The latest news from the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston


April 15, 2024

Amid nationwide worker shortages, El Paso's Bishop Seitz reaffirms Church’s closeness with immigrant workers who ‘labor for us all’

While American employers continue to struggle with filling more than nine million open jobs and a growing number of communities look to immigration as the solution, Bishop Mark J. Seitz of El Paso emphasized that it is often these much needed immigrant workers who are the most vulnerable members of our workforce.

April 4, 2024

Archbishop Fiorenza Plaza dedication, Cathedrals’ anniversaries to be celebrated on April 13

Easter season is perfect timing to jointly celebrate the Feast of the Cathedrals in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston on April 13 and dedicate the newly constructed Archbishop Joseph A. Fiorenza Plaza.

March 27, 2024

Pontifical Good Friday Collection for the Holy Land

All over the world, Christians are preparing for Easter. On Good Friday, March 29 , parishes will take up the annual Good Friday Collection for the Holy Land.

March 22, 2024

Archdiocese joins nationwide prayer for the protection of women and pre-born children, and to end abortion

Archdiocese joins nationwide prayer for the protection of women and pre-born children, and to end abortion

March 20, 2024

Archdiocesan Chrism Mass set for March 26

Every year during Holy Week, the faithful of the Archdiocese are invited to gather with Daniel Cardinal DiNardo for the celebration of the Chrism Mass — one of the most solemn and significant events of the liturgical year.

March 18, 2024

Palm Sunday collection to benefit Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church

Parishes in the Archdiocese are being asked to hold an optional second collection on Palm Sunday weekend to help the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church in Ukraine, which benefits those affected by the ongoing war in Ukraine.

March 8, 2024

‘Apostle of the Impossible’ comes to Houston-area with St. Jude relic tour March 15 - 19

Galveston-Houston Catholics are going to learn about St. Jude, the faithful apostle, martyr and saint, as his relic make the five stops in the Archdiocese, where there will be public veneration and special Masses.

February 23, 2024

Bishop Zaidan calls for peace and humanitarian aid as war-torn Ukraine marks two years since Russian invasion

As Russia’s war against Ukraine enters its third year, the need for humanitarian assistance has greatly increased to help the millions of Ukrainians impacted by violence and destruction.


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