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.


Oct. 19-20

Proclaim Catechetical Conference, presented by Office of Evangelization and Catechesis (OEC) and the Office of Adolescent Catechesis and Evangelization (OACE) for parish catechetical leaders and catechists, featuring top level English, Spanish and Vietnamese track speakers including Bishop Daniel Flores of Brownsville; Chris Padgett; Brother Lake Herman, OFM; Fernando Casanova; Brother Phong Trần; Robert Rojas; Father Kenneth Boyack, CSP, and many more. $45 registration includes both days, and Friday evening entertainment.

Oct. 19-21

Bazaar, St. Monica (8421 West Montgomery Rd., Houston), Super Duper Bingo Friday, 7 to 11 p.m. Bingo Tickets $20 Presale/$25 door. Saturday noon to 8 p.m. and Sunday 12:30 to 8 pm. Zydeco performances by Keyun & The Zydeco Masters, Nooney & the Zydeco Floaters, and Marcus Ardoin & Da Zydeco Legendz. Live Hispanic entertainment, foods, kids activities, games. Vendor booths available. Free admission and parking.; 713-818-2048; 281-447-5837.

Retrouvaille Couples Weekend, Hyatt Regency North Houston (425 N. Sam Houston Pkwy. E., Houston). Retrouvaille is for marriages in crisis or couples struggling to put the pieces of their marriage back together and rebuild loving relationships. Registration required.;; 713-529-6242.

Oct. 20-21

Bazaar, St. Laurence (3100 Sweetwater Blvd., Sugar Land). Oct. 20, 5 to 10 p.m. and Oct. 21 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Features international foods, games, activities for all ages, rides, bingo, live music, raffle drawing with prizes including a 2018 Honda Accord EX.

Bazaar, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Immaculate Conception (7250 Harrisburg Blvd., Houston). Features live music and DJ, Mexican food, funnel cakes, desserts, beverages, kids activities and more. Free admission. 713-921-1261.

Oct. 20

Fall Festival, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. at St. Joseph-St. Stephen (1505 Kane St., Houston). Features live music by Magallie & Eduardo Montiel, Yelba & Latin Fire, La Fila 8 and The Hometown Boys, with food, kids activities, auctions, vendors and more. 713-222-6193;;
Fall Festival, noon to 4 p.m., St. Dominic Village (2401 Holcombe Blvd., Houston). Featuring petting zoo, pony rides, bounce house, face painting, sports, health fair, craft fair, food truck, desserts and more. Free.

Fall Festival, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Christ the Good Shepherd (18511 Klein Church Rd., Spring). Games for all ages, pony rides, petting zoo, paintball, rock climbing, inflatable games, international food, auctions, live entertainment, raffle. Offsite parking at Trinity Klein Lutheran Church, 5201 Spring Cypress Rd., Spring. Shuttle provided.; 281-376-6831;

Oct. 21

Bazaar, noon to 6 p.m. at St. Anne (1111 S Cherry St., Tomball). Features music, food and games. Benefits parish needs and St. Vincent de Paul Ministry. Free. 281-351-8106;

Bazaar, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception (816 Park Dr., La Porte). Hosted near Sylvan Beach, bazaar includes auction, bingo, live music, food games and family activities. Vendors welcome. 281-471-2000;; stmarysLa

Evensong Service, 4 to 5 p.m. at Cathedral of Our Lady of Walsingham (7809 Shadyvilla Ln., 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. Reception follows. 713-683-9407;

Fall Festival, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., St. Mary Magdalene (527 South Houston Ave., Humble). Features games, music, a silent auction, petting zoo, Halloween costume contest, pumpkin patch, cake walk, an entertainment tent, a country kitchen, food and more. Admission is free. 281-446-8211 ; or

Fall Festival, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Our Lady of Guadalupe (2405 Navigation Blvd., Houston). Features food, kiddie land, loteria, raffle. Music by La Fiebre, Gary Hobbs ,Mambo Jazz Kings, Vital, Grupo Vizion.

Fall Festival and Bazaar, Guardian Angel (5610 Demel St., Wallis). Thanksgiving Masses at 7:30 and 9:30 a.m.; Features barbecue, homemade dressing and all the trimmings; grand auction at 1 p.m.; live music; sausage in a boat; drawing; rides; games; booths. 979/478-6532;

Turkey Dinner and Bazaar, 11 a.m. at Knights of Columbus Hall in Brazoria (20632 TX-36, Brazoria). Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Sweeny and St. John the Apostle Catholic Church in West Columbia host festival with $12 turkey dinners, a pastry booth with homemade kolaches, a country store, raffle, auctions, and children’s activities. 979-548-2020;

Bazaar, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at St. Thomas the Apostle (1323 16th St., Huntsville). Features Mexican food and BBQ, games for kids and adults, auctions and raffle. 936-295-8159.

