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.
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.
Since 1912, Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church has been a beacon of hope, faith and love for thousands of people. On Saturday, August 18, 2012, the parish will celebrate its 100th anniversary with a Mass and reception.
On August 9, 2012, more than 1,400 teachers and school administrators from Catholic schools within the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston celebrated the beginning of the new school year at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart with a Mass and award presentation led by Bishop George Sheltz, Auxiliary Bishop for the Archdiocese.
Marking the anniversary of the Virgin Mary's appearance to the humble Mexican peasant Juan Diego in 1581, thousands of Catholic faithful will come to downtown Houston at noon on Sunday, Dec. 4 for a procession and Mass honoring Our Lady of Guadalupe.
Join the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston for a vibrant celebration and exploration of our black Catholic heritage at the Unity Explosion Conference 2011. The event will be held Wednesday, June 15 through Sunday, June 19 at the Marriott Westchase Hotel.
The Office of Family Life Ministry of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston invites you to its “Family & Values in the New Media Age” conference April 1st and 2nd at the St. Dominic Center, 2403 Holcombe Blvd.
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