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HOUSTON ó As the Catholic Church continues to celebrate the Year of Consecrated Life, proclaimed ... Read More
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A hidden gem lies off the beaten path in Plantersville, Texas. Camp Kappe Youth Retreat Facility, ... Read More
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In the Vatican Gardens, situated on a hilltop over-looking Rome, lies a very special shrine ... Read More
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The Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston continues to prepare the men who will shepherd the cityís ... Read More
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Celebrating its five-year anniversary, The Cardinalís Circle continues the mission of helping ... Read More
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David and Patty Wirf were in search of a way to strengthen their 15-year marriage as they ... Read More
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A recent donation to the Archdiocesan Archives might not look all that interesting on the ... Read More
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It was a sight that stopped her in her tracks. While the brilliant rainbow of colors shimmered ... Read More
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Franciscan sister preaches gospel of life, creation at UST
5/12/2015
It was a sight that stopped her in her tracks. While the brilliant rainbow of colors shimmered and danced across the northern Norwegian sky above her eyes, all she could do was silently sit in wonder and awe, and then open the Bible. Read More
 
Tiny diary gives insight to Bishop Gallagherís 1892 Rome trip
5/12/2015
A recent donation to the Archdiocesan Archives might not look all that interesting on the outside, but this gift from the Dominican Sisters of Houston is something unique. It is a small, palm-sized diary that chronicles a trip Bishop Nicholas Gallagher made to Rome in the summer of 1892, for his ďAd Limina ApostolorumĒ visit. Read More
 
Marriage conference inspires change for many couples
5/12/2015
David and Patty Wirf were in search of a way to strengthen their 15-year marriage as they faced the difficulties of ushering their 18-year-old adopted son through his teens. Itís been five years since Patty, who has a grown daughter from a previous relationship, and David adopted their son from Child Protective Services after he bounced between foster homes. The couple admitted the adoption hasnít been easy on their marriage. So when David heard about a Catholic conference for couples here in Houston, he realized he had nothing to lose by going. Read More
 
Cardinalís Circle continues mission in supporting Inner City Catholic Schools
5/12/2015
Celebrating its five-year anniversary, The Cardinalís Circle continues the mission of helping Inner City Catholic School students develop an appreciation for academic excellence and self-discipline while promoting an understanding of Catholic faith and values. Read More
 
June 7 Corpus Christi Collection benefits St. Maryís Seminary
5/12/2015
The Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston continues to prepare the men who will shepherd the cityís rapidly growing 1.4 million Catholics at St. Maryís Seminary in Memorial. On the weekend of the Feast of Corpus Christi (June 6 to 7), the local faithful will have the opportunity to directly support Archdiocesan seminarians with the Corpus Christi Collection. Read More
 
Texas Catholics dedicate resources to the restoration of Blessed Shrine
5/12/2015
In the Vatican Gardens, situated on a hilltop over-looking Rome, lies a very special shrine dedicated to Our Lady of Guadalupe. The shrine, a gift from Mexico to Pope Pius XII, depicts Juan Diego wearing a vestment revealing the sacred image of the virgin as she appeared to him, and kneeling before Juan Diego is the Franciscan Bishop Juan de Zumaraga bowing down as a witness to the miracle of the beautiful, sacred image of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Read More
 
Camp Kappe grows to serve parishes, youth, young adults
5/12/2015
A hidden gem lies off the beaten path in Plantersville, Texas. Camp Kappe Youth Retreat Facility, the only youth retreat center operated by the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, is undergoing a much-needed renovation to better accommodate the Archdioceseís parishes and youth ministry and young adult programs. Read More
 
Affirming lives through clergy support in retirement years
5/12/2015
HOUSTON ó As the Catholic Church continues to celebrate the Year of Consecrated Life, proclaimed by Pope Francis last November, this provides an opportunity to honor and respect those who have received Holy Orders and are configured to Christ through the special grace of the Holy Spirit. This includes priests who have reached retirement age and if not helped, could face an uncertain future since many donít have 401Ks, pensions or Social Security to support them. Read More
 
God calls us to support and advocate for others
5/12/2015
Those of us living on the Gulf coast will feel blessed in this month of May if we experience a few more fleeting days of pleasant weather, prior to the arrival of the intense and prolonged heat of summer we know all too well. Such days can be a perfect time to enjoy the outdoors. Read More
 
The Tenderness of Motherhood
5/12/2015
During this season of May Crowning of Mary and Mothersí Day, I find myself thinking about motherhood: my own motherhood, that of my mother and that of the Blessed Mother. Read More
 
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