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 and ministries throughout our ten-county region. Learn how to submit your own event to Around the Archdiocese here. The Herald cannot acknowledge each submission.

Note: Due to Hurricane Harvey, many parishes have canceled or rescheduled events. Please call the parish for the latest updates.

Sept. 22

Fish Fry Dinner, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Anne de Beaupre (2810 Link Road, Houston). $10 plates include 2 fish, homemade potato salad, corn, green beans, bread and a slice of cake. Also features 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. garage sale. Benefits parish and Society of St. Vincent de Paul. 832-899-9647.

Sept. 23 - 24

Fall Festival, at St. Jerome (8825 Kempwood Dr., Houston). 2 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23 and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 24. 713-468-9555;


Fall Bazaar, 11 a.m. at St. Philip Neri (10960 MLK Blvd., Houston). Features live music by DJ T-Mike, Step Rideau & The Zydeco Outlaws and DJ Heavy Hitter, 3-0n-3 basketball tournament; at 11 a.m., 7 p.m. bingo, barbecue & sandwich dinners, smoked turkey legs, gumbo, variety of sweets, kids zone, treats and more. 713-734-0320.



Sept. 24* 

Bazaar, 10 a.m. at KC Hall (1310 Hwy. 90 West, Sealy). Sealy’s Immaculate Conception Catholic Church features barbecue dinner plates ($10/plate) beginning at 10:30 a.m. with kolaches, strudels, cakes and pies, homemade Mexican food, live music with Kovanda’s Czech Band, auctions, kids activities, booths, raffle and more. 979-885-3868.

Slavic Heritage Festival, noon to 6 p.m. at North Side Columbus Club/KC Hall (607 E. Whitney Dr., Houston). The 54th annual Sts. Cyril and Methodius Slavic Festival presented by the Slavic Alliance (Croatians, Czechs, Poles and Ukrainians of Houston) includes ethnic foods, singing and dancing, cultural booths, vendors and more. $5 admission. Slavic Festival Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, Sept. 23 at 5:30 p.m. at St. Justin Martyr Catholic Church (13350 Ashford Point Dr., Houston).; 312-600-7528.

Sept. 29 - Oct. 1

Encounter Houston Steubenville Young Adult Conference, at the Marriott Marquis Hotel (1310 Hwy. 90 West, Sealy). Hosted by Adore Ministries and Franciscan University of Steubenville, Encounter Houston is a refreshing weekend of powerful talks, worship, Adoration, Sacraments and Mass with more than a thousand young adults and families.

Retrouvaille, at the Hyatt Regency North Houston (425 N. Sam Houston Parkway East, 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, a marriage encounter or marriage seminar. Registration is required.;


Sept. 30 - Oct. 1

Bazaar, at St. Christopher (8150 Park Place Blvd., Houston). Noon to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 30 and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 1. Features games, beverages, music, raffle, food and family activities. Rain or shine. 713-645-6614.

Oct. 1

Party & Pro-Life Holy Hour, 11 a.m. at Annunciation (1618 Texas Ave., Houston). Starting with 11 a.m. Mass, features kids activities, barbecue by KC Council #803 followed by 1:30 p.m. Holy Hour. Free.

Family Bazaar, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception (816 Park Dr., La Porte). Features silent auction, raffle, bingo, vendors, food and games for the family. 281-471-2000;

Czech Festival, 11:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart (915 Runneburg Road, Crosby). 77th annual festival features barbecue & sausage or tamale dinners, and homemade kolaches and pastries, live Czech entertainment, auction, bingo, booths and games. Free parking and admission. 281-328-4871;

Oct. 7

Founders’ Day Festival, noon to 6 p.m. at St. Edith Stein Catholic Church (3311 N. Fry Road, Katy). Features food, rides, bingo, country store, live entertainment. 281-492-7500.

Oct. 8

Bazaar, 11 a.m. until dark at Holy Family (7122 Whiting Rock St., Baytown) Features music, kids corner, auction, food, including Caribbean, Creole, barbeque and gumbo, booths and raffle. 281-426-8448.

Bazaar, 11 a.m. until dark at Holy Family (7122 Whiting Rock St., Baytown) Features music, kids corner, auction, food, including Caribbean, Creole, barbeque and gumbo, booths and raffle. 281-426-8448.

Bazaar, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at St. John of the Cross (20000 Loop 494, New Caney). Features raffle, games, food, music, kids activities and more. 281-399-9008 x304.

Oct. 11

Vespers & Infant Loss Remembrance, 7 p.m. at Annunciation (1618 Texas Ave., Houston). Gather for vespers on the Feast of Maternity of the Blessed Virgin Mary to honor and remember families who have experienced miscarriage or infant loss and recognize the gift of motherhood. Baby items and monetary donations will go to the Gabriel Project.

