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 does not acknowledge each submission.


Lenten Events - Fish Fry

Please call parishes for latest information.

Christ the Good Shepherd, 18511 Klein Church Rd, Spring. Fridays, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Fish dinners by Knights of Columbus Council 10872. $10 adult; $5 child; $30 per family.

Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, 1701 San Jacinto St., Houston at Cathedral Centre, 3rd Floor. Fridays, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Knights of Columbus Council 803 serves parish Lenten fish dinner: baked tilapia, sweet potato fries, coleslaw, ice tea and ice cream. $10 adult plates, $5 kids plates.

Holy Family, Galveston, St. Patrick Parish Life Center, 1010 35th St., Galveston. Hours: March 29 - 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; April 5 - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 12 - 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

St. Cecilia, 11720 Joan of Arc Dr., Houston. Fridays, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Knights of Columbus fish fry offers fried catfish, baked tilapia, fried shrimp, hush puppies and french fries. $6 - $12. saintcecilia.org/bulletin.

St. Edith Stein, Carmel Hall, 3311 N. Fry Rd., Katy. Fridays, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Knights of Columbus Council 12955 fish fry begins after church’s Stations of the Cross; includes catfish, fries, coleslaw, green beans and hush puppies. $10 adult all you can eat catfish plate, $5 for 12 and under. $11 shrimp special. Drinks included. 281-492-7500; lisa@stedithstein.org; stedithstein.org.

St. Gregory the Great, 10500 Nold St., Houston. Fridays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Features fish dinners and crawfish étouffée. 713-631-3681.

St. John the Evangelist, 800 W. Baker Rd., Baytown. Fridays, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Activity Building. $10 plates include fish, fries and hushpuppies. 10+ orders available for delivery to businesses. 832-597-5359.

St. Peter the Apostle, 6220 LaSalette Dr., Houston. Fridays, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. $12 dinners include 2 pieces of fried fish, potato salad, seasoned green beans, cake and condiments. 713-367-5826.

St. Philip Neri, 10960 MLK Blvd., Houston. Fridays, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. $10 dinners include choice of crawfish étouffée, catfish or tilapia, with homemade potato salad and green beans. Guaranteed group orders call 713-733-8000 on Thursday, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Pick up 10 or more, get one dinner for lagniappe (free).

April 16

Fourth Annual Archdiocesan Poetry Festival, 9 a.m. at St. Francis de Sales Catholic School Auditorium (8100 Roos St., Houston). Catholic middle-school students read their award-winning poems chosen from among hundreds of submissions. The 2019 Archdiocesan Poet Laureate will be named. Admission and parking are free. illichm@sfdsschool.org.

April 19

Good Friday Stations of the Cross at Houston City Hall, 12 p.m. at Hermann Square at Houston City Hall (900 Smith St., Houston). Pax Christi Houston hosts a traditional Stations of the Cross service in Downtown Houston which will also address social issues of the day. 713-471-5939.

April 19 - 27

Divine Mercy Novena and Chaplet, 3 p.m. at Mary Queen (606 Cedarwood Dr., Friendswood). Novena and Chaplet begins on Good Friday after 3 p.m. Stations of the Cross in church, then continues in St. Joseph Chapel at 3 p.m. each following day, including Easter Sunday. Evening sessions also will be held 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on April 22 to April 26 in Mary’s House at back of church property. Evening includes novena prayers, video presentations, discussion and teachings. Concludes on Divine Mercy Sunday April 28 with 3 p.m. Adoration, prayers and benediction.

April 24

Women’s Gathering, 9:30 a.m. at St. Hyacinth (2921 Center St., Deer Park). The Bay Area Deanery Council of Catholic Women host Deacon Bob Hebert presenting on “Are We Followers or Disciples of Jesus?” Social begins at 9:30 a.m., followed by business meeting, presentation and lunch at local restaurant. 832-605-8360; gretchenmitchell@gmail.com.

April 25

Mass in Extraordinary Form, 7 p.m. at St. Theresa (705 St. Theresa Blvd., Sugar Land). Mass in the Extraordinary Form will be celebrated and will include a performance of Mozart’s Mass in G (K. 140) “Pastorale.” All are welcome to join a beautiful Traditional Latin Mass with sacred music sung by the combined choirs of the parish and St. Theresa Catholic School students, together with string orchestra, organ and soloists. 281-494-1157; sttheresacatholicschool.org. 

April 26

Taizé Prayer, 7 p.m. at Villa de Matel Chapel (6510 Lawndale St., Houston). The Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word host a Taizé prayer service, meditative, candlelit, ecumenical prayer service that has helped many people, especially young adults; connect with God through reflective music & chants, readings and moments of silence. sistersofcharity.org/ya; 713-928-6053.

April 27 - 28

Spring Festival, Saturday: 5 p.m. to 11 p.m., Sunday: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Christ the Redeemer (11507 Huffmeister Rd., Houston). 34th annual event includes kids and family activities, rides, Bingo, flea market, barbecue dinner, ethnic food tent, live entertainment includes music, clown shows and magician, Sunday live and silent auction and more. ctrcc.com/springfestival; 281-469-5533.

April 28

Spring Festival, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at St. Pius V (824 Main St., Pasadena). St. Pius V Church and School hosts Spring Festival that features food, games, live entertainment, dancing and raffle. Free admission; $10 raffle tickets support Catholic education. Purchase tickets by calling 713-472-5172 or 713-473-9484.

May 2

San Jose Clinic’s Art with Heart, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at The Ballroom at Bayou Place (560 Texas Ave., Houston). Join Daniel Cardinal DiNardo and Event Chair Madonna Barfoot for a night of art, jewelry, generosity, and compassion to honor dental and medical providers, represented by Mary Neal, M.D. and James Lloyd, D.D.S. Tickets: $175 per person. 713-490-2620; www.sanjoseclinic.org/artwithheart; cristinaherrera@sanjoseclinic.org.

May 3

Bishop Cahill Charity Golf Tournament, 1:30 p.m. at Windrose Country Club (6235 Pinelakes Blvd., Spring). Christ the Good Shepherd Knights of Columbus Council 10872 host 16th annual tournament that benefits St. Mary’s Seminary and other K of C charities. Entry fee of $160/golfer or $640/team includes lunch, dinner, green fees, cart, door prizes and drinks. 832-347-3100; 281-825-1500.

May 5

Bazaar, noon to 5 p.m. at St. Matthias (302 FM 1774, Magnolia). Annual event features barbecue plates with trimmings, variety of food options, activities for all ages, raffle, auctions, Mexican Bingo, games, inflatables and more. Proceeds benefit St. Matthias parish campaign for new church. 281-356-2000.

Dominican Friars’ Gala, 6 p.m. at the Houstonian (111 N Post Oak Ln., Houston). The Dominican Friars host their annual gala chaired by Dr. and Mrs. Gerard Gabel and honoring Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale. The evening includes dinner, live orchestra, dancing, silent auction and presentation of the 2019 St. Martin de Porres Award. 713-529-4854.


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