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 is not able to 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.

Sept. 24 - 25
Bazaar, Saturday: 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., St. Christopher (8150 Park Place Blvd., Houston). Games, music, international food (barbecue, Vietnamese, Hispanic and Nigerian) and more activities. Raffle tickets: $5, $20 per book.; 713-645-6614.

Sept. 25

Bazaar, 11 a.m., Christ Our Light (9677 Hwy. 6, Navasota). Barbeque and sausage dinners; drive thru available. Event includes live and silent auctions, food booths, games for all ages, kids activities, a raffle and more.

Festival, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., St. Jerome (8825 Kempwood Dr., Houston – GPS address: 2749 Hollister Rd., Houston). Event is free and open to the public. More info: 713-468-9555.

Festival, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., St. Jude Thaddeus (800 South Main St., Highlands). $10 per plate (to-go boxes), $1 hot dogs, nachos, Frito pies, fruit cups, sodas and fruit drinks (Aguas Frescas), and snow cones. Also, the event will include cakes and pies; whole desserts for sale, prices will vary. Silent auction begins at 1 p.m. All-day wrist bands are $10, or $0.50/ticket, for petting zoo, pony rides, train rides, face painting and balloon clown. Music by DJ and raffle. More info: 281-843-2422;

Sept. 27
Online session on book launches, 7 to 8:15 p.m. Claire Fullerton offers instruction and advice on the process of promoting and publishing a book in the current literary market. Online Zoom class costs $35. Register online, and view upcoming classes at More info:

Sept. 29
5:30 p.m., Sacred Heart (704 Old Montgomery Rd., Conroe). The USTMAX Luminary Lecture on End of Life Bioethics will be presented by Dr. Steven Jensen, UST Professor of Philosophy followed by a panel discussion. Free, open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. RSVP: More info:

Oct. 1
Festival, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., St. Maximilian Kolbe (10135 West Rd., Houston). Features barbecue dinner, cake wheel, silent auction, flea market tent, crafters, vendors, raffles, music and more. More info:; 281-748-9463.

Mass of Thanksgiving for Life, 5 p.m., Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart (1111 St. Joseph Pkwy., Houston). Daniel Cardinal DiNardo celebrates a Mass of Thanksgiving for the Gift of Human Life, also honoring volunteers who work to foster a culture of life. Reception at the Cathedral Centre follows. Open to the public.

Conference, 8:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m. at St. Dominic Chancery Auditorium (2403 Holcombe Blvd., Houston). The “Laudato Si’ - Faith in Action for Our Common Home” half-day conference explores environmental issues and the Church’s duty to respond. Register: SocialConcernEvents.

Oct. 1 - 2
Festival, St. Faustina (28102 FM 1093, Fulshear). Saturday: 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Sunday: 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday features a ticketed fajita dinner, live music and dancing. Sunday features a KofC barbecue, live music, games, inflatables, rock wall, train, live and silent auctions, raffle and more.

Bazaar, St. Albert of Trapani (11027 S. Gessner Rd., Houston). Saturday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday activities include soccer tournament, food and Bingo (2 to 6 p.m.). Sunday activities include soccer finals, international food (American, Filipino, Hispanic and Nigerian), Bingo (2 to 5 p.m.), Loteria, children’s games, inflatables, live music, DJ, and raffle. More info: 713-771-3596.

Oct. 2
Life Chain, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., St. Hyacinth Guyot Hall (2921 Center St., Deer Park). Pro-life prayerful public demonstration begins at St. Hyacinth’s Guyot Hall and proceeds to line up along Center Street in prayer. 832-262-7795.

Oct. 7
Gala, 6 p.m. to 12 a.m., Prince of Peace (19222 Tomball Pkwy., Houston) Mercy Ministry Gala features dinner, dance, truck raffle and live/online silent auction.; 713-851-9955.

Oct. 7 - 9
Feast of Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Celebration, Holy Rosary (3617 Milam St., Houston). Friday, 5:15 to 10 p.m., Pontifical Mass celebrated by Auxiliary Bishop Joseph Perry of Chicago with homily by Dominican Friar Lawrence Lew, O.P., from England. Catered dinner follows with a talk by Father Donald Calloway. Tickets: Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Rosary procession followed by Mass. Sunday, 12:30 p.m., Pontifical High Mass celebrated by Auxiliary Bishop Italo Dell’Oro, CRS, followed by food, fun and activities. More info: 713-529-4854 ext. 105.

Oct. 8
Feast of Our Lady of Fatima, 9 a.m., Notre Dame (7720 Boone Rd., Houston). 9 a.m. Rosary, Divine Mercy and Holy Face. 10 a.m. Mass. 713-962-6572.

