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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.

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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.

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Cardinal's Corner

April 1, 2018

Jesus Lives!

This Easter morning, let us acknowledge the gift of life Christ has given us. Let us look into the empty tomb and proclaim with joy, proclaim with all our hearts and with our lives — that Jesus lives!

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Upcoming Events Full Calendar

Jun 2

Featured Event

Priesthood Ordinations

  • Catholic Family Day at Minute Maid Park

    Friday, April 27th – 7:10 PM
    Astros vs. Athletics

    To purchase your ticket - https://groupmatics.events/s/other/Catholicfamily6

    *For groups of 20 or more, contact Hannah Walker at 713‐259‐8857 or email hwalker@astros.com

    Questions? Call Hannah Walker at 713‐259‐8857 or email hwalker@astros.com

    A portion of the proceeds benefits: Catholic Schools of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

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  • Together in Holiness is a marriage conference series for dioceses inspiring spouses to grow together in holiness and empowering parents to form their children in the Catholic faith. It’s a great event for any married or engaged couple but especially designed with younger couples in mind. Together in Holiness is offered by the St. John Paul II Foundation and Archdiocesan Office of Family Life Ministry.

    • Powerful presentations from national and local speakers
    • Quiet time together, Mass, Reconciliation, Eucharistic Adoration
    • Practical ideas and insights for spouses and parents


    The event will take place in two locations:

    St. Laurence - Ave Maria Parish Life Center
    3103 Sweetwater Blvd
    Sugar Land, TX 77479

    St. Anthony of Padua
    7801 Bay Branch Dr
    The Woodlands, TX 77382


    To register and for more information, visit togetherinholiness.org.

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  • A monthly discernment gathering at St. Mary’s Seminary for single young adult men ages 18 and older. Meets second Thursday of the month from September to May. Join priests and seminarians for fellowship, prayer, music, dinner and talks about the discernment for priesthood and religious life. 9845 Memorial Dr, Houston, TX 77024. Registration, video and information: www.houstonvocations.com/discover Reunión mensual de discernimiento vocacional para varones solteros de 18 años en adelante que prefieren la sesión en inglés.

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  • "…When we are faithful to God's plan, communication becomes an effective expression of our responsible search for truth and our pursuit of goodness."
    — Pope Francis, Message for World Communications Day 2018

    There will be a second collection for the Catholic Communication Campaign. This campaign connects people with Christ, here and around the world in developing countries, through the internet, television, radio, and print media. And fifty percent of funds collected remain in our diocese to fund local communications efforts. Your support helps spread the gospel message! To learn more, visit www.usccb.org/ccc.

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