Oct. 24

Prayer Breakfast with Papal Nuncio, 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Holy Name Retreat Center (430 Bunker Hill Rd., Houston). Pope Francis’ representative to the U.S. Archbishop Christophe Pierre to speak. $125 per seat, 713-464-0211;

Oct. 25

Halloween Carnival, 5 to 8:30 p.m., Holy Rosary Catholic School (1426 George St., Rosenberg). Costume contest, haunted house, food, kid games, and bingo. 281-342-5813;

Oct. 27-28

Bazaar, at St. Martin de Porres (12606 Crosby Lynchburg Rd., Barrett Station, Crosby), Oct. 27, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Zydeco Dance Featuring Nooney & the Zydeco Floaters. 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Gumbo & boudin for sale; tickets $10 presale / $12 door. Oct. 28, 11 a.m., barbecue, gumbo, boudin, games, live auction and raffle. 281-328-4451.

Fall Festival and 5K Run/Walk, at St. Paul the Apostle (18223 Point Lookout Dr., Nassau Bay). Saturday: 7 a.m. 5K/Run and Walk, $20 adults; $10 kids. Register: 281-333-3891; 11 a.m to 4 p.m. chili cook-off. Sunday features kids activities, food, games, auctions and more. 713-449-1488.

Oct. 27

Craft Show, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton (6646 Addicks Satsuma Rd., Houston). St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Ladies Auxiliary hosts 26th annual Gingerbread Village Holiday Market of arts, crafts, food and more.

Galveston-Ursuline Academy Alumnae Memorial Mass & Brunch, 9:30 a.m. at Ursuline Chapel of Holy Family Catholic School (2601 Avenue N., Galveston). Galveston Ursuline Academy alumnae, friends, and family are invited to honor alumnae who have died. Concludes with brunch. 409-744-3833.

Marriage Enrichment & Discernment Seminar, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Charles Borromeo Parish Hall (501 Tidwell Rd., Houston). Day conference with Deacon Kingsley Nwoko unpacks relationship and discernment for single, dating and engaged couples. $10 registration includes coffee and lunch.

Halloween Carnival, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School (10114 Hwy 6, Hitchcock). Features haunted house, Halloween activities, food, costume contest, door prizes, auction and more. 409-925-3224.

Oct. 28

Oktoberfest, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Sts. Peter and Paul (936 S. Front St., Bellville). 19th annual Oktoberfest features Dujka Brothers Polka Band, barbecue, auctions, games food and more. Free admission. 979-865-2368;

Spaghetti Dinner, at St. Augustine Catholic School (5500 Laurel Creek Way, Houston). Celebrating 60th anniversary, $5 plates.; 713-946-9050.

Fall Bazaar, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at St. Andrew (827 Sheldon Rd., Channelview). Features live music, carnival games, kids activities with visits from Orbit and Toro, raffle, auctions and more. 281-452-9865;

Oct. 30

Red Mass, 6:15 p.m. at Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart (1111 St. Joseph Pkwy., Houston).   Annual Mass for those in the legal profession, celebrated by Daniel Cardinal DiNardo. Open to all who wish to receive a blessing at the opening of the 2018 judicial year. Registration-required Red Mass Dinner, featuring Bishop Daniel Flores of Brownsville, follows Mass. Dinner registration: Must register by Oct. 26 for Dinner. Mass is free to attend.

Nov. 3

Rummage Sale, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Mary (8227 CR 205, Plantersville). Sale features items from more than 1,000 families, including clean clothing, linens, crafts, appliances, kitchenware, knick knacks, holiday décor, furniture, electronics, toys, sporting goods, books, wall art, collectibles and more. Cash, local checks and credit cards accepted. 936-894-2223.

Nov. 3 - 4

Bazaar, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Mary (8227 CR 205, Plantersville). Sale features items from more than 1,000 families, including clean cl

Nov. 4

Bazaar, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., St. Augustine (5560 Laurel Creek Way, Houston), over 20 Raffle Prizes, Live and Silent Auction, Live Music, Mariachis, Dance and Cheer performances, Games, Loteria, Garage Sale and a variety of food. Vendor tables are available for $50. 713-946-8968.

Nov. 5-8

Parish Mission, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at St. John the Baptist (110 E. South St., Alvin). Popular speaker and radio host Father Larry Richards hosts a four day parish mission on helping people grow in their love for God and give them hope and direction in their daily lives.

Nov. 11

Italian Mass, 10 a.m. at Italian Cultural & Community Center (1101 Milford St., Houston). The Daughters of Italian Heritage host Italian Mass followed by $5 pasta and meatball lunch to celebrate Italian/Sicilian traditions, social activities, services to charities and fellowship.

Vocations Exposition, 8 a.m. at. Rose of Lima (3600 Brinkman St., Houston) is hosting an Exposition of Religious Vocations with representatives of the various orders of Archdiocese at 8 a.m., 10 a.m. and noon Masses.

Nov. 19

Matt Maher Concert, 7 p.m. at Sacred Heart (109 N. Frazier St., Conroe). An intimate evening with Catholic worship artist Matt Maher with special guests Chad & Wade and Jake Black. Proceeds benefit St. Vincent de Paul and Compassion United. Tickets:

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