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.

Feb. 1

Timothy O’Malley Speaking Engagement, 7 p.m. at St. Cecilia (11720 Joan of Arc, Houston). St. Cecilia presents Faith Matters Speaker Series with Timothy O’Malley will speak on engaging the faith at Mass, exploring topics from his book “Bored Again Catholic: How the Mass Could Save Your Life.” 713-465-3414.

Feb. 3

Archdiocesan Celebration of Consecrated Life, 11 a.m. at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart (1111 St. Joseph Parkway, Houston). The Archdiocese observes the 23rd World Day for Consecrated Life with Daniel Cardinal DiNardo celebrating 11 a.m. Mass at the Co-Cathedral. All are invited and welcome. Many of the religious orders of consecrated men and women will attend in celebration. 713-741-8733. 

Feb. 4

Café Catholica North, 5:15 p.m. at St. Ignatius of Loyola (7810 Cypresswood, Spring). Popular young adult speaker series is held in Spring with Michaela Barta exploring how to “Be Loved.” Evening begins at 5:15, followed by 6 p.m. Mass, dinner at 6:45 p.m. and talk at 7:30 p.m. Free and open to young adults 18-39. 713-741-8778,,

Alpha Course, 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. at Prince of Peace (19222 Tomball Parkway, Houston). Alpha is an 11 session course that explores life, spirituality and the foundations of the Christian faith in a fun, non-judgmental, and safe environment. Open to those new to the faith, exploring spirituality, or looking for new friends, all are invited. Free, open to the public. Register:

Feb. 9 - 10

Charis Ignatian Spirituality Young Adult Retreat, at Cameron Retreat Center (2403 Holcombe, Houston). Ignatian Spirituality retreat for young Adults aged 20 - 39 exploring “What Next? Finding Answers with Faith.” Charis retreat provides an opportunity to connect with others experiencing big shifts in life, encounter God who is present in the midst of uncertainty, and grow in your understanding of how faith anchors us in times of transition. Starts 9 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 9 and ends at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 10. $60 per person registration cost includes lodging and food. Spaces are limited; deadline is February 1. Register online:; or 713-741-8778.

Feb. 8

Chocoholic Feast Fundraiser, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at St. Rose of Lima East and West Halls (2600 Brinkman, Houston). St. Rose of Lima Altar Guild hosts annual fundraiser evening of games, light dinner and decadent desserts. $10 per person ticket includes silent auction, door prizes, all-you-can-eat food and fun. Tickets and reservations:, or in parish/school offices. 713-692-9123.

Feb. 9

Valentine Dinner Dance, 6 p.m. at St. Anne (1111 S. Cherry, Tomball). Knights of Columbus Council 11742 sponsors an evening of elegant dinner, dancing and live music by Cool Freddie E. and the Crew with silent auction benefiting vocations efforts. $75 per couple, $40 per person. Childcare available. Reservations and tickets: 832-848-1261.

Spaghetti Dinner, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at St. Theresa Church Community Center (705 St. Theresa, Sugar Land). Sugar Land Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court St. Theresa of Lisieux #2211 hosts annual spaghetti dinner with homemade sauce, meatballs and sausage, salad, garlic bread, dessert and drink. Proceeds benefit scholarships and charity efforts. $10 per adult, $5 per children under 10. Dinner tickets sold at door. Raffle tickets for sale. Pre-sale tickets available after all Feb. 2-3 weekend Masses. Adult pre-sale tickets include 1 free raffle ticket.

Feb. 10

Fundraiser Dinner, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Guardian Angel Parish Hall (5610 Demel, Wallis). Parish fundraiser hosted by CDA Court Queen of Angels #1538 features chicken fried chicken dish catered by Ben’s Chuck Wagon. Dine-in or take out available with silent auction, live cake auction and 1 p.m. raffle drawing. Proceeds benefit CDA charity efforts like scholarships, high school activities, local and state endorsed projects.

Feb. 16

Steps for Students 5K Run/Walk, 6:30 a.m. at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart (1111 St. Joseph Parkway, Houston). Support Catholic education in Galveston-Houston at the 14th annual Steps for Students 5K Run/Walk. Race benefits funds and raises awareness for the network of 59 Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. Day starts with 6:30 a.m. Mass followed by a blessing from Daniel Cardinal DiNardo before the 8 a.m. shot gun race start. Post-race party follows. Register:

Valentine’s Date Night, 6 pm. to 12 a.m. at Hilton Houston Westchase Hotel (9999 Westheimer Road, Houston). Family Life Ministries of the Archdiocese and Couples for Christ Foundation for Family and Life sponsors a formal date night with dinner, dancing and prizes with guest speaker Joe McClane of KSHJ-1430 AM Catholic Radio. Attire is formal or coat and tie. Tickets: $85 per person, $165 per couple. Register: 713-741-8720; 713-741-8711.

Feb. 17

Chorus Angelorum, 4 pm. to 5 p.m. at Cathedral of Our Lady of Walsingham (7809 Shadyvilla, Houston). 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. Reception follows.

Feb. 18

Café Catholica North, 5:15 p.m. at Christ the Redeemer (11507 Huffmeister, Houston). Popular young adult speaker series is held in northwest Houston with Joe Magee exploring how to go “Beyond My Personal Faith” Evening begins at 5:15, followed by 6 p.m. Mass, dinner at 6:45 p.m. and talk at 7:30 p.m. Free and open to young adults 18-39. 713-741-8778,,

Feb. 18 - 20

Parish Mission, 7 p.m. Cathedral Centre of the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart (1701 San Jacinto, Houston). Father Jude E. Ezuma, pastor of Holy Family Parish in Galveston, will speak on “Abiding in Christ: The Source of Fruitful Discipleship.”

Feb. 24 - 26

Parish Mission, 6 p.m. at Immaculate Conception (600 4th Street, Sealy). Parish mission features Carl Floyd, former Protestant minister and now convert to the Catholic faith. Floyd’s presentation blends humor, story, scripture and spiritual reflection that appeals to all. A soup and salad supper will be served at 6 p.m.

March 1

St. Edward School Fundraiser, 6 pm. at Northgate Country Club (17110 Northgate Forest, Houston). Evening of dinner, dancing, auctions benefits St. Edward Catholic School in Spring. Tickets: $99.

March 7

16th Annual Bishop Rizzotto Golf Classic, 11 a.m. at Wildcat Golf Club (12000 Almeda, Houston). St. Dominic Village hosts its 16th annual Bishop Rizzotto Golf Classic to raise funds for the resident subsidy program. $250 per golfer registration includes swag bags, lunch by Tony Mandola’s and silent auction. 713-741-8722;

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