The latest news from the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston


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.

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.


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