at link above. (Promotion packages with posters and details are being distributed to all parishes by the Serra Clubs)

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