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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

July 21, 2021

World Day of Prayer for Grandparents and the Elderly

This Sunday, July 25th, 2021, the Church observes the first-ever World Day of Prayer for Grandparents and the Elderly.

Upcoming Events Full Calendar

  • AYC 2021
    Hilton AmericaHotel
    July 30 - Aug. 1, 2021

    "Seek the Truth" 

    The Archdiocesan Youth Conference (AYC) gathers participants - both youth and adults - from all over the local Church. AYC is the largest evangelizing event for older adolescents that the Office of Adolescent Catechesis and Evangelization hosts annually.

    Participants will experience the diversity of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston! They will have the opportunity to share and deepen their relationship with Jesus Christ through daily Mass, Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, confession, dynamic talks, and other prayer experiences.

    Information is available online at

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  • If you or someone you know needs healing after abortion, help is available! Join us August 13-15 for our Catholic Rachel’s Vineyard retreat.

    Contact Julie ( or Cindy ( for more information or to register.

    All inquiries and registrations are strictly confidential.

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  • If you are seeking healing after miscarriage or the loss of an infant, we are here to help! Join us Saturday, August 28 for a parents’ retreat combining individual and group reflections, prayer and spiritual direction, and much more! Contact Julie at 713-741-8728 or for more information or to register. This retreat is offered in collaboration with the Rabboni Institute in Austin, TX.

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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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