Oct. 9
Religious Jubilee Mass, 4 p.m., Corpus Christi (9900 Stella Link Rd., Houston). Celebrate vocations at this annual jubilee celebration that honors priests, religious sisters and brothers who are celebrating a silver, gold or diamond jubilee in 2021-2022. Open to the public.

Bazaar, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., St. Stanislaus Kostka (1511 Hwy. 90 South, Anderson). Mass at 10 a.m. starts the 68th annual homecoming and bazaar, followed by barbecue dinner at 11 a.m., games, booths, kid’s area, homemade items, auction, free 150-year history books, 1917 church open for viewing, live Polish music and dancing with Brian Marshall and the Texas Paradise Band. More info: 936-873-2291;

Bazaar, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sacred Heart of Jesus, (6502 County Rd. 48, Manvel). Barbecue plate plus other food booths, market tent, children’s games and activities, raffle, live and silent auctions. Free Admission. More info:; 281-489-8720;

Festival, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Queen of Peace (626 Laurel St., La Marque). Event includes a raffle, cake booth, games, vendors, food, beer garden and both live and silent auctions. More info: 409-938-7000.

Festival, 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Holy Family (1510 Fifth St., Missouri City). Event includes barbecue, sausage on a stick, hamburgers, international cuisine along with games, Bingo, silent auction, raffle and more. Free admission. More info:; 281-499-9688.

Oct. 10
Golf Tournament, at Cypress Lakes Golf Course (18700 Cypresswood Dr., Cypress). Christ the Redeemer Fall Classic Golf Tournament benefit youth scholarships, Cypress Assistance Ministries, and other Knights of Columbus charities and outreach initiatives. $150 per golfer includes green fees, merchandise, range balls, service fees, cart, two drink tickets, bottled water on the course, box lunch and barbecue dinner. Hole and other sponsorships available online. More info:;

Oct. 13-16
Women’s ACTS Retreat, Thursday 6 p.m. to Sunday 10 a.m., Circle Lake Retreat Center (19000 Circle Lake Dr., Pinehurst). St. Rose of Lima (3600 Brinkman St., Houston) hosts a women’s ACTS retreat. Registration open to women 18 years and older. Cost: $250; A $50 deposit required. Includes lodging, meals, snacks and transportation. Register: More info: 832-338-7910.

Oct. 15-16
Market, St. Anne (2140 Westheimer Rd, Houston). St. Anne Catholic Community will host a market of handcrafted goods sold by the artisans who created them Saturday from 2 to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Parish Center. Admission is free, refreshments will be available. More info: or 713-526-3276.

Festival, St. Thomas the Apostle (1323 16th St., Huntsville). Saturday: 7 to 10 p.m.; Sunday: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bingo will be held on Saturday evening. Sunday activities include a raffle drawing, live and silent auctions, food, photo booth, kid’s activities, car show, moonwalks, plant booth, cake walk, and mystery card booth.

Bazaar, St. Laurence (3100 Sweetwater Blvd., Sugar Land). Saturday: 5 to 10 p.m.; Sunday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Great international food, rides, games, activities, live entertainment, Bingo and an exciting raffle. Free admission. Buy food, activity and raffle tickets at the event.

Oct. 16
Festival, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., St. John (800 W. Baker Rd., Baytown). Food, auction, games and more. $12 barbecue chicken plates available for purchase. 281-837-8180;

Bazaar, 11 a.m., Knights of Columbus Hall (20632 N Hwy. 36, Brazoria). Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Sweeny and St. John the Apostle in West Columbia host their annual turkey dinner and bazaar. $15 plates include turkey, dressing, buttered potatoes, green beans, dessert and tea. A drive-up to-go lane available. Also featured: homemade pastry booth, kolaches, Mexican food, country store, raffle, live/silent auction, dunking booth and children’s activities. Live music by Duke Gamino. 979-548-2020;

Festival, Guardian Angel (5610 Demel St., Wallis). Thanksgiving Masses at 7:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. Service begins at 10:30 a.m. Barbecue, homemade dressing and all the trimmings available. Grand auction at 1 p.m. under the Pavilion. Event also includes music all day, a drawing, rides, games and booths.

Bazaar, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Resurrection (915 Zoe St., Houston). Features live music, folkloric dancers, silent auction, lotería, and a variety of foods including turkey legs, hamburgers, hot dogs, tacos, nachos, pupusas, gorditas, enchiladas, funnel cakes, beer and refreshments. Free admission, open to the public. 713-321-0286.

