The latest news from the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston


September 14, 2012

Celebrating lifelong marriage: Archdiocese to honor more than 900 couples

Daniel Cardinal DiNardo to celebrate annual 25th and 50th Wedding Anniversary Mass. Event marks 50th year Archdiocese has held Mass for couples celebrating golden, silver anniversaries.

August 18, 2012

Downtown Catholic Church Celebrates its 100th Anniversary

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.

August 9, 2012

1,400 Educators Celebrated the Start of a New School Year with Bishop Sheltz

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.

January 2, 2012

Pope Benedict names former Episcopal bishop to lead new U.S. ordinariate for former Anglicans

Pope Benedict names former Episcopal bishop to lead new U.S. ordinariate for former Anglicans • Ordinariate to be based in Houston.

December 2, 2011

Catholics honor Our Lady of Guadalupe in downtown Houston procession and Mass Sunday, Dec. 4

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.

June 13, 2011

Black Catholic Heritage Celebrated at Unity Explosion Conference 2011, June 15-19

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.

March 28, 2011

Archdiocesan conference explores “Family & Values in the New Media Age” April 1st and 2nd

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.

December 13, 2010

New Vincentian Services Center opens its doors to Houston’s needy, but also needs help stocking the shelves

In time for the holidays, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, serving the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, is throwing the doors of its new services center open to Houston’s poor and needy with a thrift store, massive Ozanam donation center and the John L. Food Depot.

November 9, 2010

Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston Responds to Lawsuit

The Archdiocese was today made aware of a lawsuit brought by a woman who claims to have been sexually abused by a clergyman of the Archdiocese over 40 years ago.

October 20, 2010

Newly named Cardinal to speak in Houston

Washington’s Archbishop Donald W. Wuerl, one of the 24 cardinals named to the College of Cardinals this morning by Pope Benedict XVI, will deliver the keynote address for the Center for Faith and Culture at the University of St. Thomas at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 20.


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