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8/12/2014
1,400 Educators Celebrate a New School Year with Auxiliary Bishop Sheltz

On Friday, August 8, more than 1,400 teachers and school administrators from primary Catholic schools within the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston will celebrate the beginning of the new school year with a Mass and award presentation led Auxiliary Bishop George A. Sheltz at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, 1111 St. Joseph Pkwy., Houston. The Mass starts at 9:30 a.m. 



7/24/2014
Almost 2,500 Houston-Galveston area youth gather to celebrate faith
It’s not often we hear about high school students talking about and celebrating their faith, but that’s exactly what will be happening this weekend (July 25-27) at the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston’s Archdiocesan Youth Conference (AYC). This year’s theme is No Cross…No Crown.

In the largest gathering of its kind, nearly 2,500 participants will gather to celebrate God and their faith, and to experience the diversity of the Archdiocese. Throughout the weekend the teenagers will be challenged to live out their faith, learn from exciting and informative presentations, make new friendships, and talk about and reflect upon their role in the Church.


6/18/2014
Catholics throughout the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston devote two weeks to promote and protect religious freedom

As our nation prepares to celebrate its freedom and the anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, Catholics in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston and across the country are urged to participate in the third annual Fortnight for Freedom, June 21 to July 4, 2014. This year’s theme is “Freedom to Serve.”

 



Play Ball! Catholic Family Day at Minute Maid Park, Sept. 20
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Today is the Feast Day of St. Monica
Today is the Feast Day of St. Monica (b. 331 – d. 387), Patron Saint of Married Women, Mothers and Alcoholics. Read More

Bayou Awakening Registration Open
Bayou Awakening, a retreat for college-age young adults (18 to 25), will be held September 12-14 at Camp Kappe ... Read More

FROM THE TEXAS CATHOLIC HERALD
Archdiocese welcomes new Superintendent of Catholic Schools
8/19/2014
Dr. Julie Vogel seeks to raise profile of Archdiocesan schools. Read More
 
Remaining ‘culturally deaf’ to hear the word of God
7/15/2014
For the past 40 years, St. Dominic’s Deaf Center in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston has focused on spreading God’s message and love by remaining “culturally deaf,” where languages, customs and traditions that are appropriate for the deaf and hard of hearing community are included in all celebrations.
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Three seminarians ordained to priesthood
6/17/2014
After many years of discernment, prayer and faith formation, three seminarians from the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston were ordained into the priesthood on June 7. Read More
 
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