The latest news from the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston


March 15, 2021

Holy See: The Church cannot bless same-sex unions

The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith responds in the negative to the possibility of imparting a blessing to unions of same-sex couples, noting that it “does not imply a judgment on persons” involved.

March 5, 2021

Archdiocese to maintain current COVID-19 health protocols

Recognizing the needs of this local Church, in particular the need to protect the most vulnerable among us, we have determined that all of our current COVID-19 protocols will remain in place until further notice, including the requirement for face coverings at Mass and other liturgical celebrations.

February 23, 2021

After the winter storm: How to help, and where to get help

The social service agencies of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston continue to respond to the growing needs of those seeking help after the February winter storm.

February 11, 2021

Catholic Charities of Galveston-Houston partners with Harris County, City of Houston and BakerRipley to administer rental assistance

Help for Local Families—$159 Million in New COVID-19 Relief: City of Houston, Harris County establish a new rental assistance fund and appointed BakerRipley and Catholic Charities to administer program

January 25, 2021

Archdiocese celebrates Archbishop Fiorenza's 90th birthday

Friends, staff and members of the Archdiocese marks Archbishop Emeritus Joseph A. Fiorenza's 90th birthday with in style with a drive-thru parade, celebrations


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