The latest news from the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston


April 7, 2017

U.S. Bishops Conference calls for renewed peace efforts in Syria

Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), and Bishop Oscar Cantú, chair of the USCCB Committee on International Justice and Peace, have issued a joint statement calling for renewed peace efforts in Syria.

March 8, 2017

St. Patrick's Day Dispensation

Cardinal DiNardo is granting a dispensation of abstinence from meat on March 17 for local and visiting faithful in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.

January 6, 2017

Celebrating National Migration Week

A joint statement from Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, President of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, Vice President of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops on National Migration Week, taking place January 8-14, 2017.

November 28, 2016

Procession, festivities and Mass celebrating the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

The sights and sounds of ancient Mexican tradition will soon fill downtown Houston.

November 27, 2016

Blessing of the Advent Wreath for Your Home

The blessing of an Advent Wreath takes place on the First Sunday of Advent or on the evening before the First Sunday of Advent.


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