The latest news from the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston


January 19, 2014

Catholics from across the Archdiocese remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s call for justice

This weekend the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston will take time to reflect upon and remember the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at its 29th Annual Mass of Remembrance. The Mass will be Sunday, January 19, at 3:00 p.m. at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, 1111 St. Joseph Pkwy., Houston.

January 11, 2014

Houston-area Charities Come Together for Poverty Awareness Month

Three Houston-area organizations are banding together for Poverty Awareness Month this coming January. Catholic Charities, San José Clinic, and the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, with underwriting support from The Kristie Lee Tautenhahn Foundation, are promoting Poverty Awareness throughout the month with a variety of educational tools and resources, including a Mass on Saturday, January 11th, 2014.

December 23, 2013

Thousands of Houston-Galveston Area Vietnamese Catholics gather to celebrate Christmas

On Christmas Eve, several thousand Vietnamese Catholics from around the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston will join together to celebrate the birth of Christ at the annual Vietnamese Christmas Vigil Mass. The Mass will begin at 6 p.m. at the George R. Brown Convention Center in downtown Houston.

December 5, 2013

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

Drums, costumes, music and dancing of centuries-old Mexican tradition will fill the streets of downtown Houston on Dec. 8, 2013 – all in an expression of devotion and thanksgiving to Our Lady of Guadalupe, the Patroness of the Americas.

November 20, 2013

Daniel Cardinal DiNardo marks the end of the Year of Faith

On Saturday, Nov. 23, Daniel Cardinal DiNardo and Catholics from across the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston will gather for a Mass honoring the conclusion of the Year of Faith. The Mass will be held at 5 p.m. at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, 1111 St. Joseph Pkwy.

November 12, 2013

Statement from Daniel Cardinal DiNardo re. USCCB Vice President position

I humbly accept the privilege of being the new vice president for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. I congratulate the newly elected president of the conference, Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, and look forward to supporting him in his role.

October 23, 2013

Houston Area Faith Leaders discuss the need for immigration reform

Daniel Cardinal DiNardo is one of several Houston-area faith leaders urging the House of Representatives to pass comprehensive immigration reform that keeps families together, protects workers and “Dreamers,” and provides a workable path to citizenship.

October 20, 2013

Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston honors area firefighters

Every day, firefighters dedicate themselves to protecting the citizens of the Galveston-Houston area and their property. This Sunday, October 20, 2013, Archbishop Joseph A. Fiorenza and the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston will thank and pray for them at the Annual Firefighter Mass.

September 28, 2013

Archdiocese honors those who protect and serve us

The Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston honors the men and women of law enforcement at its Annual Blue Mass.

September 25, 2013

Hundreds to gather for 30th Annual Assembly of Hispanic Ministry to enrich the faith of Catholics

More than 400 Spanish-speaking faithful from across the Archdiocese gather to celebrate, share, and grow in their faith.


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