The latest news from the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston


July 19, 2013

More than 2,000 Houston-Galveston area youth gather to celebrate faith

When we think and hear about high school students today, it’s not often we hear about them talking and celebrating their faith, but that’s exactly what will be happening this weekend, July 19-21, at the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston’s Archdiocesan Youth Conference (AYC).

July 19, 2013

200 young people from Houston-Galveston churches embark on a trip of a lifetime

Over the next week, approximately 200 young people from parishes in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston will be packing for a 15-hour flight to Rio. For many this will be their first time in Brazil and at the international event.

June 1, 2013

Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston to welcome a new priest with the ordination of Sebastine Okoye

On Saturday, June 1, 2013, Catholics throughout the Houston-Galveston area will welcome a new priest when Daniel Cardinal DiNardo ordains Sebastine Okoye at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, 1111 St. Joseph Parkway in downtown 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.


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