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ABOUT THE ARCHDIOCESE

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

October 8, 2019

Cardinal DiNardo meets with Pope Francis

Daniel Cardinal DiNardo met with Pope Francis at the Vatican Sept. 20 alongside a USCCB delegation to share with the pope the conclusions of the V Encuentro.

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.

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Upcoming Events Full Calendar

Oct 29

Featured Event

Red Mass 2019

  • The annual Red Mass and Dinner will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 29. at 6:15 p.m. at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, 1111 St. Joseph Parkway, Houston.

    Judges, attorneys, law students and professors, and other government officials are invited to attend.

    The Mass will be followed by dinner at the Cathedral Centre with Judge Stuart Kyle Duncan of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit as guest speaker. Seating is limited.

    To purchase tickets to the Red Mass Dinner, visit www.archgh.org/redmass.

    Everyone is encouraged to attend the Mass, even if they are unable to attend the dinner.

    The history of Red Mass goes back to the Middle Ages. Red vestments in the Catholic Church are worn to symbolize the Holy Spirit, for example, the tongues of fire which descended upon the Apostles at Pentecost. Red Mass is "red" because the judiciary is seeking guidance from the Holy Spirit for the carriage of justice and the responsibility of the legal profession.

     

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  • Bayou Awakening is a retreat for college-age young adults (18-25) that focuses on deepening your relationship with Christ. The retreat includes talks, small group discussions, quiet prayer time, Mass and reconciliation. Join us for a great weekend of spiritual renewal!

    Bayou Awakening will be held on November 15-17, at Christian Renewal Center (1515 Hughes Rd., Dickinson, TX 77539). Cost is $100 with limited scholarships available. Deadline to register is November 4.

    Registration information is available online at www.archgh.org/bayouawakening.

    For more information, contact the Office for Young Adult and Campus Ministry at yacm@archgh.org or 713 741 8778.

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  • The Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston's Office of Worship invites you to attend the Archdiocesan Choir's 11th Annual "In Memoria" Concert under the direction of Dr. Rick Lopez at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart on Sunday, November 24, at 3 PM

    Tickets are $25 each, with special discounts for seniors and students.

    The concert will feature the entire 60-voice choir, string orchestra and soloists in a special performance of American-born composer Frank La Rocca's Mass of the Americas, a work commissioned by the Benedict XVI Institute of San Francisco, as well as works by local Catholic composers Gonzalo Ramos (Ave Verum) and Daniel Knaggs (Ave Maria #11).

    Purchase tickets online!

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