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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.

Cardinal's Corner

May 14, 2024

A Shepherd’s Message - Pentecost 2024

The Risen Christ is always present through His Word and the Spirit. This Word and Spirit enlivens human beings, changes them into new creatures and makes them members of the Church.

Upcoming Events Full Calendar

  • 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.

    Contact your parish youth ministry leader for details!

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  • 2024 Parish Engagement Conference
    Using stewardship and communications to engage the faithful of your parish

    Saturday, Aug. 3
    9 am - 3:45 pm
    St. Anne Catholic Church - Houston, TX

    A conference for clergy, parish staff, stewardship committees, pastoral councils, finance councils, and anyone who wants to learn how to get parishioners more involved in parish life.

    Cost: $10 per person, including lunch
    Complimentary registration for clergy

    More info and online registration:


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The annual Diocesan Services Fund (DSF) appeal supports the 64 pastoral and educational ministries of the Archdiocese that no one parish can accomplish on its own. Through your support of DSF, you fulfill the Gospel command to love your neighbor as yourself. Learn more about DSF

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