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.


Fridays in Lent

Lenten Fish Fry, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at St. Philip Neri (10960 MLK Blvd., Houston). Held Fridays during Lent, parish dinner features crawfish etouffee, catfish or tilapia with sides. Buy 10, get one free. $10. Group orders: 713-733-8000.

Lenten Fish Fry, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Notre Dame Community Center (7720 Boone Road, Houston). Held Fridays during Lent, features all-you-can-eat dinner of baked or fried fish and sides, $5 - $10. 832-277-3530.

Lenten Fish Fry, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Bishop Byrne KC Hall (420 Telephone Road, Houston). Held Fridays during Lent, features fried or grilled tilapia, sides, salad and drink. Free delivery for five plates or more. Dine in and take out available. Benefit KC charities. 713-923-6767.

Feb. 24

Vietnamese Lenten Retreat, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. followed by 5 p.m. Mass at St. Laurence (3100 Sweetwater Blvd., Sugar Land). Vietnamese Lenten Retreat with guest speakers Father Trân Khã and Father Nguyen Truong Son. Free, includes lunch. 281-330-0565.

Vocation Expo, 9 a.m. at St. Mary’s Seminary (9845 Memorial Dr., Houston). Features resources, networking and presentations on building and maintaining a vocation committee and effective parish promotion of vocations with Daniel Cardinal DiNardo, Leticia Ramirez and author Rhonda Gruenewald. 713-652-8239;

Feb. 23 - 25

Lenten Retreat, at Mother of Perpetual Help Retreat Center (3417 W. Little York Road, Houston). The Marian Servants of the Incarnate Wisdom host a Lenten retreat with author Carol Razza of St. Vincent de Paul Seminary, FL, focused on the power of hte Holy Spirit. Register: 832-677-1931;

March 3

Charity & Scholarship Golf Tournament, at Southwyck Golf Club (1901 Clubhouse Dr., Pearland). Knights of Peter Claver #139 hosts the Our Lady Star of the Sea Church golf tournament with silent auction and raffle. $100/player, four-person scramble, includes lunch, awards and tournament replay card.; 713-854-2439.

Day of Prayer, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Theresa (115 7th St., Sugar Land). Fort Bend Theresians Day of Prayer explores Jesus’ place at the table with speaker Sister Mary Ann Figlino. $25 registration includes lunch. 281-242-4494.

Cursillo Grand Ultreya, 8 a.m. Mass at the Vietnamese Martyrs Catholic Church (10610 Kingspoint). For all three language groups, features group reunions, lunch and witnesses of the Cursillo Movement. Free. 713-643-7682;

March 4

Turkey Dinner, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at KC Hall (1310 Hwy 90 West, Sealy). Catholic Daughters #1616 hosts a turkey and dressing dinner, with dine-in or take-out available. $10 plates includes drink. 832-964-9554.

Strake Jesuit Spring Fling, 12 noon to 6 p.m. at Strake Jesuit College Preparatory (8900 Bellaire Blvd., Houston). 47th anniversary event features food, games, entertainment and raffle. Proceeds benefit financial aid programs at Strake Jesuit.; 713-490-8160;

St. Thomas High School Round Up, 12 noon to 6 p.m. at St. Thomas High School (4500 Memorial Drive, Houston). 91st anniversary event features carnival of games and food court. Benefits St. Thomas tuition assistance program.

March 7

Lenten Day of Prayer, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Anne Parish Center (2140 Westheimer Road, Houston). St. Anne’s Guild hosts Sister Macrina Wiederkehr, OSB, for a day of reflection on “The Piercing of the Heart: A Celebration of Your Brokenness” with Mass and lunch. $35, register: 713-202-1894;

March 8

15th Annual Bishop Rizzotto Golf Classic, 11 a.m. at Wildcat Golf Club (12000 Almeda Road, Houston). Golf tournament benefits St. Dominic Village with 12:30 p.m. shotgun start and includes lunch, awards and dinner.; 713-741-8722.

March 10

Gulf Coast Catholic Men’s Conference, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Sylvan Beach Pavilion (1 Sylvan Beach Drive, La Porte). Third annual conference features presentations on building community, lessons from Hurricane Harvey, spiritual warfare, addictions and the importance of men’s ministries. $40 through March 5, $45 March 6 until conference, includes continental breakfast and lunch. Religious and Clergy are free.

March 11

Choral Evensong, 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Our Lady of Walsingham (7809 Shadyvilla Lane, Houston). Chorus Angelorum, a semi-professional chorus devoted to the preservation and celebration of traditional Anglican music in the context of the Church’s liturgy, presents a free Evensong service. 713-683-9407.

March 17

Young Adult Day of Service, 8:30 a.m. citywide. Come be the “hands and feet of Christ” with hundreds of young adults ages 18-39 at the Archdiocesan Young Adult Day of service, prayer and fellowship on Saturday, March 17, 2018. Teams will help serve those in need like Harvey victims, the sick, the poor, the hungry, homeless, prisoners and immigrants. The Day begins with 8:30 a.m. Mass celebrated by Bishop Sheltz, followed by breakfast then head out to serve in teams all over the city. Participants can choose from a list of available service projects. $10 includes t-shirt/breakfast. Online registration required:; 713-741-8778.

March 24

Pro-Life Mass and Prayer Service, 9:00 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament (4015 Sherman St., Houston). Helpers of God’s Precious Infants and the Catholic Organization of Life host 9 a.m. Mass at Blessed Sacrament followed by Stations of the Cross at Planned Parenthood (4600 Gulf Freeway, Houston). 832-875-5126;

March 30

Way of the Cross, 10:15 a.m. at Chapel of St. Basil (1018 W Alabama St., Houston). Communion and Liberation and the University of St. Thomas Campus Ministry Office host a procession from UST, Holy Rosary, Catholic Charities to the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart. 713-203-4566;

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