Around the Archdiocese

Events by ministries and parishes throughout Galveston-Houston

The Around the Archdiocese is an brief calendar listing of events by the Archdiocese, parishes, ministries and other organizations throughout our ten-county region. Learn how to submit your own event to Around the Archdiocese here. The Herald cannot acknowledge each submission.


June 9

Jesse Manibusan Concert, 7 p.m. at St. Paul (18223 Point Lookout Dr., Nassau Bay). "One Bred, One Body, One Voice" summer speaker/concert series hosts worship leader Jesse Manibusan. Tickets start at $10, proceeds benefit St. Paul Music Ministry.; 281-333-3891.

June 10

Italian/English Language Mass, 10:30 a.m. at Italian Cultural and Community Center (1111 Milford St., Houston). Following English/Italian Mass, the center hosts a $5 pasta lunch. 713-524-4222;

June 13 - June 16

Chorus Angelorum Workshop, at Cathedral of Our Lady of Walsingham (7809 Shadyvilla Lane, Houston). A semi-professional chorus devoted to the preservation and celebration of traditional Anglican music in the context of the Church’s liturgy, presents a choral workshop with Simon Carrington and Crista Miller.; 713-683-9407.

June 15

Public lecture, 7 p.m. at University of St. Thomas Jones Hall (3800 Montrose Blvd., Houston). R. Mary Haden Lemmons speaks on “The Crisis of Civilization and John Paul II’s Prophetic Role for Women,” hosted by the John Paul II Forum and University of St. Thomas Philosophy Department.; 713-525-2155;

June 15 - 16

Parish Garage Sale, 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at St. Anne de Beaupre (210 Link Road, Houston). Garage sale benefits parish needs and St. Vincent de Paul Society. Sale spots are available starting at $25. 713-839-6726.

June 16

Summer Workshop, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at University of St. Thomas Little Gallery (3800 Montrose Blvd., Houston). R. Mary Haden Lemmons hosts a public workshop on “John Paul II and the Feminine Genius.” $50 registration inculudes workshop materials, breakfast and lunch. Hosted by the John Paul II Forum and University of St. Thomas Philosophy Department.; 713-525-2155;

June 20

Bay Area Deanery CCW Trip to George H.W. Bush Library, 9 a.m. departs from St. Bernadette (15500 El Camino Real, Houston). Bay Area Council of Catholic Women hosts a bus trip to College Station’s George H. W. Bush Library, the Leonardo Da Vinci exhibit and Barbara Bush’s grave site. $20, lunch on your own. RSVP by June 18 to 832-605-8360;

June 24

Annual Parade of Hats & Salads Luncheon, at Our Mother of Mercy Hall (4000 Sumpter St., Houston). Drexel Society - North Houston Chapter hosts 12th annual event featuring meal, door prizes, entertainment and hat contest with guest speaker Deacon Ignatius Joseph of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. $20, proceeds benefit St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry and Scholarships. 281-446-7469.

June 29 - July 1

Retrouvaille, at Hyatt Regency North Houston (425 N. Sam Houston Parkway E., Houston). Retrouvaille is for marriages in crisis or couples struggling to put the pieces of their marriage back together and rebuild loving relationships. The weekend is not a spiritual retreat, not a marriage encounter or marriage seminar.;; 713-529-6242.

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