Oct. 19
Service Project, 9:30 a.m., St. Bernadette (15500 El Camino Real, Houston). Bay Area Deanery of Catholic Women host a service morning for women of assembling gift boxes for seafarers served by Stella Maris port chaplaincy ministry. To donate:

Oct. 21
Golf tournament, 7:30 a.m., High Meadow Ranch Golf Club (37300 Golf Club Trl., Magnolia). Proceeds benefit Prince of Peace’s Mercy Ministry. Registration and breakfast at 7:30 a.m.; shotgun start at 9 a.m. Lunch, raffle, and gift bag. Register at; 281-900-0927.

Oct. 21-22
, St. Ignatius of Loyola (7810 Cypresswood Dr., Spring). The National Catholic Partnership on Disability hosts “One Lord, One Faith, One Family: Disability Ministry in a Synodal Church” conference with keynote addresses by the Bishop Brendan J. Cahill of Victoria, and Dr. Joseph White, director of Catechetical Resources for Our Sunday Visitor Publishing. Conference includes breakout sessions, a panel presentation, roundtables and two plenary addresses. Exhibitors and in-person networking opportunities also available. Register:

Oct. 22
Holiday Market, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church (6646 Addicks Satsuma Road, Houston). St Elizabeth Ann Seton’s Ladies Auxiliary is hosting their 29th annual Gingerbread Village Holiday Market. Admission is free. Arts, crafts, food, etc. will be featured. More info:

Festival, 2 to 7 p.m., Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart (1111 St. Joseph Pkwy., Houston). Cor ad Cor Festival features a kids’ tent, games for adults, music, chili cook off, prizes and more. Food trucks and beverages are self pay.;

Oct. 23
25th Wedding Jubillee Mass, 3 p.m., Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart (1111 St. Joseph Pkwy., Houston). Jubilee Mass honors couples celebrating the 25th wedding anniversary. Cost: $25 - $40 per couple. Register online at

, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sts. Peter and Paul (936 S. Front St., Bellville). The event features a Polka band, barbecue, live and silent auctions, carnival games, street corn, tacos and more. Free admission, open to all. 979-865-2368;

Festival and Blood Drive, St. Juan Diego (3301 Pasadena Blvd., Pasadena). Sunday: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Live Mexican norteño music, dancing, games, different Latin and Mexican foods, and a Knights of Columbus pulled pork barbecue. Raffle of a 2022 VW Jetta S. Tickets are $20 or 6 tickets for $100. Debit cards accepted.

Bazaar, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., St. Michael (13631 Hwy. 36, Needville). Barbecue beef and sausage with all of the trimmings. $12 Dine-in or Drive-Thru. Home-baked pastries and Mexican food available. Polka dance with the Texas Sound Check Band. Auction at 1 p.m. Bingo, plants, ring toss, cake walk, raffle and more. Free admission and free parking with golf cart service. 979-793-4477.

Oct. 29
Halloween Dance, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., St. Ignatius of Loyola Christus Center (7810 Cypresswood Dr., Spring). St. Ignatius of Loyola Women’s Club hosts an evening of dinner, drinks, dancing with DJ Terry Parker and a costume contest. Cost: $50 per person ($55 at the door) includes Italian dinner and two drinks.;

Nov. 5
Rummage sale, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., St. Mary (8227 CR 205, Plantersville). Annual rummage sale is among the largest in Montgomery and Grimes counties.

Nov. 12
Fall Festival, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., St. Luke the Evangelist (11011 Hall Rd., Houston). Features food, DJ music, craft sale, raffle and kids activities. Free admission.

Nov. 19
Dinner, 6 p.m., The Revaire (7122 Old Katy Rd., Houston). Wine & Dine Dinner Benefitting Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese at 7 p.m. features a curated four-course dinner with sommelier-selected wine pairings from around the world. Event also includes welcome reception at 6 p.m., wine pull, Mystery Wine Game during dinner and live auction with one-of-a-kind luxury items.

Nov. 20
Heritage Mass and Festival, 3 p.m., St. Cyril of Alexandria (10503 Westheimer Rd., Houston). Third annual Archdiocesan African Cultural Heritage Festival will open with Mass celebrated by Daniel Cardinal DiNardo, followed by entertainment and cultural display. 832-570-2024

Nov. 21
Golf Tournament, 10 a.m., Willow Fork Country Club (21055 Westheimer Pkwy., Katy). Epiphany of the Lord Catholic Church ACTS Ministry sponsors third annual golf tournament fundraiser with 10 a.m. shotgun start with prizes and meals. Cost: $150 per golfer and $550 per foursome. Register: Sponsorships: 713-502-1564.

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