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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

April 18, 2019

A Shepherd's Message - Easter 2019

In reality whatever we endure or suffer, however we succeed or fail, whatever can occur to us, when it is put into the light of the Cross, it can shine and be transformed. We need to be attentive to this logic of the cross for it brings genuine insight for us and for the life of the world.

Immigrants at the Border: How to Help

Many people of goodwill are trying to assist people who are approaching our border with Mexico, families who are fleeing violence and seeking a better life for their children. Learn how you can help make a difference.

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Upcoming Events Full Calendar

Jun 1

Featured Event

Priesthood Ordination

  • Seven Transitional Deacons will be ordained to the priesthood on Saturday, June 1 at 10:00 a.m. at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, 1111 St. Joseph Parkway, Houston. The candidates are: Dcn. Jose Rodrigo Alonso Gonzales, Dcn. Ricardo Arriola Gonzales, Dcn. Justin Michael Cormie, Dcn. David Michael Moses, Dcn. Kingsley Nwoko, Dcn. Ryan Andrew Stawaisz and Dcn. Vincent Thinh Duc Tran.

    All are invited.

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  • June 4-6: Weekend Retreat for young men who are incoming freshmen to outgoing seniors in high school. Explore seminary life, learn about the call to holiness, and a possible vocation to the priesthood. Must be recommended by the parish priest or youth minister. Limit of four participants per parish. Cost: Either $100 upon registration OR $50 deposit upon registration & $50 at the beginning of the retreat.

    Link to register: www.bit.ly/explore2019

    Questions? Contact us at 713-652-8239 or vocations@archgh.org.

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  • July 8: Give Me Crazy Love: Your Body and God’s Plans - Patrick Rivera, Young Adult Ministry, San Diego

    The Café Catholica summer series is open to all young adults (ages 18-39) and features dynamic speakers, prayer, dinner, and socializing.

    Café Catholica is held on for four Mondays in July starting on July 8. Each night will include Confession at 5:15 p.m., Mass at 6:15 p.m., Dinner at 7:15 p.m., and Talk at 8:15 p.m. Come for all or part of the evening! No registration is needed. Donations are accepted.

    All sessions will be held at St. Michael Church, 1801 Sage Rd., Houston, TX 77056.

    This year’s theme: Ever Ancient, Ever New.

    For more information contact the Office for Young Adult and Campus Ministry at yacm@archgh.org or 713-741-8778. Visit our website at www.archgh.org/cafecatholica

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  • July 15: The Struggle is Real: Continual Conversion - Fr. Josh Johnson, Diocese of Baton Rouge

    The Café Catholica summer series is open to all young adults (ages 18-39) and features dynamic speakers, prayer, dinner, and socializing.

    Café Catholica is held on for four Mondays in July starting on July 8. Each night will include Confession at 5:15 p.m., Mass at 6:15 p.m., Dinner at 7:15 p.m., and Talk at 8:15 p.m. Come for all or part of the evening! No registration is needed. Donations are accepted.

    All sessions will be held at St. Michael Church, 1801 Sage Rd., Houston, TX 77056.

    This year’s theme: Ever Ancient, Ever New.

    For more information contact the Office for Young Adult and Campus Ministry at yacm@archgh.org or 713-741-8778. Visit our website at www.archgh.org/cafecatholica

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  • July 22: Beauty Ever Ancient, Ever New - Michelle Benzinger, Speaker/Women’s Advocate, Pensacola

    The Café Catholica summer series is open to all young adults (ages 18-39) and features dynamic speakers, prayer, dinner, and socializing.

    Café Catholica is held on for four Mondays in July starting on July 8. Each night will include Confession at 5:15 p.m., Mass at 6:15 p.m., Dinner at 7:15 p.m., and Talk at 8:15 p.m. Come for all or part of the evening! No registration is needed. Donations are accepted.

    All sessions will be held at St. Michael Church, 1801 Sage Rd., Houston, TX 77056.

    This year’s theme: Ever Ancient, Ever New.

    For more information contact the Office for Young Adult and Campus Ministry at yacm@archgh.org or 713-741-8778. Visit our website at www.archgh.org/cafecatholica

    Event Details