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The Office of Child and Youth Protection works to ensure the safety of children and young people who have been entrusted to our care in our parishes, schools, religious education classes, and other programs. Learn more...


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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.

Justice for Immigrants

Cardinal's Corner

May 4, 2022

Statement re: Supreme Court Draft Decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health

The final decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health, currently under review by the Supreme Court, may significantly alter the legal framework established by Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion throughout the nation in 1973.

Upcoming Events Full Calendar

May 29

Featured Event

Catholic Communication Collection

  • Support the Catholic Communication Campaign at Mass and help our local communications projects! Fifty percent of funds raised stay here in the diocese. The other fifty percent support projects across the US and in developing countries. #1church1mission

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  • On the Feast of Corpus Christi (Sunday, June 19 ) the total offertory in every parish of the archdiocese is dedicated to the support of the formation of seminarians of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston studying at St. Mary’s or at other seminaries, the operation of St. Mary’s Seminary, and the formation of seminarians of the religious communities who serve in our archdiocese.

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IGNITE Capital Campaign

IGNITE logoThe continued growth and diversity of our Archdiocese has created needs that no single parish can address on its own. Join us in our capital campaign to IGNITE: Our Faith, Our Mission. The campaign aims to assist in long-term funding of various areas of need in our Archdiocese.

Online Program Registration

Register for Archdiocesan events, programs and formation via CVENT and Capernaum.

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