The latest news from the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston


June 12, 2020

2020 Corpus Christi Collection supports St. Mary's Seminary

The Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston continues to prepare the men who will shepherd the city’s rapidly growing 1.7 million Catholics at St. Mary’s Seminary. On the weekend of the Feast of Corpus Christi (June 13-14, 2020), the local faithful will have the opportunity to directly support Archdiocesan seminarians with the Corpus Christi Collection.

June 5, 2020

Two new priests being ordained in midst of Coronavirus pandemic

Transitional Deacons Mark Hebert and Deacon Thuc Nguyen will be ordained as priests June 6 at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart with attendance by invitation only amidst the coronavirus pandemic.

April 21, 2020

Archdiocese to close four schools; assisting students, families and teachers with upcoming transition

Persistently low enrollment and other serious financial challenges, further aggravated by the COVID-19 pandemic, have forced the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston today to announce it is closing four Catholic schools following the current academic year. The Catholic Schools Office started informing the Pastors and Principals of the respective school communities April 20. Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Queen of Peace and St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Schools in Houston and St. Pius V Catholic School in Pasadena were informed of this painful but necessary decision.

April 6, 2020

Cardinal DiNardo calls faithful to prayer on Good Friday for a national moment of prayer

Daniel Cardinal DiNardo, archbishop of Galveston-Houston and former president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, joins Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles and current president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in inviting the faithful to join them in a moment of prayer on Good Friday (April 10) to pray the Litany of the Sacred Heart.


Media Relations

1700 San Jacinto St.
Houston, Texas 77002
Fax: 713-659-3444

Jo Ann Zuñiga
Media Relations Manager

Jonah Dycus
Secretariat Director of Communications