The latest news from the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston


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.

September 19, 2010

A place to pray and worship in Port Bolivar

Catholics on Bolivar Peninsula now have a sturdy house of faith where they can weather the storms of life – literally and figuratively.

September 3, 2010

Archdiocese to honor 150 couples marking their 50th wedding anniversaries

About 150 Catholic couples celebrating their golden anniversaries this year will gather at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart at 3 p.m. on Sept. 5 to pray together and renew their vows.

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.


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