Around the Archdiocese

The Around the Archdiocese is a 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.

Around the Archdiocese - Event Submissions

To submit events for the Around the Archdiocese section of the Texas Catholic Herald, please email the Herald the details of the event to

Please note: Priority is given to parish-based and parish-hosted ministries, groups, religious orders and organizations found in the Archdiocesan Directory . Also, due to space and other factors, we cannot guarantee placement or frequency in Around the Archdiocese but we will whenever possible do our best to get your event into the section. Deadlines: Submissions must be received at least three weeks, 21 days, prior to the publication date. Click here for deadlines. Due to increased total number of submissions, we are unable to acknowledge each submission.

Include the following information in your e-mail:

1. The name of your event (for example, "Chili Cook-off Scholarship Fundraiser")
2. Date, time, location (with full address) of your event
3. A brief description of your event (see example below)
4. The name of your organization (if applicable)
5. If the event is for charity, include the benefiting group or organization
6. Include the cost for tickets or note that it's free
7. Name, phone and/or e-mail address of the contact person that you want readers to call/e-mail with questions (do not include personal contact info that you do not want released to the public)
8. Web site address for your organization (if you have one)
9. Name, phone and e-mail address of the lead contact person, to verify info

Listing example:

March 3
TALK BY SISTER HELEN PREJEAN, 6 p.m. at Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart Cathedral Centre Cameron Hall (1701 San Jacinto St., Houston). Nationally-recognized opponent of the death penalty and author of "Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States," Sister Helen Prejean will speak to the community. Free, open to the public. 713-000-0000;

Editor’s Note: Please contact each event’s organizers for the latest updates about listings in the Around the Archdiocese section.

Lenten Events

Feb. 28 - April 10: Friday Fish Fry, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at St. Philip Neri (10960 MLK Blvd., Houston). Parish hosts fish fry dinners every Friday during Lent. $10 plates include a choice of crawfish étouffée, catfish or tilapia, served with potato salad and green beans. Guaranteed group orders: call 713-733-8000 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Orders 10-plus get one for lagniappe.

Feb. 28 - April 3: Friday Fish Fry, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at St. Anthony of Padua (7801 Bay Branch Dr, The Woodlands). KC Council 12327 hosts fish fry dinners for six Friday during Lent. $10 plates include two catfish filets, sides and drink. Curbside takeout or dine-in available. 281-419-8700.

April 10 - 19

Divine Mercy Devotion, 3 p.m. at Mary Queen (606 Cedarwood Dr., Friendswood). Novena and Chaplet begins on Good Friday, April 10 following the 3 p.m. Stations of the Cross in the church, then continues in St. Joseph Chapel at 3 p.m. each remaining day of novena, April 11 to 18, including Easter Sunday. On April 19, Divine Mercy Sunday, prayers include Divine Mercy chaplet, Adoration and Benediction in St. Joseph Chapel. 281-996-8585; 713-898-1029;;

April 24

Roaring 20s Auction, 6 p.m. at Northgate Country Club (17110 Northgate Forest Dr., Houston). Roaring 20s auction, with dinner and music, benefits St. Edward Catholic School in Spring. $99 per person,

April 25

Women’s Breakfast, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at St. Mary Star of the Sea Parish Hall (1019 W. 6th St., Freeport). ACTS retreat fundraiser features a talk by Roseann Jackson, spiritual director, with other women. Costs: $200 for table of 10; $25 for individual registration. 979-233-5271;;

May 8

Golf Tournament, 8:30 a.m. at Quail Valley Golf Course (2880 La Quinta Dr., Missouri City). KC Council 4204 hosts 19th annual charity golf tournament. Four-player team scramble. $100 per individual, $400 per team, which includes green fees, range balls, shared cart, hamburger buffet lunch, and prizes. Entry fees due by May 1. Online credit card registration Team, individual, hole and beverage cart sponsorships available. All proceeds benefit our KC charities and scholarships.; 713-899-2645.

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