Oct. 13 - 15

Bazaar, at St. Monica (8421 West Montgomery Rd, Houston). Super Bingo Friday, 7 p.m. Bazaar open Saturday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday noon to 7 p.m. Zydeco performances by Nooney & the Zydeco Floaters and Ruben Moreno & The Zydeco Re-Evolution. Bake Off Contest, Car and Bike Show, Silent Auction, kids activities, food. Vendor booths available. Free parking. Complimentary shuttle. Admission tickets, info available at and Craig Adams 713-818-2048 or Charles Cade 713-851-1658.

Scout Retreat & Puff Up XXXVII, at Bovay Scout Ranch in Navasota. Archdiocesan Catholic Committee on Scouting hosts Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts of America for weekend camping or Saturday only with large outdoor Mass. $10 Cub Scount Family - Oct. 14 Puff Up Fun Event; $15 Scout Retreat - Oct. 13 to 15 sessions on Faith & Fun events.;

Marriage Encounter, a unique approach aimed at revitalizing marriage, is not a retreat, marriage clinic, group sensitivty or a substitute for counseling. Dedicated to your relationship as a married couple and fous on your marriage.; 713-482-1791.

Oct. 14

Fall Festival, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at St. Joseph-St. Stephen (1500 Kane St., Houston). Features live music by Yelba & Latin Fire, Grupo Aliados, Magallie Montiel & The Hometown Boys; food, children’s area, auctions and vendors. Free admission.

Oct. 15

Bazaar, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at St. Thomas the Apostle (1603 Avenue N, Huntsville). Features auctions, raffle, food, games, kids activities, country store and plant booth. 936-295-0653.

Fall Harvest Festival & Bazaar, 7:30 a.m. at Guardian Angel (5610 Demel St., Wallis). Features 7:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. Thanksgiving Masses, with barbecue service at 10:30 a.m., auction, entertainment, food, rides, games and booths. 979-478-6532;

Marian consecration celebration, 2:20 p.m. at Our Lady of Czestochowa Catholic Church (1731 Blalock Road, Houston). 100th anniversary of St. Maximilian Kolbe’s Militia of the Immaculata Vigil Celebration with Consecration Ceremony features national speaker Rich May on “Foundations of Marian Consecration in the teachings of St. Maximilian Kolbe. 3:30 p.m. confessions followed by Mass and consecration ceremony. RSVP: 28-793-3394.

Blood Drive, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at St. Edith Stein Catholic Church (3311 N. Fry Road, Katy). The KC Council #12955 hosts a blood drive for Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center. Donations benefit general blood supply for all patients in the Texas Gulf Coast Region.

Bazaar, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Fort Bend County Fairgrounds (4310 TX-36, Rosenberg). Sacred Features food, raffle, booths, crafts, auctions, children’s activities and more. Hosted by Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Rosenberg.

Oct. 16

Trafficking Seminar, 7 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church Gymnasium (109 North Frazier, Conroe). Respect Life Ministry at Sacred Heart Church hosts law enforcement to share how to protect children from being targeted for human trafficking. Rescued survivors share their stories, including panel discussion and Q&A. Free and open to the public.; 936-537-5451.

Oct. 18

BADCCW Meeting, 9:30 a.m. at St. Bernadette Parish Life Center (15500 El Camino Real, Houston). The Bay Area Deanery Council of Catholic Women social begins at 9:30 a.m. with reports fromthe National Conference at 10 a.m. Lunch provided, $5 donation requested. CCW are dedicated Catholic women who come together for fellowship, spiritual growth, leadership and service to Christ, His church and society. 281-280-8071;

Oct. 22

Homecoming Bazaar, 11 a.m. at St. Mary (8227 County Road 205, Plantersville). 123rd annual homecoming bazaar includes live music, barbecue, shopping, auctions, kids zone and country hospitality, all on the church grounds. 936-894-2223;

Fall Festival, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at St. Mary Magdalene (527 South Houston Ave., Humble). Features games, music, auction, kids activities, entertainment, food and more. Free admission. 281-446-8211;

Oktoberfest, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Sts. Peter & Paul (936 S. Front St., Bellville). Features live German, Czech & Country music, barbecue, auctions, kids activities and games, food and more. Free admission. 979-865-2368;

Oct. 28 - 29

Festival, Saturday, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at St. Paul the Apostle (18223 Point Lookout Drive, Nassau Bay). Saturday includes 7 a.m. 5K Fun Run & Walk, 11 a.m. Chili Cook-Off, and 6 p.m. Taquiza Taco & Salsa Fiesta. Sunday includes kids games, talent show, international food booths, auctions and more. 832-814-7622.

Bazaar, at St. Martin DePorres (12606 Crosby Lynchburg Road, Crosby). Oct. 28 includes Super Bingo from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and Kickoff dance with Chris Ardoin and NuStep Zydeko from 10 p.m. - 2 a.m. Oct. 29 (11 a.m. - 9 p.m. features food, raffle, bingo, live auction, kids zone, vendors, live music with Curtis Poullard & the Creole Zydeco Band and Brian Jack and the Zydeco Gamblers. Table reservations: