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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.

Cardinal's Corner

September 12, 2023

A Shepherd’s Message – September 12, 2023

An act of thanks goes out to all the teachers in our schools: Catholic, private and public. Teachers are most frequently quiet, even unassuming. However, they are essential leaders and active agents in our culture... how much we owe to our teachers!

Upcoming Events Full Calendar

  • The annual Blue Mass honoring all law enforcement, criminal justice personnel, support staff, and their families will be celebrated at St. Jerome Catholic Church on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. Color Guard Lineup at 9:30 a.m. Various police vehicles and equipment will be on display.

    For more information, please contact Deacon Alvin Lovelady at 713-741-8745 or

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  • This ceremony will be held on Sunday, September 24, 2023, at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart at 3:00 pm, to honor couples celebrating their Golden Anniversary of marriage in the Catholic Church.

    Early bird pricing: $25 to August 28, 2023
    Standard pricing: $40 from August 29 to October 29, 2023

    Register online

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  • This conference is for all parish leaders, priests, deacons, consecrated religious, young adults, parish staff, parish councils, members and coordinators of lay groups and ministries, and all those doing ministry and providing accompaniment to Hispanic/Latino Catholics in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.  Keynotes and breakout workshops will be provided in English and Spanish.

    We will start with Eucharistic Adoration on Friday, Sept. 29th at 7:00pm in Sacred Heart Co-Cathedral.

    Register online at

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  • A Mass for the Care of Creation will be held at St. Theresa Catholic Church, 6622 Haskell St., at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 3 — on the eve of the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi. The Mass is sponsored by the Secretariat for Social Concerns of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, the Sisters of Charity of Incarnate Word, and the Houston Dominican Sisters.

    Organizers encourage participants to watch “The Letter - A Message for Our Earth” before attending the Oct. 3 celebration. Visit for screening dates, times, and locations.

    For more information, email or call 713-741-8769.

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  • The annual Firefighter Mass honoring and blessing firefighters will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, 1111 St. Joseph Pkwy. in downtown Houston. Daniel Cardinal DiNardo is the celebrant. In addition, during the Mass, a special tribute is given to firefighters who have passed away during the previous year. It is open to active and retired firefighters, their families, and the general public.

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