The latest news from the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

 


July 6, 2010

St. Mary's Cathedral Basilica under repair

After 162 years, the Mother Cathedral of Texas is getting a facelift.

March 30, 2010

Holy Week Photo Opportunities

Media are permitted to shoot video and photos during the following services on Holy Thursday through Easter Sunday, April 1 – 4.

March 1, 2010

Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston to say thank you, Godspeed to Bishop Joe S. Vasquez

Catholics from across the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston are invited to come together tonight, March 1, to express their gratitude for Auxiliary Bishop Joe S. Vasquez and his commitment to the people of this local Church.

January 26, 2010

Pope names Galveston-Houston bishop as head of Austin diocese

Pope Benedict XVI has appointed Auxiliary Bishop Joe S. Vasquez of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston to be the fifth Bishop of Austin.

January 17, 2010

Tune in for arrival of 11-ton pipe organ at downtown Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart

The Jan. 18 arrival of 5,499 pipes at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart will be music to the ears of Catholic faithful in Houston.

January 15, 2010

Archdiocesan-wide Mass to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Mindful of the earthquake victims who continue to suffer in Haiti, Catholics from across the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston will honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. this Sunday and remember his timeless call to achieve peace through service to one another.

January 14, 2010

Catholic liturgical conference in Houston to hold collection for Haiti tonight

At a 6:30 p.m. Mass at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart tonight, participants in the Southwest Liturgical Conference’s Study Week will take up a collection to assist the earthquake victims in Haiti.

December 23, 2009

Funeral Mass for Father John Robbins, pastor of St. Anne Church, Dec. 23

Father John Robbins, pastor of St. Anne Church since 2000 and a Basilian priest for 37 years, died Dec. 19 after a courageous battle with prostate cancer.

December 4, 2009

Thousands expected to join in downtown Houston procession honoring Our Lady of Guadalupe

Mariachis, singers and scores of indigenous dancers known as matachines will be among the thousands of Catholic faithful expected to pay homage to the Virgin Mary in a procession in downtown Houston this Sunday.

November 16, 2009

Cardinal DiNardo of Galveston-Houston to Chair U.S. Bishops’ Pro-Life Committee

Daniel Cardinal DiNardo of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston is set to start his term as chair of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities.

 

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