The latest news from the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

 


May 2, 2013

Former Episcopal Priests in Houston to Be Ordained Catholic Priests

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013, Two Former Episcopal Priests in Houston to Be Ordained Catholic Priests:  Laurence Gipson was rector of St. Martin’s Episcopal in Houston for Nearly 14 Years; and Scott Blick, who served for 35 years in Episcopal ministry, including 16 years in Houston.

April 17, 2013

TMO brings Houston-Area Religious and Business Leaders together to respond to the

Daniel Cardinal DiNardo and other religious leaders. plus leaders in business and the community speak out emphazing the need for immigration reform.

April 4, 2013

Hundreds to descend on Austin for Catholic Advocacy Day

Hundreds descend upon Austin for Catholic Advocacy Day: Catholics meet with state law makers to promote legislation protecting the poor and vulnerable.

April 1, 2013

Nine educators from Catholic Schools of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston to receive national awards.

When more than 8,000 Catholic educators flock to Houston for the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) Convention and Expo (April 2 to 4) one of the highlights will be the presentation of awards for outstanding performance in and support for Catholic education. Nine of those awards will go to educators and organizations at Catholic schools of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.

March 29, 2013

More than 8,000 Catholic Educators Meet in Houston April 2 Through 4

More than 8,000 Catholic Educators to Meet in Houston April 2 Through 4: National Catholic Educational Association’s (NCEA) annual gathering brings together administrators, teachers, pastors, catechists, vendors and many others interested in Catholic education. This is NCEA's first meeting in Texas in the association’s 109 years.

March 25, 2013

Houston-Galveston area Catholic Parishes have a variety of services for Holy Week and Easter

Churches in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston host a variety of services and Masses for Holy Week and Easter:  Many include traditions from other cultures.

February 4, 2013

A record-breaking 10,000 runners started their Saturday supporting the Catholic schools of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

On Saturday, February 2, a blessing from Daniel Cardinal DiNardo and the beautiful peeling bells of the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart sent almost 10,000 runners and participants of all ages as they took part in the eighth annual Steps for Students 5K Run/Walk and the David K. Guite Memorial 1K Family Fun Run. The event benefits the network of 59 Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.

January 30, 2013

10,000 runners start the day with Cardinal DiNardo and the ringing bells of the Co-Cathedral.

A blessing from Daniel Cardinal DiNardo and the beautiful peeling bells of the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart will send off thousands of runners and participants of all ages as they take part in the eighth annual Steps for Students 5K Run/Walk and the David K. Guite Memorial 1K Family Fun Run. The event benefits the network of 59 Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.

December 20, 2012

Their religious vocations led them to unique ministries serving the local community

Sisters and priests are often associated with working in churches or in the field of education. But others fulfill their calling to serve God by ministering as professionals in the fields of medicine, law and non-profits. Meet three women with two big things in common, none of which they planned: They became Catholic sisters and all found themselves serving those less fortunate in very powerful ways.

November 29, 2012

First Catholic Church established to serve Houston’s African-American Community Celebrates its 125th Anniversary

Since 1887, St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Houston’s Third Ward has been a place of acceptance and sanctity for thousands of people. On Sunday, December 2, 2012, the parish will celebrate its 125th anniversary with a Mass and reception.

 

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